Post by Kiwi Frontline on Nov 16, 2017 16:15:03 GMT 12
TE ITI KAHURANGI FORCE ONLINE SHOPPING SITE TO 'BACK-DOWN'
An overseas online shopping site has been forced to remove household items bearing images of nationally acclaimed kapa haka, Te Iti Kahurangi.
The head tutor and male leader of the group, Kingi Kiriona says, "Māori need to be alert and have a good think about how we eliminate this from happening again"
"These are faces that have been put on pillows. Pillows that are used for sitting on. A pillow that a human behind will be on, a pillow that will be dribbled on, sweat upon. It's a clear breach of custom" argues Kiriona.......