Southlanders embrace new flight to Auckland

From Morning Report, 6:18 am on 27 January 2020

Southlanders are embracing a new direct jet flight connecting them to Auckland with more than 46,000 seats already sold.

The inaugural Auckland - Invercargill flight was heralded as a game changer last August with hopes the new service would be a boon for the region.

Tourism reporter Tess Brunton finds out if it's making a difference.