Story: Ethnic and religious intolerance

National Party advertisement

This advertisement for the National Party, prepared by the American cartoon firm Hanna-Barbera, was played during the 1975 election campaign. It reflected an increasing hostility to immigrants from the Pacific as unemployment rose in New Zealand following the 1973 oil crisis.

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Paul Spoonley, 'Ethnic and religious intolerance - Intolerance towards Pacific migrants', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 April 2024)

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