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Tāmaki Makaurau poll September 2014

Apologies to Maori TV for a technical error around timezones leading to this appearing one hour before the embargo.

Reid Research have done a 500 person poll of Tāmaki Makaurau for Maori TV. Key results are:

Party Vote

  • Labour 37% (-5% from election)
  • Maori Party 17% (+3%)
  • National 13% (+5%)
  • Greens 9% (nc)
  • Internet Mana 12% (-2%)
  • NZ First 11% (+1%)

Electorate Vote

  • Maori Party 28% (-12% from 2011 election)
  • Labour 27% (-8%)
  • Greens 7% (-1%)
  • Mana 14% (-2%)

Most important issues (rated 6/10 or higher)

  • Family violence 95%
  • Education 94%
  • Child poverty 92%
  • Cost of living 91%
  • Te Reo Maori 91%
  • Maori unemployment 88%
  • Housing 87%
  • Maori Leadership 81%
  • Mining 61%

If Maori Party balance of power

  • Prefer Labour 63%
  • Prefer National 25%

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Tamaki Makaurau poll October 2011

Digipoll did a poll of 400 respondents in the Tamaki Makaurau electorate for Te Karere.

Party Vote

  • Labour 32%
  • Maori 28%
  • National 17%
  • Mana 13%
  • Greens 5%
  • NZ First 4%

Electorate Vote

  • Pita Sharples (Maori) 58%
  • Shane Jones (Labour) 23%
  • Kereama Pene (Mana) 14%
  • Mikaere Curtis (Greens) 3%

Preferred PM

  • John Key 28%
  • Pita Sharples 13%
  • Phil Goff 7%
  • Shane Jones 7%
  • Hone Harawira 7%
  • Tariana Turia 3%

Government Direction

  • Right 27%
  • Wrong 59%

Most favoured Maori MP

  • Pita Sharples 36%
  • Hone Harawira 20%
  • Shane Jones 11%
  • Winston Peters 4%
  • Metiria Turei 4%
  • Parekura Horomia 4%

Most Important Issue

  • Education 12%
  • Employment 16%
  • Economy 10%
  • Health 9%

Well being

  • Better Off 27%
  • Worse Off 43%
  • No difference 30%

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Tamaki Makaurau Marae Digipoll October 2008

Polling Company: DigiPoll

Poll Method: Random Phone of Tamaki Makaurau voters

Poll Size: 400 voters (4.9% maximum margin of error)

Dates: 15 September to 7 October 2008

Client: Marae

Report: TVNZ

Party Support

  • Labour 37.5%
  • Maori Party 41.2%
  • NZ First 7.3%
  • National 5.9%
  • Green 4.0%

Candidate Support

  • Louisa Wall, Labour 13.5%
  • Pita Sharples, Maori Party 77.4%
  • Mikaere Curtis, Greens 6.5%
Preferred PM
  • Helen Clark 39.0%
  • Winston Peters 10.2%
  • Pita Sharples 7.2%
  • John Key 6.7%
  • Tariana Turia 5.9%
Country Direction
  • Right 46.5%
  • No 39.7%
  • Don’t Know 13.8%
Pita Sharples Performance
  • Very Satisfied 26.2%
  • Satisfied 54.1%
  • Not Satisfied 9.4%
  • Don’t Know 10.4%
Most effective Maori MP
  • Pita Sharples 32.8%
  • Hone Harawira 12.1%
  • Tariana Turia 9.0%
  • Winston Peters 7.0%
  • Parekura Horomia 4.6%
  • Shane Jones 2.8%
  • Tau Henare 1.6%
  • Dover Samuels 1.5%
  • Nanaia Mahuta 1.2%
  • Te Ururoa Flavell 1.0%
  • Georgina te Heuheu 1.0%
Most important issue
  • Education 16.8%
  • Law & Order 15.1%
  • Maori/Treaty 11.7%
  • Health 9.5%
  • Family Issues 8.0%
Coalitions
  • Maori Party coalition with Labour – 71.3% support, 20.6% do not
  • Maori Party coalition with National – 27.7% support, 63.8% do not
Identity
  • New Zealander First 15.4%
  • Maori first 72.2%
  • Both 11.8%

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