Last Thursday, Elliot Ikilei, the deputy leader of the New Conservative Party logged on to his Twitter account to find out he had been suspended from the platform. What was his crime? Did he say something hateful or dishonest?
What was supposed to be an exposé of New Zealand's "far-right nationalists"turned into something of a bizarre mess. This is a classic case of a "journalist" wanting to write a hit piece, finding all evidence to the contrary, and then writing it anyway.
Since the New Conservative Party was holding a public meeting in anticipation of contesting a possible Botany by-election, I thought I'd go have a listen as I live in the area. The turnout was a near full house, with almost every one of the sixty-odd seats filled.
On Saturday 14th July, in response to the banning of Stefan Molyneux and Lauren Southern from Auckland council venues, we held a number of Free Speech Rallies in Auckland, Wellington, and Christchurch.
One man, New Conservative deputy leader Elliot Ikilei, cut through the lies of the media in a quest to discover the truth. On the issue on free speech, it is clear that the New Conservative party is rock solid.