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Deputy Chief Censor Reappointed

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The Deputy Chief Censor of Film and Literature Nicola McCully has been reappointed to the role, the Minister of Internal Affairs Nathan Guy announced today.

"The reappointment of Ms McCully will retain her significant expertise in the area of censorship and will ensure the continued solid performance of the Office of Film and Literature Classification," said Mr Guy.

Ms McCully was originally appointed as Deputy Chief Censor in 2002. Prior to this appointment, she held roles as Classification Unit Manager and Senior Classification Officer. She was also previously an examiner for the Video Recordings Authority.

The Office of Film and Literature Classification is an independent Crown entity that examines and classifies publications, including films, videos, books, magazines, sound recordings and computer files.

The Deputy Chief Censor is appointed by the Governor-General on the recommendation of the Minister of Internal Affairs. The term of appointment is three years commencing 1 August 2009.

For more information about the role of the Office of Film and Literature Classification visit www.censorship.govt.nz

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