Locked down Kiwis lose faith in Jacinda Ardern

It seems the illogical lockdown of New Zealand’s largest city Auckland, which has been under heavy restriction since 18 August despite low cases and only two deaths, is finally denting Prime Minister Jacinda Ardren’s popularity.

According to a new Roy Morgan Poll, the New Zealand Government Confidence Rating has plummeted to its lowest rating since Jacinda Ardren became Prime Minister in late 2017:

The Roy Morgan Government Confidence Rating dropped by 15.5pts in October to 109.5 to be at its lowest since Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern came to office four years ago in October 2017. The drop in Government Confidence came after the Auckland lockdown was extended throughout October.

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