Twitter is split over whether it was an attack.
Concerns were raised again this week over a complimentary coffee offer from a local cafe.
The most common problems were poor cleaning practices and cross-contamination risks.
"I don't think they're making anyone ill or sick."
"We need to do more to step up and celebrate the language and the rejuvenation of te reo Māori."
Many can be found in Wellington.
One diner has dubbed a Whanganui burger joint "super gross and ignorant".