“Sorry, something is missing”: IKEA forgot to draw on the world map New Zealand. But “lost” this country is not the first time
The Swedish company has officially apologized for having forgotten to draw on their maps of the world New Zealand. But as it turned out, this country “lose” all the time.
Swedish company IKEA has apologized for the error made in sold in stores the world map. They were not New Zealand. First it was noticed by Reddit user that made a purchase at IKEA in Washington.
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“IKEA is responsible for ensuring the accuracy of and compliance in all of the images on our products. We see that for the world map from the series “Banksta” (Bjoerksta) this process has failed, regret the error and apologize. We will take the necessary steps now, the product is gradually eliminated from the assortment of our shops”, ― transfers words of the representative of IKEA BBC.
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In addition, the company is planning to open its first store in New Zealand, in Auckland, so buyers are wondering whether there to sell maps, which no New Zealand.
This is not the first time New Zealand “lose” on the world map. According to BBC, the Smithsonian natural history Museum in Washington hangs a world map of the population without the country.
Also New Zealand is not on a mural of the continents and cities of the world at the airport in Pyongyang. And in the headquarters of the United Nations the part of the map where there should be New Zealand, not closed by the water cooler.
In New Zealand to treat it with irony. For example, on the website of the government of the country with the 404 error (“page not found”) displays a world map without New Zealand, with the subtitle “Sorry, something is missing”.
In 2018, Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern along with comedian Rhys Darby, singer ed Sheeran and Director Peter Jackson have recorded a video #getNZonthemap where in comic form New Zealand accuses other countries in that it does not display on the maps to lure in tourists.
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