NZ readies change in government


Confidence in the New Zealand government has collapsed ahead of the 14 October election, according to Roy Morgan polling:

NZ government confidence

Now 56% of electors said New Zealand was ‘heading in the wrong direction’ compared to only 32% who said New Zealand was ‘heading in the right direction’.

Accordingly, National looks set to take office from the incumbent Labour Party.


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About the author
Leith van Onselen is Chief Economist at the MB Fund and MB Super. He is also a co-founder of MacroBusiness. Leith has previously worked at the Australian Treasury, Victorian Treasury and Goldman Sachs.