Phoenix Research did a poll for Waitakere City Council on Auckland Governance. 400 Waitakere residents were polled:
- 34% favour a super city and 48% are oppossed
- 78% agreed with the statement “All of the councillors on the new Auckland Council should be elected by people in their local area (that is by Ward) rather than elected by people across the whole region (that is At Large)”. As with the NSCC poll I regard this question as misleading as it does not include the clear option of a mixture of at large and wards despite this being what is proposed.
- 42% support Maori seats and 44% do not