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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.


Meghan Blair returns to tourism as NZSki GM Sales & Marketing
9 May 2019   /

Meghan Blair returns to tourism as NZSki GM Sales & Marketing

Queenstown’s NZSki Limited has hired Meghan Blair to be its new general manager of sales and marketing.


DOC rejects NZSki criticism, points finger at operator’s planning
12 Mar 2019   /

DOC rejects NZSki criticism, points finger at operator’s planning

The Department of Conservation has rejected criticism that it was cause of delays to NZSki’s $16m chairlift upgrade at The Remarkables.


NZSki CEO: DOC failure cause of $16m chairlift delay
11 Mar 2019  

NZSki CEO: DOC failure cause of $16m chairlift delay

Paul Anderson blames a lack of “direction, support and certainty” from DOC for the delay to The Remarkables upgrade.


TNZ targets trade in new $1.55m Australian ski campaign
11 Mar 2019   / /

TNZ targets trade in new $1.55m Australian ski campaign

A game that educates Australian travel trade about New Zealand’s ski regions forms a key part of Tourism New Zealand’s freshly launched $1.55m Australian winter campaign. 


Gallery: Boarders and bikers mingle on Mt Hutt in $40k open day
5 Mar 2019  

Gallery: Boarders and bikers mingle on Mt Hutt in $40k open day

Borders, bikers, walkers and riders were out in force on Saturday for Mt Hutt Ski Area’s 2019 Open Day.


New insight reveals emerging Queenstown winter visitor profile
20 Dec 2018   /

New insight reveals emerging Queenstown winter visitor profile

A new winter profile of Queenstown Airport’s passengers has been released, showing an uplift of 5% in numbers for the 2018 season.


Tūwharetoa backs RAL gondola with $7.5m bond buy
12 Dec 2018   /

Tūwharetoa backs RAL gondola with $7.5m bond buy

Six of the iwi’s businesses have formed a partnership to help fund the $25m project.


Cardrona to open for summer skiing
23 Nov 2018  

Cardrona to open for summer skiing

Recent heavy snowfalls and cold temperatures has prompted Cardrona Alpine Resort to open for beginner skiing and snow play.


NZSki joins global Ikon Pass partnership
19 Nov 2018  

NZSki joins global Ikon Pass partnership

NZSki’s Coronet Peak, The Remarkables, and Mt Hutt have joined international multi-resort ski-field pass, Ikon Pass.


Watch: NZSki announces $35m development plans
1 Nov 2018   /

Watch: NZSki announces $35m development plans

New high-speed chairlifts and trails, a chondola and summer operations are part of a $35m upgrade programme at The Remarkables and Coronet Peak ski fields, announced by owner NZSki today.


NZSki poaches QRC’s Boyer to be new GM Customer
11 Oct 2018   /

NZSki poaches QRC’s Boyer to be new GM Customer

NZSki has appointed Fiona Boyer to the newly created role of General Manager Customer.


Coronet to cap 2018 season with dog derby
12 Sep 2018  

Coronet to cap 2018 season with dog derby

Queenstown ski field Coronet Peak is to farewell the 2018 season by hosting a dog derby at what it says “is the home of the original dog derby and dog barking contest”.


Gates set to open for Audi quattro Winter Games NZ 2018
24 Aug 2018  

Gates set to open for Audi quattro Winter Games NZ 2018

The now annual event kicks off tonight with an opening ceremony in Wanaka.


Tūroa chairlift out for season following avalanche
16 Aug 2018   /

Tūroa chairlift out for season following avalanche

A 250m haul rope has to be ordered from Europe, says RAL.


RAL: New chairlift tower needed following avalanche
8 Aug 2018   /

RAL: New chairlift tower needed following avalanche

Ruapehu Alpine Lifts says it will need to replace a tower on its High Noon Express chairlift at Tūroa due to damage caused by Monday’s avalanche.


Mt Ruapehu avalanche damages Tūroa chairlift
6 Aug 2018   /

Mt Ruapehu avalanche damages Tūroa chairlift

A large avalanche triggered by control work at Tūroa has damaged one of the ski field’s chairlifts.


RAL re-opens Turoa, suspends Fuso bus use
30 Jul 2018   /

RAL re-opens Turoa, suspends Fuso bus use

The possibility of a mechanical failure being behind Saturday’s fatal crash is yet to be ruled out.


RAL suspends Turoa operations after fatal crash
29 Jul 2018   /

RAL suspends Turoa operations after fatal crash

Ruapehu Alpine Lifts has suspended operations at its Turoa ski field today after a bus crash left one person dead and several others injured. 


RAL: Visitor numbers jump 50% in record-breaking holiday period
24 Jul 2018   /

RAL: Visitor numbers jump 50% in record-breaking holiday period

Ruapehu Alpine Lifts has had a record-breaking school holiday period with more than 80,000 skiers and snowboarders on the slopes of Whakapapa and Tūroa in the last fortnight.


Gallery: Coronet Peak sculpts new ice castle
19 Jul 2018  

Gallery: Coronet Peak sculpts new ice castle

Queenstown skifield Coronet Peak has opened NZ’s first ice castle as it looks to tap into the increasing number of visitors who don’t ski or snowboard but want a winter experience.


Grow Report: Lauder on the potential of NZ’s largest ski field
13 Jul 2018  

Grow Report: Lauder on the potential of NZ’s largest ski field

Real Journeys’ CEO on the scale of the investment involved and the potential the new 900ha could unlock for the region.


RJ’s Cardrona, Treble Cone’s Darby partner to create 900ha ski field
12 Jul 2018  

RJ’s Cardrona, Treble Cone’s Darby partner to create 900ha ski field

The new partnership will create the 900ha Cardrona-Soho Ski Area near Wanaka.


Treble Cone: Doing it differently, 50 years on
25 Jun 2018   /

Treble Cone: Doing it differently, 50 years on

Treble Cone near Wanaka opened its gates on Saturday for its 50th season, five days earlier than scheduled thanks to healthy pre-season snow.


Winter Festival arrives at Cardrona, TC preps for opening
22 Jun 2018  

Winter Festival arrives at Cardrona, TC preps for opening

Queenstown’s Winter Festival arrives at Cardrona ski field today with a number of activities,    including the famous dog derby, starting this morning.


Watch: More than 1,500 hit Mt Hutt’s slopes on opening day
12 Jun 2018   /

Watch: More than 1,500 hit Mt Hutt’s slopes on opening day

More than 1,500 skiers and snowboarders hit the slope on Friday for the opening day of Mt Hutt’s season.


Christchurch ski season attracts more Australian visitors
17 Apr 2018  

Christchurch ski season attracts more Australian visitors

The glistening snowy peaks of Canterbury ski area Mt Hutt feature in an international campaign to lure more Australian ski visitors to New Zealand.


Treble Cone appoints new GM
5 Apr 2018   /

Treble Cone appoints new GM

Wanaka’s Treble Cone has appointed Toby Arnott as its new ski area general manager.


TNZ launches first collaborative ‘ski NZ’ drive with $900K campaign
22 Mar 2018  

TNZ launches first collaborative ‘ski NZ’ drive with $900K campaign

Tourism New Zealand has launched its first collaborative ‘ski New Zealand’ campaign with a $900,000 effort to lure Australians to the country’s top three ski regions.


Ski field investment spurs visitor growth to NZ slopes
7 Mar 2018  

Ski field investment spurs visitor growth to NZ slopes

Visitors to New Zealand’s ski slopes grew on average 5% over the past four years to reach 1.6 million in 2017, according to the Ski Areas Association of New Zealand (SAANZ).


Report: Tourism livelihoods at risk from climate change
18 Dec 2017  

Report: Tourism livelihoods at risk from climate change

New Zealand’s ski industry could benefit from climate change in the short term but would suffer from its long term effects as would attractions such as the country’s glaciers, according to a new report.


Mt Hutt, The Rees, Eichardt’s win at World Ski Awards
20 Nov 2017   / /

Mt Hutt, The Rees, Eichardt’s win at World Ski Awards

Mt Hutt ski field, The Rees and Eichardt’s hotels in Queenstown, and Wanaka’s Whare Kea Lodge & Chalet have been recognised as New Zealand’s best at the 2017 World Ski Awards.


Ski season boosts holiday numbers in August
2 Oct 2017  

Ski season boosts holiday numbers in August

August was a boom month for holidaymakers coming to New Zealand according to the latest International Travel and Migration figures.


Use of Ruapehu images by Taupo draws strong local reaction
20 Apr 2017  

Use of Ruapehu images by Taupo draws strong local reaction

Ruapehu Mayor Don Cameron said that public reaction to Taupo using snow and skiing images to promote Taupo as a tourism destination was another example of why maintaining investment into Visit Ruapehu was so important.


Treble Cone invests in new snowmaking system
22 Mar 2017  

Treble Cone invests in new snowmaking system

Treble Cone is proud to announce that a new snowmaking system will be in place for the 2017 season.