New Zealand bar’s Anzac Day Hitler piñata offends German Embassy
Tuesday 30 April 2013
The German Embassy has complained about the use of a Hitler piñata at an event in a bar to mark Anzac Day.
The Bahama Hut bar in Tauranga, in New Zealand, advertised the event with a photo of the Hitler piñata with Swasticas and the words: “Make sure you’re here around midnight to smash this guy up!! He’s filled with lollies and drink vouchers!! Happy Anzac Day!!”
A German Embassy spokesman said: “Anzac Day is about thinking of those deceased and hurt in all wars. Is that the right way of acknowledging that?”
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