1 NEWS' Colmar Brunton Poll: Budget fails to deliver boost for Labour but Ardern up four per cent as preferred PM

The results of 1 NEWS’ Colmar Brunton Poll have been released, with Jacinda Ardern comfortably securing her place as most preferred PM, despite strong opposition to the Government's national fuel tax.

Key points

  • Preferred PM: Jacinda Ardern 41%, Simon Bridges 12%, Winston Peters 4%, Judith Collins 2%
  • Jacinda Ardern rose four per cent to 41 per cent as most preferred Prime Minister, with National leader Simon Bridges gaining two per cent to 12 per cent and Winston Peters dropping by one to four per cent.

National MP Judith Collins sits at two per cent preferred PM, consistent with the 1 NEWS Colmar Brunton Poll from last month.   

The National Party have risen by one per cent to a party support of 45 per cent while Labour remained steady on 43 per cent.

Support for the Greens and New Zealand First fell both by one per cent. The Green Party is now sitting at five per cent and New Zealand First dropped past the five per cent threshold to four per cent. ACT Party sat at 0.7 per cent.

Of the 1007 people sampled between May 19-23, 504 participated via landline, and 503 were polled using a cell phone.  

Jacinda Ardern rose four per cent to 41 per cent as most preferred Prime Minister Source: 1 NEWS