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New Zealanders want a Rangitāhua: Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary

In January 2020, a Pureprofile poll revealed that over 80% of Kiwis support setting up the Rangitāhua Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary - including 85% of the respondents who identified as Māori.

January 2020 polling results

Question: Do you support or oppose setting up a Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary?

Response breakdown by ethnicity

Response breakdown by age

Download all of the results from this survey here.

Survey information


This survey was conducted in January 2020. It was a non-identified online survey of wider New Zealand. 1,007 responses were collected. The responses met nationally representative quotas for gender, age and location.

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