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Poll: New Zealanders favors marriage equality

AUKLAND, New Zealand -- The Government should legislate to allow same-sex couples to get married, in light of a TVNZ poll that shows New Zealanders now overwhelming support marriage equality, says the Green Party.

TVNZ's poll on same-sex marriage found that 63% of New Zealanders think same-sex couples should be able to get married. 31% were opposed, while 6% did not know or preferred not to say.

"It is time for New Zealand to amend our laws to reflect the change in society's views on same-sex marriage," said Green Party Rainbow Issues spokesperson Kevin Hague.

"Twice as many New Zealanders now support same sex marriage as oppose it.

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