He says her refusal is "a pathetic cop-out".
But even if the public votes yes, MPs may have the final say.
A dream to repurpose a historic church as a museum and nightclub may go up in smoke.
"Let's just lie back, wait five years, see how it works out."
The Deputy PM accused her of spending all her time in front of a mirror.
"Find me somebody who has smoked 42 joints in one day."
He is calling for Kiwis to reject cannabis legalisation.
"What it says is taonga needs to be protected, anything in terms of a resource."