The latest Roy Morgan poll shows the gap between National and Labour widening.
National registered 47.5% support, up 3, and Labour had 36.5% support, down 1.5.
However, defying gravity, expectations and logic New Zealand First was at 5%, up 2.5.
Other results were: Green Party 6.5%, down 1.5%; Maori party 1.5%, down 2; Act steady on 1.5%; United Future .5%, down .5 and other unchanged on 1%.
The poll was conducted by phone in the first fortnight of this month and questioned 823 people.