Yet another rogue poll, they have been rolling in for over three years, but I suppose we will hear Labour and its paid lap-bloggers intone in steely voices that this is just another rogue poll and the electorate will be surprised by John Key’s hidden agenda and Crosby/Textor, Tory baby eating persona will finally reveal itself.
The latest Roy Morgan NZ Poll shows support for John Key’s National-led Government is virtually unchanged, down 0.5% to 57% comprising National Party 51.5% (down 2%), Maori Party 2% (down 0.5%), ACT NZ 2.5% (up 1%) and United Future 1% (up 1%). Support for Opposition Parties is 43% (up 0.5%); Labour Party 33.5% (up 2%), Greens 6.5% (down 1.5%), New Zealand First 2% (unchanged), the Progressive Party 0.5% (unchanged) and Others 0.5% (unchanged). If a National Election were held today the National Party would win easily. The Roy Morgan Government Confidence Rating is 137 (down 3.5 points) with 64% (down 1%) of New Zealanders saying New Zealand is ‘heading in the right direction’ compared to 27% (up 2.5%) that say New Zealand is ‘heading in the wrong