3 News reports:
The latest 3 News-Reid Research poll shows Mr Peters is ahead in the race for the electorate. He’s way ahead on 54 percent, with National candidate Mark Osborne polling only 34 percent. …
Bridges is another big issue, with National promising up to $69 million for bridges in the region.
Asked if it’s a bribe, 74 percent of voters said yes, 22 percent said no and the rest – 4 percent – said they didn’t know.
“People can see through it – they know it’s just a bribe,” says Mr Peters.
Still, a majority – 58 percent – said they want the bridges, while quite a lot – 39 percent – said they didn’t. The rest didn’t know.
Asked if they trust Winston Peters, 43 percent said yes, while a majority 48 percent said no. The rest didn’t know.