24 Sep 2012

Support for National drops 3% - poll

5:54 am on 24 September 2012

Support for the National Party has fallen, according to an opinion poll released on Sunday.

National has dropped by 3%, to 45%, in TVNZ's latest Colmar Brunton poll.

The Labour Party's support has risen 2%, to 34%, and the Green Party sits at 12%.

National's John Key remains the preferred Prime Minister on 44%, while Labour leader David Shearer's support has dropped 1% to sit at 12%.

The poll has a margin of error of plus or minus 3.1%.