Labour, Greens could govern - new poll

VERNON SMALL
Last updated 10:45 14/02/2013
Opinion poll

Who would you vote for if the election was held today?

ACT

Conservative

Greens

Labour

Mana

Maori Party

National

NZ First

United Future

Vote Result

Relevant offers

Politics

Homeless Aucklanders could receive $5000 grant to be rehoused out of city Increased paid parental leave a no-go as Government promises to veto it WINZ hotel debt can be wiped, but only in exceptional circumstances - Minister With just one sleep till Budget day, what should be top of Bill English's mind? Helen Clark's bid for top United Nations job hits controversy Lawmakers gutless about tackling charity Godzillas, critic says Teen mums need a chance, not judgment Majority of Kiwis say Panama Papers leak has damaged NZ's reputation Taxpayers, ratepayers fork out $47m for leaky home repairs Emergency housing choices often limited, costly, says ministry

Labour and the Greens will be in the box seat to form a Government if the numbers in a new political poll are matched on election day.

The latest Roy Morgan poll had Labour up three points on 34.5 per cent while the Greens were steady on 13.5 per cent.

National was down two at 44 per cent in the fortnightly poll. Among its support parties the Maori Party was down 1 per cent at 0.5 per cent, ACT was steady on 0.5 per cent and United Future failed to register.

Among other minor parties NZ First slipped one point taking it below the threshold for list seats at 4 per cent.

Hone Harawira's Mana Party was on 0.5 per cent (unchanged) and the Conservative Party was up 1.5 at 2 per cent in the poll of 1008 taken in the two weeks to February 10

The combined opposition vote was 52.5 per cent against 45 per cent for parties backing the Government.

The poll's "government confidence rating" was down 2 points to 124.5 with 55 per cent saying the country was "heading in the right direction", and 30.5 per cent (unchanged) saying it was heading in the wrong direction.

Ad Feedback

- Stuff

Special offers
Opinion poll

Should the speed limit be raised to 110kmh on some roads?

Yes

No

Vote Result

Related story: 110kmh limit moves closer

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content