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New Zealand Happiness Revealed by UMR

Monday, 20 February 2012, 3:44 pm | UMR Research Ltd

UMR Research today released the Happiness of New Zealand report, which reveals whether females are happier than males, what region is happiest, what occupations are happiest, and where their money really does seem to make people happier. More >>

UMR - “Mood of the Nation”

Tuesday, 14 February 2012, 10:00 am | UMR Research Ltd

Every UMR omnibus has included a standard mood question – asking New Zealanders whether they feel things in New Zealand are generally heading in the right direction or if they are off on the wrong track. More >>

Time for Occupy Protesters to Pack up Their Tents - Poll

Thursday, 2 February 2012, 9:34 am | UMR Research Ltd

The vast majority of New Zealanders (75%) think the ‘Occupy’ protesters have made their point and it is time to pack up their tents. More >>

The Year of the Big News Stories

Monday, 19 December 2011, 11:42 am | UMR Research Ltd

2011 has clearly been the biggest year for news since 2003, according to new polling data released today by UMR Research. The data is based on a question from UMR’s fortnightly telephone omnibus survey, which asks people to rate how closely they ... More >>

One in Three New Zealanders Believe in UFOs

Tuesday, 6 December 2011, 12:08 pm | UMR Research Ltd

A third of New Zealanders (33%) believe that Earth has been visited by UFOs from other planets, according to a new poll by UMR Research. More >>

NZers Supporting Aus over South Africa in RWC Quarter-final

Wednesday, 5 October 2011, 4:10 pm | UMR Research Ltd

“The media storm over the alleged treatment of a few Australian spectators at Rugby World Cup matches is not backed up at all by a scientific survey of New Zealanders attitudes toward Australians” says Stephen Mills, Executive Director of Australasian ... More >>

Solid Endorsement Of all Black Management From Fans - UMR

Monday, 29 August 2011, 11:41 am | UMR Research Ltd

78% of New Zealand rugby fans believe that the All Blacks are as well prepared as they could be for the RWC, and most were confident in an All Black victory prior to the losses to the Springboks and Wallabies. According to new polls released today ... More >>

Mixed Feelings On The Rugby World Cup

Tuesday, 2 August 2011, 11:35 am | UMR Research Ltd

Less than four in ten New Zealanders are looking forward to the Rugby World Cup, according to a new poll by UMR Research. While we think it will be good for our economy, a sizable number of us think that it will be disruptive for many New Zealanders. More >>

Confidence in Chch Recovery Dented By Aftershocks - Survey

Thursday, 21 July 2011, 9:35 am | UMR Research Ltd

Twin aftershocks experienced by Christchurch on June 13 made a big dent in the residents’ confidence in the city’s recovery, a unique before-and-after survey by New Zealand research company UMR has found.1 More >>

Solid Support for Regulating Facebook & Google

Wednesday, 25 May 2011, 12:18 pm | UMR Research Ltd

Most New Zealanders believe that Facebook and Google should be regulated to protect personal privacy, according to a new poll by UMR Research. The poll also showed that New Zealanders are more positive about Google than Australians are. More >>

MMP Still Leads In Referendum Race

Monday, 9 May 2011, 10:15 am | UMR Research Ltd

New Zealanders would choose to retain MMP if the referendum were held today, according to a UMR Research poll released today. The poll uses the same wording as will be used in the referendum scheduled to be held in conjunction with the 2011 election, ... More >>

Approval of Royal Family in New Zealand Surges

Wednesday, 4 May 2011, 2:00 pm | UMR Research Ltd

The wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton have had a dramatic impact on approval of the Royal family and whether people expect New Zealand to become a republic according to a UMR Research poll carried out in the past week . More >>

Only 5% of NZers Thought Bin Laden Would Be Stopped in 2011

Monday, 2 May 2011, 5:44 pm | UMR Research Ltd

At the end of 2010, UMR asked Kiwis whether they thought some political, sports and current affairs predictions would come true in 2011. One of these predictions asked was if Osama Bin Laden will still be at large. More >>

Luke McAlister The Female Choice For Carter Backup

Saturday, 23 April 2011, 11:39 am | UMR Research Ltd

Amongst rugby fans Luke McAlister (20%) is the favoured choice as backup to Dan Carter. More >>

Confidence in All Blacks Winning Cup Falls

Tuesday, 5 April 2011, 2:29 pm | UMR Research Ltd

Kiwi rugby fans are less confident that the All Blacks will win the World Cup this year than they were in 2003 when it was hosted by Australia. South Africa and Australia are seen as the All Blacks’ most serious opponents this year. More >>

Emphatic Support For Rail On The New Harbour Crossing

Monday, 4 April 2011, 12:11 pm | UMR Research Ltd

The vast majority of Aucklanders want the proposed new harbour crossing to include rail, according to a poll released today by UMR Research. More >>

Public Give Quake Coverage a Big Thumbs Up

Monday, 21 March 2011, 11:16 am | UMR Research Ltd

A large majority of New Zealanders say the New Zealand news media have done a good job reporting on the 22 February Christchurch earthquake. More >>

Public Give Quake Coverage A Big Thumbs Up

Monday, 21 March 2011, 11:15 am | UMR Research Ltd

A large majority of New Zealanders say the New Zealand news media have done a good job reporting on the 22 February Christchurch earthquake. More >>

Strong Support For A Queen St Pedestrian Zone

Wednesday, 16 March 2011, 10:28 am | UMR Research Ltd

Almost two thirds (64%) of Aucklanders support some form of pedestrianisation for Queen St, according to a poll released today by UMR Research. More >>

A Double Dip In Consumer Comfort

Monday, 21 February 2011, 10:48 am | UMR Research Ltd

UMR Research’s Consumer Comfort Index (CCI) provides fresh evidence of a double-dip recession hitting New Zealand. While consumer comfort levels rose in the first half of 2010, they are now beneath what they were a year ago. More >>



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