Black Pete Christmas event criticised

An Auckland restaurant has ignited debate after organising a traditional Dutch Christmas celebration featuring characters in blackface.

But its owner says the costumes are part of a old tradition, and the event is just harmless fun for children.

Popular Birkenhead eatery Dutch Delight has had a visit from Sinterklaas (Santa Claus), and his helper Black Pete. Continue reading

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