Poll Jolt for Labour

nz parliamentNational (48%) increases lead over Labour/ Greens (42%) – biggest lead since July 2013

Today’s New Zealand Roy Morgan Poll shows National (48%, up 1%) increasing its lead over a potential Labour/ Greens alliance (42%, down 2%).

Support for Key’s Coalition partners shows the Maori Party 0.5% (down 1%), ACT NZ (1%, up 1%) and United Future 0.5% (up 0.5%).


Support for the Labour Party has fallen sharply to 30% (down 3%), while the Greens have risen to 12% (up 1%), New Zealand First 5.5% (up 1%), Mana Party 1% (unchanged), Conservative Party of NZ 1% (down 0.5%) and Internet Party (0.5%, unchanged) while support for Others is now 0% (unchanged).

If a National Election were held now, the latest New Zealand Roy Morgan Poll shows that National would be returned to power.

And the latest NZ Roy Morgan Government Confidence Rating is virtually unchanged at 140pts (up 1pt) with 63.5% (unchanged) of New Zealanders saying New Zealand is ‘heading in the right direction’ compared to 23.5% (down 1%) that say New Zealand is ‘heading in the wrong direction’.