A South Island business selling Nazi flags has remained tight-lipped when asked why it was profiting from memorabilia about the infamous regime.
Lipscombe Auction House in Nelson has three flags emblazoned with the Nazi swastika for sale in its show room.
Each has online auction bids of about $20 to $25 placed on them so far.
When contacted, the auction house said it didn’t want to comment on the flags.
“Everyone is entitled to their opinion,” a staff member said when advised that a reader had contacted the Herald, saying they were offended by the flags.
The reader told the Herald they were “very concerned and disturbed” by the damage that could be caused by promoting Nazi memorabilia.
“It is highly relevant within Aotearoa today after the March 15, 2019, terror attacks, and the ideology that fuelled the attacks, which sadly resulted in the tragic deaths of 51 innocent people