Cycling in NZ and across the World

Auckland, 11 August 2022 – The latest Ipsos Global Advisor study found that the vast majority of New Zealanders recognise that cycling plays an important role in the reduction of carbon emissions (84%) and traffic reduction (73%). However, 42% of New Zealanders are still more likely to use their own car than any other mode of transport for short distance trips, with only 7% saying that they would use their bike.

Cycling in New Zealand

The author(s)

  • Amanda Dudding Director, Public Affairs Research
  • Carin Hercock Managing Director
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The Ipsos Global Advisor Study regularly asks respondents from around the world, including New Zealand, for their views on different topics. Ipsos has conducted this study to understand perceptions around key environmental issues facing different countries, willingness to make personal changes to combat climate change and expectations from the government. The research also explored people’s perceptions of different climate change action and their effectiveness in reducing emissions. More than 20,000 people across 29 countries were surveyed. In New Zealand, 1,003 people aged 18+ participated in this survey.

The author(s)

  • Amanda Dudding Director, Public Affairs Research
  • Carin Hercock Managing Director

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