Hate crime reports from 2004-2012

by Linda Williams –  Police don’t collect data on hate crimes in Aotearoa/NZ, despite calls to do so from the Human Rights Commission, the U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination and the U.N. Human Rights Council. NZ Spy agencies don’t seem interested either. Earlier this year it emerged

Solidarity versus despair

by Theodora –  The situation is bleak. Wherever we look in the world, fascism is on the ascendant. From Trump and Bolsanaro in the New World, to PiS, Fidesz and the AfD in Europe, to UKIP and the Brexiteers in the UK and even Brian Tamaki’s nascent Coalition Party here

Martin Doutré: Faeries, fallacies and fascists

by Treebeard – The book “Ancient Celtic New Zealand” was written by an American living in New Zealand called Martin Doutré. In it you will find all kinds of obscure diagrammes relating to the position of  stones on hilltops around Auckland; diagrammes which purport to show that these stones were

‘The Great Replacement’ theory: batshit on stilts

by Ivan Dobsky – The terrorist behind the massacre in Christchurch called his manifesto “The Great Replacement”. This was a nod to the book of the same name by Renaud Camus, published in 2012. In his book, Camus claimed that falling birthrates, along with immigration, have created a situation in

An Introduction to the Organised Far Right in Aotearoa/NZ

by Billy Bold – After the terror attack in Christchurch many people have been seeking accurate information on the organised white supremacist movement in Aotearoa/New Zealand. A decade ago there was a network of activists who investigated the far right, providing intelligence and information to anti-racist organisers and the media.