10 May 2020

Kiwis less inclined to listen to Covid-19 instructions

From Sunday Morning, 7:10 am on 10 May 2020

Research New Zealand continues to take the pulse of the nation through the Covid-19 lockdown period, with the seventh weekly report on the impact the virus is having showing a significant drop in respondents thinking that New Zealanders are listening to government messaging about restricting their movement during Alert Level 3. Meanwhile, opinion about whether year's general election should be delayed because of Covid-19 is well and truly polarised. Research NZ managing partner Emanuel Kalafatelis explains more.

Pedestrians practise social distancing in response to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak along a street of Lower Hutt, near Wellington, on April 20, 2020.

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