National Party leader Judith Collins has doubled down on her decision to travel from Auckland to Wellington during the lockdown and without trial in their clash without attending parliament. Breakfast Presented by Indira Stewart.
Stewart personally questioned Collins about his decision to attend parliament despite the nationwide lockdown and whether he was tested before he flew.
But Collins, who did not take the test, said she had been isolated for two weeks, had been fully vaccinated and used the Contact Tracer app. Stewart pressed him harder on the decision, and Collins began to raise his voice.
“Why is it all about me today?” she said. “It’s funny.”
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“Don’t ask me the question that you and the rest of the media should ask the Prime Minister.”
National MPs had at least one dose or were booked for vaccination, he said. He also said that the Prime Minister could have suspended the parliament like last week but chose not to do so, while the MPs had no training on how to meet in practice.
Stewart also asked if Collins was in contact with her. Pacifica Community. From the South Auckland Church Service to the latest epidemic.
Collins said she spoke to her husband, Samoan, “every day” and was in regular contact with other community leaders.