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The One New Zealand Party was a small political party in New Zealand. It was partly modeled on the Australian One Nation party, founded by Pauline Hanson. Its primary focus was on matters such as the Treaty of Waitangi, but its wider platform was broadly paleoconservative or producerist. It strongly opposed the policies of the government at the time, accusing it of giving special privileges to Māori and of undermining the concept of "one law for all". It claims that the policies amount to a form of apartheid.

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People involved with the party included Richard Fisher, John Porter, and Alan McCulloch, a former mayor of East Coast Bays.

Alan McCulloch is the leader of the small One New Zealand political party in New Zealand. He has previously served as president of the party, Mayor of East Coast Bays, a region of northern Auckland, and has also served in a number of official roles in North Shore, such as president of Grey Power, and a candidate for the office of Mayor of North Shore City.

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East Coast Bays is a string of small suburbs that form the northernmost part of the contiguous Auckland metropolitan area in New Zealand. The suburbs line the north-east coast of the city along the shore of the Hauraki Gulf and Rangitoto Channel. They stretch from Long Bay in the north to Castor Bay in the south. They include, from north to south, Long Bay, Torbay, Waiake Bay, Browns Bay, Rothesay Bay, Murrays Bay, Mairangi Bay, Campbells Bay and Castor Bay.

One New Zealand was founded in 1999, and in the 1999 election, it won 0.06% of the vote. It had the shortest party list of any party in that election, with only one person, Walter Boyd. In the 2002 election, it won 0.09% of the vote. [1] In the 2005 election, it won 0.02% of the vote.

In 2006, the party went into recess pending a decision as to whether the party would continue. In September, it was deregistered at its own request.

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References

  1. "Official Count Results -- Overall Status". Electoral Commission. Retrieved 7 August 2013.