National Socialist Party of New Zealand

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.

National Socialist Party of New Zealand
LeaderColin King-Ansell
Founded1969 (1969)
Dissolved1980 (1980)
IdeologyNazism
White supremacy
Anti-Arabism
Anti-Māori
Political positionFar-right

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] He stood for the National Socialists in the general elections of 1972 and 1975 he contested the Eden electorate and in 1978 he contested the seat of Onehunga.[3]

The party dissolved in 1980.

ReferencesEdit

  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
  3. ^ Norton, Clifford (1988). New Zealand Parliamentary Election Results 1946-1987: Occasional Publications No 1, Department of Political Science. Victoria University of Wellington. pp. 221, 296. ISBN 0-475-11200-8.