25 Mar 2015

Poll shows Peters with massive lead

6:58 pm on 25 March 2015

A new voter poll on the Northland by-election has New Zealand First leader Winston Peters with a commanding lead.

Winston Peters on the campaign trail in Northland

Winston Peters on the campaign trail in Northland Photo: RNZ / Lois Williams

In the 3News-Reid Research poll, Mr Peters is on 54 percent support, 20 points ahead of National's Mark Osborne on 34 percent.

Labour's candidate, Willow-Jean Prime, was on just 10 percent.

The poll surveyed 500 Northland voters and has a margin of error of plus or minus 4 percent.

The by-election will be held this Saturday.