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Heard attackers "arsehole Polynesians" -Updated

Posted in: New Zealand Daily News
By Daily News staff - 7th May 2017

In an angry and racially-charged Facebook posting an NZ AIDS Foundation outreach worker and bear event organiser says he and his partner were attacked by three "arsehole polynesians" on Auckland's Karangahape Road this weekend.

Paul Heard

Paul Heard says in the posting that his partner was "punched and kicked while on the ground" and that one of the pair was called a "white pig" by the attackers.

"Alex was beaten by three guys bigger than me," says Heard who is above average height and solidly built. "He is 80kg. I was able to hold them off and a few body blows is all I received."

Heard says it is the third time in five years he has been assaulted by Polynesian assailants. He says the latest attackers ran off shouting "time to take back our streets."

"I wanna remind you arseholes," he counters, "Maori then European and you are the interlopers. How fucking dare you. And If you think you can take control, I'll introduce Trump to our so called paradise. Or better still fuck off back to your island in the Pacific."

He goes on to say "Don't expect me to capitulate on this. This attitude is way outta hand in New Zealand." Daily News has left messages with Heard and the Police for further comment.

Update Monday 8 May 2017:

The police are unaware of any complaint being laid with them regarding this attack. Heard has briefly spoken with Daily News but has provided no  printable information or response. He has posted on Facebook a revised version of his original text:

"I don't care what this is perceived as. But for the 3rd time in 5 years I have been assaulted by three thugs on K rd.
I'm totally ok. But my partner Alex was punched and kicked while on the ground. We were having a kebab at a table chattering away. And these thugs decided we were fair game. No racial slurs were made and I can assure you. But being called a white pig was what I call racist.
Alex was beaten by 3 guys bigger than me. He is 80kg. I was able to hold them off and a few body blows is all I received.
Then to add to it all they ran up the street yelling TIME TO TAKE BACK OUR STREETS!
How fucking dare you.
We are here together. Time for your communities to take stock and do something too before people start taking matters into their own hands.
And don't expect me to capitulate on this. This attitude is way outta hand in New Zealand. Get real folks."

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