One of Donald Trump's most trusted advisers says New Zealand needs to be afraid of being "colonised" by Muslims.
Roger Stone told Newshub New Zealand should be "enthused" by a Trump presidency because he would make the world safer.
"I don’t know what your Muslim population is but I assume New Zealand is a wonderful place to live, so it’s only a matter of time before some Islamic extremist decides that it needs to be colonised."
Mr Stone has been a confidante to Mr Trump from day one and helped organise a "march for Trump" in Cleveland during the Republican Convention this week.
Asked if New Zealanders should be afraid of Mr Trump, Mr Stone replied: "No, they should be enthused about Donald Trump because his policies will make the entire world safer".