Something different, from New Zealand: Maori King’s son used racist slur

King Tuheitia and his son Korotangi Paki

The furore over the Maori King’s son escaping a conviction has been compounded by revelations he used racist slurs on a Facebook page.

A public backlash was already well under way after King Tuheitia’s second son, Korotangi Paki, 19, received a conditional discharge when he appeared in the Auckland District Court yesterday on charges of drink-driving, burglary and theft.

But it has since emerged that Paki posted racist comments on his Facebook page in December.

Radio Live posted images today from his Facebook page where he used the Nazi salute phrase ‘sieg heil’ and another gang-related slogan, and made racist slurs about a group of Asians…