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Waikato views on same sex marriage

The Waikato Times reports:

This comes in the wake of a Waikato Times Versus Research poll this week of 600 people in the region, which found 46 per cent in support of gay marriage and 39 per cent opposed.

Women were more likely to support marriage equality, with 52 per cent in favour, compared with 35 per cent of men.

There was also a generational divide, with 50 per cent of over 55s against gay marriage and 62 per cent of people aged 18 to 39 for it.Wai

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Gay Adoption poll

The Herald reports:

A Herald-DigiPoll showed that 61.2 per cent of the public felt adoption law should be changed to allow all couples, including same-sex couples, to adopt while 35.1 per cent felt adoption should be kept to heterosexual couples. The survey also showed more than half of New Zealanders approved of gay marriage, while 40.5 per cent opposed it.

The poll had a sample size of 750 people, interviewed between June 18 and June 28, and had a margin of error of 3.6 per cent.

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