COMMENT:

Support for the Labour Party and Jacinda Ardern appears to be sliding, but not nearly as catastrophically as last night's Newshub-Reid Research poll suggests.

The poll put Labour on 41.6 per cent and Ardern on 38.4 per cent, both about 10 percentage points down from the last Newshub-Reid Research poll in June.

That June poll had National trailing Labour by 13 percentage points, but came out on the same day as a One News Colmar Brunton poll that showed a far different story, with Labour on 42 per cent and National on 44 per cent.

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