By Paula Ahillon For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 01:27 BST, 2 October 2019 | Updated: 01:50 BST, 2 October 2019
A man has been banned from his favourite restaurant because of his prominent face tattoos - despite eating there for more than 10 years.
Malcolm Ratima dined at the Returned and Services Association (RSA) in Napier, New Zealand, three to four times a week before he was banned.
His wife, Berta Harrison-Ratima, said they had turned up at the club for lunch only for her husband to be asked to leave because his tattoo was deemed 'too offensive'.
'She [the venue's duty manager] also told us customers feel intimidated by PEOPLE like us. Discrimination at its finest,' Ms Harrison-Ratima said.
Malcolm Ratima (right with wife Berta Harrison-Ratima) dined at RSA Napier's restaurant on the eastern coast of