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Maori Television-TNS Poll – Te Tai Tokerau Results

6 August 2005


The Maori Television-TNS Poll of the Te Tai Tokerau electorate has Maori Party candidate Hone Harawira in the lead as most preferred candidate.

Incumbent Dover Samuels (Labour) has 25% of the electorate vote, 28% behind the Mâori Party candidate. Eleven percent of Mâori in Te Tai Tokerau are unsure of who they will vote for.

The Maori Television-TNS Poll of the Te Tai Tokerau electorate has the Labour party and the Maori Party tied on 38% for most preferred party:

Preferred Party by Electorate Area

Te Tai Tokerau
Labour 38
Mâori Party 38
NZ First 10
National 7
Green Party 3
Destiny NZ 2
Other -
Base 273

Margin of error: +/- 5%

The Maori Television-TNS telephone survey was conducted between 4 June and 10 July 2005 by TNS Research Ltd. It is reflective of the views of Mâori in the electorate during this particular period in time.

Maori Television has this week released the full results of the survey on its Te Kaea news programme. Next week Te Kaea will look at the key election issues for Maori, as detailed in the Maori Television-TNS Poll research findings.

For details of the Maori Television-TNS Poll tune in to Te Kaea, 7.30pm (and repeated at 11pm) next week on Maori Television.


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