According to Newshub-Reid Research poll results, Jacinda Ardern is the New Zealand most popular Prime Minister in century.
This is because her response towards CoVID-19 which stands New Zealand in the list of few nation in the world who successfully control the spread Coronavirus.
The Newshub-Reid Research Poll was conducted between 8-16 May with half of the responses taken after the Budget.
The popularity of Labour Party (Ardern’s Party) jumbed by 14 points to 56.5%, highest for any party ever.
PM Jacinda Ardern was at 59.5%, up by 20.8 points on the last poll and the highest score for any leader in the Reid Research poll’s history.
“We have never seen anything like the results in our latest Newshub-Reid Research Poll but the country has never experienced anything quite like COVID-19.” Newshub-Reid Research wrote in their report.
“These are extraordinary numbers for extraordinary times – they will blow your mind”, it added.
New Zealand was locked down for more than a month under “level 4” restrictions that were eased by a notch in late April. Businesses in the country including malls, cinemas, cafes and gyms reopened last Thursday.