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2008 NZES Section G

ZPETIT G1a: Signed a Petition

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 Done Last 5 yrs 1383 51.2 53.1 53.1
2.00 More than 5 286 10.6 11.0 64.1
3.00 Might Do 582 21.6 22.4 86.5
4.00 Would never 108 4.0 4.1 90.6
9.00 DK 244 9.0 9.4 100.0
Total 2603 96.4 100.0
Missing System 98 3.6

Total 2700 100.0


ZSELECT G1b: Made Select Committee Submission

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 Done Last 5 yrs 111 4.1 4.4 4.4
2.00 More than 5 44 1.6 1.8 6.2
3.00 Might Do 1005 37.2 39.9 46.1
4.00 Would never 691 25.6 27.4 73.5
9.00 DK 667 24.7 26.5 100.0
Total 2519 93.3 100.0
Missing System 181 6.7

Total 2700 100.0


ZRYCOM G1c: Made Royal Commision Submission

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 Done Last 5 yrs 33 1.2 1.3 1.3
2.00 More than 5 22 .8 .9 2.2
3.00 Might Do 959 35.5 38.1 40.2
4.00 Would never 825 30.5 32.7 73.0
9.00 DK 682 25.2 27.0 100.0
Total 2521 93.3 100.0
Missing System 180 6.7

Total 2700 100.0


ZCONSUL G1d: Taken Part in Consultation

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 Done Last 5 yrs 217 8.0 8.5 8.5
2.00 More than 5 86 3.2 3.4 11.9
3.00 Might Do 1095 40.6 43.2 55.1
4.00 Would never 605 22.4 23.8 78.9
9.00 DK 535 19.8 21.1 100.0
Total 2538 94.0 100.0
Missing System 163 6.0

Total 2700 100.0


ZNEWSW G1e: Written to Newspaper

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 Done Last 5 yrs 262 9.7 10.3 10.3
2.00 More than 5 147 5.4 5.8 16.1
3.00 Might Do 1199 44.4 47.3 63.4
4.00 Would never 578 21.4 22.8 86.2
9.00 DK 351 13.0 13.8 100.0
Total 2537 94.0 100.0
Missing System 163 6.0

Total 2700 100.0


ZPROTEST G1f: Protest, March or Demonstration

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 Done Last 5 yrs 221 8.2 8.7 8.7
2.00 More than 5 299 11.1 11.8 20.5
3.00 Might Do 936 34.7 36.9 57.4
4.00 Would never 763 28.3 30.1 87.4
9.00 DK 319 11.8 12.6 100.0
Total 2539 94.0 100.0
Missing System 162 6.0

Total 2700 100.0


ZPHTALK G1g: Phoned Talkback Radio

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 Done Last 5 yrs 126 4.7 5.0 5.0
2.00 More than 5 80 3.0 3.2 8.2
3.00 Might Do 859 31.8 34.0 42.2
4.00 Would never 1131 41.9 44.8 87.0
9.00 DK 330 12.2 13.0 100.0
Total 2526 93.6 100.0
Missing System 174 6.4

Total 2700 100.0


ZBOYCOT G1h: Boycotted Something

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 Done Last 5 yrs 778 28.8 30.7 30.7
2.00 More than 5 95 3.5 3.8 34.5
3.00 Might Do 966 35.8 38.1 72.6
4.00 Would never 382 14.1 15.1 87.7
9.00 DK 313 11.6 12.3 100.0
Total 2534 93.8 100.0
Missing System 166 6.2

Total 2700 100.0


ZCONTCT G1i: Contacted a Politician or Government Official

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 Done Last 5 yrs 485 18.0 18.9 18.9
2.00 More than 5 186 6.9 7.3 26.2
3.00 Might Do 1188 44.0 46.4 72.6
4.00 Would never 385 14.3 15.0 87.6
9.00 DK 316 11.7 12.4 100.0
Total 2561 94.8 100.0
Missing System 140 5.2

Total 2700 100.0


ZTRSPRL G2: Trust in Parliament

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid .00 No Trust 85 3.2 3.3 3.3
1.00 86 3.2 3.3 6.5
2.00 141 5.2 5.4 11.9
3.00 285 10.6 10.9 22.8
4.00 342 12.6 13.0 35.8
5.00 600 22.2 22.8 58.6
6.00 478 17.7 18.2 76.8
7.00 331 12.3 12.6 89.4
8.00 106 3.9 4.1 93.5
9.00 Full Trust 39 1.4 1.5 95.0
99.00 132 4.9 5.0 100.0
Total 2626 97.2 100.0
Missing System 74 2.8

Total 2700 100.0


ZREPORT G3a: Report an Offence or Crime

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 Not Very Important 32 1.2 1.2 1.2
2.00 15 .6 .6 1.8
3.00 21 .8 .8 2.6
4.00 46 1.7 1.8 4.4
5.00 168 6.2 6.4 10.8
6.00 469 17.4 17.8 28.6
7.00 Very Important 1845 68.3 70.1 98.7
9.00 35 1.3 1.3 100.0
Total 2632 97.5 100.0
Missing System 69 2.5

Total 2700 100.0


ZHELP G3b: Help Somone Accident

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 Not Very Important 29 1.1 1.1 1.1
2.00 10 .4 .4 1.5
3.00 1 .0 .0 1.5
4.00 20 .7 .8 2.2
5.00 67 2.5 2.5 4.8
6.00 310 11.5 11.8 16.5
7.00 Very Important 2164 80.2 82.2 98.7
9.00 33 1.2 1.3 100.0
Total 2633 97.5 100.0
Missing System 67 2.5

Total 2700 100.0


ZSTOP G3c: Stop Car for Pedestrian

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 Not Very Important 97 3.6 3.7 3.7
2.00 64 2.4 2.4 6.1
3.00 79 2.9 3.0 9.1
4.00 279 10.3 10.7 19.8
5.00 482 17.9 18.5 38.3
6.00 535 19.8 20.5 58.8
7.00 Very Important 1040 38.5 39.8 98.6
9.00 38 1.4 1.4 100.0
Total 2613 96.8 100.0
Missing System 87 3.2

Total 2700 100.0


ZTAXPAY G3d: Declare all income tax

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 Not Very Important 57 2.1 2.2 2.2
2.00 45 1.7 1.7 3.9
3.00 72 2.7 2.7 6.6
4.00 163 6.0 6.2 12.8
5.00 262 9.7 10.0 22.8
6.00 537 19.9 20.5 43.4
7.00 Very Important 1431 53.0 54.6 98.0
9.00 53 2.0 2.0 100.0
Total 2620 97.0 100.0
Missing System 80 3.0

Total 2700 100.0


ZSHRPAY G3e: Share Paying if Don't have too

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 Not Very Important 223 8.2 8.5 8.5
2.00 132 4.9 5.0 13.6
3.00 190 7.0 7.3 20.8
4.00 448 16.6 17.2 38.0
5.00 510 18.9 19.5 57.5
6.00 459 17.0 17.6 75.1
7.00 Very Important 510 18.9 19.5 94.6
9.00 140 5.2 5.4 100.0
Total 2612 96.7 100.0
Missing System 88 3.3

Total 2700 100.0


ZSERVE G3f: Serve in Military

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 Not Very Important 363 13.5 14.0 14.0
2.00 174 6.4 6.7 20.8
3.00 206 7.6 8.0 28.7
4.00 338 12.5 13.1 41.8
5.00 372 13.8 14.4 56.2
6.00 392 14.5 15.2 71.3
7.00 Very Important 543 20.1 21.0 92.3
9.00 199 7.4 7.7 100.0
Total 2588 95.8 100.0
Missing System 112 4.2

Total 2700 100.0


ZJURY G3g: Serve on Jury

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 Not Very Important 174 6.5 6.7 6.7
2.00 95 3.5 3.6 10.3
3.00 123 4.6 4.7 15.1
4.00 314 11.6 12.0 27.1
5.00 399 14.8 15.3 42.4
6.00 515 19.1 19.7 62.1
7.00 Very Important 914 33.9 35.0 97.1
9.00 75 2.8 2.9 100.0
Total 2610 96.6 100.0
Missing System 91 3.4

Total 2700 100.0


ZFPSAN G4a: Father Party Preference

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 No preference 110 4.1 4.3 4.3
2.00 National 687 25.4 26.5 30.8
3.00 Labour 774 28.7 29.9 60.7
4.00 Another 63 2.3 2.4 63.1
6.00 Act 1 .1 .1 63.2
8.00 GreenValues 3 .1 .1 63.3
9.00 DK 864 32.0 33.4 96.7
11.00 UKConserv 26 1.0 1.0 97.7
12.00 LiberalAus 6 .2 .2 97.9
13.00 Communist 2 .1 .1 98.0
14.00 SocialCredit 23 .9 .9 98.9
16.00 USDemocrat 4 .2 .2 99.0
17.00 Independent 0 .0 .0 99.1
18.00 UKLAbour 4 .1 .1 99.2
19.00 ManaMotuhake 0 .0 .0 99.2
20.00 NZ First 1 .0 .0 99.2
22.00 USRepublican 2 .1 .1 99.3
23.00 ANC 1 .0 .0 99.4
24.00 Christian Coalition 1 .0 .0 99.4
25.00 ChristianDem 4 .2 .2 99.5
26.00 ChristianH 2 .1 .1 99.6
27.00 Congress 1 .0 .0 99.6
28.00 FDP 0 .0 .0 99.7
29.00 UKLibD 3 .1 .1 99.8
30.00 McGillicuddy 2 .1 .1 99.8
32.00 SNP 1 .0 .0 99.9
33.00 Workers 2 .1 .1 99.9
34.00 United F 2 .1 .1 100.0
Total 2589 95.9 100.0
Missing System 112 4.1

Total 2700 100.0


ZMPSAN G4b: Mother Party Preference

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 No preference 145 5.4 5.6 5.6
2.00 National 600 22.2 23.3 28.9
3.00 Labour 819 30.3 31.8 60.7
4.00 Another 97 3.6 3.8 64.4
8.00 GreenValues 2 .1 .1 64.5
9.00 DK 873 32.3 33.9 98.4
11.00 UKConserv 1 .0 .0 98.4
12.00 LiberalAus 3 .1 .1 98.5
14.00 SocialCredit 21 .8 .8 99.3
18.00 UKLAbour 3 .1 .1 99.4
20.00 NZ First 5 .2 .2 99.6
21.00 Tory 2 .1 .1 99.7
22.00 USRepublican 1 .1 .1 99.8
29.00 UKLibD 3 .1 .1 99.9
32.00 SNP 1 .0 .0 99.9
34.00 United F 1 .1 .1 100.0
35.00 Progressive 0 .0 .0 100.0
Total 2578 95.5 100.0
Missing System 122 4.5

Total 2700 100.0


ZMPCON G6: Any Contact with Electorate MP

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 Yes 436 16.1 16.7 16.7
2.00 No 2059 76.2 78.7 95.4
9.00 DK 121 4.5 4.6 100.0
Total 2616 96.9 100.0
Missing System 84 3.1

Total 2700 100.0


ZLMPCN G8: Contact with List MP

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 Yes 193 7.2 14.7 14.7
2.00 No 980 36.3 74.6 89.3
9.00 DK 141 5.2 10.7 100.0
Total 1314 48.7 100.0
Missing System 1387 51.3

Total 2700 100.0


ZADVANT G9a: Most People Take Advantage

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 Strongly agree 279 10.3 11.6 11.6
2.00 Agree 933 34.6 38.9 50.5
3.00 Neutral 336 12.4 14.0 64.5
4.00 Disagree 632 23.4 26.3 90.8
5.00 Strongly Disagree 100 3.7 4.2 95.0
9.00 DK 120 4.5 5.0 100.0
Total 2402 88.9 100.0
Missing System 299 11.1

Total 2700 100.0


ZMPDO G9b: Good Idea About What MPs Do

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 Strongly agree 96 3.6 4.0 4.0
2.00 Agree 1086 40.2 45.7 49.7
3.00 Neutral 423 15.7 17.8 67.5
4.00 Disagree 483 17.9 20.3 87.8
5.00 Strongly Disagree 66 2.5 2.8 90.6
9.00 DK 224 8.3 9.4 100.0
Total 2378 88.1 100.0
Missing System 322 11.9

Total 2700 100.0


ZSTRONG G9c: Strong Leaders Better

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 Strongly agree 460 17.1 19.3 19.3
2.00 Agree 1028 38.1 43.1 62.3
3.00 Neutral 315 11.7 13.2 75.5
4.00 Disagree 343 12.7 14.4 89.9
5.00 Strongly Disagree 70 2.6 2.9 92.8
9.00 DK 172 6.4 7.2 100.0
Total 2388 88.4 100.0
Missing System 312 11.6

Total 2700 100.0


ZDISCIP G9d: Discipline Young People

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 Strongly agree 582 21.6 24.2 24.2
2.00 Agree 1057 39.1 44.0 68.2
3.00 Neutral 327 12.1 13.6 81.8
4.00 Disagree 338 12.5 14.1 95.9
5.00 Strongly Disagree 50 1.9 2.1 98.0
9.00 DK 48 1.8 2.0 100.0
Total 2403 89.0 100.0
Missing System 297 11.0

Total 2700 100.0


ZPOLCMP G9e: Politics Too Complicated

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 Strongly agree 281 10.4 11.7 11.7
2.00 Agree 977 36.2 40.8 52.5
3.00 Neutral 342 12.7 14.3 66.8
4.00 Disagree 610 22.6 25.4 92.2
5.00 Strongly Disagree 108 4.0 4.5 96.7
9.00 DK 78 2.9 3.3 100.0
Total 2397 88.8 100.0
Missing System 303 11.2

Total 2700 100.0


ZGDJOB G9f: Could Do As Good a Job in Office

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 Strongly agree 171 6.3 7.1 7.1
2.00 Agree 693 25.7 28.9 36.1
3.00 Neutral 479 17.7 20.0 56.1
4.00 Disagree 691 25.6 28.9 85.0
5.00 Strongly Disagree 158 5.9 6.6 91.6
6.00 0 .0 .0 91.6
9.00 DK 201 7.5 8.4 100.0
Total 2393 88.6 100.0
Missing System 307 11.4

Total 2700 100.0


ZDUTY G9g: Citizens Duty to Vote

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 Strongly agree 758 28.1 32.2 32.2
2.00 Agree 1223 45.3 52.1 84.3
3.00 Neutral 225 8.3 9.6 93.9
4.00 Disagree 116 4.3 4.9 98.9
5.00 Strongly Disagree 27 1.0 1.1 100.0
Total 2350 87.0 100.0
Missing 9.00 DK 57 2.1

System 293 10.9

Total 350 13.0

Total 2700 100.0


ZMPTCH G9h: MPs Out of Touch

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 Strongly agree 265 9.8 11.0 11.0
2.00 Agree 775 28.7 32.2 43.2
3.00 Neutral 512 18.9 21.2 64.4
4.00 Disagree 637 23.6 26.4 90.9
5.00 Strongly Disagree 38 1.4 1.6 92.4
9.00 DK 182 6.8 7.6 100.0
Total 2410 89.3 100.0
Missing System 290 10.7

Total 2700 100.0


ZUNNZ G9i: Good Understanding of Issues

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 Strongly agree 160 5.9 6.7 6.7
2.00 Agree 1381 51.1 57.6 64.3
3.00 Neutral 399 14.8 16.6 80.9
4.00 Disagree 249 9.2 10.4 91.3
5.00 Strongly Disagree 36 1.3 1.5 92.8
9.00 DK 172 6.4 7.2 100.0
Total 2397 88.8 100.0
Missing System 303 11.2

Total 2700 100.0


ZNOSAY G9j: People Like Me Have No Say

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 Strongly agree 242 9.0 10.1 10.1
2.00 Agree 769 28.5 32.1 42.2
3.00 Neutral 396 14.6 16.5 58.7
4.00 Disagree 768 28.4 32.0 90.8
5.00 Strongly Disagree 102 3.8 4.3 95.0
9.00 DK 119 4.4 5.0 100.0
Total 2397 88.8 100.0
Missing System 303 11.2

Total 2700 100.0


ZBIG G9k: NZ Government Run By Big Interests

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 Strongly agree 193 7.2 8.1 8.1
2.00 Agree 641 23.7 26.8 34.9
3.00 Neutral 502 18.6 21.0 55.8
4.00 Disagree 640 23.7 26.7 82.6
5.00 Strongly Disagree 59 2.2 2.5 85.0
9.00 DK 358 13.3 15.0 100.0
Total 2392 88.6 100.0
Missing System 308 11.4

Total 2700 100.0


ZCOUNTS G9l: My Vote Really Counts

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 Strongly agree 460 17.0 19.1 19.1
2.00 Agree 1270 47.0 52.8 72.0
3.00 Neutral 312 11.5 13.0 84.9
4.00 Disagree 169 6.3 7.0 92.0
5.00 Strongly Disagree 58 2.1 2.4 94.4
9.00 DK 135 5.0 5.6 100.0
Total 2403 89.0 100.0
Missing System 297 11.0

Total 2700 100.0


ZTRSGOV G9m: Can Trust the Government Mostly

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 Strongly agree 89 3.3 3.7 3.7
2.00 Agree 1004 37.2 41.8 45.5
3.00 Neutral 630 23.3 26.2 71.7
4.00 Disagree 431 16.0 17.9 89.6
5.00 Strongly Disagree 86 3.2 3.6 93.2
9.00 DK 162 6.0 6.8 100.0
Total 2402 89.0 100.0
Missing System 298 11.0

Total 2700 100.0


ZMPCARE G9n: Politicians and Public Servants Dont Care

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 Strongly agree 287 10.6 11.9 11.9
2.00 Agree 740 27.4 30.7 42.6
3.00 Neutral 445 16.5 18.5 61.1
4.00 Disagree 697 25.8 28.9 90.0
5.00 Strongly Disagree 65 2.4 2.7 92.7
9.00 DK 175 6.5 7.3 100.0
Total 2409 89.2 100.0
Missing System 292 10.8

Total 2700 100.0


ZMSEATS G10: Future of Maori Seats

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 Get Rid 969 35.9 37.6 37.6
2.00 Keep 7 957 35.4 37.1 74.7
3.00 More 323 12.0 12.5 87.3
9.00 DK 329 12.2 12.7 100.0
Total 2578 95.5 100.0
Missing System 123 4.5

Total 2700 100.0





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