Archive for July 13, 2010

Oil Drilling Poll

ResearchNZ did a poll of 501 people from 22 to 30 June 2010.

  • 49% favour off shore drilling within NZ’s 200 km EEZ and 35% are against.
  • 63% have a more negative opinion of bP since the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico

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ETS Poll

ResearchNZ polled 501 people from 22 June to 30 June on the Emissions Trading Scheme:

  • 58% said they do not understand the ETS well, 16% said they did and 24% were in the middle
  • 49% said they are in favour of the ETS, with 44% disagreeing
  • If costs increase for consumers then only 37% in favour and 63% against
  • 57% say NZ should lead by example when it comes to reducing emissions and 38% say wait and see what other countries do

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Christchurch Mayoralty Poll

UMR did an online poll of 350 Christchurch residents from 27 May to 7 June 2010.

  • 46% prefer Anderton as Mayor, 21% Bob Parker and 22% undecided
  • In a head to head, Anderton 61%, Parker 30%
  • Bob Parker has a net approval rating of -14% and Jim Anderton is +42%
  • 64% say Christchurch is heading in the right direction and 28% wrong direction

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