Greens spring in polls as National takes hit

Friday, 22 August 2014

National has taken a hit in the first poll since Nicky Hager's Dirty Politics was released but the Greens, not Labour, are the big winners so far.

Labour, in fact, has dropped a little - 1.3 points to 25.2 per cent - although leader David Cunliffe's popularity has risen.

The Greens have jumped 3.8 points to 13.7 per cent which would give them 18 MPs, boosting their numbers by four. National has fallen by 4.9 points to 50 per cent.

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Green's draft list favours youth, and poll shows more will win seats

Tuesday, 18 March 2014

The Greens are the first party to name their contenders for the September election, issuing a draft list which favours youthful candidates.


On the basis of the Herald-Digipoll survey published today, 17 Green candidates would get into Parliament.