Story: Ethnic and religious intolerance

Cemetery damage

In August 2004 headstones of Jewish graves were damaged at both Makara and Bolton Street cemeteries in Wellington. At Makara the prayer house was also burnt. This news footage shows the extent of the desecration.

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Paul Spoonley, 'Ethnic and religious intolerance - Anti-Semitism and neo-fascism', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/28192/cemetery-damage (accessed 13 November 2019)

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