19 Apr 2010

National still dominant in latest opinion poll

2:59 pm on 19 April 2010

The National Party continues to enjoy a commanding lead over Labour, according to an opinion poll.

The One News-Colmar Brunton poll has National steady on 54%, 21 points clear of Labour on 33%.

No other party broke the 5% threshold needed to make it into Parliament without winning an electorate.

The Greens attracted 4.7% support, with the Maori Party on 2.1% and ACT 1.8%.

In the preferred prime minister stakes, John Key remains completely dominant at 48%, with Labour leader Phil Goff on 8%.

The poll of 1,000 eligible voters has a margin of error of plus or minus 3.1%.