Archive for September 10, 2010

Oil substitutes poll

A poll of 500 people by Colmar Brunton for Greenpeace.

Respondents were told that oil prices would rise steadily as cheaper oil supplies ran out.

They were asked if they thought the Government should:

  • Invest now in developing public transport and alternatives to petrol and diesel for New Zealand – 72%
  • Allow consumers and companies to find or develop their own alternative transport methods and fuels when they consider petrol and diesel prices have become too high – 24%

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Christchurch Mayoralty Poll

A Press poll of 500 voters by Opinions Research found:

  • 43% had decided their Mayoral vote
  • Of those 50% supported Anderton and 31% Parker
  • 41% of voters were concerned by Anderton’s plans to hold two jobs, while 56% had no or little concern

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