Kōrero: Censorship

Patricia Bartlett at an Indecent Publications Tribunal meeting

Patricia Bartlett founded the Society for the Promotion of Community Standards in 1970 and was a prominent critic of popular culture and social mores. She tackled a wide range of issues, including public nudity, pornography, abortion, homosexual law reform and what she saw as indecent publications. A much-mocked figure, Barlett continued to wage morality campaigns against a growing trend of social liberalism until she retired from public life in the mid-1990s. Here, in 1971, she gives evidence at a meeting of the Indecent Publications Tribunal, a government body that classified publications as either 'decent' or 'indecent'.

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Peter Clayworth, 'Censorship - Censorship and a changing society, 1930s to 2010s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/43915/patricia-bartlett-at-an-indecent-publications-tribunal-meeting (accessed 29 September 2020)

He kōrero nā Peter Clayworth, i tāngia i te 22 Oct 2014