It's important for us to stay informed about academic and public opinion on censorship and media, which is why we regularly conduct research into areas relevant to our work.

May 2024

Online Misogyny and Violent Extremism – Summary Report

This summary report presents a high-level summary of insights supported with examples from different studies and reports included in our literature review. To download the high-level summary report, click the button below.

May 2024

Online Misogyny and Violent Extremism – Online Resource

Our online resource is a publicly accessible website that is the primary source of access to the research summary report, literature review, and provides links and glossary tips for all the supporting research and information.

May 2023

What We're Watching – 2023 Snapshot

This national survey, which asked New Zealanders about their attitudes towards classification, highlighted the public’s desire for more information about the challenging topics that are appearing on our screens.

December 2022

What We're Watching: Part 2

This report includes findings from research conducted in early 2022 which were not included in our initial What We're Watching report. It includes further details about New Zealanders' views on age ratings, the classification system, and the role of the Classification Office.