15 Mar 2023

The history of extremists in Aotearoa

From Nine To Noon, 11:30 am on 15 March 2023
Paul Spoonley - Histories of Hate

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Today is the fourth anniversary of the Christchurch mosque attacks, and The Federation of Islamic Associations of New Zealand say the Muslim community is subject to more verbal abuse online than ever. Professor Paul Spoonley has spent four decades studying extremism in New Zealand. He is Distinguished Professor Emeritus and Honorary Research Associate in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Massey  University; co director of the research centre at Victoria University He Whenua Taurikura. He speaks with Kathryn about Histories of Hate:The Radical Right in Aotearoa New Zealand, a new book he has co-edited.