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.