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

First 2010 Snow In Southern Hemisphere (28-Mar-10)

Mt Ruapehu, New Zealand, March 28, 2010 - has reported first snow on the slopes

Mt Ruapehu in New Zealand has reported first snow on the slopes, three months before its ski areas are due to open.

"Yesterday's southerly front painted an icing sugar like coating on Ruapehu's upper slopes. A sure sign that winter is not far away." said Mike Smith, Marketing Manager of Ruapehu Alpine Lifts.

Turoa is scheduled to open on June 19th and work is progressing well at Whakapapa rebuilding the Knoll Ridge Chalet and Cat Shed. Whakapapa is scheduled to open June 26th.

www.mtruapehu.com

 
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