FESTIVAL FOR THE FUTURE
#FFTF17 - What do young people think about the future of the environment?
8 questions polled on this topic
94% response rate
186 responded out of 198 polled
Jul 17. 2017
Do you think New Zealanders have a good understanding of climate change and environmental issues?
Jul 17. 2017
Do you think people know how to take action to address climate change, and are motivated to act?
Jul 17. 2017
Do you personally feel as though your individual actions can make a difference to climate change?
Jul 17. 2017
What do you think is the most important strategy for addressing climate change?
Jul 17. 2017
If you were the Prime Minister, would you force the farming sector to reduce its environmental impact, even if it meant that the economy lost money?
Jul 17. 2017
If you were the Prime Minister, would you force the tourism sector to reduce its environmental impact, even if it meant that the economy lost money?
Jul 17. 2017
If you were the Prime Minister, would you force the transport sector to reduce its environmental impact, even if it meant that the economy lost money?
Jul 17. 2017
If you were the Prime Minister, would you force individuals to reduce their environmental impact, even if it meant that the economy lost money?

POLL RESULTS

JUL 17. 2017
Do you think New Zealanders have a good understanding of climate change and environmental issues?
186 responded out of 198 polled
Female
7%
No, not at all
 
No, not at all
29%
Not really
 
Not really
3%
Don't know
 
Don't know
58%
Sort of, could be better
 
Sort of, could be better
3%
Yes, definitely
 
Yes, definitely

Male
7%
No, not at all
 
No, not at all
21%
Not really
 
Not really
17%
Don't know
 
Don't know
55%
Sort of, could be better
 
Sort of, could be better
0%
Yes, definitely
 
Yes, definitely
0-14
0%
No, not at all
 
No, not at all
33%
Not really
 
Not really
33%
Don't know
 
Don't know
0%
Sort of, could be better
 
Sort of, could be better
33%
Yes, definitely
 
Yes, definitely

15-19
5%
No, not at all
 
No, not at all
35%
Not really
 
Not really
4%
Don't know
 
Don't know
55%
Sort of, could be better
 
Sort of, could be better
0%
Yes, definitely
 
Yes, definitely

20-24
10%
No, not at all
 
No, not at all
19%
Not really
 
Not really
10%
Don't know
 
Don't know
52%
Sort of, could be better
 
Sort of, could be better
10%
Yes, definitely
 
Yes, definitely

25-30
13%
No, not at all
 
No, not at all
27%
Not really
 
Not really
7%
Don't know
 
Don't know
53%
Sort of, could be better
 
Sort of, could be better
0%
Yes, definitely
 
Yes, definitely

31-34
0%
No, not at all
 
No, not at all
0%
Not really
 
Not really
0%
Don't know
 
Don't know
0%
Sort of, could be better
 
Sort of, could be better
0%
Yes, definitely
 
Yes, definitely

35+
0%
No, not at all
 
No, not at all
57%
Not really
 
Not really
0%
Don't know
 
Don't know
43%
Sort of, could be better
 
Sort of, could be better
0%
Yes, definitely
 
Yes, definitely
6%
No, not at all
 
No, not at all
31%
Not really
 
Not really
5%
Don't know
 
Don't know
54%
Sort of, could be better
 
Sort of, could be better
3%
Yes, definitely
 
Yes, definitely
JUL 17. 2017
Do you think people know how to take action to address climate change, and are motivated to act?
192 responded out of 198 polled
Female
13%
Not at all
 
Not at all
59%
Not really
 
Not really
7%
Don't know
 
Don't know
19%
Usually
 
Usually
3%
Yes, definitely
 
Yes, definitely

Male
10%
Not at all
 
Not at all
65%
Not really
 
Not really
0%
Don't know
 
Don't know
23%
Usually
 
Usually
3%
Yes, definitely
 
Yes, definitely
0-14
0%
Not at all
 
Not at all
33%
Not really
 
Not really
0%
Don't know
 
Don't know
33%
Usually
 
Usually
33%
Yes, definitely
 
Yes, definitely

15-19
14%
Not at all
 
Not at all
67%
Not really
 
Not really
2%
Don't know
 
Don't know
18%
Usually
 
Usually
0%
Yes, definitely
 
Yes, definitely

20-24
29%
Not at all
 
Not at all
29%
Not really
 
Not really
5%
Don't know
 
Don't know
24%
Usually
 
Usually
14%
Yes, definitely
 
Yes, definitely

25-30
0%
Not at all
 
Not at all
82%
Not really
 
Not really
12%
Don't know
 
Don't know
6%
Usually
 
Usually
0%
Yes, definitely
 
Yes, definitely

31-34
0%
Not at all
 
Not at all
0%
Not really
 
Not really
0%
Don't know
 
Don't know
0%
Usually
 
Usually
0%
Yes, definitely
 
Yes, definitely

35+
0%
Not at all
 
Not at all
57%
Not really
 
Not really
0%
Don't know
 
Don't know
43%
Usually
 
Usually
0%
Yes, definitely
 
Yes, definitely
12%
Not at all
 
Not at all
58%
Not really
 
Not really
5%
Don't know
 
Don't know
20%
Usually
 
Usually
4%
Yes, definitely
 
Yes, definitely
JUL 17. 2017
Do you personally feel as though your individual actions can make a difference to climate change?
188 responded out of 198 polled
Female
3%
Not at all
 
Not at all
3%
Not really
 
Not really
11%
I don't know
 
I don't know
46%
Yes, sort of
 
Yes, sort of
37%
Yes, definitely
 
Yes, definitely

Male
0%
Not at all
 
Not at all
7%
Not really
 
Not really
18%
I don't know
 
I don't know
39%
Yes, sort of
 
Yes, sort of
36%
Yes, definitely
 
Yes, definitely
0-14
0%
Not at all
 
Not at all
0%
Not really
 
Not really
0%
I don't know
 
I don't know
33%
Yes, sort of
 
Yes, sort of
67%
Yes, definitely
 
Yes, definitely

15-19
2%
Not at all
 
Not at all
4%
Not really
 
Not really
12%
I don't know
 
I don't know
49%
Yes, sort of
 
Yes, sort of
32%
Yes, definitely
 
Yes, definitely

20-24
20%
Not at all
 
Not at all
0%
Not really
 
Not really
20%
I don't know
 
I don't know
15%
Yes, sort of
 
Yes, sort of
45%
Yes, definitely
 
Yes, definitely

25-30
0%
Not at all
 
Not at all
0%
Not really
 
Not really
13%
I don't know
 
I don't know
53%
Yes, sort of
 
Yes, sort of
33%
Yes, definitely
 
Yes, definitely

31-34
0%
Not at all
 
Not at all
0%
Not really
 
Not really
0%
I don't know
 
I don't know
0%
Yes, sort of
 
Yes, sort of
0%
Yes, definitely
 
Yes, definitely

35+
0%
Not at all
 
Not at all
0%
Not really
 
Not really
29%
I don't know
 
I don't know
29%
Yes, sort of
 
Yes, sort of
43%
Yes, definitely
 
Yes, definitely
3%
Not at all
 
Not at all
3%
Not really
 
Not really
12%
I don't know
 
I don't know
46%
Yes, sort of
 
Yes, sort of
36%
Yes, definitely
 
Yes, definitely
JUL 17. 2017
What do you think is the most important strategy for addressing climate change?
176 responded out of 198 polled
Female
13%
Education and awareness
 
Education and awareness
21%
Government action
 
Government action
3%
Private companies
 
Private companies
2%
Community-led initiatives
 
Community-led initiatives
5%
Personal responsibility
 
Personal responsibility
56%
All of the above
 
All of the above
2%
Something else
 
Something else

Male
8%
Education and awareness
 
Education and awareness
23%
Government action
 
Government action
0%
Private companies
 
Private companies
15%
Community-led initiatives
 
Community-led initiatives
8%
Personal responsibility
 
Personal responsibility
46%
All of the above
 
All of the above
0%
Something else
 
Something else
0-14
0%
Education and awareness
 
Education and awareness
33%
Government action
 
Government action
0%
Private companies
 
Private companies
0%
Community-led initiatives
 
Community-led initiatives
67%
Personal responsibility
 
Personal responsibility
0%
All of the above
 
All of the above
0%
Something else
 
Something else

15-19
16%
Education and awareness
 
Education and awareness
16%
Government action
 
Government action
0%
Private companies
 
Private companies
7%
Community-led initiatives
 
Community-led initiatives
4%
Personal responsibility
 
Personal responsibility
58%
All of the above
 
All of the above
0%
Something else
 
Something else

20-24
15%
Education and awareness
 
Education and awareness
15%
Government action
 
Government action
20%
Private companies
 
Private companies
0%
Community-led initiatives
 
Community-led initiatives
0%
Personal responsibility
 
Personal responsibility
40%
All of the above
 
All of the above
10%
Something else
 
Something else

25-30
0%
Education and awareness
 
Education and awareness
33%
Government action
 
Government action
0%
Private companies
 
Private companies
0%
Community-led initiatives
 
Community-led initiatives
0%
Personal responsibility
 
Personal responsibility
67%
All of the above
 
All of the above
0%
Something else
 
Something else

31-34
0%
Education and awareness
 
Education and awareness
0%
Government action
 
Government action
0%
Private companies
 
Private companies
0%
Community-led initiatives
 
Community-led initiatives
0%
Personal responsibility
 
Personal responsibility
0%
All of the above
 
All of the above
0%
Something else
 
Something else

35+
20%
Education and awareness
 
Education and awareness
40%
Government action
 
Government action
0%
Private companies
 
Private companies
0%
Community-led initiatives
 
Community-led initiatives
0%
Personal responsibility
 
Personal responsibility
40%
All of the above
 
All of the above
0%
Something else
 
Something else
11%
Education and awareness
 
Education and awareness
20%
Government action
 
Government action
3%
Private companies
 
Private companies
3%
Community-led initiatives
 
Community-led initiatives
5%
Personal responsibility
 
Personal responsibility
56%
All of the above
 
All of the above
1%
Something else
 
Something else
JUL 17. 2017
If you were the Prime Minister, would you force the farming sector to reduce its environmental impact, even if it meant that the economy lost money?
170 responded out of 198 polled
Female
76%
Yes
 
Yes
24%
No
 
No

Male
68%
Yes
 
Yes
32%
No
 
No
0-14
33%
Yes
 
Yes
67%
No
 
No

15-19
78%
Yes
 
Yes
22%
No
 
No

20-24
55%
Yes
 
Yes
45%
No
 
No

25-30
80%
Yes
 
Yes
20%
No
 
No

31-34
0%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

35+
80%
Yes
 
Yes
20%
No
 
No
75%
Yes
 
Yes
25%
No
 
No
JUL 17. 2017
If you were the Prime Minister, would you force the tourism sector to reduce its environmental impact, even if it meant that the economy lost money?
172 responded out of 198 polled
Female
74%
Yes
 
Yes
26%
No
 
No

Male
79%
Yes
 
Yes
21%
No
 
No
0-14
33%
Yes
 
Yes
67%
No
 
No

15-19
76%
Yes
 
Yes
24%
No
 
No

20-24
70%
Yes
 
Yes
30%
No
 
No

25-30
80%
Yes
 
Yes
20%
No
 
No

31-34
0%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

35+
100%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No
74%
Yes
 
Yes
26%
No
 
No
JUL 17. 2017
If you were the Prime Minister, would you force the transport sector to reduce its environmental impact, even if it meant that the economy lost money?
174 responded out of 198 polled
Female
86%
Yes
 
Yes
14%
No
 
No

Male
86%
Yes
 
Yes
14%
No
 
No
0-14
33%
Yes
 
Yes
67%
No
 
No

15-19
83%
Yes
 
Yes
17%
No
 
No

20-24
100%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

25-30
100%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

31-34
0%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

35+
100%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No
87%
Yes
 
Yes
13%
No
 
No
JUL 17. 2017
If you were the Prime Minister, would you force individuals to reduce their environmental impact, even if it meant that the economy lost money?
170 responded out of 198 polled
Female
71%
Yes
 
Yes
29%
No
 
No

Male
71%
Yes
 
Yes
29%
No
 
No
0-14
33%
Yes
 
Yes
67%
No
 
No

15-19
74%
Yes
 
Yes
26%
No
 
No

20-24
85%
Yes
 
Yes
15%
No
 
No

25-30
77%
Yes
 
Yes
23%
No
 
No

31-34
0%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

35+
100%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No
72%
Yes
 
Yes
28%
No
 
No

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