Hundreds are set to flock to the opening of a doughnut chain's first New Zealand store in south Auckland tomorrow, with some even opting to camp out in line.

The Krispy Kreme store will open at 8am on Wednesday.

Its location on Ronwood Ave has copped criticism, given its surrounded by a number of other fast-food chains and in an area that's struggling with the soaring obesity rates.

Amid the final preparations being carried out on Tuesday morning, a group of three young adults sat out the back under a canopy, marking their spots at the front of the line.

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The large Krispy Kreme store, which includes an onsite factory, will churn out about 78,000 doughnuts a day. Photo / Supplied
The large Krispy Kreme store, which includes an onsite factory, will churn out about 78,000 doughnuts a day. Photo / Supplied

Shannice Godkin, 18, Sarah Benioni, 18, and Tee Felise, 21, have been parked up since 8.20pm on Monday.

Godkin says they headed to the venue almost as soon as the sign went up that they could join the queue.

"As soon as the post went up that the queue was open, we came down to have a look and ended up staying."

Godkin says the prize of one year's worth of doughnuts was the drawcard for her.

Tee says their two nights' stay is far from overkill.

"We had other people come [in the middle of the night] and then they left."

The large store, which includes an onsite factory, will churn out about 78,000 doughnuts a day.