Story: Atheism and secularism

Beliefs in 2008

Beliefs in 2008

In 2008 over 1,000 New Zealanders revealed their beliefs about various things in a Massey University study. While New Zealanders had become increasingly secular over time, the majority still believed in life after death and heaven. Large portions of the population were also superstitious.

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Source: Religion in New Zealand: international social survey programme. Palmerston North: Massey University, March 2009, p. 2

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Carl Walrond, 'Atheism and secularism - Who is secular?', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 January 2018)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 5 May 2011, updated 10 Feb 2017