OneNews-Colmar Brunton snap poll: voters shrug off Hager book

A Colmar Brunton snap poll for One News has found 77% have heard of Nicky Hager's new book Dirty Politics.

But only 28% say they believe its allegations about an organised smear campaign carried out by National. 42% did not beleive Mr Hager's allegations. 29% didn't know.

And 82% say it has not negatively influenced their view of National. 

9% said it had negatively influenced their view of National. 5% didn't know. 4% said it had positively influenced their view of the party.

A general OneNews-Colmar Brunton update was also released. It was taken before Dirty Politics hit shelves and found National down 2 to 50, Labour down 2 to 26%, the Greens 1 to 11, NZ First up 1 to 5% an Internet Mana up 2 to 4% (although a tival poll, below, saw Internet Mana falling 0.2% to 2%).

"Reality check"
Meanwhile TV3 has billed a new poll released tonight as a "reality check" for National.

The 3News-Reid Research poll was completed just before the release of Dirty Politics. It found:

Party vote:

National: 47.5 percent, down 1.9 percent
Labour: 29 percent, up 2.3 percent
Greens: 13 percent, up 0.6 percent
New Zealand First: 4.6 percent, up 0.3 percent
Conservatives: 2.5 percent, down 0.2 percent
Internet Mana: 2.0 percent, down 0.2 percent
Maori Party: 0.8 percent, down 0.3 percent
ACT: 0.3 percent, up 0.2 percent
United Future: 0.2 percent, no change

Seats in Parliament:

National: 61
ACT: 1
United Future: 1
Maori Party: 2
Right total: 65

Labour: 38
Green: 17
Mana: 3
Left total: 58

Preferred Prime Minister:

John Key: 44.1 percent, up 0.3 percent
David Cunliffe: 9.9 percent, up 0.4 percent
Winston Peters: 6.7 percent, up 1.4 percent

1000 people polled, margin of error 3.1 percent


Got a question about this story? Leave it in Comments & Questions below.

This article is tagged with the following keywords. Find out more about MyNBR Tags

NZ Market Snapshot

Forex

Sym Price Change
USD 0.7282 -0.0001 -0.01%
AUD 0.9496 0.0030 0.32%
EUR 0.6481 -0.0008 -0.12%
GBP 0.5610 0.0025 0.45%
HKD 5.6459 0.0007 0.01%
JPY 73.9540 0.4370 0.59%

Commods

Commodity Price Change Time
Gold Index 1313.3 -6.290 2016-09-30T00:
Oil Brent 50.0 0.240 2016-09-30T00:
Oil Nymex 48.1 0.280 2016-09-30T00:
Silver Index 19.2 0.020 2016-09-30T00:

Indices

Symbol Open High Last %
NZX 50 7343.4 7361.1 7343.4 0.24%
NASDAQ 5288.9 5325.9 5269.1 0.81%
DAX 10240.7 10531.3 10405.5 1.01%
DJI 18181.8 18369.6 18143.5 0.91%
FTSE 6919.4 6919.4 6919.4 -0.29%
HKSE 23435.3 23484.4 23739.5 -1.86%
NI225 16474.5 16497.5 16693.7 -1.46%
ASX 5471.3 5471.3 5471.3 -0.65%