1 Jul 2014

Cunliffe undeterred by poor polling

10:20 am on 1 July 2014

Labour Party leader David Cunliffe is undeterred by successive poor polling as the party heads into its election year congress in Wellington this weekend.

On Monday, for the fourth time in a month, an opinion poll put support for the Labour Party below 30 percent while National was at 50 percent.

The same poll had a third of those surveyed saying David Cunliffe should resign before the election. Half of those polled thought he should stay.

Mr Cunliffe said he is confident Labour can lift the polls.

"We're going to do what we do well, we're going to talk with New Zealanders about what matters to them which is their lives, their families their homes, their work ..."

He said the party will announce new policies at this weekend's congress meeting.