News and Events

Mt Hutt ‘all systems go’ for 40th season opening (13-Jun-13)
Immaculately groomed slopes and a genuinely warm welcome await avid skiers and snowboarders.....

Queenstown’s Coronet Peak ski area first to open in Australasia (10-Jun-13)
Queenstown’s Coronet Peak ski area today (June 8) celebrated in style as the first Australasian ski field to open for winter....

Coronet Peak first ski area in Australasia to open on Saturday (05-Jun-13)
Queenstown is officially open for winter as the 2013 season kicks off at Coronet Peak on Saturday (June 8).

Ski Areas Go Out With A Bang! (27-Sep-12)
Season extension and half price passes

Epic Conditions For Snow Park Opening Day (30-Jun-11)

Snow Park NZ leads the charge against mother nature...

Snow Park NZ leads the charge against mother nature, being the first ski area to open the Wanaka region, conquering the unseasonably warm temperatures!

With a 30cm base on Snow Park NZ’s popular box run, patrons were treated to a great days skiing and boarding, under perfectly blue, sunny skies. 

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The New Zealand Ski Industry Federation (NZSIF) also hosted their annual Ski Industry Demo day, adding to the excitement on the mountain.

“I was amazed when I saw how much snow was there with such little time to prepare everything,” said local Wanaka snowboarder Mack James. “It was so warm just last week! I’m stoked. Definitely coming back tomorrow.”

Recent cold temperatures allowed for top-to-bottom snowmaking over the past week, transforming Snow Park NZ into the winter wonderland that attracts snow enthusiasts from far and wide. With more runs expected to open soon, it's a great start to an unusually warm winter.

Snow Park NZ is scheduled to be open seven days a week. Additional terrain with night skiing on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday nights will open as snowmaking and additional snowfall permit. 

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