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

Freshlines From Treble Cone (13-May-10)

Treble Cone, NZ, May 13, 2010 - The first cm's are accumulating

The first few cm’s are accumulating in the upper Saddle basin and reminding me that winter and another season is fast approaching. Today the “3 Wise Men” as we call the tower mounted snow guns on Main St were lifted into place by helicopter and a third snow groomer arrived to provide increased grooming capacity and security for this winter. The chairs go on the saddle quad tomorrow.

If that’s not reminder enough the influx of staff as all the mountain departments gear up, wading through the 1600 applicants for less than 100 positions and the endless list of little jobs to do before we open surely is.

For those of you still looking for travel information and leads I have to suggest the travel section at has a lot of helpful info on the Southern Lakes, Wanaka packages including lift, accommodation and transport and a good range of Wanaka accommodation listings with direct links to get the best rates.

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