Story: Censorship

Chief Censor Bill Hastings, 2007

Chief Censor Bill Hastings, 2007

Chief Censor Bill Hastings is shown here in the projection room of the Office of Film and Literature Classification in October 2007. The chief censor of film and literature is the head of the Classification Office, established in 1993. Hastings became chief censor in 1998 and held the position until 2010.

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Peter Clayworth, 'Censorship - Censorship in the 2010s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 May 2022)

Story by Peter Clayworth, published 22 Oct 2014