Archive for July, 2008

Ikaroa-Rawhiti Poll next Sunday on Marae

There will be much interest is the poll done in Ikaroa-Rawhiti by Marae and presumably DigiPoll. Presumably it was done during or after the Derek Fox allegations. The results will be on Marae on TV One on 20 July.

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Emissions Trading Scheme Poll

Polling Company: DigiPoll

Poll Method: Random Phone

Poll Size: 514 (4.2% maximum margin of error)

Dates: 20 to 27 June 2008

Client: Exceltium

Report: exceltium-poll-results-final

Emission Tradings Scheme

  • 34.2% support ETS legislation, 24.3% oppose
  • 45.1% thing climate change is caused by humans and am important issues which must be addressed alongside other major global issues such as hunger
  • 49.2% say NZ should be one of the worl’s leaders on climate change and work at the same pace as other countries determined to make a difference
  • 42.8% are prepared to pay an extra $10 a week in energy costs to tackle climate change. At $20 a week only 16.3% are prepared and at $40 a week only 4.8% are prepared.
  • 47.9% agree NZ’s climate change policies are mainly about our politicians wanting to grandstand on the world stage.
  • Only 33.9% think NZ should proceed with the ETS legislation rather than wait a month to see what the Australian scheme looks like.
  • 34.4% say the ETS as written won’t cut carbon emissions enough to make a difference, with 26.7% disagreeing.

Note there are 14 pages of detailed results in the full report.

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Jimungo Pulse of the Nation survey

Note this is not a poll, but an online survey/competition and is not scientific. It is included here as a reference.

Company: Jimungo

Method: Online, not random but self-selecting

Poll Size: Approx 6,000

Dates: 23 June to 7 July 2008

Client: Self Published

Report: Scoop

Party Support

  • National 57.2%
  • Labour 24.4%
  • Green 4.7%
  • NZ First 4.2%
  • Maori 2.3%
  • ACT 1.6%
  • United Future 0.9%
  • Progressive 0.2%
  • Other 4.5%

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Roy Morgan Political Poll to 29 June 2008

Polling Company: Roy Morgan Research

Poll Method: Unknown – presumably phone

Poll Size: 930 (3.3% maximum margin of error)

Dates: 16 to 29 June 2008

Client: Self Published

Report: Roy Morgan Website

Party Support

  • National 51.5% (-1%)
  • Labour 30.5% (-1%)
  • Progressive 0.0% (nc)
  • NZ First 4.0% (nc)
  • Green 8.0% (+1%)
  • United Future 1.0% (+0.5%)
  • Maori 2.5% (+0.5%)
  • ACT 2.0% (nc)
  • Other 0.5% (nc)
Breakdowns are also given for Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Other NI and Other SI.
Country Direction
  • Right 37% (-5.5%)
  • Wrong 49% (+8.5%)
  • Can’t Say 14% (-3.0%)

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