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Protesters to show opposition to NZ First’s racism


Protesters to show opposition to NZ First’s racism

Opponents of racism will protest outside the New Zealand First National Convention at Alexandra Park Raceway on Saturday, November 9.

Organisers expect the protest, organised at short notice, to be small but vocal.

“We want to show our opposition to NZ First’s campaign of racist scapegoating,” said spokesperson David Colyer, editor of left-wing magazine Socialist Worker Monthly Review.

Mr Colyer continued with the following statement:

“NZ First spreads prejudice while posing as the defenders Œordinary New Zealanders’.

“They blame migrants for problems in schools and hospitals, but they fail to support teachers and health workers who want more funding to solve staff shortages.

“The solution to these sorts of problems is for working class New Zealanders of all cultures to unite and fight together for a better deal.”

Protesters will gather at 9.00 am on the corner of Manukau Road and Greenlane West.

Contact details for David Colyer:

634 3984 editor@sworker.pl.net

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