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NEW ZEALAND SNOW REPORTS

New Zealand Snow Reports and Local Ski Conditions

New Zealand snow reports and local ski conditions are updated daily during the ski season. The majority of New Zealand's winter skiing occurs within the Mount Ruapehu, Queenstown and Wanaka regions. The main tourist ski resort towns are Queenstown and Wanaka. The New Zealand ski season is roughly early July to early October.

The main New Zealand heliski regions are Queenstown, Wanaka, Mount Cook and Methven.

UPDATED SNOW REPORTS : 06 August 2018. 08:00AM

 

AUCKLAND
Indoor Skiing at the Snowplanet - Auckland City
Skifield Location
Last
Updated
Area
Status
Road Access
Average Snow Depth
Last Snow Fall
Weather Conditions
  Snowplanet Sun 05,
August
2018.
10:00AM
OPEN
-
Open
-
45cm
Indoor
Ski Slope
0cm
-
Indoor
Skiing
-5C
   
MT RUAPEHU
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Skifield Location
Last
Updated
Area
Status
Road Access
Average Snow Depth
Last Snow Fall
Weather Conditions
  Whakapapa
Ski Area
Mon 06,
August
2018.
06:46AM
OPEN
Upper Mountain Closed Today
Open
-
117cm
Lower Mountaih
198cm
Upper Mountain
Last
24
Hours
10cm
Cloudy. Heavy Mist. Light NW Wind.
2.0C
  Turoa
Ski Area
Mon 06,
August
2018.
07:16AM
OPEN
-
Open
-
108cm
Lower Mountaih
204cm
Upper Mountain
Last
24
Hours
0cm
Sunny. Light NW Wind.
0.0C
   
CANTERBURY
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Skifield Location
Last
Updated
Area
Status
Road Access
Average Snow Depth
Last Snow Fall
Weather Conditions
  Temple Basin
Ski Area
Mon 06,
August
2018.
06:10AM
OPEN
-
Open
-
80cm
Lower Mountaih
230cm
Upper Mountain
Mon,
06
Aug
-cm
Mixed Weather.
-1.0C
  Porters Mon 06,
August
2018.
08:16AM
OPEN
-
Open
Carry Chains
50cm
Lower Mountaih
90cm
Upper Mountain
Sun,
29
July
10cm
Mixed Weather. High Cloud. Light Winds.
3.0C
  Mount Hutt
Ski Area
Mon 06,
August
2018.
08:01AM
OPEN
-
Open
Carry Chains
50cm
Min Depth
100cm
Max Depth
Sun,
29
July
02cm
Mixed Weather. Low Cloud. Light NW Winds.
0.8C
   
MACKENZIE
Wilderness Heliskiing is available at Mount Cook
Skifield Location
Last
Updated
Area
Status
Road Access
Average Snow Depth
Last Snow Fall
Weather Conditions
  Mount Dobson
Ski Area
Mon 06,
August
2018.
06:01AM
OPEN
-
Open
Chains or 4WD

 

58cm
Minimum Depth
80m
Snow Base
Sat,
04
Aug
03cm
Sunny. Clear & Calm.
-1.0C
  Roundhill
Ski Area
Mon 06,
August
2018.
06:00AM
OPEN
-
Open
-
40cm
Min Depth
60cm
Max Depth
Fri,
03
Aug
04cm
Fine. 6kph NE Wind.
-2.0C
  Ohau Snow Fields Mon 06,
August
2018.
05:59AM
OPEN
-
Open
Carry Chains
65cm
Lower Mountain
117cm
Upper Mountain
Sat,
04
Aug
01cm
Sunny. Clear & Calm.
-2.0C
   
WANAKA
Harris Mountain Heliskiing is available at Wanaka
Skifield Location
Last
Updated
Area
Status
Road Access
Average Snow Depth
Last Snow Fall
Weather Conditions
  Treble Cone
Ski Area
Mon 06,
August
2018.
05:51AM
OPEN
-
Open
Carry Chains
135cm
Home
Basin

163cm
Saddle
Basin
Fri,
03
Aug
03cm
-
2.1C
  Cardrona Alpine Resort Mon 06,
August
2018.
05:45AM
OPEN
-
Open
Carry Chains
74cm
Min Depth
145cm
Max Depth
Fri,
03
Aug
?cm
Sunny. Light Breeze.
1.0C
  Snow Farm
Ski Area

Cross Country Skiing
Mon 06,
August
2018.
06:15AM
OPEN
-
Open
Carry Chains
-
-
-
-
-,
-
-
-
Sunny. Clear & Calm.
-2.0C
   
QUEENSTOWN
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Skifield Location
Last
Updated
Area
Status
Road Access
Average Snow Depth
Last Snow Fall
Weather Conditions
  Coronet Peak Mon 06,
August
2018.
05:53AM
OPEN
-
Open
Carry Chains
50cm
Min Depth
110cm
Max Depth
Wed,
01
Aug
03cm
Sunny. Light N Wind
-2.0C
  The Remarkables Mon 06, August
2018.
08:04PM
OPEN
-
Open
Carry Chains
105cm
Min Depth
135cm
Max Depth
Wed,
01
Aug
05cm
Sunny. Calm & Clear.
-1.4C

 

Weather Conditions & Mountain Forecast : http://www.metservice.co.nz

Ken Ring's Weather Predictions : http://www.predictweather.co.nz

AA Roadwatch Reports : http://www.aaroadwatch.co.nz

Avalanche Advisory : http://www.avalanche.net.nz

Avalanche Advisory Information

Seasonal Snow Variations : New Zealand snow conditions vary from season to season and from location to location. Snow conditions are dependent on local snowfalls, which way the wind blows and overall weather conditions. Snow conditions do vary between locations and are changeable during the course of the ski season.

Disclaimer : New Zealand Adventure Specialists Limited assumes no responsibility for any snow report or weather information supplied.