Opinion polling for the New Zealand general election, 2014

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Opinion polling for the 2014 New Zealand general election has been commissioned throughout the duration of the 50th New Zealand Parliament by various organisations. The main five are Television New Zealand, TV3, The New Zealand Herald, Fairfax New Zealand and Roy Morgan Research. The sample size, margin of error and confidence interval of each poll varies by organisation and date.

Party vote and key events[edit]

Refusals are generally excluded from the party vote percentages, while question wording and the treatment of "don't know" responses and those not intending to vote may vary between survey firms.

Graphical summary[edit]

The first graph below shows trend lines averaged across all polls for parties that received 5.0% or more of the party vote at the 2011 election. The second graph shows the parties that received 1.0% or more (but less than 5.0%) of the party vote, or won an electorate seat, at the 2011 election. Parties which have polled over 1.0% since the 2011 election are also included.

Summary of poll results given below up to and including 27 August 2014. For simplicity, only political parties that received 5.0% or more of the party vote at the 2011 election are shown. Lines give the mean estimated by a GAM smoother, with shaded grey areas showing the corresponding 95% confidence interval for the estimate. Figures to the right show the estimate from the smoothing line at the date of the most recent poll, with 95% confidence interval.
Summary poll results for political parties that received 1.0% or more (but less than 5.0%) of the party vote or won an electorate seat at the 2011 election. It also includes parties contesting the 2014 election which have polled over 1.0% since 2011.

Individual polls[edit]

Poll Date [nb 1] National Labour Green NZ First Māori Mana ACT United Future Conservative Internet Internet Mana
2011 election result[1] 26 November 2011 47.31 27.48 11.06 6.59 1.43 1.08 1.07 0.60 2.65
26 November 2011 – Don Brash resigns as leader of ACT over the party's low election result.
13 December 2011 – David Shearer replaced Phil Goff as leader of the Labour Party.
14 December 2011 – The Fifth National Government is sworn in for a second term, continuing their confidence and supply agreements with the ACT, Maori and United Future parties, but with a reduced seven seat-majority.
20 December 2011 – The 50th New Zealand Parliament is sworn in.
Roy Morgan Research[2] 3–15 January 2012 47 27.5 14.5 5 1.5 1 0.5 0.5
Roy Morgan Research[3] 16–29 January 2012 46 30.5 13 5.5 2 0.5 0.5 0.5
Roy Morgan Research[4] 30 January–12 February 2012 45.5 31 11.5 6 1.5 1 1 0.5
3 News Reid Research[5] 19 February 2012 46.5 29.4 13.3 5.0 1.3 1.3 0.2 1.4
Roy Morgan Research[6] 13–26 February 2012 45.5 31.5 13 5 1.5 1 0.5 0.5
Roy Morgan Research[7] 27 February – 11 March 2012 48.5 30 12.5 5 1 0.5 0.5 0.5
21 March 2012 – Nick Smith resigns from his ministerial portfolios and Cabinet over his conduct in 2010 while Minister of ACC.[8]
One News Colmar Brunton[9][10] 24–28 March 2012 51 29 11 3.1 0.9 1 0.5 0.2 1.4
Roy Morgan Research[11] 12 March – 1 April 2012 44 30.5 17 5 1.5 0.5 0.5 0.5
Roy Morgan Research[12] 2–15 April 2012 49.5 26.5 12.5 6.5 1.5 1 1
3 News Reid Research[13] 22 April 2012 49.8 29.4 14.1 2.3 1.6 0.9 0.2 1.1
Herald-DigiPoll[14] 19–29 April 2012 48.1 34.8 9.2 4.9 1.7 0.1 0.0 0.7 0.1
Roy Morgan Research[15] 16–29 April 2012 47 28.5 15 5 1.5 0.5 0.5 0.5
Roy Morgan Research[16] 30 April–13 May 2012 44.5 30 15 5.5 1 0.5 1
24 May 2012 – Finance Minister Bill English delivers the 2012 budget, described for the second consecutive year as a "zero" budget. The National government aims to record a $197m surplus in 2014/15, down from $1300m in the 2011 budget.[17][18]
Roy Morgan Research[19] 14–27 May 2012 44 30.5 13.5 5 2 1 1 0.5
One News Colmar Brunton[9][20] 26–30 June 2012 47 33 13 2.2 1.3 1 0.7 0 1.4
Roy Morgan Research[21] 28 May–7 June 2012 46 31 12.5 5.5 1.5 1 0.5
3 News Reid Research[22] 10 June 2012 45.8 33.2 14.4 2.8 1.4 0.3 0.5 1.1
Roy Morgan Research[23] 8–24 June 2012 47.5 32 12 4 1.5 0.5 0.5 0.5
Herald-DigiPoll[24] 18–25 June 2012 47.5 34.0 9.1 4.4 1.3 1.7 0.5 0.5 0.5
26 June 2012 – The Mixed Ownership Model Bill, which allows the Government to implement its controversial "mixed ownership model" partial privatisation of four state-owned enterprises, passes its third reading.[25][26]
Roy Morgan Research[27] 25 June–8 July 2012 45.5 32.5 13 4.5 1 0.5 0.5 0.5
Roy Morgan Research[28] 9–22 July 2012 47.5 30 11 5.5 1 0.5 1 0.5 3
Fairfax Media Ipsos[29] 19–23 July 2012 44.9 32.6 11.9 3.6 2.7 1.2 0.6 0.1 0.7
One News Colmar Brunton[9][30] 28 July – 1 August 2012 48 32 12 2.5 2.3 0.4 0.5 0.1 0.9
3 News Reid Research[31] 5 August 2012 50.6 30.8 11.2 3.0 1.6 0.2 0.1 1.7
Roy Morgan Research[32] 23 July – 5 August 2012 44 32 14 4 2 1 0.5 0.5 1.5
Roy Morgan Research[33] 13–26 August 2012 44.5 32 14.5 5 2.5 1 0.5
29 August 2012 – Labour MP Louisa Wall's private member's bill to legalise same-sex marriage in New Zealand passes its first reading 80 votes to 40.[34]
Herald-DigiPoll[35] 20–31 August 2012 47.9 32.0 10.7 5.5 1.5 0.3 0.2 0.3 1.4
Roy Morgan Research[36] 27 August – 9 September 2012 46.5 31 12.5 4.5 2.5 1 0.5 1
One News Colmar Brunton[9][37] 15–19 September 2012 45 34 12 1.8 2.9 0.6 0.9 0.1 2
Roy Morgan Research[38] 10–23 September 2012 43.5 33 11.5 5 2.5 1.5 0.5 2
Roy Morgan Research[39] 24 September – 7 October 2012 41.5 33.5 13.5 6.5 1.5 0.5 0.5 2
3 News Reid Research[40] 14 October 2012 48.8 33.0 10.6 3.2 1.5 0.1 0.1 2.0
Roy Morgan Research[41] 8–24 October 2012 43.5 29 13 7.5 3.5 0.5 0.5 2
One News Colmar Brunton[9][42] 27–31 October 2012 45 32 12 4.9 2.2 1 0.6 0.2 1
Roy Morgan Research[43] 29 October – 11 November 2012 45.5 32.5 10.5 5 2 1 0.5 0.5 1.5
Roy Morgan Research[44] 12–25 November 2012 45 31.5 13.5 6.5 1 0.5 0.5 1.5
One News Colmar Brunton[9][45] 24–28 November 2012 44 35 13 3.6 0.7 0.3 0.6 0.5 1.3
3 News Reid Research[46] 2 December 2012 47.0 34.6 12.9 2.0 1.2 0.1 0.2 0.7
Fairfax Media Ipsos[47] 28 November – 3 December 2012 46.2 34.4 10.5 3.8 1.3 0.6 0.0 0.2 1.4
Roy Morgan Research[48] 26 November – 9 December 2012 45.5 33.5 11 5 1.5 1 1 1
Roy Morgan Research[49] 2–14 January 2013 46 31.5 12 5 2 0.5 0.5 0.5 1.5
Roy Morgan Research[50] 14–27 January 2013 46 31.5 13.5 5.5 1.5 0.5 0.5 0.5
22 January 2013 – Prime Minister John Key announces a cabinet reshuffle, promoting three MPs to Cabinet and dropping three others.
31 January 2013 – David Carter is elected Speaker of the House, after incumbent Speaker Lockwood Smith resigns from Parliament to become High Commissioner to the United Kingdom.
Roy Morgan Research[51] 27 January – 10 February 2013 44 34.5 13.5 4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0 2
One News Colmar Brunton[9][52] 9–13 February 2013 49 33 11 3.9 1 0.5 0.1 0.2 0.9
Fairfax Media Ipsos[53] 10–14 February 2013 44.9 36.3 10.7 2.8 1.3 1.4 0.4 0.1 1.6
3 News Reid Research[54] 24 February 2013 51.4 32.6 10.8 3.4 0.4 0 0.1 0.9
Roy Morgan Research[55] 11–24 February 2013 47.5 30.5 12.5 3 2.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 2
Roy Morgan Research[56] 25 February – 10 March 2013 43.5 32.5 13.5 5 2 0 0.5 0.5 2
Herald-DigiPoll[57] 11–17 March 2013 48.5 36.4 9.0 2.5 1.1 0.5 0.1 1.3
Roy Morgan Research[58] 11–24 March 2013 44 34.5 13 3 2.5 0.5 0.5 1 1
Roy Morgan Research[59] 1–14 April 2013 40.5 35.5 13.5 5 2 0.5 0.5 0.5 1.5
17 April 2013 – Labour MP Louisa Wall's private member's bill to legalise same-sex marriage in New Zealand passes its final reading 77 votes to 44.[60]
18 April 2013 – Labour and the Greens make their first joint policy announcement, NZ Power, a single buyer of electricity[61]
3 News Reid Research[62] 13–18 April 2013 49.4 30.2 11.5 3.8 1.0 1.0 0.5 2.0
One News Colmar Brunton[9][63] 14–18 April 2013 43 36 13 3.0 1.3 0.1 0.1 1.0 1.7
Roy Morgan Research[64] 15–28 April 2013 46.5 31.5 11 4.5 1.5 1 0.5 0.5 2
29 April 2013 – Sitting MP Parekura Horomia (Labour, Ikaroa-Rawhiti) dies from health complications, aged 62.
Roy Morgan Research[65] 29 April–12 May 2013 44 32 12 5 2 1 1.5 0.5 1.5
10 May 2013 – 49 percent of Mighty River Power is floated on the stock exchange in the first "mixed ownership model" float. The share issue price is set at $2.50, below the government's expected $2.70 to $2.80.
16 May 2013 – Finance Minister Bill English delivers the 2013 budget. The government revised its expected 2014/15 surplus to $75m.
One News Colmar Brunton[9][66] 18–22 May 2013 49 33 9 3.6 1.3 1.2 0.3 0.7 1.7
3 News Reid Research[67] 17–23 May 2013 47.1 33.1 12.0 2.2 2.2 0.5 0.2 1.5
Fairfax Media Ipsos[68] 19–23 May 2013 49.1 31.9 11.2 3.2 1.6 0.1 0.1 0.3 1.6
Roy Morgan Research[69] 13–26 May 2013 41 35 12 4.5 2 0.5 0.5 2.5
24 May 2013 – Mighty River Power's share price on the NZX falls below its $2.50 listing price. As of 28 August 2014, it has not traded above its listing price since.[70]
31 May 2013 – United Future is de-registered as a political party by the Electoral Commission after it cannot prove it had at least 500 financial members.
Roy Morgan Research[71] 3–16 June 2013 44 33 11.5 6 2 1 0.5 0 2
Herald-DigiPoll[72] 12–23 June 2013 48.8 30.9 10.5 5.1 1.8 0.5 0.2 0.3 1.5
19 June 2013 – Green Party announces u-turn on quantitative easing policy.[73]
Roy Morgan Research[74] 17–30 June 2013 46.5 31.5 13 3.5 1.5 0.5 0.5 2
29 June 2013 – Ikaroa-Rawhiti by-election: Meka Whaitiri wins the by-election and retains the electorate for Labour. The Mana Party comes second and the Māori Party third (National did not field a candidate).
Roy Morgan Research[75] 1–14 July 2013 47 31 11.5 4.5 2 1.5 0.5 1.5
3 News Reid Research[76] 9–14 July 2013 49.5 31.0 12.0 3.9 1.6 0.2 0.2 1.1
Roy Morgan Research[77] 15–28 July 2013 51 29 10 4 1.5 1 1 0 1.5
One News Colmar Brunton[9][78] 27–31 July 2013 46 33 14 3.3 1.6 0.2 0.7 0.2 0.6
1 August 2013 – The controversial GCSB Amendment Bill passes its second reading.
Roy Morgan Research[79] 29 July – 11 August 2013 44 34 14 3 2 0.5 0.5 1
Fairfax Media Ipsos[80] 10–15 August 2013 48.3 31.6 12.3 2.8 1.0 0.5 0.2 1.4
13 August 2013 – United Future is re-registered by the Electoral Commission after confirming it had 500 financial members.
21 August 2013 – The controversial GCSB Amendment Bill passes its third reading and becomes law.
22 August 2013 – David Shearer announced his intention to step down as leader of the Labour Party.
Roy Morgan Research[81] 12–25 August 2013 44 31.5 14 5.5 2 0.5 0.5 0.5 1
Roy Morgan Research[82] 26 August – 8 September 2013 41 32.5 15 6.5 1 0.5 1 0.5 1.5
15 September 2013 – David Cunliffe is elected as leader of the Labour Party.
One News Colmar Brunton[9][83] 14–18 September 2013 47 34 12 3.6 1.3 0 0.2 0.3 0.8
Herald-DigiPoll[84] 17–23 September 2013 43.7 37.7 11.3 4.4 0.8 0.7 0.1 0 1.0
Roy Morgan Research[85] 16–29 September 2013 42 37 11.5 4.5 1 0.5 0.5 0.5 2
Roy Morgan Research[86] 30 September – 13 October 2013 41.5 37 12.5 5 1.5 0.5 0.5 0.5
12 October 2013 – 2013 local body elections: Sitting MP Lianne Dalziel (Labour, Christchurch East) wins the Christchurch mayoralty and subsequently resigns from Parliament.
Fairfax Media Ipsos[87] 19–23 October 2013 50.2 33.6 10.7 2.3 0.7 0.7 0.1 0.1 0.7
One News Colmar Brunton[9][88] 19–23 October 2013 45 34 13 3.9 1.4 0.3 0.5 0.1 1.6
Roy Morgan Research[89] 14–27 October 2013 42 35.5 11 4.5 1.5 0.5 1 0.5 2.5
3 News Reid Research[90] 3–7 November 2013[91] 46.3 32.2 10.4 4.2 1.2 1.3 0.8 0.1 2.8
Roy Morgan Research[92] 28 October – 10 November 2013 45.5 32 12.5 5 1 1 0.5 1.5
Roy Morgan Research[93] 11–24 November 2013 44.5 34 11 3.5 1 1 0.5 0.5 2
30 November 2013 – Christchurch East by-election: Poto Williams wins the by-election, retaining the electorate for Labour with 61% of the vote. National comes second, the Green Party third, and the Conservative Party fourth.
Roy Morgan Research[94] 25 November – 8 December 2013 45 30.5 14.5 5 1.5 1 2
Herald-DigiPoll[95] 9–17 December 2013 46.8 35.4 10.8 3.9 1.3 0.9 0 0 0.7
Roy Morgan Research[96] 6–19 January 2014 43.5 33.5 12.5 4 2 0.5 0.5 2.5
3 News Reid Research[97] 2 February 2014 44.5 33.5 12.4 5.7 1.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 2.1
Roy Morgan Research[98] 20 January – 2 February 2014 47 33 11 4.5 1.5 1 1.5 0.5
Fairfax Media Ipsos[99] 8–10 February 2014 49.4 31.8 10.0 3.6 1.1 0.3 0.5 0.1 2.1
Roy Morgan Research[100] 3–16 February 2014 48 30 12 5.5 0.5 1 1 0.5 1 0.5
One News Colmar Brunton[9][101] 15–19 February 2014 51 34 8 3.1 0.9 0.0 0.4 0.3 1.3
Roy Morgan Research[102] 17 February – 2 March 2014 48.5 30.5 10.5 4.5 1.5 0.5 1 0.5 2.5
10 March 2014 – Prime Minister John Key announces that the election would take place on 20 September 2014
Herald-DigiPoll[103] 6–16 March 2014 50.8 29.5 13.1 3.6 0.2 0.1 0.8 0 1.3
Roy Morgan Research[102] 3–16 March 2014 45.5 31.5 14 3.5 2 0.5 0.5 1.5
One News Colmar Brunton[9][104] 22–26 March 2014 47 31 11 7 0.7 0 0.3 0.1 2.3
3 News Reid Research[105] 30 March 2014 45.9 31.2 11.2 4.9 1.5 1.1 1.1 0.1 1.9 0.4
Roy Morgan Research[106] 17–30 March 2014 43 32 13 5.5 1.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 2.5 0.5
Roy Morgan Research[107] 31 March – 14 April 2014 48.5 28.5 11.5 5.5 1 1 0.5 0 2 1
23 April 2014 – Labour MP Shane Jones announces he will step down from the Labour Party to take up a government economic development role in the Pacific, focusing on fisheries.[108]
Roy Morgan Research[109] 21 April – 4 May 2014 42.5 31 14.5 6 1 1 0.5 0.5 0.5 1.5
Fairfax Media Ipsos[110] 10–12 May 2014 47.6 29.5 12.7 3.7 1.9 0.5 0.9 0.1 1.6
13 May 2014 – The Internet Party is registered as a political party by the Electoral Commission.
15 May 2014 – Finance Minister Bill English delivers the 2014 budget. Surplus for 2014/15 year is $372m. Key initiatives include extending free GP visits to children 12 and under (currently 5 and under), increasing paid maternity leave from 14 weeks to 18 weeks, and increasing Working for Families parental tax credit from $150 to $220 per week. Opposition parties suggest the surplus was produced by "fudging" the numbers and reducing funding for the Christchurch rebuild.
Roy Morgan Research[111] 5–18 May 2014 45.5 30.5 13.5 6 1 1 0.5 1 0.5
One News Colmar Brunton[9][112] 17–21 May 2014 51 30 11 4.8 1 0 1 0 1 1
3 News Reid Research[113] 25 May 2014 50.3 29.5 10.2 5.6 0.6 0.2 0.5 0.0 2.3 0.6
Roy Morgan Research[114] 19 May – 1 June 2014 52.5 29 9 4.5 1.5 0.5 1 1 0.5
27 May 2014 – The Internet Party and Mana Party announce they will contend the election together with a joint party list, under the name Internet–Mana Party.[115]
5 June 2014 – ACT's sole MP, John Banks is found guilty of filing a false electoral return for his 2010 Auckland mayoral election campaign.[116]
Roy Morgan Research[117] 2–15 June 2014 49.5 28 12 4 1 0.5 0.0 1.5 2.5
Herald-DigiPoll[118] 6–16 June 2014 50.4 30.5 10.7 3.6 0.8 0.7 0.1 1.5 1.4
Fairfax Media Ipsos[119] 14–17 June 2014 56.5 23.2 11.9 3.2 0.7 0.7 0.0 0.9 2.1
18 June 2014 – Labour leader David Cunliffe is revealed to have written a letter to the New Zealand immigration service for Chinese businessman Donghua Liu when he was his electorate MP in 2003. NZ Herald reporters had asked Cunliffe about Liu the day before revealing the letter, and he denied any involvement with him.[120]
3 News Reid Research[121] 19–25 June 2014 49.7 27.3 12.7 3.6 1.5 0.4 0.0 2.8 1.8
One News Colmar Brunton[9][112] 21–25 June 2014 50 29 12 3.8 1.2 0.7 0 1 2
Roy Morgan Research[122] 16–29 June 2014 48 28 12 5.5 1.5 1 0 1 2.5
Roy Morgan Research[123] 30 June – 13 July 2014 51 23.5 15 6 1 0.5 0.5 1 1.5
3 News Reid Research[124] 8–16 July 2014 49.4 26.7 12.4 4.3 1.1 0.1 0.2 2.7 2.3
Fairfax Media Ipsos[125] 17 July 2014 54.8 24.9 12.4 2.6 0.9 0.1 0.2 1.3 1.2
Herald-DigiPoll[126] 10–17 July 2014 54.9 26.5 9.9 4.6 0.5 0 0 1.5 2.2
One News Colmar Brunton[127] 19–23 July 2014 52 28 10 4.4 0.6 0.8 0.2 1.7 2
Roy Morgan Research[128] 14–27 July 2014 46 30 12 5 1.5 0.5 0.5 1 2.5
31 July 2014 – Last sitting day of the 50th New Zealand Parliament.
Fairfax Media Ipsos[129] 9–13 August 2014 55.1 22.5 11.3 3.4 1.0 0.2 0.0 3.4 2.1
One News Colmar Brunton[130] 9–13 August 2014 50 26 11 5 0.9 0.6 0 2.4 3.9
3 News Reid Research[131] 5–13 August 2014 47.5 29.0 13.0 4.6 0.8 0.3 0.2 2.5 2.0
13 August 2014 – Nicky Hager releases Dirty Politics: How attack politics is poisoning New Zealand’s political environment, based on leaked e-mails between National party figures and bloggers. Among other claims, Hager suggests one of John Key's staff members accessed the Labour Party online database. Journalist John Armstrong compared the alleged ingress to the Watergate break-in.[132]
Roy Morgan Research[133] 4–17 August 2014 48 27.5 11.5 6.5 1 0.5 0.5 1 2.5
Herald-DigiPoll[134] 14–20 August 2014 50 25.2 13.7 4.3 0.7 0.6 0.4 2.6 2.1
20 August 2014 – Writ Day: The Governor General issues the writ of election, instructing the Electoral Commission to conduct the 2014 general election. Electoral roll closes for printing with 3.06 million eligible voters (late enrollments must cast special declaration votes). Main campaigning season and radio and television advertising begins.
3 News Reid Research[nb 2][135] 19–25 August 2014 45.0 26.4 13.5 6.3 0.7 0.3 0.4 4.6 2.1
Herald-DigiPoll[136] 21–27 August 2014 50.7 24.1 11.4 5 1 0.3 0.2 3.3 3.4
Fairfax Media Ipsos[137] 23–27 August 2014 50.8 26.1 11.8 4.0 0.7 0.7 0.1 2.7 2.2
Poll Date [nb 1] National Labour Green NZ First Māori Mana ACT United Future Conservative Internet Internet Mana

Preferred Prime Minister[edit]

Poll Date [nb 1] John Key David Shearer Winston Peters Russel Norman
3 News Reid Research[5] 19 February 2012 45.8 10.1 5.7
One News Colmar Brunton[10] 24–28 March 2012 48 11 3
3 News Reid Research [13] 22 April 2012 44.2 10.4 4.2 2.2
Herald-Digipoll[14] 19–29 April 2012 63.9 13.1 6.4
One News Colmar Brunton[20] 4 June 2012 48 14
3 News Reid Research [22] 10 June 2012 40.5 12.3 4.8 4.0
Herald-Digipoll[24] 18–25 June 2012 63.5 14.2 7.3 2.7
One News Colmar Brunton[30] 5 August 2012 45 13
3 News Reid Research [31] 5 August 2012 43.2 8.9 6.2 2.0
Herald-Digipoll[35] 20–31 August 2012 65.6 12.9 5.8 1.8
One News Colmar Brunton[37] 23 September 2012 44 12 4
3 News Reid Research [40] 14 October 2012 41.0 8.5 5.0 2.4
One News Colmar Brunton[42] 4 November 2012 42 11 6
One News Colmar Brunton[45] 2 December 2012 39 15
3 News Reid Research [46] 2 December 2012 37.4 12.6 5.0 2.2
One News Colmar Brunton[52] 13 February 2013 44 15 5 2
Herald-Digipoll[57] 21 March 2013 63 18.5 4 2.4
Herald-DigiPoll[72] 12–23 June 2013 65.2 12.4 6.4
3 News Reid Research[76] 9–14 July 2013 42 12.1
One News Colmar Brunton[78] 27–31 July 2013 41 13 4 3
22 August 2013 – David Shearer announced his intention to step down as leader of the Labour Party.
15 September 2013 – David Cunliffe is elected as leader of the Labour Party.
Poll Date[nb 1] John Key David Cunliffe Winston Peters Russel Norman
One News Colmar Brunton[83] 22 September 2013 42 12 4
Herald-DigiPoll[84] 17–23 September 2013 55.8 16.8 6.2 3.7
One News Colmar Brunton[88] 19–23 October 2013 43 12 4
Herald on Sunday/Key Research[138] 5–9 December 2013 45 18
Herald-DigiPoll[95] 9–17 December 2013 61.9 16.5 7.3 3.4
3 News Reid Research[97] 2 February 2014 39.0 10.8
Fairfax Media-Ipsos[99] 8–10 February 2014 51.2 18.2
One News Colmar Brunton[101] 15–19 February 2014 42 8 4
Herald-DigiPoll[103] 6–16 March 2014 66.5 11.1 6.5 4.5
One News Colmar Brunton[104] 22–26 March 2014 42 8 4
3 News Reid Research[105] 30 March 2014 42.6 9
Fairfax Media-Ipsos[110] 10–12 May 2014 48.6 13.4 3.4 1.8
One News Colmar Brunton[112] 17–21 May 2014 43 10
3 News Reid Research[113] 25 May 2014 43.1 9.8
Herald-DigiPoll[118] 6–16 June 2014 65.9 12.7 6.2 2.5
Fairfax Media-Ipsos[119] 14–17 June 2014 51.4 11.1 2.6 2.7
Fairfax Media-Ipsos[125] 17 July 2014 58.2 14.2 2.2 2.1
Herald-DigiPoll[136] 21–27 August 2014 67.8 11.6 8.2 3.8

See also[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d These are the survey dates of the poll, or if the survey dates are not stated, the date the poll was released.
  2. ^ Graphs above include polls up to and including this one.

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