National up, Labour down in latest poll
Sunday 5 Aug 2012 6:40 p.m.
By 3 News online staff
The latest 3 News Reid Research poll sees National given a huge boost - with Labour and its leader David Shearer going backwards.
Support for the National Party is up 4.8 percent to 50.6 percent, while Labour is down 2.4 percent to 30.8 percent.
The Greens are also down to 11.2 percent from 14.4 percent in the last poll.
Labour's slide has been reflected in the preferred Prime Minister stakes, with David Shearer down 2.3 percent to 8.9 percent. John Key is up 2.7 percent with a 43.2 percent share.
Watch the video for 3 News Political Editor Ducan Garner’s analysis.