NATIONAL (44.5%) LEAD OVER LABOUR (30%) DOWN AGAIN
LABOUR, GREENS & NZ FIRST WITH MAJORITY OF VOTE (50.5%)
Today’s New Zealand Roy Morgan Poll shows a further drop in support for Prime Minister John Key’s National Party 44.5% (down 2.5% since April 16-29, 2012). Support for Key’s Coalition partners has changed slightly with the Maori Party 1% (down 0.5%), United Future 1% (up 0.5%) and ACT NZ 0% (down 0.5%).
Support for Labour has
risen 1.5% to 30%, Greens are unchanged at 15%, New Zealand
First 5.5% (up 0.5%), Mana Party 0.5% (unchanged) and Others
2.5% (up 1%). If a National Election were held today a
left-wing alliance between Labour, Greens and NZ First
(50.5%) would have the best chance of forming Government
with all parties clearly above the 5% threshold required for
party list seats.
The latest New Zealand Roy Morgan Government Confidence Rating is down 7 points to 115.5 (the lowest for over a year since February 14-27, 2011) – with 51% (down 4% of New Zealanders saying New Zealand is ‘heading in the right direction’ compared to 35.5% (up 3%) that say New Zealand is ‘heading in the wrong direction’.
Read the full Roy Morgan Release here: NZ Fed Vote.pdf