National Socialist Party of New Zealand

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National Socialist Party of New Zealand
Leader Colin King-Ansell
Founded1969 (1969)
Dissolved1980 (1980)
Ideology Nazism
White supremacy
Anti-Arabism
Political position Far-right

The National Socialist Party of New Zealand, sometimes called the New Zealand Nazi Party, was a far-right political party in New Zealand. It promulgated the same basic views as Adolf Hitler's Nazi Party in Germany, and had a particular focus on Arabs, Jews and the banking sector.

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From 1969 the party was led by Colin King-Ansell. [1] The party would be dominated by King-Ansell for the duration of its existence. King-Ansell was the party's sole candidate, and contested several elections. [2]

Colin King-Ansell is a prominent figure in far-right politics in New Zealand. He has been described as "New Zealand’s most notorious Nazi cheerleader and Holocaust denier".

The party dissolved in 1980.

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References

  1. Spoonley, Paul The Politics of Nostalgia: racism and the extreme right in New Zealand The Dunmore Press (1987) p151
  2. Ku Klux Kiwis Archived 2005-06-20 at the Wayback Machine , Australia/Israel Review, 1998