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Māori anger as Air New Zealand seeks to trademark ‘Kia Ora’ logo

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Airline accused of lack of respect for indigenous language by seeking to protect image of the greeting, also the name of its in-flight magazineNew Zealand’s national carrier, Air New Zealand, has offended the country’s Māori people by attempting to trademark an image of the words “kia ora”; the greeting for hello.The airline applied in May to trademark the image showing the greeting, which is also the name of its in-flight magazine. Continue reading…

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Author : Eleanor Ainge Roy in Dunedin

Publish date : 2019-09-12 04:28:06

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