Archive for August 25, 2012

Mining poll

ResearchNZ polled 500 adults:

  • 52% favour aeromagnetic surveying of minerals in world heritage sites
  • 37% are against
  • 42% support actual mining in world heritage sites that are not in Schedule 4
  • 49% are against

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Schools poll

ResearchNZ polled 500 adults:

  • 55% are in favour of schools being given an achievement rating based on their national standards results
  • 37% are against
  • 55% are also in favour of performance pay for school teachers
  • 39% are against

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Christchurch Cathedral poll

ResearchNZ polled 92 Cantabrians:

  • 48% supported the plan to demolish the cathedral to 2-3 metres and then rebuild it from there
  • 26% supported no further demolition and reconstruction
  • 15% supported neither option
  • 11% had no opinion

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Auckland CBD Rail Loop poll

Research NZ polled 199 Aucklanders:

  • 63% approved of the plan to build an inner city rail loop
  • 29% disapproved

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