This did catch the eye
Believe it or not
55.6 per cent said they were affiliated with a Christian religion, down from 60.6 per cent in 2001.
34.7 per cent said they had no religion, up from 29.6 per cent in 2001.
Top five religions
554,925 Anglicans, down 5.1 per cent.
508,437 Catholics, up 4.7 per cent.
400,839 Presbyterian-Congregational-Reformed, down 7 per cent.
186,234 Christians (with no denomination given), down 3.1 per cent.
121,806 Methodists, up 1 per cent.
Small, but growing
37.8 pc increase for Orthodox.
25.6 pc increase for Evangelical, born again and fundamentalist.
17.8pc increase for Pentecostal.
More than one in three New Zealanders have no religious affiliation.
I wonder why?