11 Sep 2014

Peters untroubled by Conservatives

4:46 pm on 11 September 2014

New Zealand First leader Winston Peters says he is not worried about claims his party is losing votes to the Conservative Party.

100914. Photo Diego Opatowski / RNZ. Winston Peters talking about police numbers at Hutt Gables Retirement Village.

NZ First Leader Winston Peters. Photo: RNZ / Diego Opatowski

Conservatives' leader Colin Craig is putting his party's recent rise in the polls down to taking votes from National, New Zealand First and Labour.

In Radio New Zealand's poll of polls, New Zealand First has 5.6 percent support, while the Conservatives are at 3.5 percent.

But Mr Peters said today that he is not remotely worried about the Conservatives, as New Zealand First knows where it is going and it has not stalled.

Mr Peters said a National Party poll leaked to him shows New Zealand First with good support, and the Conservatives low enough not to concern National.

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