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The National Democrats Party (NDP) was a small right-wing political party in New Zealand, formed in 1999 by Anton Foljambe.
The party described itself as "New Zealand's only conservative political party". It was generally regarded as crypto-fascist, but not racist. Foljambe ran as an election candidate two or three times, with poor results. Kyle Chapman became Deputy Chairman of the NDP, and ran unsuccessfully for Mayor of Christchurch in 2007, pulling approximately 1% of the vote.
Kyle Chapman is a New Zealand political activist, the former national director of the New Zealand National Front (NZNF), a white nationalist political party. He has stood unsuccessfully three times for the Christchurch mayoralty, first for the National Front and then for the National Democrats Party.
The party's policies included strident anti-communism and anti-feminism, the restoration of capital punishment and corporal punishment and strong national defence. It advocated a "corporatist" constitution, and had a conspiratorial view of world events.
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Foljambe resigned from the party in 2007. The party now appears to be defunct. Its website is no longer operational.
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This article discusses Christian politics in New Zealand.
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Making waves - or possibly up for a salute or three - on the Mainland was Kyle Chapman, former National Front leader standing under the National Democrats banner for Christchurch mayor.