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RAL slashes Mt Ruapehu season pass availability
9 Oct 2020   /

RAL slashes Mt Ruapehu season pass availability

Ruapehu Alpine Lifts has cut the number of 2021 season passes for its Mt Ruapehu ski fields by 20%.


New snow sees RAL extend ski season
30 Sep 2020   /

New snow sees RAL extend ski season

The second week of the school holidays is looking promising for Mt Ruapehu ski fields, says Ruapehu Alpine Lifts chief executive Jono Dean.


Kiwis ‘rediscover’ ski towns during winter – Booking.com
25 Sep 2020   /

Kiwis ‘rediscover’ ski towns during winter – Booking.com

Ski destinations are leading the top 10 trending destinations ‘rediscovered’ by Kiwis, according to Booking.com. 


NZSki invests in country’s first 8-seater chairlift
18 Sep 2020   /

NZSki invests in country’s first 8-seater chairlift

Construction on the multi-million dollar Nor’west Express lift at Mt Hutt will begin in October.


Travellers Autobarn partners with tourism operators
2 Sep 2020   /

Travellers Autobarn partners with tourism operators

Campervan operator Travellers Autobarn has teamed with NZSki and other adventure operators to offer value packs to customers.


Native alpine parrot returns to Mt Hutt
26 Aug 2020   /

Native alpine parrot returns to Mt Hutt

Mt Hutt is celebrating after a kea paid a visit to the mountain, the first to be seen at Mt Hutt in three years.


Iwi urges visitors to stay away from Ruapehu
17 Aug 2020   /

Iwi urges visitors to stay away from Ruapehu

Ohakune-based iwi Ngāti Rangi is calling on visitors to stay away from Ruapehu after a person who has tested positive for Covid-19 visited Whakapapa and Tūroa ski fields.


Southern ski fields close as large operators adjust to Covid restrictions
12 Aug 2020   /

Southern ski fields close as large operators adjust to Covid restrictions

NZSki and Wayfare’s ski fields close for the day while other large operators make adjustments or shut Auckland businesses.


Sugar Bowl Express opens at Remarkables
31 Jul 2020  

Sugar Bowl Express opens at Remarkables

The Sugar Bowl Express chairlift at The Remarkables will open this Saturday 1 August, giving visitors lift access to the Sugar Bowl Basin for the first time this season.


Busy weekend sees 13,000 head up Ruapehu
28 Jul 2020   /

Busy weekend sees 13,000 head up Ruapehu

Ruapehu Alpine Lifts chief executive Jono Dean said the new car park booking system helped ease the traffic congestion.


Ruapehu online car park booking system goes live
23 Jul 2020   /

Ruapehu online car park booking system goes live

The new booking system would be free this season and would operate for the busiest 10 of the 17 weekends that the mountain is open in winter.


Remarkables extends daily operations
17 Jul 2020  

Remarkables extends daily operations

The Remarkables will continue its daily operations daily for a further one more week after a busier-than-expected school holiday period. 


RAL updates carpark booking system following criticism
8 Jul 2020   /

RAL updates carpark booking system following criticism

Ruapehu Alpine Lifts have updated its new carpark booking system following an uproar from the public.


Wayfare focuses on flexi as it waits for demand to stabilise
6 Jul 2020   /

Wayfare focuses on flexi as it waits for demand to stabilise

CEO Ian Jackson says forward bookings are good but Covid has halved staff numbers on the operator’s ski fields.


Remarkables ski field opens this weekend
3 Jul 2020  

Remarkables ski field opens this weekend

The Remarkables would be open daily for two weeks during the July school holidays until Sunday 19 July, then weekends only.


Snow falls in time for season opening – RAL
2 Jul 2020  

Snow falls in time for season opening – RAL

Mt Ruapehu has officially opened for the season, with snow arriving in time for the July school holidays.


PM, tourism leaders converge on Cardrona
26 Jun 2020   /

PM, tourism leaders converge on Cardrona

Prime minister Jacinda Ardern, tourism minister Kelvin Davis and Tourism New Zealand chief executive Stephen England-Hall will attend today’s opening of the ski season at Cardrona Alpine Resort.


Booking.com searches show winter promise
23 Jun 2020   /

Booking.com searches show winter promise

Booking.com says Kiwis are showing a promising appetite for winter travel and recreation.


In-depth: Slow business for snow business
19 Jun 2020  

In-depth: Slow business for snow business

After years of international growth, operators are pinning hopes on the domestic market but losses appear inevitable.


RAL, DOC impose ski field limits
18 Jun 2020   /

RAL, DOC impose ski field limits

Ruapehu Alpine Lifts aims to limit ski field numbers to 4500 a day at Whakapapa and 3700 at Turoa, says RAL chief executive Jono Dean.


Southern Lakes ski areas ready for winter season – DQ
10 Jun 2020  

Southern Lakes ski areas ready for winter season – DQ

The first major snowfall of the season marks good news for the Southern Lakes ski areas, says Destination Queenstown.


Operators “stoked” as level 1 reached
9 Jun 2020   /

Operators “stoked” as level 1 reached

The move comes as ski fields prepare to open and enables the hard-hit events sector to plan for a restriction-free recovery.


RAL’s Sky Waka proves a magnet
3 Jun 2020   /

RAL’s Sky Waka proves a magnet

More than 2000 people headed up Mt Ruapehu over the long weekend to sightsee and ride the Sky Waka.


RAL targets late June, early July for ski field openings
20 May 2020   /

RAL targets late June, early July for ski field openings

Ruapehu Alpine Lifts is planning to open its first ski area on Mt Ruapehu in late June or early July, says RAL chief executive Jono Dean.


Ski fields get green light to open in 2020
15 May 2020  

Ski fields get green light to open in 2020

NZSki, RAL and Cardrona Alpine Resorts say they have agreed level 2 guidelines with the government.


Domestic travel, tourism activity allowed at alert level 2
7 May 2020   /

Domestic travel, tourism activity allowed at alert level 2

People will be allowed to travel for tourism and operators such as ski fields could be open.


RAL staff return to Mt Ruapehu ahead of ski season
30 Apr 2020   /

RAL staff return to Mt Ruapehu ahead of ski season

Ruapehu Alpine Lifts operational team members have commenced general maintenance work on Mt Ruapehu in preparation for the winter ski season, says RAL chief executive Jono Dean.


ComCom approves Cardrona’s $7m purchase of TC
16 Dec 2019   /

ComCom approves Cardrona’s $7m purchase of TC

The decision paves the way for the consolidation of ski field ownership in the wider Wanaka area.


Cardrona delays summer opening day after snowstorm
5 Dec 2019   /

Cardrona delays summer opening day after snowstorm

Cardrona Alpine Resort near Wanaka has postponed its summer opening after a dump of snow this week.


Mt Hutt, The Rees, Blanket Bay, Azur win at World Ski Awards
25 Nov 2019   /

Mt Hutt, The Rees, Blanket Bay, Azur win at World Ski Awards

Mt Hutt has taken out the title of New Zealand’s best ski resort for the fifth year in a row at the World Ski Awards in Austria.


Ground breaks on Remarkables’ Sugar Bowl chairlift
30 Oct 2019   /

Ground breaks on Remarkables’ Sugar Bowl chairlift

Ground has officially broken on the new Sugar Bowl chairlift at The Remarkables Ski Area in Queenstown.


Mt Ruapehu training ground ahead of Beijing Winter Olympics
11 Oct 2019   /

Mt Ruapehu training ground ahead of Beijing Winter Olympics

A group of 35 Chinese Winter Olympic Games staff took the slopes of Mt Ruapehu in a bid to hone their rescue knowledge and techniques in time for the World Cup and the Winter Olympic Games in 2022.


RAL appoints new chief executive
9 Oct 2019   /

RAL appoints new chief executive

The operator has promoted its Whakapapa GM Jono Dean to take over from Ross Copland.


Watch: Cardrona’s plans for Soho Basin, Treble Cone
9 Oct 2019   /

Watch: Cardrona’s plans for Soho Basin, Treble Cone

Cardrona Alpine Resort plans to have its first chairlift installed into the 500 hectare Soho Basin extension in time for winter 2022.


Kea conservation wins for The Remarkables
19 Sep 2019   /

Kea conservation wins for The Remarkables

NZSki funding for The Kea Conservation Trust will see the body extend its monitoring efforts from The Remarkables ski field across Ben Lomond from early 2020.


Mountains collaborate to debut NZ Spring Ski Week
11 Sep 2019  

Mountains collaborate to debut NZ Spring Ski Week

A collaborative mountain effort has led to the establishment of New Zealand’s first-ever Spring Ski Week.


Cardrona seeks ComCom clearance for $7m TC acquisition
9 Sep 2019   /

Cardrona seeks ComCom clearance for $7m TC acquisition

Wayfare’s Cardrona Alpine Resort Limited has sought clearance from the Commerce Commission to buy Treble Cone ski field for $7.6m.


MRTEs: Snow regions spending suffers in July
29 Aug 2019   / /

MRTEs: Snow regions spending suffers in July

Visitor spending in some of NZ’s snow regions fell sharply after unusually mild weather.


Police sweep finds ski field transport operators non-compliant
28 Aug 2019   /

Police sweep finds ski field transport operators non-compliant

A police and NZ Transport Agency check of Queenstown ski field transport operators over the weekend found a dozen operators were not complying with the rules.


QRC secures Winter Games naming rights
21 Aug 2019   /

QRC secures Winter Games naming rights

Queenstown Resort College has secured naming rights to the Winter Games.


Research: Season ski passes still worth it
20 Aug 2019  

Research: Season ski passes still worth it

Kiwis should continue to buy annual ski passes despite this year’s patchy season, according to new research.


Ruapehu tourism secures $550k from PGF
29 Jul 2019   /

Ruapehu tourism secures $550k from PGF

The money will go towards long-term planning to foster sustainable tourism growth.


Treble Cone opens today
10 Jul 2019  

Treble Cone opens today

Treble Cone will open today but skiing and snowboarding will be limited to groomed snow on the Easy Rider and the Platter runs.


Chris Jolly Outdoors rocks North Island snow-shoeing first
3 Jul 2019   /

Chris Jolly Outdoors rocks North Island snow-shoeing first

Chris Jolly Outdoors is expanding its portfolio of products after recruiting a new operations manager and drawing on his diverse background that spans tourism, rock and roll touring and survivalism.


RAL’s $25m Sky Waka opens for sightseeing
2 Jul 2019  

RAL’s $25m Sky Waka opens for sightseeing

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Tūroa ski field opens today
28 Jun 2019  

Tūroa ski field opens today

Tūroa’s beginner ski field opens today from 9am with the lower slopes of Alpine Meadow ready for skiing and sledding.


Westpac: Australian slowdown will hit NZ ski fields
26 Jun 2019   /

Westpac: Australian slowdown will hit NZ ski fields

A sluggish Australian economy and plunging house prices will be felt on Kiwi slopes, says the bank’s chief economist.


Treble Cone delays opening
25 Jun 2019  

Treble Cone delays opening

Treble Cone Ski Area has delayed its opening due to low levels of snow during June.


Wayfare’s Lauder on Cardrona’s $7m bid for TC
20 Jun 2019   /

Wayfare’s Lauder on Cardrona’s $7m bid for TC

Cardrona is on track to add a second skifield to its stable having made a long-expected offer to buy Treble Cone.


Skifields roll into winter after bumper summer of investment
10 Jun 2019  

Skifields roll into winter after bumper summer of investment

Visitors have been flocking to New Zealand’s skifields as the 2019 season gets underway with some of the country’s leading resorts having pumped millions of dollars into infrastructure improvements over the summer.