Paul Spoonley

Paul Spoonley

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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Opinion | Far-right extremism still alive in New Zealand, a year after Christchurch mosque attacks

With 60 to 70 groups still active in New Zealand and far-right extremism growing worldwide, the risk of hate crimes occurring remains.

12 Mar 2020 - 2:51PM

With 60 to 70 groups still active in New Zealand and far-right extremism growing worldwide, the risk of hate crimes occurring remains.

Far-right extremism still alive in New Zealand, a year after Christchurch mosque attacks
Opinion | New Zealand mass shooting: is any country safe from terrorism?

Has social media, populist politics and xenophobia created a community of extremists like Christchurch massacre gunman? Paul Spoonley believes so.

18 Mar 2019 - 4:29PM

Has social media, populist politics and xenophobia created a community of extremists like Christchurch massacre gunman? Paul Spoonley believes so.

New Zealand mass shooting: is any country safe from terrorism?