Title: LET’S NOT TALK ABOUT CENSORSHIP
by DAVID SHANKS, Chief Censor
Date: Thursday 26 September 2019
Time: 11.30 am – 12.30 pm
Venue: SSLB3 (Social Sciences Lecture Block), Palmerston North, Massey University.
Abstract: David Shanks is the Chief Censor, Office of Film & Literature Classification. Come and listen to David discuss why he banned the Christchurch terrorist’s manifesto. He will also discuss other censorship concerns, including pornography, suicide and mental health.David is a senior public servant who has held roles as chief legal officer and a number of acting deputy chief executive positions. Most recently, David was Director – Health and Safety and Security at the NZ Ministry of Education.
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