Students have occupied Auckland University's ClockTower building, calling for Vice Chancellor Stuart McCutcheon's resignation over alleged white supremacy activity on campus.
The protest comes after posters and stickers promoting a recently-launched white nationalist group were spotted at the university earlier this week.
Vice Chancellor McCutcheon told the University's student magazine Craccum, the group's posters are "unfortunate", but are protected by free speech.
Today, students took over the university's ClockTower building chanting for the resignation of the vice chancellor over the issue.
Video posted to Twitter of the protest shows a large banner that reads "No Tolerance for Intolerance" draped over railing on the second floor of the building.
In April this year, Radio NZ reported that dozens of Auckland University students were becoming increasingly afraid of what they described as a growing white supremacist movement on campus.
They said after the Christchurch terrorist attack more students were expressing extreme views and white supremacist propaganda was being plastered on campus walls.