The sight yesterday of chanting men in their meticulous rows was too much for Wellington shopper Frank Macskasy, whose Hungarian grandmother was rescued from a German concentration camp in World War II. "These are the beginnings of a Nazi movement. These people have no idea what they're playing with. They're playing with fire. And it just frightens the hell out of me,” he said. Tamaki stood before the saluting crowd yesterday in a crisp black suit, surrounded by similarly dressed guards with security earpieces, challenging MPs to stop the Civil Union Bill "or find another job". In his speech, he offered to help Prime Minister Helen Clark write “a healthy family policy”, to laughs and cheers from his supporters. "I'm surprised he's asked," Miss Clark said. "Because I recall four years ago that he commented that having two New Zealand women leaders at the time was New Zealand falling for the work of the devil."
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First published: Tuesday, 24th August 2004 - 12:00pm
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