Ikea doesn't care for New ZealandA Reddit user posted the error on a subreddit called MapsWithoutNZ, which collects all the instances where cartographers inadvertently leave out New Zealand from maps.
Why is there an entire subreddit related to maps that inadvertently leave out New Zealand? Is this country so unimportant to the rest of the world map creators simply forget about it?The map was still listed for sale on Ikea's website on Monday afternoon.
Where I found this story: Ikea reportedly apologizes for leaving New Zealand off a world map
In the subreddit in which it was first reported, some people have also mentioned a couple of foreign sources from their homecountry in which it was reported as well. Funnily, two of them were from Denmark, and only one from New Zealand.
Denmark: Ikea undskylder have glemt New Zealand paa verdenskort
Denmark, again: Ikea undskylder for at udelade New Zealand paa verdenskort
And NZ: Ikea selling world map with New Zealand missing
Swedish furniture giant Ikea apologized for leaving New Zealand off a world map that was being sold at one of its stores, after a Reddit user posted about the error, the BBC reported.www.cnbc.com