Simon Barnett makes list of the most trusted Kiwis

NZ 23/05/2017

The recently released 2017 Reader’s Digest Most Trusted People poll shows that Kiwis have a lot of faith in our ol' mate Si. He came in third place in the 'Most Trusted Entertainers' category, with second place going to Sole Mio and the no. 1 spot being held by the Topp Twins.

The survey asked 1400 kiwis to rank their most trusted people in 4 categories, most trusted TV presenter, politician, sportsperson and entertainer.

This years results vary from the last few years slighty as many of those in the top spots have since stepped down from their prominent positions.

Most trusted TV presenters:

  1. John Campbell
  2. Peter Williams
  3. Paul Henry
  4. Hilary Barry

Most trusted politicians:

  1. John Key
  2. Helen Clark
  3. Winston Peters

Most trusted sports people:

  1. Richie McCaw
  2. Valarie Adams
  3. Lydia Ko

Most trusted entertainers:

  1. Topp Twins
  2. Sole Mio
  3. Simon Barnett