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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

World's Best Skiers Meet And Great At Coronet Peak (16-Aug-09)

Coronet Peak, New Zealand, August 16, 2009 - Kids and adults alike were wowed by some

Kids and adults alike were wowed by some of the world’s top ski champions yesterday (August 16) as the skiers signed posters and posed for photographs at a poster signing event at Coronet Peak.

Members of the USA Men’s and Women’s ski teams and the Canadian Women’s ski teams were overwhelmed by supporters as they spent an hour meeting and greeting their fans in the sunshine at Coronet Peak.

“This was a great day for all to share, from small kids right through to the adults,” said Richard Murphy, Head of Race and Events at Coronet Peak.

“We had some of the best male and female alpine ski racers on the planet signing autographs for everyone here yesterday. We will be watching closely and wish them well for the Vancouver Olympics.”

The teams are currently training at Coronet Peak in preparation for the 100% Pure NZ Winter Games, which starts in Queenstown on Friday (August 21).

The women’s team included alpine skiing overall winner and double world champion from 2009, Lindsey Vonn who was joined by Olympic Gold Medalist from Torino, Julia Mancuso.

The USA Men was led by combined Olympic Gold Medalist in Torino Ted Ligety, alongside Jimmy Cochran, Scott Macartney and Marco Sullivan from the Tech and Speed Teams.

“We are really grateful to the teams for making it such a great day for everyone,” added Mr Murphy.

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