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Roy Morgan poll early July 2014

Polling Company: Roy Morgan Research

Poll Method: Random Phone

Poll Size: 819 of whom 774 have a party preference

Undecideds: 5.5%

Dates: 30 June to 13 July 2014

Client: Self Published

Report: Roy Morgan

Party Support

  • National 51.0% (+3.0%)
  • Labour 23.5% (-4.5%)
  • Green 15.0% (+3.0%)
  • NZ First 6.0% (+0.5%)
  • Maori 1.0% (-0.5%)
  • United Future 0.5% (+0.5%)
  • ACT 0.5% (-0.5%)
  • Mana/Internet 1.5% (-1.0%)
  • Conservative 1.0% (nc)

Projected Seats

  • National 62
  • Labour 28
  • Green 18
  • ACT 1
  • Maori 3
  • United Future 1
  • Mana/Internet 2
  • NZ First 7
  • Total 122

This is based on no change in electorate seats.

Coalition Options

  • CR – National 62 + ACT 1 + United Future 1 = 64/122 – two more than the minimum needed to govern
  • CL – Labour 28 + Greens 18 + Mana/Internet 2 = 48/122 – fourteen fewer than the minimum needed to govern
  • C – NZ First 7 + Maori 3 = 10/122

On this poll National (plus ACT/UFNZ) would form a Government.

Country Direction

  • Right 65.5% (+0.5%)
  • Wrong 23.0% (-0.5)
  • Can’t Say 11.5% (nc)

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Roy Morgan poll late June 2014

Polling Company: Roy Morgan Research

Poll Method: Random Phone

Poll Size: 817 of whom 772 have a party preference

Undecideds: 5.5%

Dates: 16 June to 29 June 2014

Client: Self Published

Report: Roy Morgan

Party Support

  • National 48.0% (-1.5%)
  • Labour 28.0% (nc)
  • Green 12.0% (nc)
  • NZ First 5.5% (+1.5%)
  • Maori 1.5% (+0.5%)
  • United Future 0.0% (nc)
  • ACT 1.0% (+0.5%)
  • Mana/Internet 2.5% (nc)
  • Conservative 1.0% (-0.5%)

Projected Seats

  • National 58
  • Labour 34
  • Green 15
  • ACT 1
  • Maori 3
  • United Future 1
  • Mana/Internet 3
  • NZ First 7
  • Total 122

This is based on no change in electorate seats.

Coalition Options

  • CR – National 58 + ACT 1 + United Future 1 = 60/122 – two fewer than the minimum needed to govern
  • CL – Labour 34 + Greens 15 + Mana/Internet 3 = 52/122 – ten fewer than the minimum needed to govern
  • C – NZ First 7 + Maori 3 = 10/122

On this poll National (plus ACT/UFNZ) could form a Government with either the Maori Party or NZ First OR Labour could form a Government with both the Maori Party and NZ First (and Greens and NZ First).

Country Direction

  • Right 65.0% (+1.5%)
  • Wrong 23.5% (-0.5)
  • Can’t Say 11.5% (-1.0%)

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Roy Morgan poll mid June 2014

Polling Company: Roy Morgan Research

Poll Method: Random Phone

Poll Size: 845 of whom 803 have a party preference

Undecideds: 5.0%

Dates: 02 June to 15 June 2014

Client: Self Published

Report: Roy Morgan

Party Support

  • National 49.5% (+7.0%)
  • Labour 28.0% (-1.5%)
  • Green 12.0% (-4.5%)
  • NZ First 4.0% (-1.5%)
  • Maori 1.0% (+0.5%)
  • United Future 0.0% (nc)
  • ACT 0.5% (+0.5%)
  • Mana/Internet 2.5% (-0.5%)
  • Conservative 1.5% (nc)

Projected Seats

  • National 64
  • Labour 36
  • Green 15
  • ACT 1
  • Maori 3
  • United Future 1
  • Mana/Internet 3
  • NZ First 0
  • Total 123

This is based on no change in electorate seats.

Coalition Options

  • CR – National 64 + ACT 1 + United Future 1 = 66/123 – four more than the minimum needed to govern
  • CL – Labour 36 + Greens 15 + Mana 3 = 54/123 – eight fewer than the minimum needed to govern
  • C – NZ First 0 + Maori 3 = 3/123

On this poll National would form a Government.

Country Direction

  • Right 63.5% (-1.0%)
  • Wrong 24.0% (nc)
  • Can’t Say 12.5% (+1.0%)

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Fairfax Ipsos poll June 2014

Polling Company: Ipsos

Poll Method: Random Phone

Poll Size: 1017 respondents of whom 777 have a party preference

Undecideds: Unknown

Dates: 14 to 17 June 2014

Client: Fairfax

Report: Stuff

Party Support

  • National 56.6% (+8.9%)
  • Labour 23.2% (-6.3%)
  • Green 11.9% (-0.9%)
  • NZ First 3.2% (-0.5%)
  • Maori 0.7% (-1.2%)
  • United Future 0.0% (nc)
  • ACT 0.7% (-0.2%)
  • Mana 1.2% (+0.7%)
  • Conservative 0.9% (-0.7%)

Projected Seats

  • National 72
  • Labour 30
  • Green 15
  • ACT 1
  • Maori 3
  • United Future 1
  • Mana 2
  • NZ First 0
  • Total 123

This is based on no change in electorate seats.

Coalition Options

  • CR – National 72 + ACT 1 + United Future 1 = 74/123 – twelve more than the minimum needed to govern
  • CL – Labour 30 + Greens 15 + Mana 2 = 47/123 – fifteen fewer than the minimum needed to govern
  • C – Maori 3 + NZ First 0 = 3/122

On this poll a centre-right government would be formed.

Preferred PM

  • John Key 53.3% (+4.7%)
  • David Cunliffe 11.9% (-1.5%)
  • Winston Peters 2.5% (-0.9%)
  • Russel Norman 2.8% (+0.8%)

Country Direction

  • Right 63.1% (-0.5%)
  • Wrong 35.4% (-0.2%)

Time for a Change of Government

  • Yes 43.8% (-2.5%)
  • No 48.0% (-0.1%)

Government Performance Out of 10

  • 0 – 2: 9.4% (+0.4%)
  • 3 – 7: 66.0% (-1.0%)
  • 8 – 10: 24.0% (nc)

Most Important Issues

  • Education 22%
  • Economy 21%
  • Health 19%
  • Unemployment 14%
  • Housing Affordability 12%
  • Immigration 4%

MMP Electorate seat threshold

  • 82% against “coat tailing”
  • 14% in favour

Expectation of tax cuts

  • 30% expect tax cuts
  • 61% do not

John Key

  • 22% say they would vote National if John Key stood down
  • 36% say they might depending on who replaced him
  • 39% would not

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NZ Herald Digipoll June 2014

Polling Company: DigiPoll

Poll Method: Random Phone

Undecideds: 12.2%

Poll Size: 750 respondents, of whom 659 had a party preference

Dates: 06 to 15 June 2014

Client: NZ Herald

Report: NZ Herald

Party Support

  • National 50.4% (-0.4%)
  • Labour 30.5% (+1.0%)
  • Green 10.7% (-2.4%)
  • NZ First 3.6% (nc)
  • Maori 0.8% (+0.6%)
  • United Future 0.1% (+0.1%)
  • ACT 0.7% (-0.1%)
  • Mana/Internet 1.4% (+1.3%)
  • Conservative 1.5% (+0.2%)

Projected Seats

  • National 64
  • Labour 38
  • Green 14
  • Maori 3
  • United Future 1
  • ACT 1
  • Mana/Internet 2
  • NZ First 0
  • Total 123

This is based on no change in electorate seats.

Coalition Options

  • CR – National 64 + ACT 1 + United Future 1 = 66/123 – four more than the minimum needed to govern
  • CL – Labour 38 + Greens 14 + Mana/Internet 2 = 54/123 -eight fewer than the minimum needed to govern
  • C – NZ First 0 + Maori 3 = 3/123

On this poll, National would form the Government.

Preferred PM

  • Key 65.9% (-0.6%)
  • Cunliffe 12.7% (+1.6%)
  • Peters 6.2% (-0.3%)
  • Norman 2.5% (-2.0%)

Electorate MP threshold

  • Keep 50%
  • Remove and drop threshold to 4% – 36%

Mana/Internet deal

  • Unprincipled rort 43%
  • Legitimate use of MMP 33%

Country Direction

  • Right 65%

Political Fundraising

  • 42% say politicians speaking regularly to donors in private meetings is a bad look
  • 30% say nothing wrong
  • 21% say it is corrupt

Capital Gains Tax

  • 41% favour
  • 35% opposed

Cannabis

  • 33% decriminalise
  • 20% legalise
  • 45% remain illegal

Immigration

  • Levels about right 50%
  • Too high 35%

Coalition Partners

  • Preferred coalition partner for Labour is Greens 50% then NZ First 35%

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Roy Morgan poll late May 2014

Polling Company: Roy Morgan Research

Poll Method: Random Phone

Poll Size: 849 of whom 802 have a party preference

Undecideds: 5.5%

Dates: 19 May to 01 June 2014

Client: Self Published

Report: Roy Morgan

Party Support

  • National 52.5% (+7.0%)
  • Labour 29.0% (-1.5%)
  • Green 9.0% (-4.5%)
  • NZ First 4.5% (-1.5%)
  • Maori 1.5% (+0.5%)
  • United Future 0.0% (nc)
  • ACT 1.0% (+0.5%)
  • Mana/Internet 1.0% (-0.5%)
  • Conservative 1.0% (nc)

Projected Seats

  • National 67
  • Labour 37
  • Green 12
  • ACT 1
  • Maori 3
  • United Future 1
  • Mana/Internet 1
  • NZ First 0
  • Total 122

This is based on no change in electorate seats.

Coalition Options

  • CR – National 67 + ACT 1 + United Future 1 = 69/122 – seven more than the minimum needed to govern
  • CL – Labour 37 + Greens 12 + Mana 1 = 50/122 – 12 fewer than the minimum needed to govern
  • C – NZ First 0 + Maori 3 = 3/122

On this poll National would form a Government.

Country Direction

  • Right 64.5% (+4.5%)
  • Wrong 24.0% (-4.0%)
  • Can’t Say 11.5% (-0.5%)

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Roy Morgan poll early May 2014

Polling Company: Roy Morgan Research

Poll Method: Random Phone

Poll Size: 873 of whom 825 have a party preference

Undecideds: 5.5%

Dates: 05 May to 18 May 2014

Client: Self Published

Report: Roy Morgan

Party Support

  • National 45.5% (+3.0%)
  • Labour 30.5% (-0.5%)
  • Green 13.5% (-1.0%)
  • NZ First 6.0% (nc)
  • Maori 1.0% (nc)
  • United Future 0.0% (nc)
  • ACT 0.5% (nc)
  • Mana 1.0% (nc)
  • Conservative 1.0% (+0.5%)
  • Internet 0.5% (-0.5%)

Projected Seats

  • National 56
  • Labour 37
  • Green 17
  • ACT 1
  • Maori 3
  • United Future 1
  • Mana 1
  • NZ First 7
  • Total 123

This is based on no change in electorate seats.

Coalition Options

  • CR – National 56 + ACT 1 + United Future 1 = 58/123 – four fewer than the minimum needed to govern
  • CL – Labour 37 + Greens 17 + Mana 1 = 55/123 – seven fewer than the minimum needed to govern
  • C – NZ First 7 + Maori 3 = 10/123

On this poll NZ First would hold the balance of power.

Country Direction

  • Right 60.0% (-2.0%)
  • Wrong 28.0% (+1.5%)
  • Can’t Say 12.0% (+0.5%)

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Fairfax Ipsos poll May 2014

Polling Company: Ipsos

Poll Method: Random Phone

Poll Size: 1,011

Undecideds: Unknown

Dates: 10 May to 12 May 2014

Client: Fairfax

Report: Stuff

Party Support

  • National 47.6% (-1.8%)
  • Labour 29.5% (-2.3%)
  • Green 12.7% (+2.7%)
  • NZ First 3.7% (+0.1%)
  • Maori 1.9% (+0.8%)
  • United Future 0.1% (nc)
  • ACT 0.9% (+0.4%)
  • Mana 0.5% (+0.2%)
  • Conservative 1.6% (-0.5%)

Projected Seats

  • National 62
  • Labour 38
  • Green 16
  • ACT 1
  • Maori 3
  • United Future 1
  • Mana 1
  • NZ First 0
  • Total 122

This is based on no change in electorate seats.

Coalition Options

  • CR – National 62 + ACT 1 + United Future 1 = 64/122 – two more than the minimum needed to govern
  • CL – Labour 38 + Greens 16 + Mana 1 = 55/122 – seven fewer than the minimum needed to govern
  • C – Maori 3 + NZ First 0 = 3/122

On this poll a centre-right government would be formed.

Preferred PM

  • John Key 48.6% (-1.0%)
  • David Cunliffe 13.4% (-3.9%)
  • Winston Peters 3.4% (+0.6%)

Country Direction

  • Right 63.6% (-0.1%)
  • Wrong 35.7% (+0.1%)

Time for a Change of Government

  • Yes 46.3% (-1.0%)
  • No 48.1% (+0.1%)

Keep interest rates low

  • National 40%
  • Labour 26%

Spending

  • Should increase spending in Budget 21%
  • Decrease spending 21%
  • Maintain current levels 51%

Most important issues

  • Freeze on energy and fuel prices 74% personally/69% for country
  • Tax cuts for workers 70%/69%
  • Increase minimum wage 55%/72%
  • Help first time buyers 54%/76%
  • Reduce childcare costs 44% personally/66% for country
  • Increase paid parental leave 32%/45%
  • Introduce capital gains tax 28%/44%
  • Increase pension age 26%/46%

Government performance

  • Keeping unemployment down – 52%
  • Balancing tax and expenditure – 57%
  • Managing economy 69%
  • Improve standard of living 41%
  • Improve standard of living for poor people 31%
  • Improve standard of living for rich people 75%

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Roy Morgan poll mid March 2014

Polling Company: Roy Morgan Research

Poll Method: Random Phone

Poll Size: 873 of whom 838 have a party preference

Undecideds: 4.0%

Dates: 03 March to 16 March 2014

Client: Self Published

Report: Roy Morgan

Party Support

  • National 45.5% (-3.0%)
  • Labour 31.5% (+1.0%)
  • Green 14.0% (+3.5%)
  • NZ First 3.5% (-1.0%)
  • Maori 2.0% (+0.5%)
  • United Future 0.5% (nc)
  • ACT 0.5% (-0.5%)
  • Mana 0.0% (-0.5%)
  • Conservative 1.5% (-1.0%)
  • Internet 0.0% (nc)

Projected Seats

  • National 57
  • Labour 40
  • Green 18
  • ACT 1
  • Maori 3
  • United Future 1
  • Mana 1
  • NZ First 0
  • Total 121

This is based on no change in electorate seats.

Coalition Options

  • CR – National 57 + ACT 1 + United Future 1 = 59/121 – two fewer than the minimum needed to govern
  • CL – Labour 40 + Greens 18 + Mana 1 = 59/121 – two fewer than the minimum needed to govern
  • C – NZ First 0 + Maori 3 = 3/121

On this poll the Maori Party would hold the balance of power.

Country Direction

  • Right 61.0% (-4.0%)
  • Wrong 25.5% (+2.0)
  • Can’t Say 13.5% (+2.0%)

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Roy Morgan poll early March 2014

Polling Company: Roy Morgan Research

Poll Method: Random Phone

Poll Size: 977 of whom 943 have a party preference

Undecideds: 3.5%

Dates: 17 February to 02 March 2014

Client: Self Published

Report: Roy Morgan

Party Support

  • National 48.5% (+0.5%)
  • Labour 30.5% (+0.5%)
  • Green 10.5% (-1.5%)
  • NZ First 4.5% (-1.0%)
  • Maori 1.5% (+1.0%)
  • United Future 0.5% (nc)
  • ACT 1.0% (nc)
  • Mana 0.5% (-0.5%)
  • Conservative 2.5% (+1.5%)

Projected Seats

  • National 62
  • Labour 39
  • Green 14
  • ACT 1
  • Maori 3
  • United Future 1
  • Mana 1
  • NZ First 0
  • Total 122

This is based on no change in electorate seats.

Coalition Options

  • CR – National 62 + ACT 1 + United Future 1 = 64/121 – three more than the minimum needed to govern
  • CL – Labour 39 + Greens 14 + Mana 1 = 54/121 – seven fewer than the minimum needed to govern
  • C – NZ First 0 + Maori 3 = 3/121

On this poll a centre-right Government would be formed.

Country Direction

  • Right 65.0% (+1.5%)
  • Wrong 23.5% (nc)
  • Can’t Say 11.5% (-1.5%)

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