The latest Roy Morgan poll results are out.
Labour is up 2% to 34%, National down 1% to 44.5%, Greens down 1.5% to 11% and the Conservatives are on 2%. Labour/Green is just ahead of National.
After the leadership campaign and with the initial effects from the Cunliffe honeymoon waning the lift is welcome. Labour has been taking the fight to National on issues such as crony capitalism, Pike River and the very unpopular asset sale process which is not releasing the money that was promised. This appears to be working.
National is looking rattled and their very public overtures to the Conservative Party is a clear sign that without a viable support party they are toast.
But there is a long way to go until the next election …