There’s a conspiracy brewing about one country’s lack of appearance on world maps… and it’s entirely legitimate.
When shopping at an Ikea in Washington D.C, a Reddit user by the name of Jibbles666 noticed a mistake on one of the furniture store’s items. A map of the world was being sold, bar New Zealand.
The error is made all the more dumbfounding considering the Swedish home furnishings chain recently announced they will be opening their first store in New Zealand, in Auckland.
"Wonder if they’re going to sell these maps in the new Auckland store," the top comment reads.
The post was made in the #MapsWithoutNZ subreddit thread, which is dedicated to gathering all the world maps that have omitted New Zealand.
Here are some other maps shared in the group....