Took a stroll around the supermarket this morning to check out the devastation. Was in a Highland Park, a suburb with particularly high proportion of East Asian residents.
This is at 7am, 13h after the initial announcement on the news and 12h since the panic buying began.
Toilet paper: GONE
milk powder: GONE
pasta: not bad reasonable amount left
Bottled water: GONE
peanut butter: heaps left
canned goods: still available
Yesterday people were queuing up all around the shop with trolleys packed full. I went past another supermarket on the North Shore (also a heavily oriental population) yesterday at 7pm. The car park looks like Black Friday or Boxing Day sales.
I look photos, but I would need to upload them somewhere first.
Thank god I prepared weeks ago
h/t Lord Deplorable Darkness