Kiwis clashed over US President-elect Donald Trump at a protest in Auckland today.
Opponents and pro-Trump supporters squared off during a protest in Aotea Square which saw an American flag burned and heated confrontations.
People opposing Trump's election announced this morning that they would be staging a peaceful protest at 2:30pm, run by a group calling itself 'Aotearoa Against Trump.'
The group describes itself as a 'grassroots movement established in reaction to Trump's election to facilitate education, discussion and ultimately, change of the system that has led us to this point.'
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At the protest, speakers discussed how Trump's electoral win will impact on the rights of women, the working class, people of colour, migrants and Muslims.
They then called for a march as a united front to the American consulate on Customs Street East.
Protests at Trump's election have spread across the United States as groups of Americans take a stand.
California legislators have released a joint statement expressing their rejection of Trump's politics of "resentment, bigotry and misogyny."
International demonstrations are also being organised, including a protest outside the American embassy in Israel.