Ipsos NZ Issues Monitor July 2020
This report highlights the key issues faced by New Zealanders and how this has changed over time. Additionally, this report covers the following: • Performance of the government as perceived by New Zealanders • Ability of different political parties to manage different issues • Top 10 issues: New Zealand vs Australia • People’s views on keeping the border closed
NZrs happy to download COVID-19 tracking app
6 May 2020 – An Ipsos survey has revealed that of the 94% of New Zealanders with a smartphone, 62% say they are likely to download a contact tracing app to aid the tracking of virus transmission, significantly higher than in Australia where the level is just 45%. Some 20% of smartphone-using New Zealanders felt they were unlikely to download a tracing app, compared to 32% of Australians.
New Zealanders' views on Climate Change and Covid-19
The Ipsos Global Advisor Study regularly asks respondents from around the world, including New Zealand, for their views on different topics. Recently, Ipsos conducted a 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 climate change as an issue in the context of a world facing the COVID-19 crisis. Over 20,000 men and women across 29 countries were surveyed. In New Zealand, 559 people aged 18–74 participated in this survey and expressed their views on this subject.
New Zealanders want advertising and research to continue during Covid-19
There are a lot of uncertainties facing government and businesses at the moment, but one thing we can be sure about, is that everything is changing. There are so many issues to watch and monitor over the coming weeks and months. Governments are under pressure to lead and inform. Businesses - large and small - have to make the right decisions for their employees and their customers.