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  • Fly Buys rated best loyalty scheme

    Fly Buys rated best loyalty scheme

    Consumers rate Fly Buys as the country’s best loyalty scheme. As it enters a major new battle among loyalty programmes, in which Countdown’s Onecard and AA Smartfuel this week announced a new alliance, Fly Buys is rated best by 29% of New Zealanders. It is followed by AA Smartfuel with...

  • 57% say completely cancel asset sales  after “No” vote

    57% say completely cancel asset sales after “No” vote

    A Horizon Research poll which correctly called the result of the asset sales referendum also found that 57% of New Zealanders wanted all future sales cancelled if the referendum result opposed sales. The official preliminary referendum result is 67.2% against and 32.5% for selling up to 49% of...

  • Referendum poll: 69.3% against partial state asset sales

    Referendum poll: 69.3% against partial state asset sales

    A poll using the question being asked in the November-December referendum finds 69.3% will vote against partial sale of state assets. 30.7% say yes when asked “do you support the Government selling up to 49% of Meridian Energy, Mighty River Power, Genesis Power, Solid Energy and Air New...

  • SOE sales projected to raise more than $4.4 billion+

    SOE sales projected to raise more than $4.4 billion+

    New Zealand adults at this stage intend to definitely invest about $4.4 billion in state owned enterprise shares being offered for sale, or likely sale, by the Government. Further sales could be made to a significant group of adults who say they are “interested” in buying SOE shares, in...

  • Oh that's close! Online v Phone poll

    Oh that's close! Online v Phone poll

    It's a very close call: a 0.7% difference between an online survey and a telephone one on SOE sales. The results of a Horizon Research survey of 2,102 of members of its nationally representative HorizonPoll adult panel finds 52.9% of New Zealanders aged 18+ oppose the sale of shares in State Owned...

  • National, Labour slip in party vote poll

    National, Labour slip in party vote poll

    National and Labour have both lost support among the 18+ population as a whole in the latest Horizon Research poll. News of job losses and illegal intelligence gathering do not appear to have driven any statistically significant changes in voting overnight, with a 1% move away from National and 1%...

  • Survey shows Maori unhappy with economy, iwi - point to policy priorities

    Survey shows Maori unhappy with economy, iwi - point to policy priorities

    Horizon Research has released its Maori Viewpoint 2012 report, tracking the views of Maori nationwide on issues ranging from their personal household financial position to their iwis' performance. Maori are sending clear signals to their iwi and other policy makers on what they think are the most...

  • Maori split on whether they own water rights

    Maori split on whether they own water rights

    While 90% of Maori don’t think state energy assets should be sold off until the Waitangi Tribunal reports on the issue, less than half believe Maori own water in the country’s rivers and lakes and should be able to attach a value to it. 44.4% of Maori believe, in general, that Maori own...

  • Maori: 90% say hold off energy asset share sales

    Maori: 90% say hold off energy asset share sales

    Nearly 90% of Maori want the Government to wait for the outcome of a special Waitangi Tribunal hearing before selling up to 49% of shares in three state energy companies which own hydro dams. Only 4.7% want share sales to proceed with a settlement made later, according to a survey being conducted...

  • Public mandates one of four major Budget policy proposals

    Public mandates one of four major Budget policy proposals

    The first nationwide post-Budget HorizonPoll shows the Government would not get a mandate to make changes to KiwiSaver, sell up to 49% of state-owned energy company shares or reduce its shareholding in Air New Zealand. It would get a mandate to make changes to the Working for Families scheme. Some...

  • Budget forecasts unrealistic, households feel worse off

    Budget forecasts unrealistic, households feel worse off

    The economic growth forecasts which underpin this week’s Budget are seen as unrealistic by 49% of New Zealanders. The first nationwide post-Budget HorizonPoll of 1,154 people, conducted between 11.5am Friday May 20 and 6.30am Saturday May 21 (maximum margin of error at a 95% confidence level...