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Mountain Scene, 2013

Queenstown's Mountain Scene, first published in 1973, is a free community newspaper, funded entirely from advertising revenue. This type of newspaper, heavy on advertising and focusing on local stories such as the rescue helicopter service, increasingly replaced traditional pay-per-copy newspapers in the 21st century. Most had an online edition alongside the paper copy.

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Mark Derby, 'Newspapers - The future of New Zealand newspapers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/zoomify/43199/mountain-scene-2013 (accessed 7 July 2022)

Story by Mark Derby, published 22 Oct 2014