Imagine heading into the bush last week and coming out five days later, only to find that COVID-19 had turned the world upside down.
An appeal for information has been made by police.
It follows the recommendation all gatherings of more than 500 people be cancelled.
The suspect pointed a gun at police before fleeing the scene in one of their cars.
Motorists are asked to avoid the area.
"I was a non-believer that there were any moose left in Fiordland until now."
"We are investigating why this has happened."
"What right do these people have to our property?"
"We've been banned from posting for 24 hours RIP."
"NZ should prepare for a potentially severe global coronavirus pandemic".
They're believed to be the tramping partner of the person found on Friday.
Police were responding to reports of an object in the water.
Farmers can now put their drone mustering skills to the test.
Thousands have watched the livestream waiting for it to happen.
Crews battled fires in central Otago and mid Canterbury.
One of the car's occupants is in a serious condition.
A member of the public spotted the man on Wednesday.
The teen failed to return to shore at St Clair Beach, Dunedin.
There are reports of minor injuries.
Temperatures will soar to the mid-30s in some parts of the country.
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