Find out about New Zealanders' attitudes toward conservation and the Department of Conservation, and their recreation activities on public conservation land, as surveyed in 2014.

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In 2014, 4,623 New Zealanders aged 18 years and over participated in a survey about their engagement with conservation, their views about DOC and its work, and their use of public conservation lands and waters, including historic sites.

Participants had the option to complete the questionnaire online or on paper submitted in the post. The survey results and methodology are presented in the reports below.

Survey of New Zealanders (PDF, 2,676K)
This report contains the results of the 2014 Survey of New Zealanders.

Methodology report (PDF, 2,888K)
The methodology for the 2014 Survey of New Zealanders.

How do New Zealanders discover the world where they live?
Summary reports of how New Zealanders in different regions are using public conservation lands and waters.

Voting with their feet (recreation) booklet (PDF, 37,609K) 
Infographics that visually present recreation data from the 2014 Survey of New Zealanders.

Voting with their feet (historic) booklet (PDF, 19,053K)
Infographics that visually present hisotric heritage data from the 2014 Survey of New Zealanders.

Voting with their feet (historic heritage and recreation) booklet (PDF, 31,899K)
Infographics that visually present historic heritage and recreation data from the 2014 Survey of New Zealanders.

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Partnerships, Historic & Visitor Unit

Whare Kaupapa Atawhai / Conservation House Head Office
Phone:   +64 4 471 0726
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Address:   18 Manners Street
Wellington 6011
Postal Address:   PO Box 10420
Wellington 6143
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