Story: Ethnic and religious intolerance

White New Zealand League pamphlet

White New Zealand League pamphlet

The White New Zealand League was set up in 1926 to campaign against the presence of Asians in New Zealand. This pamphlet argues that a 'white New Zealand' was the nation's inheritance and it should be maintained for 'your children's children and the Empire'.

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Paul Spoonley, 'Ethnic and religious intolerance - Intolerance towards Asians', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 October 2021)

Story by Paul Spoonley, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 7 Jun 2018