Distinguished Professor Spoonley is one of New Zealand's leading academics and a Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand.
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With 60 to 70 groups still active in New Zealand and far-right extremism growing worldwide, the risk of hate crimes occurring remains.
Has social media, populist politics and xenophobia created a community of extremists like Christchurch massacre gunman? Paul Spoonley believes so.