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Mission: Happy Waitangi Day!

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Nice...but it being NZ and all, no cheeky sheep flag or Xena Warrior Princess Captain? Don't give me that excuse that Lawless is not available. For all we know, she is probably playing the game.

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I want the black kiwi symbol on the funnel of all my ships thank you Happa. If you google an image of say HMNZS Waikato a NZ frigate active in the 70's you will see that black kiwi on the funnel. It was on all the NZ Navy ships I served on in the day.

 

 

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9 hours ago, SteelRain_Rifleman said:

Nice...but it being NZ and all, no cheeky sheep flag or Xena Warrior Princess Captain? Don't give me that excuse that Lawless is not available. For all we know, she is probably playing the game.

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Hi WG

As a Kiwi, a patch or flag like all the other national day missions would have been nice!

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23 hours ago, Hapa_Fodder said:

Hit the button within to celebrate New Zealand’s national holiday with some signals and camos.


Read it on the portal

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Thanks for sharing.

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I usually take anything i want to Hakka to a pawn shop!

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Free goodies are always welcome but like some others said, something specifically Kiwi like a flag would have been nice and more appropriate?

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19 hours ago, Dah_Bears268 said:

I usually take anything i want to Hakka to a pawn shop!

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That makes no sense 

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21 hours ago, Dah_Bears268 said:

I usually take anything i want to Hakka to a pawn shop!

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Funny Dah_bears...I think it might go over most peoples heads though.

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Just now, bwana_2019 said:

Funny Dah_bears...I think it might go over most peoples heads though.

I was going to suggest a Flag with Gum Boots on it, but I thought most wouldn't get it.

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On 2/5/2021 at 8:37 AM, SteelRain_Rifleman said:

Nice...but it being NZ and all, no cheeky sheep flag or Xena Warrior Princess Captain? Don't give me that excuse that Lawless is not available. For all we know, she is probably playing the game.

id rather have a lawless captain than a dasha captain any time . and have you seen the new dasha italian captain ,looks like she is wearing a rug on her head .... anyway back to topic theres nothing related to new zealand in the rewards  ...3 restless fire camo . you could of taken time to make  native  camo  . theres plenty maori tattoo's you could of designed camo from 

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Sorry but New Zealand does not exist!...WG, please check 90% of old maps  

...absolutely nothing to see here...we simply dont exist :cap_wander:

 

honest :fish_haloween:

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18 hours ago, Gaelic_knight said:

id rather have a lawless captain than a dasha captain any time . and have you seen the new dasha italian captain ,looks like she is wearing a rug on her head .... anyway back to topic theres nothing related to new zealand in the rewards  ...3 restless fire camo . you could of taken time to make  native  camo  . theres plenty maori tattoo's you could of designed camo from 

 

..And you should hear the Iwi's screaming over the unlicensed use of Moko (facial tattoos) in that other game.  WG is correct to stay away from Maori issues as someone (usually Maori) will complain in the news.

https://www.stuff.co.nz/pou-tiaki/123715517/its-definitely-appropriation-use-of-t-moko-in-cyberpunk-2077-video-game

 

As a FYI - Maori are not native, by their own history they arrived in NZ about 500years before the colonials.

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21 hours ago, Kakamacooloo said:

I was going to suggest a Flag with Gum Boots on it, but I thought most wouldn't get it.

 

Oh - The people from Taihape would love that!

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6 hours ago, Laser_Beam said:

 

..And you should hear the Iwi's screaming over the unlicensed use of Moko (facial tattoos) in that other game.  WG is correct to stay away from Maori issues as someone (usually Maori) will complain in the news.

https://www.stuff.co.nz/pou-tiaki/123715517/its-definitely-appropriation-use-of-t-moko-in-cyberpunk-2077-video-game

 

As a FYI - Maori are not native, by their own history they arrived in NZ about 500years before the colonials.

tHEN NOTHING IS NATIVE ANYWHERE IN THE UNIVERSE. EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE CAME FROM SOMWHERE ELSE!

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3 hours ago, Dah_Bears268 said:

tHEN NOTHING IS NATIVE ANYWHERE IN THE UNIVERSE. EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE CAME FROM SOMWHERE ELSE!

Good point.  Almost 100% agree.  Everything Everywhere came from a central point.

 

It all started with the Big Bang!

 

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On 2/7/2021 at 3:04 AM, Dah_Bears268 said:

I usually take anything i want to Hakka to a pawn shop!

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Careful Bud. 

Personally, I like a funny joke or 2.   But some people have no sense of humor. 

 

Recently Watties (tomato sauce) did a campaign that played on Maori words.  The ads got removed because certain words weren't spelled correctly.   

The ironic part is the person who complained/campaigned owns a Fish and Chips shop called 'Fush'.   As google translate fails to decode 'Fush'.  I believe this is supposed to be 'Fish'

 

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/not-intention-to-offend-watties-pulls-maori-place-name-campaign-following-complaints/EUI2TEKPRXWE2IVGL5AY3JFGXU/

https://www.stuff.co.nz/business/118686725/restaurant-owner-boycotting-watties-over-campaign-poking-fun-at-mori-place-names

 

Oh - and FYI.  Speaking of Haka, try this from Canada

https://www.teaomaori.news/haka-energy-drink-company-apologises-maori

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Thanks WG and Hapa_Fodder.

It's nice to see NZ getting a mention with our national day, Waitangi Day.

Shame no patch or flag but maybe next year?

It did take some time to get the ANZAC flag in game so time will tell.

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18 hours ago, stegocent said:

Thanks WG and Hapa_Fodder.

It's nice to see NZ getting a mention with our national day, Waitangi Day.

Shame no patch or flag but maybe next year?

It did take some time to get the ANZAC flag in game so time will tell.

All good points and thank you for checking in!

All of the feedback provided on this thread will be taken in consideration when working on content for our Southern Ocean Squadron mates!

#anchorsaweigh

 

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