One News Colmar Brunton poll July 2017

July 10, 2017

Polling Company: Colmar Brunton

Subsciber to NZ Political Polling Code: Yes

Poll Method: Random Phone

Poll Size: 1,007 voters of whom around 789 have a party vote preference

Undecideds: 15%

Dates: 1 July to 5 July 2017

Client: One News

Report: Colmar Brunton

Party Support

  • National 47.0% (-2.0%)
  • Labour 27.0% (-3.0%)
  • Green 11.0% (+2.0%)
  • NZ First 11.0% (+2.0%)
  • Maori 1.8% (+1.2%)
  • United Future 0.2% (+0.2%)
  • ACT 0.3% (-0.2%)
  • Mana 0.3% (+0.3%)
  • Conservative 0.1% (+0.1%)
  • Opportunities 1.1% (-0.3%)

Projected Seats

  • National 57
  • Labour 33
  • Green 14
  • ACT 1
  • Maori 2
  • United Future 1
  • NZ First 14
  • Total 122

This is based on no change in electorate seats.

Coalition Options

  • CR – National 57 + ACT 1 + United Future 1 = 59/122 – three fewer the minimum needed to govern
  • CL – Labour 33 + Greens 14 = 47/122 – 15 fewer than the minimum needed to govern
  • C – NZ First 14 + Maori 2 = 16/122

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

Preferred PM

  • Bill English 26.0% (-3%)
  • Andrew Little 5% (-3%)
  • Winston Peters 11% (+4%)
  • Jacinda Ardern 6% (nc)

Economic Outlook

  • Better 47% (-3%)
  • Worse 22% (nc)
  • Same 32% (+5%)

Euthanasia

Do you think a person who is terminally or incurably ill should be able to request the assistance of a doctor to end their life?”

  • Yes 74%
  • No 18%

America’s Cup

“Should the Government contribute taxpayer money to the next America’s Cup campaign?”

  • Yes 47%
  • No 34%

Cannabis

“It has been suggested that the sale of cannabis should be legalised. Its cultivation and sale would be
regulated. Do you support or oppose this idea?

  • Support 47%
  • Oppose 41%

Plastic Bag levy

“It has been suggested that New Zealand stores should charge consumers for plastic bags. The charge would
be 15 cents per bag. The purpose of the charge is to reduce the impact of plastic bags on the environment,
including animals and marine life. The money raised from the charge would go towards organisations who aim
to reduce waste.
Do you think introducing a charge for plastic bags is…?”

  • A good idea 82%
  • A bad idea 15%
  • Anthony Blomfield

    ha

  • G the giant from Dunedin

    The left. are history

  • Kevin Herbert

    And where’s the Jewish Institute of New Zealand’s poll results re attitudes to Israel?

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