2 Nov 2017

Wicked under fire again

From The Panel, 4:44 pm on 2 November 2017
Wicked Campers' vans in Australia.

Wicked Campers' vans in Australia. Photo: AFP

Wicked campervans, previously in the spotlight for its lewd and misogynistic messages, is now under fire again. On its website it compares the New Zealand government to crack addicts and Nazi's in a message telling tourists to check where they can camp. Dunedin City Councillor Kate Wilson has lodged a complaint with the commerce commission over the language. She joins the panel to discuss if the company really be brought into line or if it free to make comments, however offensive, as it pleases.