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NEW ZEALAND ELECTION 2020

Global media demand for Massey political experts

Global media demand for Massey political experts

From analysing the leaders' debates to interpreting the polls and the national mood - Massey's political commentators have been responding to a feverish appetite from international media for insights on Kiwi politics ahead of the October 17 election.

What voters across political spectrum agree on…

What voters across political spectrum agree on…

Voters, of course, disagree on all sorts of issues as public policy debates fire up ahead of the October 17 general election - but a survey has found there are plenty of things Kiwis do agree on.

Opinion: Anxiety and the election – voter volatility in pandemic/politics mix

Opinion: Anxiety and the election – voter volatility in pandemic/politics mix

Since the first round of the Stuff/Massey pre-election survey (12-19 July), a lot has happened. National's leader Todd Muller unexpectedly resigned and was promptly replaced by Judith Collins, says political commentator Grant Duncan.

Opinion: Let’s get ahead of ourselves - fast

Opinion: Let’s get ahead of ourselves - fast

The first Stuff/Massey survey in mid-July showed continued strong backing for the Government's COVID-19 response, with 68.4 per cent rating it as "successful" - so what's next?, asks Dr Christopher Galloway.

ELECTION OPINION


Political affiliations influence health behaviors to combat Covid-19 in the US

Political affiliations influence health behaviors to combat Covid-19 in the US

New research has found handwashing and mask-wearing in the United States since the 2020 election have decreased among Republicans as a sign of loyalty to outgoing President Donald Trump while these behaviours have increased among Democrats.

Opinion: Why Biden’s inaugural speech appeals to NZers

Opinion: Why Biden’s inaugural speech appeals to NZers

President Joe Biden's inaugural speech helped Americans let go of the Trump era. But what about New Zealanders? We too have been saturated with Trump news for years, says Dr Heather Kavan.

Vote for euthanasia includes broad ethical values

Vote for euthanasia includes broad ethical values

Philosopher and ethics specialist Dr Vanessa Schouten says the acceptance of the assisted dying legislation shows that Kiwis are willing to make room for others to live by values they might not share themselves.

Global media demand for Massey political experts

Global media demand for Massey political experts

From analysing the leaders' debates to interpreting the polls and the national mood - Massey's political commentators have been responding to a feverish appetite from international media for insights on Kiwi politics ahead of the October 17 election.

Latest Election News

Vote for euthanasia includes broad ethical values
Philosopher and ethics specialist Dr Vanessa Schouten says the acceptance of the assisted dying legislation shows that Kiwis are willing to make room...
Global media demand for Massey political experts
From analysing the leaders' debates to interpreting the polls and the national mood - Massey's political commentators have been responding to a...
Opinion: Attacking courses on critical pedagogy is a strategy of the far right
The contempt for the creative arts and media studies expressed by Judith Collins should be read alongside similar such attacks by the far right on...
What voters across political spectrum agree on…
Voters, of course, disagree on all sorts of issues as public policy debates fire up ahead of the October 17 general election - but a survey has found...
Opinion: Anxiety and the election – voter volatility in pandemic/politics mix
Since the first round of the Stuff/Massey pre-election survey (12-19 July), a lot has happened. National's leader Todd Muller unexpectedly resigned...
Opinion: Let’s get ahead of ourselves - fast
The first Stuff/Massey survey in mid-July showed continued strong backing for the Government's COVID-19 response, with 68.4 per cent rating it as...
Massey's election 2020 commentators
Massey researchers and lecturers are leading conversations around many key election issues. Their topic areas and contacts are listed here.
Opinion: Election countdown – can Collins crush the ‘Jacinda effect’?
The starting gates in New Zealand's September 19 election race are finally full. Labour's prime minister Jacinda Ardern is the bookies' favourite and...
Massey researchers assess nation's mood as 2020 elections loom
Massey University researchers are conducting online surveys in partnership with Stuff media to gauge the nation's mood on key issues in the lead up...
Opinion: Choosing a new PM – what can leadership research offer to help us decide?
When it comes to political leadership, what's desirable and what should be avoided when it comes to leading well? Why does a leader's character...