But Collins won’t let up. 
“I’m not going to sit around and watch this Government divide our country up based on race,” she told Newshub. 
“I will not stop. I will not stop while there is breath in my body.”
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is painting it as a political tactic. 
“It has appeared to be a political strategy, which I think is sad,” she said. 
In recent weeks, Collins has been picking apart He Puapua, a report commissioned to advise how to give effect to our commitments under the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People. The National Government signed up to that declaration in 2010. 
Collins has argued the Labour Government hasn’t been upfront about its plans. 
“It’s really important that people know what the Government is doing behind its back,” she told Newshub.  
But Ardern rejects the notion that Mori partnership is “segregation”, which is what Collins labelled the newly-announced Mori Health Authority. 
“The idea of segregation is just wrong,” Ardern said. 
The poll was conducted between May 7-13 with a margin of error of 3.1 percent.

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