41-59 years had the top average score followed closely by 60+.
|26 to 40||68|
|41 to 59||72|
Males won on the night! Females weren't far behind though.
All regions performed credibly; Wellington and Hawkes Bay proved top with their general knowledge on the night.
|Bay Of Plenty||63|
|East Coast / Poverty Bay||62|
|Manawatu / Wanganui||65|
|Tasman / Nelson / Marlborough||64|
|Central Otago / Coastal Otago||63|
Wellington, Palmerston North, and Blenheim were the top towns!
|Auckland (includes Waitakere, North Shore, Manukau)||63|
|Wellington (includes Upper Hutt, Lower Hutt, Porirua)||66|
Those born in New Zealand showed more general knowledge about New Zealand than those not born here - however not by much!
Travel around New Zealand
If you've visited the North, South and Stewart Islands you're likely to have more general knowledge than 'stay-at-homers'.
|North Is, South Is, Stewart and Chatham Islands||69|
|North, South and Stewart Islands||70|
|North and South Islands||65|
|North Island only||54|
|South Island only||54|
Overseas travel broadens the mind, according to our results.
Read the newspaper daily - it helps with general knowledge!
Watch the TV news every day! You'll be well informed.
More time online doesn't necessarily mean a better general knowledge - less than an hour each day is about right.
|Less than 1 hour a day||65|
|1 to 2 hours a day||64|
|2 to 3 hours a day||63|
|more than 3 hours a day||61|
Reading books improves your general knowledge! (Now there's a surprise...)
|1 to 10||63|
|11 to 30||65|
|31 to 50||67|
Those who watched less than two hours of television each day had the best general knowledge in our test.
|Less than 2 hours a day||65|
|2 to 4 hours a day||64|
|4 to 6 hours a day||62|
|more than 6 hours a day||56|
Gardening improves your general knowledge!
* Note: All results shown are the average score.