“Not all visitors to New Zealand are impressed by a bare bottomed native, making threatening gestures,”

Danish MP claims support from Kiwis after ‘grotesque’ comment

The “right wing” Danish MP who described a Maori welcoming as “uncivilised” and “grotesque” says she has been inundated with letters of support from New Zealanders.

Marie Krarup told TV ONE’s Breakfast programme this morning things that are different from Western culture can look “very different and very strange to people who are part of Western culture“.

Personally I think Maoris are awesome warriors, but honestly expressing a bit of culture shock is not the end of the world.

Kiwi soldiers doing a Haka for a fallen comrade