17 Feb 2013

National maintains strong lead - poll

8:03 pm on 17 February 2013

The National Party continues to maintain a strong lead over the Labour Party, according to a new opinion poll.

In a One News-Colmar Brunton poll released on Sunday, National has a 16 percentage point lead over Labour.

The Green Party has gone down two points to 11% support.

New Zealand First, the Maori Party and Mana Movement all had slight rises in support, while United Future and ACT have dropped slightly.

The poll surveyed 1026 people and has a margin of error of plus or minus 3.1%.