Be in to Win A trip to Fiji View entrants Enter Now!
Category sponsor

GrownUps Polls

Tell us about your working life…(you can choose more than one option):

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

We think book clubs are great, what’s your opinion…(you can choose more than one option)?:

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

We’re interested in what your choice of tipple is… (you can choose more than one)

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

Do you suffer from any allergies? (you can choose more than one):

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

How do you feel about renting your home or hosting guests for extra income? (you can choose more than one answer):

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

What do you use for heating and cooling your home? (you can choose more than one option):

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

Are you prepared for a natural disaster?

  • Yes, I have an emergency kit prepared (water, food, first aid, etc) (33%)
  • Not too worried, I’ll just wing it if something happens! (29%)
  • I keep meaning to make a plan and get prepared (26%)
  • Yes, I have an emergency plan for myself (6%)
  • Yes, I have an emergency plan with family, friends, neighbours (5%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Do you make New Year's resolutions? And do you usually keep them?

  • No, I don't make New Year's resolutions (84%)
  • Yes, but I've usually given up by the end of January! (9%)
  • Yes, I try and stick to my resolutions for the year (7%)
Loading ... Loading ...

What's your favorite thing about summer holidays?

  • More daylight hours (41%)
  • Fresh summer fruits and vegetables (32%)
  • Spending more time with friends and family (22%)
  • Summer BBQs (4%)
  • Relaxing on the beach (2%)
Loading ... Loading ...

What type of food do you like to cook? (you can choose more than one):

  • Quick & easy dinners (70%)
  • I mainly use a few favourite recipes (39%)
  • Health focused food (33%)
  • I like trying new recipes (33%)
  • Baking & sweet treats (24%)
  • International dishes (ie. Asian, Indian, Mexican) (17%)
  • Meals for my grandchildren (7%)
Loading ... Loading ...

In light of recent events, let’s talk about elections (you can choose more than one option):

  • I vote in every election (93%)
  • I speak to friends & family about voting (27%)
  • I’d like to know more about party policies (21%)
  • I vote in some elections (4%)
  • I like to help my children with their voting decisions (3%)
  • I’m not really interested in elections (2%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Do you love reading as much as we do? Tell us all about it… (select all that apply)

  • I borrow books from the library. (76%)
  • I buy digital books for my e-reader. (22%)
  • I buy my books online. (15%)
  • I buy 1 - 4 books per month. (15%)
  • There's nothing like the smell of a new book…I buy from bookstores. (13%)
  • I buy 5 or more books per month. (4%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Tell us a bit about your vehicle maintenance… (you may choose more than one option)

  • I get my WOF’s at a mechanic (60%)
  • I get my car serviced every 12 months (49%)
  • I’m an AA Roadside Assist Member (48%)
  • I get my WOF’s at VTNZ (25%)
  • I get my car serviced every 6 months (21%)
  • I get my WOF’s at an AA Auto Centre (8%)
Loading ... Loading ...

We’d like to know a bit about your teeth… (you can select more than one option)

  • I visit the dentist regularly (45%)
  • I have dentures (29%)
  • I have crowns/veneers/bridges (21%)
  • I need to visit the dentist soon (20%)
  • I don’t go to the dentist (12%)
  • I’m planning on getting dentures in the next 6 months (3%)
  • I’m planning on getting crowns/veneers/bridges in the next 6 months (2%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Where do you regularly do your supermarket shopping?

  • Countdown (43%)
  • New World (38%)
  • Pak n Save (34%)
  • I don't mind where I shop (3%)
  • Fresh Choice (3%)
  • Specialty Supermarkets - Nosh / Farro / Organic Grocers (1%)
  • Super Value (0%)
Loading ... Loading ...

We're curious, what is your favourite section on GrownUps?

  • Games (42%)
  • Competitions & Offers (25%)
  • Connect / Discussions (18%)
  • Health (17%)
  • Travel (17%)
  • Interests (14%)
  • NZ life (13%)
  • Classifieds (4%)
  • Finance (3%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Do you donate red blood cells or plasma? (you may choose more than one option)

  • I would like to donate, but I can’t (56%)
  • I prefer not to donate (20%)
  • Yes, but I haven't done it in years! (18%)
  • Yes, I donate red blood cells (6%)
  • I would like to know more about donating plasma (3%)
  • Yes, I donate plasma (2%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Are you considering Retirement Village options in the next 6 months? (you can choose more than one option)

  • No (64%)
  • Not looking yet, but will need to start looking in the next couple of years (19%)
  • I already live in a Village (10%)
  • Yes, for myself & my partner (5%)
  • Yes, for myself (4%)
  • Yes, for a family member or loved one (1%)
  • Yes, I am actively looking to move into a Village soon (1%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Have you been requested to be an Executor of a Will?

  • No (64%)
  • Yes (32%)
  • I would like to know more about what is involved in being an Executor (5%)
  • It is likely in the foreseeable future (4%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Do you use the Ministry of Health’s Patient Portal?

  • No, what is it? (72%)
  • I’ve heard about it & am interested in signing up. (14%)
  • Yes, it’s a great tool! (11%)
  • I’ve signed up but would like to learn more about how to use it. (3%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Which great travel destinations would you like to read more about on GrownUps? (you may choose more than one option)

  • NZ (our own backyard!) (61%)
  • UK & Europe (33%)
  • Australia (29%)
  • USA, Canada & Alaska (20%)
  • Pacific Islands (17%)
  • Asia, India & Indonesia (16%)
  • South America (12%)
  • Africa (9%)
  • Russia (8%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Do you donate to charity? (you can choose more than one option)

  • I donate sometimes/when I can afford it (46%)
  • Yes I like to donate regularly (36%)
  • I would consider it for the right charity (19%)
  • Not for me right now (7%)
  • I have a bequest to charity in my will (6%)
  • I’m thinking about bequesting to a charity (1%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Do you own Investment Property? (you can choose more than 1 option)

  • Not interested (66%)
  • Rental Property (20%)
  • Thinking about it (9%)
  • Bach or Holiday home (7%)
  • Commercial Property (4%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Where in Australia are you most interested in visiting?

  • Queensland (26%)
  • Tasmania (17%)
  • I'm not interested in visiting Australia (16%)
  • Western Australia (14%)
  • Northern Territory (8%)
  • South Australia (7%)
  • Victoria (7%)
  • New South Wales (5%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Do you have any pets?

  • Yes (52%)
  • No (42%)
  • No but I'm thinking about getting one... (5%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Do you enjoy Gardening?

  • Yes (58%)
  • Sometimes... (28%)
  • No (14%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Are you interested in a cruise ship holiday?

  • Not my cup of tea at the moment (46%)
  • Yes and I’ve never been before (27%)
  • Yes, I’ve been before and can’t wait for the next one (17%)
  • Considering & planning one in the next 6-12 months (10%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Did you know The World Masters Games are being held in Auckland in 2017?

  • No, I wasn't aware they were being held in Auckland (45%)
  • Yes, I'm aware of them (36%)
  • No, I've never heard of them before (17%)
  • Yes, I'm competing (2%)
  • Yes, I'm planning to volunteer (0%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Are The Olympic Games still the best sporting event?

  • Yes, they're the pinnacle for competitors (54%)
  • No, they're just a chance to represent your country (46%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Has anyone ever thrown a surprise party for you?

  • No (56%)
  • Yes (44%)
Loading ... Loading ...

How many hours of sleep do you normally get?

  • 7 or less (63%)
  • 8 (28%)
  • 9 or more (9%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Did you learn to swim...

  • Before the age of 10 (62%)
  • No, I still haven't learned (20%)
  • After the age of 10 (17%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Have you or an older family member had a fall in the past year?

  • No (59%)
  • Yes (41%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Are you a tea or coffee drinker?

  • Coffee (50%)
  • Tea (46%)
  • Neither (4%)
Loading ... Loading ...

What's your favourite part of winter

  • Clear crisp days (57%)
  • Keeping cosy by the fire (26%)
  • Warming comfort food (15%)
  • Winter sports (2%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Do you have a Facebook page?

  • Yes (67%)
  • No (33%)
Loading ... Loading ...

How often do you watch a film at the cinema?

  • A couple of times a year (32%)
  • Never (27%)
  • Once a year (21%)
  • Once a month, or more (20%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Would you consider cosmetic surgery?

  • No (77%)
  • Maybe (13%)
  • Yes (10%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Is your home insulated?

  • Yes (88%)
  • No (9%)
  • Not sure (3%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Are you a morning person?

  • Yes (55%)
  • No, more of a night owl (36%)
  • Not Sure (9%)
Loading ... Loading ...

What's your outlook.... Is the glass half empty or half full?

  • Half Full (81%)
  • Half Empty (19%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Do you see your family regularly?

  • Not as often as I'd like (36%)
  • All the time (34%)
  • Sometimes (18%)
  • Hardly ever (13%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Autumn Leaves....

  • Natural beauty (75%)
  • Mess in my garden! (25%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Do you own a fitness tracker device?

  • No (84%)
  • Yes (16%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Feijoa's - Love them or hate them?

  • Love them (66%)
  • Hate them (19%)
  • Not Sure (15%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Will you be attending an ANZAC Service?

  • No (56%)
  • Yes (29%)
  • Not sure (15%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Have you been on a weight-loss diet in the last 12 months?

  • No (74%)
  • Yes (26%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Do you purchase lotto tickets?

  • Yes, but only occasionally (40%)
  • Yes, frequently (38%)
  • No, never (21%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Would you consider ordering a weekly food-kit, delivered to your door?

  • No (58%)
  • Not Sure (23%)
  • Yes (19%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Easter Treats - Which do you prefer?

  • Hot Cross Buns (68%)
  • Easter Eggs (32%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Have you ever switched electricity retailers?

  • Yes (41%)
  • No (37%)
  • Yes more than once (21%)
  • No, I didn’t know it was possible (0%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Do you intend to have a holiday this year?

  • Yes, internationally (41%)
  • Yes, locally (29%)
  • I would love to but, unable (18%)
  • No (12%)
Loading ... Loading ...

What's your favourite season?

  • Spring (34%)
  • Autumn (33%)
  • Summer (29%)
  • Winter (4%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Are you still a regular driver?

  • Yes, all the time (81%)
  • Yes, but my confidence isn't what it used to be (12%)
  • No (5%)
  • Vary rarely (1%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Are you a worrier?

  • Sometimes (59%)
  • No, Life's too short to worry (23%)
  • Yes, all the time (18%)
Loading ... Loading ...

On average, how much activity would you have each day?

  • >1 hour (52%)
  • 30 minutes up to an hour (29%)
  • About 20 minutes (9%)
  • I don't usually do any activity (5%)
  • <20 minutes (4%)
  • I am not mobile unfortunately (2%)
Loading ... Loading ...

What is your knowledge of Te Reo?

  • I understand a little / know a few words (55%)
  • None (43%)
  • I speak fluently (2%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Do you suffer from any allergies?

  • No (59%)
  • Yes (41%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Blackmores Brain Squeeze

  • I will give it a go (51%)
  • I am enjoying the weekly brain teasers (in the games section) (30%)
  • It's not my sort of thing (19%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Do you make New Year Resolutions?

  • No (84%)
  • Yes (9%)
  • Yes, but I never keep them (7%)
Loading ... Loading ...

What prize would you like for the next big GrownUps comp?

  • Tablet (50%)
  • Phone (20%)
  • None of these (13%)
  • TV (12%)
  • Music Device (5%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Are you a last minute shopper?

  • No, I've been organised for weeks (56%)
  • Maybe, there are a few things I still need (38%)
  • Yes, still have all the gifts to buy (7%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Will it be a traditional meal for Christmas?

  • Traditional Roast (41%)
  • Other (22%)
  • Relaxed BBQ (21%)
  • Delicious Brunch (16%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Do you want to live forever?

  • No (80%)
  • Yes (20%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Do you regift unwanted Christmas presents?

  • I would never regift (40%)
  • I have regifted or sold a present before (30%)
  • I haven't regifted or sold before, however I would consider it (29%)
Loading ... Loading ...

How will you be spending Christmas day

  • With family (78%)
  • By myself (15%)
  • With friends (7%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Do You say 'I love you'?

  • Sometimes (49%)
  • Yes, all the time (38%)
  • No, never (13%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Would you consider competing in the World Masters Games that are in NZ in 2017, in your sport of choice?

  • No (74%)
  • Maybe (14%)
  • Yes (12%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Should fireworks be banned for private use?

  • Yes (79%)
  • No (21%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Will you give out sweets to Halloween trick or treaters?

  • No (74%)
  • Yes (26%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Do you grow your own vegetables?

  • Yes (76%)
  • No (24%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Do you have a DIY approach to your home improvement projects ?

  • Yes, I'm pretty handy (55%)
  • Sometimes, but will end up calling in the professionals (30%)
  • No, never! (15%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Is October too early for Christmas decorations to appear?

  • Yes (93%)
  • No (7%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Do you see the grandchildren in the holidays?

  • Yes (59%)
  • No (22%)
  • I don't have grandchildren (19%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Does Daylight Savings confuse your body clock?

  • No (64%)
  • Yes (36%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Will you get up early to watch the Rugby?

  • I'll watch a replay (35%)
  • No, not interested (34%)
  • Hopefully the All Blacks ones (19%)
  • Absolutely Yes! (12%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Are you afraid of going to the dentist?

  • Yes - but only because of the cost! (48%)
  • No (30%)
  • Yes (22%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Do you read a daily newspaper?

  • Yes - the physical paper (29%)
  • Yes - online only (28%)
  • Yes - both physical & online (23%)
  • No (20%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Do you do grocery shopping online?

  • No (91%)
  • Not currently, but I should (5%)
  • Yes (4%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Do you use an artificial sweetener in drinks and or baking?

  • No (72%)
  • Yes (24%)
  • Maybe if I knew it was healthier (4%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Do you want to change from the current NZ Flag?

  • No (74%)
  • Yes (26%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Do you experience night cramps?

  • Occasionally (46%)
  • No (31%)
  • Yes (23%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Are you interested in Genealogy?

  • Yes - I already research our family tree (53%)
  • Yes - but I don’t know where to start (21%)
  • No - but I might look into it (14%)
  • No - I have no interest (11%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Are you planning on redecorating your home this year?

  • No (60%)
  • Yes (23%)
  • Maybe - need some inspiration (17%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Mid-winter Xmas?

  • No - no interest (54%)
  • No plans yet, however that sounds like a great idea! (28%)
  • Yes - planning a get-together with friends/family (18%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Will you get the Shingles prevention vaccine this year?

  • No (74%)
  • Maybe (20%)
  • Yes (6%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Do you own a Tablet device?

  • No (45%)
  • Yes - iPad (26%)
  • Yes - Android (19%)
  • Yes - other (5%)
  • No - but I'm about to buy one (5%)
Loading ... Loading ...

Are you prepared for a natural disaster?

  • Yes, I have an emergency kit prepared (water, food, first aid, etc) (33%)
  • Not too worried, I’ll just wing it if something happens! (29%)
  • I keep meaning to make a plan and get prepared (26%)
  • Yes, I have an emergency plan for myself (6%)
  • Yes, I have an emergency plan with family, friends, neighbours (6%)

Do you make New Year's resolutions? And do you usually keep them?

  • No, I don't make New Year's resolutions (84%)
  • Yes, but I've usually given up by the end of January! (9%)
  • Yes, I try and stick to my resolutions for the year (7%)

What's your favorite thing about summer holidays?

  • More daylight hours (41%)
  • Fresh summer fruits and vegetables (32%)
  • Spending more time with friends and family (22%)
  • Summer BBQs (4%)
  • Relaxing on the beach (1%)

What type of food do you like to cook? (you can choose more than one):

  • Quick & easy dinners (70%)
  • I mainly use a few favourite recipes (39%)
  • Health focused food (33%)
  • I like trying new recipes (33%)
  • Baking & sweet treats (24%)
  • International dishes (ie. Asian, Indian, Mexican) (17%)
  • Meals for my grandchildren (7%)

In light of recent events, let’s talk about elections (you can choose more than one option):

  • I vote in every election (93%)
  • I speak to friends & family about voting (27%)
  • I’d like to know more about party policies (21%)
  • I vote in some elections (4%)
  • I like to help my children with their voting decisions (3%)
  • I’m not really interested in elections (2%)
Advertisement