Most New Zealanders want more tolerance for differing beliefs

In February 2024, we commissioned Talbot Mills to ask New Zealanders whether they agree or disagree with this statement: "Society should have more tolerance for people expressing differing beliefs even if they are unpopular or about sensitive issues like sex and gender identity, the Treaty of Waitangi, hate speech, or religion." 

A clear majority of 59 percent agreed that we need to be more tolerant than we are. Only 11 percent disagreed.

Click 'Download' for details of the survey methodology.

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Alex Penk
April 3, 2024
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