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WPERTRS F1. Generalised Trust

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1 Most people can be trusted 1832 31.7 44.3 44.3
2 You can't be too careful in dealing with people 2143 37.1 51.8 96.1
9 163 2.8 3.9 100.0
Total 4138 71.6 100.0
Missing 817 1501 26.0

System 136 2.4

Total 1637 28.4

Total 5776 100.0


WPETIT F2. Sign a petition

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1 Actually done it during the last 5 years 2808 48.6 67.8 67.8
2 Actually done it more than 5 years ago 363 6.3 8.8 76.5
3 Might do it 714 12.4 17.2 93.8
4 Would never do it 134 2.3 3.2 97.0
9 Donít Know 123 2.1 3.0 100.0
Total 4143 71.7 100.0
Missing 817 1501 26.0

System 132 2.3

Total 1633 28.3

Total 5776 100.0


WNEWSWR F2. Write to a newspaper

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1 Actually done it during the last 5 years 338 5.9 8.2 8.2
2 Actually done it more than 5 years ago 219 3.8 5.3 13.5
3 Might do it 2294 39.7 55.6 69.1
4 Would never do it 1095 19.0 26.6 95.7
9 Donít Know 177 3.1 4.3 100.0
Total 4123 71.4 100.0
Missing 817 1501 26.0

System 151 2.6

Total 1652 28.6

Total 5776 100.0


WLAWDEM F2. Go on a protest, march or demonstration

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1 Actually done it during the last 5 years 351 6.1 8.5 8.5
2 Actually done it more than 5 years ago 480 8.3 11.6 20.2
3 Might do it 1734 30.0 42.0 62.2
4 Would never do it 1376 23.8 33.4 95.6
9 Donít Know 183 3.2 4.4 100.0
Total 4123 71.4 100.0
Missing 817 1501 26.0

System 151 2.6

Total 1652 28.6

Total 5776 100.0


WTALKPH F2. Phone a talkback radio show

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1 Actually done it during the last 5 years 258 4.5 6.3 6.3
2 Actually done it more than 5 years ago 86 1.5 2.1 8.4
3 Might do it 1482 25.7 36.0 44.4
4 Would never do it 2113 36.6 51.3 95.7
9 Donít Know 179 3.1 4.3 100.0
Total 4118 71.3 100.0
Missing 817 1501 26.0

System 157 2.7

Total 1658 28.7

Total 5776 100.0


WBOYCOT F2. Boycott a product or service

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1 Actually done it during the last 5 years 1150 19.9 28.0 28.0
2 Actually done it more than 5 years ago 177 3.1 4.3 32.3
3 Might do it 2119 36.7 51.6 83.8
4 Would never do it 499 8.6 12.1 96.0
9 Donít Know 165 2.9 4.0 100.0
Total 4109 71.1 100.0
Missing 817 1501 26.0

System 165 2.9

Total 1666 28.9

Total 5776 100.0


WOCCUPY F2. Occupy buildings factories or other property

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1 Actually done it during the last 5 years 50 .9 1.2 1.2
2 Actually done it more than 5 years ago 52 .9 1.3 2.5
3 Might do it 731 12.7 17.8 20.3
4 Would never do it 3022 52.3 73.5 93.8
9 Donít Know 257 4.4 6.2 100.0
Total 4112 71.2 100.0
Missing 817 1501 26.0

System 163 2.8

Total 1664 28.8

Total 5776 100.0


WPETOG F2. Worked together with people who shared the same concern

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1 Actually done it during the last 5 years 815 14.1 19.9 19.9
2 Actually done it more than 5 years ago 242 4.2 5.9 25.8
3 Might do it 2328 40.3 56.8 82.6
4 Would never do it 392 6.8 9.6 92.2
9 Donít Know 319 5.5 7.8 100.0
Total 4097 70.9 100.0
Missing 817 1501 26.0

System 178 3.1

Total 1679 29.1

Total 5776 100.0


WCONTCT F2. Contacted a politician or government official in some way

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1 Actually done it during the last 5 years 878 15.2 21.3 21.3
2 Actually done it more than 5 years ago 360 6.2 8.7 30.0
3 Might do it 2155 37.3 52.2 82.2
4 Would never do it 561 9.7 13.6 95.7
9 Donít Know 176 3.0 4.3 100.0
Total 4130 71.5 100.0
Missing 817 1501 26.0

System 145 2.5

Total 1646 28.5

Total 5776 100.0


WMAOSAY F3. Give the Maori people more say in all government decisions

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1 Strongly Agree 161 2.8 3.9 3.9
2 Agree 302 5.2 7.3 11.2
3 Neutral 1111 19.2 26.8 37.9
4 Disagree 1450 25.1 34.9 72.8
5 Strongly Disagree 1129 19.6 27.2 100.0
Total 4155 71.9 100.0
Missing 817 1501 26.0

System 120 2.1

Total 1621 28.1

Total 5776 100.0


WRESIGN F3. Require that MPs resigning from their party must also resign from Parliament

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1 Strongly Agree 1454 25.2 35.1 35.1
2 Agree 1633 28.3 39.4 74.5
3 Neutral 427 7.4 10.3 84.8
4 Disagree 323 5.6 7.8 92.6
5 Strongly Disagree 58 1.0 1.4 94.0
9 Don't Know 250 4.3 6.0 100.0
Total 4146 71.8 100.0
Missing 817 1501 26.0

System 129 2.2

Total 1630 28.2

Total 5776 100.0


WREDUCE F3. Reduce the number of MPs from 120 to 99

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1 Strongly Agree 1455 25.2 35.1 35.1
2 Agree 1278 22.1 30.8 65.8
3 Neutral 545 9.4 13.1 79.0
4 Disagree 401 6.9 9.7 88.6
5 Strongly Disagree 144 2.5 3.5 92.1
9 Don't Know 329 5.7 7.9 100.0
Total 4151 71.9 100.0
Missing 817 1501 26.0

System 124 2.1

Total 1625 28.1

Total 5776 100.0


WSOURFI F3. Make political parties fully disclose the sources of their finances

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1 Strongly Agree 1540 26.7 37.2 37.2
2 Agree 1701 29.5 41.1 78.3
3 Neutral 486 8.4 11.7 90.0
4 Disagree 153 2.6 3.7 93.7
5 Strongly Disagree 29 .5 .7 94.4
9 Don't Know 232 4.0 5.6 100.0
Total 4140 71.7 100.0
Missing 817 1501 26.0

System 134 2.3

Total 1635 28.3

Total 5776 100.0


WTRPUB F4. Trust and Confidence in Public Service

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 0 156 2.7 3.8 3.8
1 No trust or confidence 145 2.5 3.5 7.3
2 407 7.0 9.8 17.0
3 591 10.2 14.2 31.3
4 964 16.7 23.2 54.5
5 777 13.4 18.7 73.2
6 563 9.7 13.6 86.8
7 239 4.1 5.8 92.5
8 70 1.2 1.7 94.2
9 Full Trust or confidence 240 4.2 5.8 100.0
Total 4151 71.9 100.0
Missing 817 1501 26.0

System 124 2.1

Total 1625 28.1

Total 5776 100.0


WTRPRL F4. Trust and Confidence in Parliament

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 0 216 3.7 3.8 3.8
1 No trust or confidence 170 2.9 3.0 6.8
2 404 7.0 7.1 14.0
3 713 12.4 12.6 26.6
4 1476 25.6 26.1 52.6
5 1057 18.3 18.7 71.3
6 1002 17.3 17.7 89.0
7 323 5.6 5.7 94.7
8 131 2.3 2.3 97.0
9 Full Trust or confidence 165 2.9 2.9 99.9
99 Don't Know 6 .1 .1 100.0
Total 5664 98.1 100.0
Missing System 112 1.9

Total 5776 100.0


WRFCMP F5. Referendums are too complicated for the average voter

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1 Strongly Agree 156 2.7 3.8 3.8
2 Agree 786 13.6 19.1 22.9
3 Neutral 683 11.8 16.6 39.4
4 Disagree 1728 29.9 41.9 81.4
5 Strongly Disagree 401 6.9 9.7 91.1
9 Don't Know 366 6.3 8.9 100.0
Total 4118 71.3 100.0
Missing 817 1501 26.0

System 156 2.7

Total 1657 28.7

Total 5776 100.0


WREFATT F5. Citizens-initiated referendums enable citizens to get politicians attention

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1 Strongly Agree 429 7.4 10.5 10.5
2 Agree 2407 41.7 58.7 69.1
3 Neutral 426 7.4 10.4 79.5
4 Disagree 297 5.1 7.3 86.8
5 Strongly Disagree 41 .7 1.0 87.8
9 Don't Know 501 8.7 12.2 100.0
Total 4101 71.0 100.0
Missing 817 1501 26.0

System 173 3.0

Total 1674 29.0

Total 5776 100.0


WREFLAW F5. Referendums should automatically become law

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1 Strongly Agree 276 4.8 6.7 6.7
2 Agree 851 14.7 20.7 27.4
3 Neutral 992 17.2 24.1 51.6
4 Disagree 1260 21.8 30.7 82.2
5 Strongly Disagree 174 3.0 4.2 86.5
9 Don't Know 555 9.6 13.5 100.0
Total 4107 71.1 100.0
Missing 817 1501 26.0

System 168 2.9

Total 1669 28.9

Total 5776 100.0


WPRLDEC F5. Parliament not voters should make final decisions on law and policy

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1 Strongly Agree 301 5.2 7.3 7.3
2 Agree 1568 27.2 38.2 45.6
3 Neutral 594 10.3 14.5 60.0
4 Disagree 1039 18.0 25.3 85.4
5 Strongly Disagree 238 4.1 5.8 91.2
9 Don't Know 362 6.3 8.8 100.0
Total 4102 71.0 100.0
Missing 817 1501 26.0

System 173 3.0

Total 1674 29.0

Total 5776 100.0


WTU F6. Member/Meetings: Trade Union

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1 No 3774 65.3 88.3 88.3
2 I am a member but don't go to meetings 199 3.4 4.7 93.0
3 I am a member and I go to meetings once or twice a year 192 3.3 4.5 97.5
4 I am a member and go to meetings about every 2 or 3 months 66 1.1 1.5 99.0
5 I am a member and go to meetings once or more per month 31 .5 .7 99.7
6 I am a member and go to meetings once or more per week 12 .2 .3 100.0
Total 4273 74.0 100.0
Missing 817 1501 26.0

System 2 .0

Total 1503 26.0

Total 5776 100.0


WBUSORG F6. Member/Meetings: Business NZ or other business or employers associations

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 0 1 .0 .0 .0
1 No 4102 71.0 96.0 96.0
2 I am a member but don't go to meetings 69 1.2 1.6 97.6
3 I am a member and I go to meetings once or twice a year 52 .9 1.2 98.8
4 I am a member and go to meetings about every 2 or 3 months 26 .5 .6 99.5
5 I am a member and go to meetings once or more per month 14 .2 .3 99.8
6 I am a member and go to meetings once or more per week 9 .2 .2 100.0
Total 4273 74.0 100.0
Missing 817 1501 26.0

System 2 .0

Total 1503 26.0

Total 5776 100.0


WFEDFRM F6. Member/Meetings: Federated farmers or other farmers association

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 0 1 .0 .0 .0
1 No 4148 71.8 97.0 97.1
2 I am a member but don't go to meetings 78 1.3 1.8 98.9
3 I am a member and I go to meetings once or twice a year 28 .5 .7 99.5
4 I am a member and go to meetings about every 2 or 3 months 11 .2 .3 99.8
5 I am a member and go to meetings once or more per month 4 .1 .1 99.9
6 I am a member and go to meetings once or more per week 4 .1 .1 100.0
Total 4274 74.0 100.0
Missing 817 1501 26.0

System 1 .0

Total 1502 26.0

Total 5776 100.0


WPRFORG F6. Member/Meetings: A professional association

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 0 1 .0 .0 .0
1 No 3587 62.1 84.0 84.0
2 I am a member but don't go to meetings 313 5.4 7.3 91.3
3 I am a member and I go to meetings once or twice a year 189 3.3 4.4 95.8
4 I am a member and go to meetings about every 2 or 3 months 101 1.8 2.4 98.1
5 I am a member and go to meetings once or more per month 65 1.1 1.5 99.7
6 I am a member and go to meetings once or more per week 15 .3 .3 100.0
Total 4271 74.0 100.0
Missing 817 1501 26.0

System 3 .1

Total 1504 26.0

Total 5776 100.0


WPOLPAR F6. Member/Meetings: A political party

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 0 1 .0 .0 .0
1 No 4082 70.7 95.5 95.6
2 I am a member but don't go to meetings 117 2.0 2.7 98.3
3 I am a member and I go to meetings once or twice a year 41 .7 1.0 99.3
4 I am a member and go to meetings about every 2 or 3 months 17 .3 .4 99.7
5 I am a member and go to meetings once or more per month 10 .2 .2 99.9
6 I am a member and go to meetings once or more per week 4 .1 .1 100.0
Total 4273 74.0 100.0
Missing 817 1501 26.0

System 2 .0

Total 1503 26.0

Total 5776 100.0


WMEMENV F6. Member/Meetings: Environmental group

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 0 1 .0 .0 .0
1 No 4017 69.5 94.0 94.1
2 I am a member but don't go to meetings 170 2.9 4.0 98.0
3 I am a member and I go to meetings once or twice a year 39 .7 .9 99.0
4 I am a member and go to meetings about every 2 or 3 months 20 .3 .5 99.4
5 I am a member and go to meetings once or more per month 15 .3 .4 99.8
6 I am a member and go to meetings once or more per week 9 .2 .2 100.0
Total 4271 74.0 100.0
Missing 817 1501 26.0

System 3 .1

Total 1504 26.0

Total 5776 100.0


WMEMMOV F6. Member/Meetings: Any other political organisation or movement

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 0 1 .0 .0 .0
1 No 4202 72.7 98.3 98.3
2 I am a member but don't go to meetings 23 .4 .5 98.9
3 I am a member and I go to meetings once or twice a year 12 .2 .3 99.2
4 I am a member and go to meetings about every 2 or 3 months 11 .2 .3 99.4
5 I am a member and go to meetings once or more per month 10 .2 .2 99.7
6 I am a member and go to meetings once or more per week 15 .3 .3 100.0
Total 4273 74.0 100.0
Missing 817 1501 26.0

System 1 .0

Total 1502 26.0

Total 5776 100.0


WMEMOTH F6. Member/Meetings: Other interest or pressure group

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 0 1 .0 .0 .0
1 No 3925 68.0 91.8 91.8
2 I am a member but don't go to meetings 120 2.1 2.8 94.7
3 I am a member and I go to meetings once or twice a year 52 .9 1.2 95.9
4 I am a member and go to meetings about every 2 or 3 months 51 .9 1.2 97.1
5 I am a member and go to meetings once or more per month 80 1.4 1.9 98.9
6 I am a member and go to meetings once or more per week 45 .8 1.1 100.0
Total 4275 74.0 100.0
Missing 817 1501 26.0

Total 5776 100.0


WTUOTH F7. Anyone else in house union member

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1 Yes my spouse or partner belongs 367 6.3 8.9 8.9
2 Yes another person in the house belongs 157 2.7 3.8 12.7
3 No no one 3438 59.5 83.2 95.9
9 Don't Know 171 3.0 4.1 100.0
Total 4132 71.5 100.0
Missing 817 1501 26.0

System 142 2.5

Total 1643 28.5

Total 5776 100.0


WDEMPRB F8. Democracy may have its problems but its better than any other form of government

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1 Strongly Agree 1506 26.1 36.4 36.4
2 Agree 1774 30.7 42.8 79.2
3 Neutral 312 5.4 7.5 86.7
4 Disagree 75 1.3 1.8 88.5
5 Strongly Disagree 31 .5 .8 89.3
9 Don't Know 443 7.7 10.7 100.0
Total 4142 71.7 100.0
Missing 817 1501 26.0

System 132 2.3

Total 1633 28.3

Total 5776 100.0


WADVAN F8. Most people would try to take advantage of others if they got the chance

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1 Strongly Agree 349 6.1 8.4 8.4
2 Agree 1725 29.9 41.6 50.0
3 Neutral 813 14.1 19.6 69.6
4 Disagree 1040 18.0 25.1 94.7
5 Strongly Disagree 59 1.0 1.4 96.1
9 Don't Know 161 2.8 3.9 100.0
Total 4147 71.8 100.0
Missing 817 1501 26.0

System 128 2.2

Total 1629 28.2

Total 5776 100.0


WSTRONG F8. A few strong leaders could make this country better than all the laws and talk

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1 Strongly Agree 554 9.6 13.4 13.4
2 Agree 1521 26.3 36.7 50.1
3 Neutral 740 12.8 17.9 68.0
4 Disagree 918 15.9 22.2 90.1
5 Strongly Disagree 179 3.1 4.3 94.5
9 Don't Know 229 4.0 5.5 100.0
Total 4140 71.7 100.0
Missing 817 1501 26.0

System 134 2.3

Total 1635 28.3

Total 5776 100.0


WDISCIP F8. What young people need most of all is strict discipline by their parents

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1 Strongly Agree 888 15.4 21.4 21.4
2 Agree 1647 28.5 39.7 61.1
3 Neutral 792 13.7 19.1 80.2
4 Disagree 597 10.3 14.4 94.6
5 Strongly Disagree 108 1.9 2.6 97.2
9 Don't Know 115 2.0 2.8 100.0
Total 4147 71.8 100.0
Missing 817 1501 26.0

System 127 2.2

Total 1629 28.2

Total 5776 100.0


WPOLCMP F8. Sometimes politics seems so complicated people like me can't understand what is going on

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1 Strongly Agree 299 5.2 7.2 7.2
2 Agree 1546 26.8 37.3 44.5
3 Neutral 683 11.8 16.5 61.0
4 Disagree 1235 21.4 29.8 90.8
5 Strongly Disagree 280 4.8 6.8 97.5
9 Don't Know 102 1.8 2.5 100.0
Total 4145 71.8 100.0
Missing 817 1501 26.0

System 130 2.2

Total 1631 28.2

Total 5776 100.0


WJOBPUB F8. I feel I could do as good a job in public office as most people

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1 Strongly Agree 314 5.4 7.6 7.6
2 Agree 1401 24.3 33.8 41.4
3 Neutral 945 16.4 22.8 64.1
4 Disagree 1058 18.3 25.5 89.6
5 Strongly Disagree 110 1.9 2.7 92.3
9 Don't Know 319 5.5 7.7 100.0
Total 4147 71.8 100.0
Missing 817 1501 26.0

System 127 2.2

Total 1628 28.2

Total 5776 100.0


WDUTY F8. It is a citizen's duty to vote

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1 Strongly Agree 2417 41.8 42.7 42.7
2 Agree 2187 37.9 38.6 81.4
3 Neutral 532 9.2 9.4 90.7
4 Disagree 330 5.7 5.8 96.6
5 Strongly Disagree 82 1.4 1.5 98.0
9 Don't Know 111 1.9 2.0 100.0
Total 5659 98.0 100.0
Missing System 117 2.0

Total 5776 100.0


WMSEAT F9. Future of Maori Seats

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1 get rid of maori seats 1799 31.1 43.2 43.2
2 Keep the seven we have now 1624 28.1 39.0 82.3
3 Have more Maori seats 312 5.4 7.5 89.7
9 Don't Know 427 7.4 10.3 100.0
Total 4160 72.0 100.0
Missing 817 1501 26.0

System 114 2.0

Total 1615 28.0

Total 5776 100.0


WEMPNM F10. Name of Electorate MP

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1 MCCULLY, Murray 30 .5 .8 .8
2 SUTTON, Jim 58 1.0 1.5 2.3
3 TIZARD, Judith Ngaire 28 .5 .7 3.0
4 DYSON, Ruth 29 .5 .8 3.8
5 RYALL, Tony 43 .7 1.1 4.9
6 BARNETT, Tim 38 .7 1.0 5.9
7 DALZIEL, Lianne 38 .7 1.0 6.8
8 ENGLISH, Bill 43 .8 1.1 8.0
9 Don't Know 1475 25.5 38.4 46.3
10 FITZSIMONS, Jeanette 12 .2 .3 46.7
11 HODGSON, Pete 51 .9 1.3 48.0
12 BENSON-POPE, David 39 .7 1.0 49.0
13 MACKEY, Janet Elsdon 32 .5 .8 49.8
14 WORTH, Richard 33 .6 .8 50.7
15 STEEL, Tony 41 .7 1.1 51.7
16 GALLAGHER, Martin Owen 16 .3 .4 52.2
17 KYD, Warren 40 .7 1.0 53.2
18 MALLARD, Trevor 43 .7 1.1 54.3
19 BROWNLEE, Gerry 45 .8 1.2 55.5
20 PECK, Mark 32 .6 .8 56.3
21 SCOTT, Lynda 28 .5 .7 57.0
22 TISCH, Lindsay 19 .3 .5 57.5
23 KELLY, Graham 23 .4 .6 58.1
24 FIELD, Taito Phillip 21 .4 .5 58.7
25 ROBERTSON, Ross 9 .2 .2 58.9
26 HAWKINS, George 32 .5 .8 59.7
27 GOSCHE, Mark 13 .2 .3 60.1
28 CLARK, Helen Elizabeth 53 .9 1.4 61.5
29 GOFF, Phil 31 .5 .8 62.3
30 BRAYBROOKE, Geoff 48 .8 1.2 63.5
31 SMITH, Nick 59 1.0 1.5 65.0
32 DUYNHOVEN, Harry 39 .7 1.0 66.0
33 MAPP, Wayne 30 .5 .8 66.8
34 HARTLEY, Ann 24 .4 .6 67.4
35 CARTER, John 30 .5 .8 68.2
36 DUNNE, Peter Francis 58 1.0 1.5 69.7
37 HERLIHY, Gavan 34 .6 .9 70.6
38 KEALL, Judy 44 .8 1.1 71.8
39 WILLIAMSON, Maurice 40 .7 1.0 72.8
40 MAHAREY, Steven 55 1.0 1.4 74.2
41 HUTCHISON, Paul 27 .5 .7 74.9
42 SHIPLEY, Jenny 49 .8 1.3 76.2
43 POWER, Simon 21 .4 .5 76.7
44 SWAIN, Paul 49 .8 1.3 78.0
45 SMITH, Lockwood 50 .9 1.3 79.3
46 KING, Annette 32 .6 .8 80.1
47 CHADWICK, Steve (Stephanie) 18 .3 .5 80.6
48 SIMICH, Clem 31 .5 .8 81.4
49 ARDERN, Shane 25 .4 .7 82.1
50 BURTON, Mark 33 .6 .9 82.9
51 PETERS, Winston 59 1.0 1.5 84.4
52 CARTER, Chris 21 .4 .5 85.0
53 CUNLIFFE, David 28 .5 .7 85.7
54 BARKER, Rick 41 .7 1.1 86.8
55 COSGROVE, Clayton 27 .5 .7 87.5
56 BEYER, Georgina 24 .4 .6 88.1
57 NEESON, Brian 17 .3 .4 88.5
58 HOBBS, Marian 24 .4 .6 89.2
59 OíCONNOR, Damien 37 .6 1.0 90.1
60 PETTIS, Jill 32 .6 .8 91.0
61 HEATLEY, Phil 28 .5 .7 91.7
62 ANDERTON, Jim 35 .6 .9 92.6
63 TAMIHERE, John 5 .1 .1 92.7
64 HOROMIA, Parekura Tureia 6 .1 .2 92.9
65 MAHUTA, Nanaia 4 .1 .1 93.0
66 SAMUELS, Dover 10 .2 .2 93.3
67 OKEROA, Mahara 3 .0 .1 93.3
68 RIRINUI, Mita 5 .1 .1 93.5
69 LUXTON 3 .0 .1 93.5
70 TOLLEY, A 3 .0 .1 93.6
71 JOHANSEN, A 3 .0 .1 93.7
72 BIRCH, B 8 .1 .2 93.9
73 VERNON,B 7 .1 .2 94.1
74 BANKS, J 15 .3 .4 94.4
75 SUTHERLAND 4 .1 .1 94.5
76 GUDGEON, B 0 .0 .0 94.6
77 BLINCOE 0 .0 .0 94.6
78 SIMCOCK, B 5 .1 .1 94.7
79 BOLGER, J 7 .1 .2 94.9
80 MUERANT 1 .0 .0 94.9
81 BRADFORD 19 .3 .5 95.4
82 BROKER 1 .0 .0 95.4
83 BROWN 5 .1 .1 95.6
84 GREGORY, B 1 .0 .0 95.6
85 BURROWS, L 3 .0 .1 95.6
86 FLETCHER, C 5 .1 .1 95.8
87 TIZARD, C 1 .0 .0 95.8
88 MATHEWSON, C 1 .0 .0 95.8
89 COLMAN 1 .0 .0 95.8
90 CREECH, W 10 .2 .3 96.1
91 CULLEN, M 9 .1 .2 96.3
92 BUTCHER, D 1 .0 .0 96.3
93 GRAHAM, D 1 .0 .0 96.4
94 KIDD, D 12 .2 .3 96.7
95 MARSHALL, D 3 .1 .1 96.8
96 YATES, D 6 .1 .2 96.9
97 HUGHES, D 1 .0 .0 96.9
98 CARTER, D 12 .2 .3 97.2
99 LANGE, D 3 .0 .1 97.3
100 SHEARER, D 1 .0 .0 97.3
101 DELAMERE, T 3 .1 .1 97.4
102 AWATERE, D 0 .0 .0 97.4
103 ROY, E 5 .1 .1 97.5
104 FAIRBROTHER 0 .0 .0 97.6
105 BOYD, G 1 .0 .0 97.6
106 TEHEUHEU, G 3 .0 .1 97.6
107 GILLION, G 0 .0 .0 97.6
108 HASLER, M 6 .1 .2 97.8
109 DUNCAN, M 1 .0 .0 97.8
110 HUNT, J 0 .0 .0 97.8
111 REVELL, I 7 .1 .2 98.0
112 WALTER, J 1 .0 .0 98.0
113 MATANGA, J 0 .0 .0 98.0
114 WHITE, J 1 .0 .0 98.1
115 GERARD, J 1 .0 .0 98.1
117 RICH, K 1 .0 .0 98.1
118 YEE, K 1 .0 .0 98.1
119 KENNEDY 0 .0 .0 98.2
120 HARPER 1 .0 .0 98.2
121 HARRE, L 2 .0 .1 98.2
122 SOPER, L 1 .0 .0 98.3
123 PILLAY, L 4 .1 .1 98.4
124 MCLEAN 13 .2 .3 98.7
125 MOORE, M 8 .1 .2 98.9
126 SHIELD, M 1 .0 .0 98.9
127 WILSON, M 1 .0 .0 99.0
128 RATA, M 0 .0 .0 99.0
129 ODONNELL 1 .0 .0 99.0
130 EAST, P 1 .0 .0 99.0
131 GRESHAM, P 1 .0 .0 99.0
132 WANG, P 2 .0 .1 99.1
133 SMITH, P 2 .0 .1 99.1
134 MCARDLE, P 0 .0 .0 99.2
135 TAPSELL, P 0 .0 .0 99.2
136 PREBBLE, R 8 .1 .2 99.4
137 SOWRY, R 4 .1 .1 99.5
138 ROSE, R 1 .0 .0 99.5
139 WAITAI, R 0 .0 .0 99.5
141 STOREY, R 1 .0 .0 99.5
142 DONALD, R 1 .0 .0 99.6
143 MARK, R 1 .0 .0 99.6
144 BRUCE, S 1 .0 .0 99.6
145 LEE, S 3 .1 .1 99.7
146 SINCLAIR 1 .0 .0 99.7
147 SMITH 4 .1 .1 99.8
148 HENARE, T 1 .0 .0 99.8
149 SULLIVAN, T 0 .0 .0 99.8
150 WYLIE, T 2 .0 .1 99.9
151 TURIA, T 2 .0 .0 99.9
152 MORGAN, T 1 .0 .0 100.0
154 JACKSON, W 1 .0 .0 100.0
155 WOOD 1 .0 .0 100.0
Total 3844 66.6 100.0
Missing 817 1501 26.0

System 430 7.5

Total 1932 33.4

Total 5776 100.0


WELECPR F10. Party of Electorate MP

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1 Labour 1319 22.8 34.3 34.3
2 National 1039 18.0 27.0 61.3
3 Alliance 38 .7 1.0 62.3
4 Green 16 .3 .4 62.7
5 United 54 .9 1.4 64.1
6 NZ First 75 1.3 2.0 66.0
7 Act 11 .2 .3 66.3
8 Mana Motuhake 1 .0 .0 66.3
9 Don't Know 1286 22.3 33.4 99.8
10 Wrong 1 .0 .0 99.8
11 Electorate 4 .1 .1 99.9
12 Independent 0 .0 .0 99.9
13 PC 3 .1 .1 100.0
Total 3847 66.6 100.0
Missing 817 1501 26.0

System 428 7.4

Total 1929 33.4

Total 5776 100.0


WEMPCON F11. Contact with MP

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1 Yes 636 11.0 15.5 15.5
2 No 3355 58.1 81.9 97.4
3 1 .0 .0 97.5
9 Don't Know 103 1.8 2.5 100.0
Total 4095 70.9 100.0
Missing 817 1501 26.0

System 179 3.1

Total 1680 29.1

Total 5776 100.0


WEMPAPL F12. Approve/Disapprove of Electorate MP

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1 Strongly Approved 273 4.7 6.7 6.7
2 Approved 1191 20.6 29.0 35.6
3 Neither Approved nor disapproved 1437 24.9 35.0 70.6
4 Disapproved 326 5.6 7.9 78.6
5 Strongly Disapproved 87 1.5 2.1 80.7
9 Don't Know 794 13.7 19.3 100.0
Total 4108 71.1 100.0
Missing 817 1501 26.0

System 167 2.9

Total 1668 28.9

Total 5776 100.0


WEMPAPG F13. Approve/Disapprove of Electorate MPs in General

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1 Strongly Approved 53 .9 1.3 1.3
2 Approved 866 15.0 21.1 22.4
3 Neither Approved nor disapproved 1922 33.3 46.9 69.3
4 Disapproved 316 5.5 7.7 77.0
5 Strongly Disapproved 40 .7 1.0 78.0
9 Don't Know 903 15.6 22.0 100.0
Total 4100 71.0 100.0
Missing 817 1501 26.0

System 175 3.0

Total 1676 29.0

Total 5776 100.0


WLMPNM F14. Name/Knowledge of List MP

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 0 DK 2568 44.5 60.1 60.1
1 AWATERE HUATA, Donna 2 .0 .1 60.1
2 BRADFORD, Max 14 .2 .3 60.4
3 BRADFORD, Sue 1 .0 .0 60.5
4 BROWN, Peter 6 .1 .1 60.6
5 BUNKLE, Phillida 2 .0 .0 60.7
7 CARTER, David 16 .3 .4 61.0
8 CREECH, Wyatt 8 .1 .2 61.2
9 CULLEN, Michael 27 .5 .6 61.8
10 DONALD, Rod 16 .3 .4 62.2
11 DONNELLY, Brian 6 .1 .1 62.3
12 DUNCAN, Helen 1 .0 .0 62.4
13 ECKHOFF, Gerry 1 .0 .0 62.4
14 EWEN-STREET, Ian 2 .0 .0 62.4
15 FRANKS, Stephen 7 .1 .2 62.6
16 GILLON, Grant 3 .0 .1 62.7
17 GORDON, Liz 2 .0 .1 62.7
18 HARRÉ, Laila Jane 5 .1 .1 62.9
19 HASLER, Marie 8 .1 .2 63.0
20 HAWKE, Joe 0 .0 .0 63.0
21 HIDE, Rodney 13 .2 .3 63.4
22 HUNT, Jonathan 4 .1 .1 63.4
23 JACKSON, Willie 2 .0 .0 63.5
24 JENNINGS, Owen 5 .1 .1 63.6
25 KEDGLEY, Sue 2 .0 .0 63.7
26 KIDD, Doug 2 .0 .0 63.7
27 LABAN, Winnie 4 .1 .1 63.8
28 LEE, Sandra 6 .1 .1 63.9
29 LOCKE , Keith 1 .0 .0 64.0
30 LUXTON, John 2 .0 .0 64.0
31 MARK, Ron 4 .1 .1 64.1
33 NEWMAN, Muriel 9 .2 .2 64.3
34 PREBBLE, Richard 15 .3 .3 64.7
35 RICH, Katherine 16 .3 .4 65.1
36 ROBSON, Matt 5 .1 .1 65.2
37 ROY, Eric 20 .3 .5 65.6
38 SHIRLEY, Ken 2 .0 .0 65.7
39 SIMCOCK, Bob 6 .1 .1 65.8
40 SOWRY, Roger 14 .2 .3 66.1
41 TANCZOS, Nandor 13 .2 .3 66.4
42 te HEUHEU, Georgina 11 .2 .3 66.7
43 TOLLEY, Anne 17 .3 .4 67.1
44 TURIA Tariana 10 .2 .2 67.3
46 VERNON, Belinda 5 .1 .1 67.5
47 WEBSTER, Penny 2 .0 .1 67.5
48 WILSON, Margaret 12 .2 .3 67.8
49 WONG, Pansy 2 .0 .0 67.8
51 WRIGHT, John 3 .0 .1 67.9
52 YATES, Dianne 14 .2 .3 68.2
53 YOUNG, Annabel 5 .1 .1 68.3
100 NICK SMITH 4 .1 .1 68.4
101 MURRAY MCCULLY 3 .1 .1 68.5
102 J SUTTON 1 .0 .0 68.5
104 RUTH DYSON 1 .0 .0 68.5
105 T RYALL 2 .0 .0 68.6
106 TIM BARNETT 1 .0 .0 68.6
107 LIANNE DALZEIL 1 .0 .0 68.6
108 BILL ENGLISH 1 .0 .0 68.6
110 J FITZSIMON 7 .1 .2 68.8
111 P HODGSON 2 .0 .0 68.8
112 BENSON-POPE 1 .0 .0 68.9
113 J MACKEY 1 .0 .0 68.9
114 RICHARD WORTH 1 .0 .0 68.9
115 TONY STEEL 1 .0 .0 68.9
117 WARREN KYD 1 .0 .0 68.9
118 MALLARD 3 .0 .1 69.0
120 MARK PECK 5 .1 .1 69.1
121 DR LINDA SCOTT 3 .1 .1 69.2
122 LYNDSAY TISCH 1 .0 .0 69.2
123 G KELLY 0 .0 .0 69.2
125 ROSS ROBERTSON 1 .0 .0 69.2
126 GEORGE HAWKINS 2 .0 .0 69.3
127 MARK GOSHE 1 .0 .0 69.3
128 HELEN CLARK 8 .1 .2 69.5
132 H DUYNHOVEN 2 .0 .1 69.5
133 WAYNE MAPP 1 .0 .0 69.5
134 ANNE HARTLEY 3 .1 .1 69.6
136 P DUNN 3 .1 .1 69.7
137 GAVIN HERLIHY 1 .0 .0 69.7
139 M WILLIAMSON 3 .1 .1 69.8
140 STEVE MAHAREY 3 .1 .1 69.9
141 PAUL HUTCHINSO 3 .0 .1 69.9
142 JENNY SHIPLEY 3 .1 .1 70.0
143 SIMON POWER 2 .0 .0 70.0
144 PAUL SWAIN 2 .0 .0 70.1
145 LOCKWOOD SMITH 1 .0 .0 70.1
146 ANETTE KING 1 .0 .0 70.1
147 STEVE CHADWICK 2 .0 .0 70.2
149 SHANE ARDEN 1 .0 .0 70.2
150 MARK BURTON 3 .1 .1 70.3
151 WINSTON PETERS 8 .1 .2 70.4
152 C CARTER 3 .1 .1 70.5
153 DAVID CUNLIFFE 0 .0 .0 70.5
154 RICK BARKER 6 .1 .1 70.7
157 BRIAN NEESON 1 .0 .0 70.7
159 DAMIEN OCONNOR 1 .0 .0 70.7
160 JILL PETTIS 1 .0 .0 70.7
161 PHIL HEATLEY 1 .0 .0 70.7
162 JIM ANDERTON 4 .1 .1 70.8
163 J TAMAHERE 1 .0 .0 70.8
164 PAREKURA HOROM 4 .1 .1 70.9
165 NANAIA MAHUTA 1 .0 .0 71.0
166 DOVER SAMMELS 1 .0 .0 71.0
170 ANNE TOLLEY 1 .0 .0 71.0
179 J BOLGER 1 .0 .0 71.0
183 PETER BROWN 1 .0 .0 71.1
200 A ANAE 1 .0 .0 71.1
201 A KOUPA 0 .0 .0 71.1
202 A NEIL 5 .1 .1 71.2
203 AMANDA CO 1 .0 .0 71.2
204 BRENDA LO 0 .0 .0 71.2
205 BUNTING 1 .0 .0 71.2
206 CATHERINM 1 .0 .0 71.3
207 CATHPOLE 1 .0 .0 71.3
208 D BEST 1 .0 .0 71.3
209 D BRASH 3 .1 .1 71.4
210 D FOX 1 .0 .0 71.4
211 D HERHERU 1 .0 .0 71.4
212 D JONES 1 .0 .0 71.4
213 E GEORGE 0 .0 .0 71.4
214 GLEN 1 .0 .0 71.4
215 GREG WHIT 0 .0 .0 71.5
216 GUDGEON 1 .0 .0 71.5
217 HEKIA PAR 0 .0 .0 71.5
218 J BANKS 1 .0 .0 71.5
219 J BLOXHAM 3 .0 .1 71.6
220 JIM PETER 1 .0 .0 71.6
221 JOHN ORMO 1 .0 .0 71.6
222 KOPU 1 .0 .0 71.6
223 L REA 1 .0 .0 71.6
224 LARRY BAL 2 .0 .0 71.7
225 LIA MCBAE 0 .0 .0 71.7
226 LILI TUOT 1 .0 .0 71.7
227 M OHERA 0 .0 .0 71.7
228 MAHARA 1 .0 .0 71.7
229 MARLIN HO 1 .0 .0 71.7
230 MARU HALS 1 .0 .0 71.8
231 MIKE WARD 6 .1 .2 71.9
232 QUIGLEY 1 .0 .0 71.9
233 ROE MOUK 0 .0 .0 71.9
234 RUSSELL F 1 .0 .0 72.0
235 TITURA 1 .0 .0 72.0
236 TUKU RANG 0 .0 .0 72.0
237 W MARRIOT 1 .0 .0 72.0
238 J BULL 1 .0 .0 72.0
311 REVEL 1 .0 .0 72.0
314 WHITE 1 .0 .0 72.1
323 LYN PILLA 1 .0 .0 72.1
330 PAUL EAST 1 .0 .0 72.1
331 PETER GRESHAM 0 .0 .0 72.1
355 SUE WOOD 2 .0 .0 72.2
400 ‘MissingDK" 1190 20.6 27.8 100.0
Total 4275 74.0 100.0
Missing 817 1501 26.0

Total 5776 100.0


WLMPCPR F14. Party of Named List MP

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1 Labour 150 2.6 5.0 5.0
2 National 188 3.3 6.3 11.3
3 Green 53 .9 1.8 13.1
4 NZ First 40 .7 1.3 14.4
5 Act 59 1.0 2.0 16.4
6 Alliance 35 .6 1.2 17.6
7 0 .0 .0 17.6
9 2465 42.7 82.4 100.0
11 1 .0 .0 100.0
Total 2992 51.8 100.0
Missing 817 1501 26.0

System 1283 22.2

Total 2784 48.2

Total 5776 100.0


WLMPCN F15. Any Contact with Named List MP

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1 Yes 190 3.3 20.3 20.3
2 No 657 11.4 70.3 90.6
9 Don't Know 88 1.5 9.4 100.0
Total 935 16.2 100.0
Missing 817 1501 26.0

System 3340 57.8

Total 4841 83.8

Total 5776 100.0


WLMPAPS F16. Approve/Disapprove of Named List MP

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1 Strongly Approved 62 1.1 7.0 7.0
2 Approved 239 4.1 26.9 34.0
3 Neither Approved nor disapproved 229 4.0 25.8 59.8
4 Disapproved 65 1.1 7.3 67.1
5 Strongly Disapproved 26 .5 3.0 70.0
9 Don't Know 266 4.6 30.0 100.0
Total 887 15.4 100.0
Missing 817 1501 26.0

System 3388 58.7

Total 4889 84.6

Total 5776 100.0


WLMPAPG F17. Approve/Disapprove of List MPs in General

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1 Strongly Approved 27 .5 .7 .7
2 Approved 396 6.8 9.7 10.4
3 Neither Approved nor disapproved 1884 32.6 46.2 56.6
4 Disapproved 497 8.6 12.2 68.8
5 Strongly Disapproved 85 1.5 2.1 70.9
9 Don't Know 1186 20.5 29.1 100.0
Total 4074 70.5 100.0
Missing 817 1501 26.0

System 200 3.5

Total 1701 29.5

Total 5776 100.0


WMPTCH F18. Most MPs are out of touch with the rest of the country

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1 Strongly Agree 999 17.3 17.8 17.8
2 Agree 1733 30.0 30.8 48.6
3 Neutral 1418 24.6 25.2 73.8
4 Disagree 1190 20.6 21.2 94.9
5 Strongly Disagree 36 .6 .6 95.6
9 Don't Know 249 4.3 4.4 100.0
Total 5625 97.4 100.0
Missing System 151 2.6

Total 5776 100.0


WUNDERS F18. I feel I have a pretty good understanding of the issues facing NZ

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1 Strongly Agree 270 4.7 6.5 6.5
2 Agree 2487 43.1 60.2 66.8
3 Neutral 813 14.1 19.7 86.5
4 Disagree 353 6.1 8.5 95.0
5 Strongly Disagree 16 .3 .4 95.4
9 Don't Know 189 3.3 4.6 100.0
Total 4128 71.5 100.0
Missing 817 1501 26.0

System 147 2.5

Total 1648 28.5

Total 5776 100.0


WNOSAY F18. People like me don't have any say about what the government does

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1 Strongly Agree 333 5.8 8.8 8.8
2 Agree 1425 24.7 37.7 46.5
3 Neutral 691 12.0 18.3 64.8
4 Disagree 1088 18.8 28.8 93.6
5 Strongly Disagree 71 1.2 1.9 95.4
9 Don't Know 173 3.0 4.6 100.0
Total 3780 65.5 100.0
Missing 817 1501 26.0

System 494 8.6

Total 1995 34.5

Total 5776 100.0


WGOVBIG F18. The NZ government is largely run by a few big interests

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1 Strongly Agree 291 5.0 7.9 7.9
2 Agree 1249 21.6 34.0 42.0
3 Neutral 850 14.7 23.2 65.2
4 Disagree 905 15.7 24.7 89.8
5 Strongly Disagree 47 .8 1.3 91.1
9 Don't Know 326 5.6 8.9 100.0
Total 3667 63.5 100.0
Missing 817 1501 26.0

System 607 10.5

Total 2109 36.5

Total 5776 100.0


WCOUNT F18. My vote really counts in elections

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1 Strongly Agree 563 9.8 13.8 13.8
2 Agree 2278 39.4 56.0 69.8
3 Neutral 661 11.5 16.2 86.0
4 Disagree 367 6.4 9.0 95.1
5 Strongly Disagree 63 1.1 1.5 96.6
9 Don't Know 139 2.4 3.4 100.0
Total 4071 70.5 100.0
Missing 817 1501 26.0

System 204 3.5

Total 1705 29.5

Total 5776 100.0


WTRSGOV F18. You can trust the government to do what is right most of the time

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1 Strongly Agree 80 1.4 1.9 1.9
2 Agree 1745 30.2 42.2 44.2
3 Neutral 1206 20.9 29.2 73.4
4 Disagree 833 14.4 20.2 93.5
5 Strongly Disagree 108 1.9 2.6 96.1
9 Don't Know 160 2.8 3.9 100.0
Total 4131 71.5 100.0
Missing 817 1501 26.0

System 143 2.5

Total 1644 28.5

Total 5776 100.0


WMPCARE F18. I don't think politicians and the public service care much about what people like me think

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1 Strongly Agree 1023 17.7 18.2 18.2
2 Agree 1816 31.4 32.2 50.4
3 Neutral 1387 24.0 24.6 75.0
4 Disagree 1114 19.3 19.8 94.8
5 Strongly Disagree 87 1.5 1.6 96.3
9 Don't Know 206 3.6 3.7 100.0
Total 5634 97.5 100.0
Missing System 142 2.5

Total 5776 100.0


WBOUND F19 Parties Keeping Promises

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1 Parties ought to make and keep promises 1244 21.5 30.2 30.2
2 1095 19.0 26.5 56.7
3 722 12.5 17.5 74.2
4 404 7.0 9.8 84.0
5 238 4.1 5.8 89.8
6 139 2.4 3.4 93.2
7 Parties shouldn't make promises at all 146 2.5 3.5 96.7
9 Don't Know 135 2.3 3.3 100.0
Total 4124 71.4 100.0
Missing 817 1501 26.0

System 150 2.6

Total 1651 28.6

Total 5776 100.0





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