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Are you a Sky TV subscriber?

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How do you book your international travel & holidays?

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Were you offended by Chloe Swarbrick's recent 'OK, boomer' comment?

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When will you do your Xmas shopping this year?

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Who are you backing in the RWC final?

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All Blacks vs England: Who's going to win?

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Of the following what is your favourite brand of car?

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Have you made a purchase using the new member benefits app?

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Have you downloaded the GrownUps Member Benefits app?

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Are you interested in computer and/or smartphone games?

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In a matter of life and death - would you rather fight a horse sized duck OR a 100 duck sized horses?

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If you were to be stranded on a desert island for a year, who would you take with you?

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What should happen with the retirement age for New Zealand

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Where would you go if you won an all expenses paid holiday?

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What's your favourite drink?

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What's your preferred day-to-day mode of transport?

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Which superpower would you rather have?

  • The ability to read minds (33%)
  • The ability to fly (32%)
  • The ability to become invisible (26%)
  • The ability to shape-shift (9%)
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Are you looking after the little ones this school holiday?

  • Not this time (67%)
  • Yes I am! (28%)
  • I'm not sure yet (5%)
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Do you prefer cooking or baking?

  • Cooking (71%)
  • Baking (29%)
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Do you prefer watching movies, documentaries or TV shows?

  • Documentaries (52%)
  • TV shows (25%)
  • Movies (23%)
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Do you own your own home?

  • Yes - and paid off the mortgage (71%)
  • Yes, and still paying it off (14%)
  • No, and I'm happy with my current living arrangements (9%)
  • No, but I'd like to (5%)
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Are you a cat person or a dog person?

  • Cat (30%)
  • Both (30%)
  • Dog (25%)
  • Neither (16%)
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Will You Pay For The The Spark App To Watch The Rugby World Cup?

  • No I'll watch the free games on TVNZ (54%)
  • No I'm not a rugby fan (34%)
  • Perhaps but need more info on how streaming works (7%)
  • Yes (5%)
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Are you watching Season Eight of Games of Thrones?

  • No, the show's not for me (90%)
  • Yes - I've been looking forward to it for months! (10%)
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Do you listen to podcasts?

  • No, but I could be convinced to give them a try (37%)
  • Never have, never will (30%)
  • Every now and then (18%)
  • I have in the past, but not recently (11%)
  • Yes, I love them! (4%)
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Do you prefer tea or coffee?

  • Coffee (37%)
  • Tea (32%)
  • Both equally - I can't decide (27%)
  • Neither - I like something else (5%)
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If an election was held right now, who would you vote for?

  • National (46%)
  • Labour (43%)
  • NZ first (7%)
  • Greens (2%)
  • Act (2%)
  • Maori Party (1%)
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Do you have a Will?

  • Yes (87%)
  • No (11%)
  • Unsure (2%)
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Are you for, against or unsure about a Capital Gains Tax?

  • Against (52%)
  • For (25%)
  • Unsure (23%)
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Would you rather you were always:

  • 20 minutes early (95%)
  • 10 minutes late (5%)
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Will you celebrate Children's Day this March 3rd?

  • No, I won't be celebrating this year (72%)
  • I hadn't thought about it yet, but maybe (24%)
  • Yes, I usually do something with the little ones (4%)
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When did you last have an eye exam?

  • About a year ago (36%)
  • Just recently, in the last six months (35%)
  • Over two years ago (22%)
  • Too long ago - I can't even remember! (8%)
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Did you spend time with grandchildren over the school holidays?

  • Yes, they came for visits (43%)
  • No, not this holidays (26%)
  • I don't have grandchildren (23%)
  • Yes, we went away on a family holiday together (5%)
  • Yes - they live with me! (4%)
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Are you getting out for walks or hikes this summer?

  • Yes, I've done a few already (30%)
  • Yes, but not as many as I'd have liked to (30%)
  • No, it's not my cup of tea (25%)
  • No, not yet, but I am planning to (15%)
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Do you have any New Year's resolutions?

  • No, I don't bother making New Year's resolutions (82%)
  • Yes, I've got one or two (12%)
  • No, I'm still mulling it over (5%)
  • Yes, I've got a whole list (2%)
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Are you going on holiday this Xmas?

  • No, I'm relaxing at home (75%)
  • Yes, within NZ (20%)
  • Yes, travelling internationally (3%)
  • Yes, on a trip to Australia (2%)
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What is your favourite brand of vacuum cleaner?

  • Other (34%)
  • Dyson (24%)
  • Electrolux (19%)
  • Don't have one (17%)
  • Hoover (6%)
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Have tried out electric scooters?

  • No, and I'm not interested (73%)
  • No, but I want to try (23%)
  • Yes, and I loved it (3%)
  • Yes, and I wasn't the biggest fan (1%)
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If you could time travel to any decade for a holiday, which would you pick?

  • 1960s (40%)
  • 1970s (23%)
  • 1950s (19%)
  • 1980s (18%)
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Do you own an e-bike?

  • No I don't (64%)
  • No, but I'm interested (29%)
  • Yes I do (7%)
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Are you going to the Rugby World Cup in Japan next year?

  • No (97%)
  • Considering it (3%)
  • Yes, tickets booked! (0%)
  • Yes, intending to (0%)
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Are you a Sky subscriber?

  • No - I prefer other services (49%)
  • Yes - basic package (30%)
  • Yes - full package (18%)
  • No - but I'm thinking about it (2%)
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If travelling internationally what seat do you prefer?

  • Economy (36%)
  • Premium Economy (35%)
  • Business Class (21%)
  • 1st Class Business (8%)
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Does pineapple belong on pizza?

  • Yes - I'm a big fan (72%)
  • No way! (28%)
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What's your favourite season?

  • Summer (41%)
  • Spring (32%)
  • Autumn (24%)
  • Winter (3%)
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Do you follow the GrownUps Facebook page?

  • No - I'm not an active Facebook user (43%)
  • Not yet - but I might have a look and see if it interests me (38%)
  • Yes - that's how I get my daily updates about GrownUps (19%)
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How often do you go to the cinema to see a movie?

  • Very rarely or never (53%)
  • Several times a year (24%)
  • Every other month or so (16%)
  • A few times a month (7%)
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When do you start Christmas shopping?

  • I usually start in December (32%)
  • I don't buy Christmas presents (23%)
  • I usually start in November (20%)
  • I usually start in September (or sooner!) (15%)
  • I usually start in October (10%)
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Are you more of an introvert or an extrovert?

  • I'm a bit of both - it depends on the circumstance (63%)
  • I'm definitely an introvert (19%)
  • I prefer not to define my personality (13%)
  • I'm a classic extrovert (5%)
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Do you have trouble hearing?

  • Yes, in some situations (59%)
  • No, I've got perfect hearing (24%)
  • Yes, in all or most situations (14%)
  • I'd rather not say (3%)
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Do you own a motorhome?

  • No, and I'm not interested (72%)
  • No, but I'm thinking about it (18%)
  • Yes (10%)
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Do you volunteer in your community?

  • No, but I have in the past (38%)
  • Yes - I'm very active as a volunteer (29%)
  • No, but I'm thinking about it (19%)
  • Occasionally - it's hard to find the time! (15%)
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Have you been getting up in the night to watch the FIFA World Cup games live?

  • I'm not a fan of football - I'm not watching any of the games (83%)
  • I'm watching the games - but not live (14%)
  • Yes - I wouldn't miss out on the action (3%)
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How many hours sleep do you usually get per night?

  • 5-7 hours (51%)
  • 7-9 hours (36%)
  • Less than 5 hours (11%)
  • More than 9 hours (2%)
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Are you a keen gardener? What sort of plants do you enjoy growing?

  • I grow fruit and veges (30%)
  • I like growing flowers (25%)
  • I mostly grow outdoor plants (21%)
  • I don't garden as much as I'd like (12%)
  • I'm not very interested in gardening (7%)
  • I mostly have indoor plants (4%)
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Are you considering purchasing a new bed in the next few months?

  • No (96%)
  • Maybe (2%)
  • Yes (2%)
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What did you think of Meghan's wedding dress?

  • I love it, it's very classy (75%)
  • I'm on the fence, it's not what I expected (16%)
  • I would've chosen a different dress (9%)
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Are you keeping up to date with the Royal Wedding?

  • I like to know what's going on, but don't go out of my way (54%)
  • No - I'm not interested! (34%)
  • Yes - I'm the first to know all the updates! (12%)
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How satisfied are you with your overall sense of health and wellbeing?

  • Somewhat satisfied (53%)
  • Very satisfied (29%)
  • Somewhat unsatisfied (13%)
  • Very unsatisfied (4%)
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Are you considering upgrading your Home Entertainment system(s) in the next 6 months? (e.g. TV, Smart TV, soundbars, projector etc)

  • No (79%)
  • Maybe (11%)
  • Yes (10%)
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Do you usually attend an Anzac Day service?

  • I prefer not to go to either (57%)
  • I like to attend a morning service (30%)
  • Yes, I usually go to the Dawn Service (10%)
  • I normally attend both (2%)
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On your next Australia trip would you be most interested in…

  • Cruising on the Gordon River (Tasmania) (29%)
  • Indulging in Barossa’s food & wine (Adelaide) (25%)
  • Enjoying a sunset at Uluru (Northern Territory) (18%)
  • Discovering WA’s famous Wild flowers (Western Australia) (15%)
  • Viewing the iconic Pinnacles (Western Australia) (13%)
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Would you consider a food home delivery service?

  • Yes if it was affordable and nutritious (61%)
  • No I wouldn't ever consider (39%)
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What natural health supplement(s) do you take/would you consider taking?

  • Turmeric (general wellbeing and joints) (44%)
  • CoQ10 (heart health) (22%)
  • Resveratrol (heart & energy) (12%)
  • Horny Goat Weed (libido enhancer) (9%)
  • Prostate formulation (8%)
  • Gout formulation (6%)
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Would you like to read more of the following content on GrownUps? (you can choose more than one answer)

  • House & Living (30%)
  • Retirement (23%)
  • Family (16%)
  • Finance (15%)
  • Motoring (11%)
  • Celebrity Gossip (5%)
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How often do you book travel and/or accommodation online?

  • 1-2 times a year (42%)
  • Never (31%)
  • 3-6 times a year (23%)
  • 7-10 times a year (3%)
  • More than 10 times a year (2%)
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Do you think the Census should go back to the 'pen&paper' model of past?

  • No, online should be prioritised as a more sustainable option (67%)
  • Yes, pen&paper is more accurate (33%)
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Do you have a survival pack ready in case of emergency?

  • No (62%)
  • Yes (38%)
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What is your favorite body style for a car?

  • Hatchback (31%)
  • RV/SUV (23%)
  • Sedan (14%)
  • Small car (e.g. Suzuki Swift) (12%)
  • Station Wagon (6%)
  • Convertible (5%)
  • Coupe (4%)
  • Ute (3%)
  • Minivan/van (2%)
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Do you have air-conditioning at home?

  • Yes (51%)
  • No (49%)
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Do you think the school holidays should be moved so that children have February off school?

  • No (59%)
  • Yes (41%)
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Did you make any New Year's resolutions this year?

  • No (87%)
  • Yes (13%)
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Will you be going away these Christmas holidays?

  • No, I prefer to stay at home for the Christmas break (80%)
  • Yes, I like to go away on holidays for the Christmas break (20%)
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Do you have pet insurance?

  • Never thought about it (38%)
  • No, it’s a waste of money (32%)
  • No, vet bills aren’t too bad (24%)
  • Of course, wouldn’t dream of not having it? (3%)
  • Yes, I was worried about potential vet bills (3%)
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Do you have a pet?

  • Yes (54%)
  • No (46%)
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Have you started buying your Christmas presents yet?

  • I've nearly finished (36%)
  • I haven't started yet but will soon (31%)
  • Yes, I've done it all already (22%)
  • I always wait until last minute to buy my Christmas gifts (10%)
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Do you belong to a loyalty programme? If so, which one do you use the most?

  • OneCard via Countdown (24%)
  • FlyBuys (23%)
  • ClubCard via New World (13%)
  • AA Smart Fuel (12%)
  • Air NZ AirPoints (8%)
  • AA Card (6%)
  • Hotpoints from Westpac (5%)
  • True Rewards from ASB (3%)
  • Other (3%)
  • Living Rewards via Unichem and Life Pharmacy (1%)
  • Mobil Smiles (1%)
  • AMEX membership rewards (1%)
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Do you think Christmas celebrations (decorations, music, ads etc) start too early these days?

  • Yes (86%)
  • No (14%)
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Do you or a family member keep others awake by snoring?

  • No (44%)
  • Yes, I snore (28%)
  • Yes, my partner or family member keeps me awake snoring (27%)
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Do you think fireworks should be available to buy all year round?

  • No (96%)
  • Yes (4%)
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What do you use for overseas travel Insurance?

  • I organise travel insurance myself either online or over the phone (55%)
  • My credit card (20%)
  • I don’t use it (13%)
  • My travel agent takes care of my travel insurance (12%)
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Do you still use a landline phone?

  • Yes (79%)
  • No (11%)
  • Rarely (10%)
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Have you ever used an online dating website?

  • No (87%)
  • Yes (13%)
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Do you think there are too many reality shows on TV these days?

  • Yes (93%)
  • No (7%)
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Do you think voting should be compulsory in New Zealand?

  • Yes (66%)
  • No (34%)
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Do you think exhibitions such as Home/Travel/Food expos etc should charge an entry fee?

  • No (66%)
  • I'd be happy to pay a small entry fee (up to $10) (27%)
  • Yes (7%)
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Will you be voting in this month's General Election?

  • Yes (96%)
  • Maybe (2%)
  • No (2%)
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How much would you be willing to spend on buying a car?

  • $10,000-$20,000 (34%)
  • $5,000-$10,000 (28%)
  • $20,000-$50,000 (26%)
  • less than $5,000 (7%)
  • $50,000 + (5%)
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Do you believe in aliens?

  • No - Aliens are just part of science fiction (47%)
  • Yes - We may not have found them yet, but they're out there (35%)
  • I'm not sure (18%)
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What’s your favourite book genre to read? (You can choose more than 1 option)

  • Keep me guessing with a thriller (16%)
  • Books that make me laugh (13%)
  • Something for my inner detective (13%)
  • Non-fiction: I love to find out more about my favourite people and places (11%)
  • Non-fiction: Books about historical events (10%)
  • I love to discover authors I can rave about (7%)
  • Classics (6%)
  • Award winning books (6%)
  • Science Fiction or Fantasy – let me escape to another world not bound by our rules (4%)
  • Books about War (3%)
  • Books I can read to kids (3%)
  • Books that makes you swoon (3%)
  • Books that are made into films and TV shows (3%)
  • Non-Fiction: I love strategy – give me a good book about business (1%)
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How do you prefer to read?

  • Print (66%)
  • Both (23%)
  • Ebooks (8%)
  • Neither (4%)
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How often do you watch free-to-air TV?

  • At least once a day (71%)
  • Never (15%)
  • 2-3 times a week (7%)
  • A few times a month (4%)
  • Once a week (2%)
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What vice could you never give up?

  • Drinking (39%)
  • Social Media (21%)
  • Junk Food (21%)
  • Online Shopping (14%)
  • Smoking (5%)
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Do you believe in Global Warming; and if so, do you think it's man-made?

  • Yes, I believe it's man-made (46%)
  • Yes, but I think it’s just a natural occurrence (38%)
  • No, I think it’s all poppycock (8%)
  • I don’t know what to think about it (8%)
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Are you a morning, afternoon or evening person?

  • Morning (52%)
  • Evening/Night (30%)
  • Afternoon (13%)
  • No time ever! (5%)
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Which of the following financial investment options do you currently have money invested in? (you can choose more than one option)

  • Bank term deposits (41%)
  • Property (19%)
  • Shares (18%)
  • Bonds (11%)
  • Funds (8%)
  • Finance companies (2%)
  • Peer to peer lending (2%)
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What would interest you on an escorted tour in NZ? (you can choose more than 1 option)

  • Food/Wine Experiences (21%)
  • Going off the beaten track (19%)
  • Light Walking (19%)
  • Event based tour - i.e. Wearable Arts / Te Papa Exhibition (18%)
  • Moderate Walking - i.e. 2hr bush walk (14%)
  • Adventurous – i.e. Hot Air Balloon, 4WD (8%)
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In the past 2 years, have you ever had any of the following tests?

  • Eyesight test (45%)
  • Hearing test (23%)
  • No I haven’t (11%)
  • DXA scan (bone scan) (8%)
  • Spirometry test (for breathing) (8%)
  • Molemap (5%)
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What type(s) of insurance do you have?

  • Home & Contents (30%)
  • Motor Vehicle (29%)
  • Travel (when required) (18%)
  • Life (9%)
  • Health (8%)
  • Funeral Cover (6%)
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How often do you treat yourself to new clothes?

  • I haven't bought myself new clothes in a long time! (27%)
  • Every 6 months (25%)
  • Yearly (20%)
  • Every 2-3 months (19%)
  • At least every month (8%)
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Do you have a pet dog?

  • No I don't have a pet dog (65%)
  • Yes and I trained it myself (21%)
  • Yes but it's a bit naughty - it needs training (7%)
  • I'm thinking about getting a pet dog (4%)
  • Yes and it doesn't need training (3%)
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Look After Your Eyes - they're the only ones you've got! So how is your eyesight?

  • I wear glasses (47%)
  • I get my eyes checked regularly (28%)
  • I wear glasses but haven’t had my eyes checked for a long time (13%)
  • I really should get my eyes checked! (6%)
  • I have perfect or near perfect vision (4%)
  • I use contact lenses (2%)
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We're curious, what social media sites do you visit regularly? (You can select more than one)

  • Facebook (58%)
  • Pinterest (18%)
  • Other (7%)
  • Instagram (7%)
  • LinkedIn (5%)
  • Twitter (3%)
  • Snapchat (3%)
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Do you suffer any of the following types of arthritis?

  • Osteoarthritis (35%)
  • No, luckily I don’t (33%)
  • Gout (9%)
  • Other arthritic condition (9%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (8%)
  • Fibromyalgia (6%)
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Your house, your castle – what are your current property needs?

  • No need for anything property related (73%)
  • Needing to sell my home (downsize, location, etc) (17%)
  • Looking to buy investment property (5%)
  • Looking to buy a new home (4%)
  • Needing a rental property manager (1%)
  • Needing to sell investment property (0%)
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Are you going away for Easter?

  • No (88%)
  • Yes (9%)
  • Maybe (3%)
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Let’s talk about good old credit cards and loans – do you use them?

  • I have 1 credit card (54%)
  • I have 2 or more credit cards (21%)
  • I don’t use loans or credit cards (14%)
  • I have a personal loan (5%)
  • I would consider finance for a purchase (5%)
  • I would consider a travel loan (1%)
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What sort of gardening information and articles would you most like to see on GrownUps? (you can choose more than 1 option)

  • Vegetables, Fruit & Herbs (22%)
  • How To Guides & Tips (19%)
  • Flowers, Bulbs & Pot Planting (16%)
  • Bug & Pest Management (14%)
  • Organic, Eco & Bee Friendly (11%)
  • Ask the Expert Q&A (10%)
  • Landscaping & Lawns (8%)
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Do you have grandchildren to entertain these April school holidays? If so, what will you be doing with them? (you can choose more than 1 option)

  • Outdoors – park, playground, etc (33%)
  • Baking/Cooking (19%)
  • Movies (17%)
  • Arts and crafts (13%)
  • Action/adventure – zoo, theme park, etc (10%)
  • Gardening (8%)
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Do you use any of these on-demand/convenience apps on your smartphone or tablet?
(you can choose more than 1 option)

  • Don’t use apps (39%)
  • Banking (to pay bills, transfer funds, etc) (36%)
  • Not interested in these types of apps (15%)
  • Food/Takeaway Orders & Delivery (Menulog, Dominos, Burger Fuel, etc) (7%)
  • Uber (taxi’s) (3%)
  • Laundry Pickup & Delivery Service (0%)
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Where does your main source of income come from? (you can choose more than 1 option)

  • Pension or superannuation (58%)
  • Savings & Investments (17%)
  • I work part-time (10%)
  • I work full-time (6%)
  • Benefits (such as health, disability etc) (5%)
  • I own my own business (4%)
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Tell us how you get around? (you can choose more than 1 option)

  • I drive and own my own vehicle (73%)
  • I drive and own more than 2 vehicles (10%)
  • I try to use public transport as much as possible (10%)
  • I don't drive (5%)
  • I drive but don't own a vehicle (1%)
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Tell us about your working life…(you can choose more than one option):

  • I am happily retired (71%)
  • Employee of large business (50+ employees) (11%)
  • I own and run my own business (8%)
  • Employee of a small business (0-10 employees) (5%)
  • Employee of medium business (10-50 employees) (5%)
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We think book clubs are great, what’s your opinion…(you can choose more than one option)?:

  • I prefer to choose what I read myself (49%)
  • Not really my thing (26%)
  • I like getting book recommendations (12%)
  • I’m keen to join one (6%)
  • Already part of one (6%)
  • I’d like to start one (1%)
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We’re interested in what your choice of tipple is… (you can choose more than one)

  • Wine (32%)
  • I prefer to buy alcohol in-store (24%)
  • Beer (15%)
  • Spirits (14%)
  • I don’t drink alcohol (13%)
  • I like to buy alcohol online (2%)
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Do you suffer from any allergies? (you can choose more than one):

  • No, I’m lucky not to! (36%)
  • Hayfever (25%)
  • Skin (eg. eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis) (16%)
  • Asthma (11%)
  • Food (eg. nuts, gluten, dairy) (8%)
  • Animals (eg. cats, bees, horse) (4%)
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How do you feel about renting your home or hosting guests for extra income? (you can choose more than one answer):

  • Not for me (68%)
  • I would consider renting a room or part of my home (12%)
  • I would like to know how to do this (8%)
  • I already have boarders in my home (5%)
  • I would consider renting my whole house (4%)
  • I already do this on Airbnb or similar (3%)
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What do you use for heating and cooling your home? (you can choose more than one option):

  • Heating - my heat pump is my best friend (42%)
  • Heating - good old heaters keep me warm in winter (21%)
  • Cooling - I love my air conditioning unit in summer (19%)
  • Cooling - a floor or ceiling fan does the trick! (15%)
  • I need to get heating/cooling for my home (4%)
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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%)
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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%)
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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%)
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What type of food do you like to cook? (you can choose more than one):

  • Quick & easy dinners (31%)
  • I mainly use a few favourite recipes (17%)
  • Health focused food (15%)
  • I like trying new recipes (15%)
  • Baking & sweet treats (11%)
  • International dishes (ie. Asian, Indian, Mexican) (8%)
  • Meals for my grandchildren (3%)
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In light of recent events, let’s talk about elections (you can choose more than one option):

  • I vote in every election (62%)
  • I speak to friends & family about voting (18%)
  • I’d like to know more about party policies (14%)
  • I vote in some elections (3%)
  • I like to help my children with their voting decisions (2%)
  • I’m not really interested in elections (2%)
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Do you love reading as much as we do? Tell us all about it… (select all that apply)

  • I borrow books from the library. (52%)
  • I buy digital books for my e-reader. (15%)
  • I buy my books online. (11%)
  • I buy 1 - 4 books per month. (10%)
  • There's nothing like the smell of a new book…I buy from bookstores. (9%)
  • I buy 5 or more books per month. (3%)
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Tell us a bit about your vehicle maintenance… (you may choose more than one option)

  • I get my WOF’s at a mechanic (28%)
  • I get my car serviced every 12 months (23%)
  • I’m an AA Roadside Assist Member (23%)
  • I get my WOF’s at VTNZ (12%)
  • I get my car serviced every 6 months (10%)
  • I get my WOF’s at an AA Auto Centre (4%)
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We’d like to know a bit about your teeth… (you can select more than one option)

  • I visit the dentist regularly (34%)
  • I have dentures (22%)
  • I have crowns/veneers/bridges (16%)
  • I need to visit the dentist soon (15%)
  • I don’t go to the dentist (9%)
  • I’m planning on getting dentures in the next 6 months (2%)
  • I’m planning on getting crowns/veneers/bridges in the next 6 months (1%)
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Where do you regularly do your supermarket shopping?

  • Countdown (35%)
  • New World (31%)
  • Pak n Save (28%)
  • I don't mind where I shop (2%)
  • Fresh Choice (2%)
  • Specialty Supermarkets - Nosh / Farro / Organic Grocers (1%)
  • Super Value (0%)
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We're curious, what is your favourite section on GrownUps?

  • Games (28%)
  • Competitions & Offers (16%)
  • Connect / Discussions (12%)
  • Health (11%)
  • Travel (11%)
  • Interests (9%)
  • NZ life (8%)
  • Classifieds (2%)
  • Finance (2%)
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Do you donate red blood cells or plasma? (you may choose more than one option)

  • I would like to donate, but I can’t (53%)
  • I prefer not to donate (18%)
  • Yes, but I haven't done it in years! (17%)
  • Yes, I donate red blood cells (6%)
  • I would like to know more about donating plasma (3%)
  • Yes, I donate plasma (2%)
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Are you considering Retirement Village options in the next 6 months? (you can choose more than one option)

  • No (61%)
  • Not looking yet, but will need to start looking in the next couple of years (18%)
  • I already live in a Village (9%)
  • Yes, for myself & my partner (4%)
  • 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%)
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Have you been requested to be an Executor of a Will?

  • No (61%)
  • Yes (31%)
  • I would like to know more about what is involved in being an Executor (5%)
  • It is likely in the foreseeable future (3%)
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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%)
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Which great travel destinations would you like to read more about on GrownUps? (you may choose more than one option)

  • NZ (our own backyard!) (30%)
  • UK & Europe (16%)
  • Australia (14%)
  • USA, Canada & Alaska (10%)
  • Pacific Islands (8%)
  • Asia, India & Indonesia (8%)
  • South America (6%)
  • Africa (4%)
  • Russia (4%)
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Do you donate to charity? (you can choose more than one option)

  • I donate sometimes/when I can afford it (40%)
  • Yes I like to donate regularly (31%)
  • I would consider it for the right charity (16%)
  • Not for me right now (6%)
  • I have a bequest to charity in my will (5%)
  • I’m thinking about bequesting to a charity (1%)
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Do you own Investment Property? (you can choose more than 1 option)

  • Not interested (62%)
  • Rental Property (19%)
  • Thinking about it (8%)
  • Bach or Holiday home (7%)
  • Commercial Property (4%)
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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%)
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Do you have any pets?

  • Yes (52%)
  • No (42%)
  • No but I'm thinking about getting one... (5%)
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Do you enjoy Gardening?

  • Yes (58%)
  • Sometimes... (28%)
  • No (14%)
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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%)
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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%)
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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%)
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Has anyone ever thrown a surprise party for you?

  • No (56%)
  • Yes (44%)
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How many hours of sleep do you normally get?

  • 7 or less (63%)
  • 8 (28%)
  • 9 or more (9%)
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Did you learn to swim...

  • Before the age of 10 (62%)
  • No, I still haven't learned (20%)
  • After the age of 10 (17%)
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Have you or an older family member had a fall in the past year?

  • No (59%)
  • Yes (41%)
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Are you a tea or coffee drinker?

  • Coffee (50%)
  • Tea (46%)
  • Neither (4%)
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What's your favourite part of winter

  • Clear crisp days (57%)
  • Keeping cosy by the fire (26%)
  • Warming comfort food (15%)
  • Winter sports (2%)
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Do you have a Facebook page?

  • Yes (67%)
  • No (33%)
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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%)
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Would you consider cosmetic surgery?

  • No (77%)
  • Maybe (13%)
  • Yes (10%)
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Is your home insulated?

  • Yes (88%)
  • No (9%)
  • Not sure (3%)
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Are you a morning person?

  • Yes (55%)
  • No, more of a night owl (36%)
  • Not Sure (9%)
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What's your outlook.... Is the glass half empty or half full?

  • Half Full (81%)
  • Half Empty (19%)
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Do you see your family regularly?

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

  • Natural beauty (75%)
  • Mess in my garden! (25%)
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Do you own a fitness tracker device?

  • No (84%)
  • Yes (16%)
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Feijoa's - Love them or hate them?

  • Love them (66%)
  • Hate them (19%)
  • Not Sure (15%)
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Will you be attending an ANZAC Service?

  • No (56%)
  • Yes (29%)
  • Not sure (15%)
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Have you been on a weight-loss diet in the last 12 months?

  • No (74%)
  • Yes (26%)
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Do you purchase lotto tickets?

  • Yes, but only occasionally (40%)
  • Yes, frequently (38%)
  • No, never (21%)
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Would you consider ordering a weekly food-kit, delivered to your door?

  • No (58%)
  • Not Sure (23%)
  • Yes (19%)
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Easter Treats - Which do you prefer?

  • Hot Cross Buns (68%)
  • Easter Eggs (32%)
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Have you ever switched electricity retailers?

  • Yes (41%)
  • No (37%)
  • Yes more than once (21%)
  • No, I didn’t know it was possible (0%)
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Do you intend to have a holiday this year?

  • Yes, internationally (41%)
  • Yes, locally (29%)
  • I would love to but, unable (18%)
  • No (12%)
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What's your favourite season?

  • Spring (34%)
  • Autumn (33%)
  • Summer (29%)
  • Winter (4%)
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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%)
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Are you a worrier?

  • Sometimes (59%)
  • No, Life's too short to worry (23%)
  • Yes, all the time (18%)
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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%)
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What is your knowledge of Te Reo?

  • I understand a little / know a few words (55%)
  • None (43%)
  • I speak fluently (2%)
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Do you suffer from any allergies?

  • No (59%)
  • Yes (41%)
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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%)
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Do you make New Year Resolutions?

  • No (84%)
  • Yes (9%)
  • Yes, but I never keep them (7%)
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What prize would you like for the next big GrownUps comp?

  • Tablet (50%)
  • Phone (20%)
  • None of these (13%)
  • TV (12%)
  • Music Device (5%)
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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%)
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Will it be a traditional meal for Christmas?

  • Traditional Roast (41%)
  • Other (22%)
  • Relaxed BBQ (21%)
  • Delicious Brunch (16%)
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Do you want to live forever?

  • No (80%)
  • Yes (20%)
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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%)
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How will you be spending Christmas day

  • With family (78%)
  • By myself (15%)
  • With friends (7%)
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Do You say 'I love you'?

  • Sometimes (49%)
  • Yes, all the time (38%)
  • No, never (13%)
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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%)
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Should fireworks be banned for private use?

  • Yes (79%)
  • No (21%)
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Will you give out sweets to Halloween trick or treaters?

  • No (74%)
  • Yes (26%)
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Do you grow your own vegetables?

  • Yes (76%)
  • No (24%)
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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%)
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Is October too early for Christmas decorations to appear?

  • Yes (93%)
  • No (7%)
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Do you see the grandchildren in the holidays?

  • Yes (59%)
  • No (22%)
  • I don't have grandchildren (19%)
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Does Daylight Savings confuse your body clock?

  • No (64%)
  • Yes (36%)
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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%)
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Are you afraid of going to the dentist?

  • Yes - but only because of the cost! (48%)
  • No (30%)
  • Yes (22%)
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Do you read a daily newspaper?

  • Yes - the physical paper (29%)
  • Yes - online only (28%)
  • Yes - both physical & online (23%)
  • No (20%)
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Do you do grocery shopping online?

  • No (91%)
  • Not currently, but I should (5%)
  • Yes (4%)
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Do you use an artificial sweetener in drinks and or baking?

  • No (72%)
  • Yes (24%)
  • Maybe if I knew it was healthier (4%)
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Do you want to change from the current NZ Flag?

  • No (74%)
  • Yes (26%)
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Do you experience night cramps?

  • Occasionally (46%)
  • No (31%)
  • Yes (23%)
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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%)
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Are you planning on redecorating your home this year?

  • No (60%)
  • Yes (23%)
  • Maybe - need some inspiration (17%)
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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%)
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Will you get the Shingles prevention vaccine this year?

  • No (74%)
  • Maybe (20%)
  • Yes (6%)
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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%)
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Do you follow the GrownUps Facebook page?

  • No - I'm not an active Facebook user (43%)
  • Not yet - but I might have a look and see if it interests me (38%)
  • Yes - that's how I get my daily updates about GrownUps (19%)

How often do you go to the cinema to see a movie?

  • Very rarely or never (53%)
  • Several times a year (24%)
  • Every other month or so (16%)
  • A few times a month (7%)

When do you start Christmas shopping?

  • I usually start in December (32%)
  • I don't buy Christmas presents (23%)
  • I usually start in November (20%)
  • I usually start in September (or sooner!) (15%)
  • I usually start in October (10%)

Are you more of an introvert or an extrovert?

  • I'm a bit of both - it depends on the circumstance (63%)
  • I'm definitely an introvert (19%)
  • I prefer not to define my personality (13%)
  • I'm a classic extrovert (5%)

Do you have trouble hearing?

  • Yes, in some situations (59%)
  • No, I've got perfect hearing (24%)
  • Yes, in all or most situations (14%)
  • I'd rather not say (3%)

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