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Over­all, 58 per cent of those polled wanted ex­ist­ing coun­cils to stay as they were or to share more ser­vices, with Up­per Hutt the keen­est, with 71 per cent.

Over­all 41 per cent wanted some change and 49 per cent did not. Again, Up­per Hutt was most en­thu­si­as­tic about not chang­ing any­thing, at 62 per cent, with 32 per cent favour­ing change.

Over­all, of those who wanted change, 29 per cent favoured three au­thor­i­ties, one for Welling­ton, Porirua and Kapiti, a sec­ond for Up­per Hutt and Lower Hutt and a third for Wairarapa.

Sec­ond most favoured op­tion, at 24 per cent, was a sin­gle author­ity re­plac­ing all the coun­cils, in­clud­ing the re­gional coun­cil.

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