Music Is a Significant Part of Our Culture!

January 14th 2013
92% of Kiwi's believe music is a significant part of New Zealand's culture, so much so that a majority, (75%), also believe that it is important enough to be a part of our children's curriculum.

92% of Kiwi's believe music is a significant part of New Zealand's culture, so much so that a majority, (75%), also believe that it is important enough to be a part of our children's curriculum.

We're a nation of music listeners and purchasers, with 68% of us buying music to add to our collections - indeed 35% of that music was from our very own local kiwi artists.

Such were the findings of a recent survey conducted on behalf of the NZ Music Commission to gauge kiwi attitudes to our music.

The survey result confirm the belief held by the NZ Music Commission that NZ Music has value and music is an essential part of our national identity. That the successes achieved both at home and abroad impel increased cultural pride in ourselves and increase New Zealander's sense of place in the world.

 

 


About the survey:

1,000 New Zealanders were surveyed using a nationwide sampling framework; the results are then weighted to Statistics New Zealand census gender, age and location data. The survey was conducted by Perceptive on behalf of the NZ Music Commission. 

 

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