Freedom of the press is only part of freedom of expression. Freedom of expression includes your and my freedom to seek, receive and impart information and ideas of all kinds.
Freedom of expression underpins our way of life in New Zealand, it enables liberal democracy, religious and non-relgious observance, science and reason and innovation in all spheres of life.
All of us have the right to freedom of expression. Freedom of expression is inextricably linked to other freedoms including freedoms of belief, of association and from arbitrary interference with our home, family, correspondence or reputation.