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Labour says the change in the Government's Covid strategy is reflected in the latest Newshub Reid Research poll.
National has jumped 9.2 points to 40.5 percent support, surpassing Labour's 38.2 percent, falling 6.1 points.
Act and the Greens have both dropped, while the Māori Party has nudged half a point up.
Senior Cabinet Minister Chris Hipkins told Mike Hosking they have some work to do.
“The transition from an elimination strategy to Covid-19 into living with Covid in the community has been pretty bumpy, but the reality is that has had an impact on public sentiment."