A husband and wife duo who have been reduce from the real estate business enterprise they worked for over racial social media remarks have landed jobs at a competing business enterprise.
Paul and Kathryn Davie have been real estate sellers for Ray White in Blockhouse Bay but had their contracts terminated after making derogatory posts on Facebook approximately Muslims and Africans.
“Their movements do not align with any of our values or views,” a Ray White spokesman stated in an electronic mail provided to Stuff on March 21, because the organization showed it had terminated their contracts.
On Thursday, Harcourts confirmed it had taken the pair on, but thanked Stuff for “bringing this to our interest”.
“We can affirm the behaviours attributed to these people inside the beyond do no longer align in any manner with the values and ideals of the Harcourts Group,” Harcourts coping with director Bryan Thomson stated.
“We will be following up in your statistics with the franchise worried nowadays, and could offer further remark following this investigation as appropriate.”
Both Paul and Kathryn had been contacted but were no longer inclined to remark.
“I’m not interested by talking to the media,” Paul Davie stated.
The Facebook posts are not publicly seen, however screenshots supplied to Stuff show Paul Davie published anti-African material in August 2018 with the caption “that is politically unpalatable but it’s miles supported via science”.
In April 2018, Kathryn Davie shared some of anti-Muslim posts consisting of a video from arguable Australian Senator Fraser Anning who has come below fire for his comments following the Christchurch assaults.
“Too right” she said as she shared his put up titled “We want to prevent Muslim immigration right now”.
Paul Davie has a political history and ran unsuccessfully for the Conservative Party inside the 2017 General Election.
Standing inside the New Lynn electorate, he racked up just 297 votes.
He given that created his personal political birthday celebration – One New Zealand Party – but talked brazenly about in-celebration disagreements in a February 2019 publish on right-wing blog Right Minds NZ.
He is an elected member of the Portage Licensing Trust, a network-owned corporation that operates liquor shops in West Auckland.
An on line petition to have him removed from the trust racked up over 1300 signatures.
Kathryn Davie was an elected member of the Avondale Community Board as currently as 2009.