Newshub poll: Record surge for New Zealand First
Winston Peters and New Zealand First have registered an all-time high in popularity in the latest Newshub-Reid Research poll.
The party has 9.4 percent support on the poll which comes with 100 days to go until the election.
But even with a surge like this, Mr Peters is pretending he's not excited.
"Well it's your poll and you know what I think about your polls," he told Newshub.
This is a particularly big result for the potential kingmaker, given New Zealand First traditionally peaks as it gets closer to Election Day.
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At the same point before the 2014 election, New Zealand First was polling just 3.6 percent. It climbed another 5.1 percent by Election Day to get 8.7 percent as a final result and 11 seats in Parliament.
If it rises by the same amount this time around, New Zealand First would get a final result of 13.9 percent and allow it to bring in more than 16 MPs.