It's a community with a holiday population of a couple of
hundred people, few of them are related, but all treat each
other like close family. Reporter John Lewis takes a look at
one of Otago's most popular holiday haunts, Toko Mouth.
Christmas Eve and Boxing Day spending records have been
smashed out of the park, Paymark figures reveal, and a
Dunedin business leader says Otago's spending is clear
evidence residents are confident about their financial
Although most New Zealanders would despair at the thought of
spending Christmas Day in a tent on what was one of the
wettest Christmas Days in years, French Canadians Camille
Messier and Heloise Desrochers revelled in it.