Visitors to Queenstown's Kiwi sanctuary have dried up, forcing a desperate plea from its owners for help.
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Kiwis appear excited about the prospect of having the mountains to themselves, with the largest crowds in years turning up to the launch of Queenstown’s night skiing season.
More than 3500 people packed the slopes of Coronet Peak, bigger than last year’s crowd - when the resort town was full over overseas tourists.
Are you excited for this year's ski season?
Organisers of the annual Summer Concert Tour are urging people to be vigilant after a scam Facebook page was set up.
Tour organiser, Greenstone Entertainment chief executive Amanda Calvert, said three fake pages had been set up for each of the events in Queenstown, Taupō, and Whitianga.