An international beer label dubbed “M¯aori Tears” has been slammed for being spiritually and culturally offensive. Herald readers share their views. Rangimakehu Hall
I think this is offensive. It’s a tie to alcoholism and booze culture that M¯aori really don’t need, given the overrepresentation in related statistics.
Wow. Yet another load of “I am offended” crap. If you look at it from their point of view, they may have researched and found M¯aori used to be proud and brave warriors, and drinking the tears endowed strength to you . . . Instead it just makes you offended about things.
Sounds like us Kiwis are getting a bit soft if this is national news. Grow a pair, New Zealand.
It has nothing to do with real tears from M¯aori people. If you look at hops hanging on the plant it looks like they are tears, hence the hops they used for the beer comes from NZ. What is more NZ than M¯aori?