Politics

Ardern sinks despite constant TV exposure

Pattrick Smellie
Mon, 27 Sep 2021

Ardern sinks despite constant TV exposure
Daily appointment viewing with the PM is not helping her ratings. (Image: BusinessDesk)
Pattrick Smellie
Mon, 27 Sep 2021
New Zealand’s second hard covid-19 lockdown is proving less kind to prime minister Jacinda Ardern than the first level 4 lockdown following the arrival of covid in New Zealand last March, according to the latest One News Colmar Brunton poll.Ardern’s preferred prime minister rating fell four percentage points to 44% in the latest poll of 1,001 voters, taken between Wednesday Sept 22 and Sunday Sept 26, while support for Labour fell three points to 43% as the lockdown dragged on.During last year’s lockdown from late March to ear...

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