3 News NZ - Auckland,New Zealand
Some of New Zealand's most popular and iconic treats have been labelled racist by a Canadian tourist. Seeka Parsons is in on holiday in New Zealand and was ...
"... She says the names of Eskimo lollies and Eskimo Pie are insulting, and she is taking her complaint to the Canadian government and Inuit elders.
After discovering the two kiwi favourites, Ms Parsons is now trying to put pressure on the manufacturers of both products, Cadbury, Pascalls and Tip Top.
"I just think we deserve respect," she says. "Stand up and make a change."
Ms Parsons has sent some of the Eskimo lollies to the Canadian Prime Minister and her grandfather who is an Inuit elder..."