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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 : 17 January 2017. 10:00AM

 

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 Tue 17, January
2017.
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 24,
October
2016.
17:00PM
CLOSED
Closed For The Season
Open
-
202cm
Snow Base Upper Mountain
Sat,
22
Oct 2cm
High Overcast. Light N Winds.
2.0C
  Turoa
Ski Area
Sun 06,
November
2016.
01:38PM
CLOSED
Closed For The Season
Open
-
138cm
Snow Base Upper Mountain
Sat,
05
Nov
5cm
Cloudy. Strong NW Winds
1.0C
   
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
Sun 18,
Sept
2016.
07:02PM
CLOSED
Closed For The Season
Open
-
05cm
Lower Mountaih
50cm
Upper Mountain
Fri,
09
Sept
05cm
Sunny. Moderate Winds
2.0C
  Porters Sat 01,
October
2016.
06:45AM
CLOSED
Closed For The Season
Closed
-
30cm
Lower Mountaih
80cm
Upper Mountain
Mon,
26
Sept
10cm
Sunny. Light N Winds
0.0C
  Mount Hutt
Ski Area
Mon 10, October
2016.
09:25PM
CLOSED
Closed For The Season
Open
-
32cm
Min Depth
72cm
Max Depth
Thu,
06
Oct
15cm
Sunny. Light Winds.
0.7C
   
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
Sat 17,
Sept
2016.
05:47AM
CLOSED
Closed For The Season
Closed
Carry Chains
40cm
Minimum Depth
60cm
Snow Base
Fri,
16
Sept
06cm
Windy
-4.0C
  Roundhill
Ski Area
Sun 11,
Sept
2016.
03:36PM
CLOSED
Closed For The Season
Closed
Carry Chains
40cm
Minimum Depth
60cm
Snow Base
Fri,
09
Aug
10cm
Sunny
-4.0C
  Ohau Snow Fields Sun 02,
October
2016.
11:07PM
CLOSED
Closed For The Season
Closed
-
20cm
Lower Mountain
50cm
Upper Mountain
Tue,
27
Sept
03cm
Sunny. Light W Wind.
1.0C
   
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
Sun 02,
October
2016.
04:35PM
CLOSED
Closed For The Season
Open
Carry Chains
55cm
Home
Basin

120m
Saddle
Basin
Sun,
02
Oct
02cm
Light Cloud. Light to Moderate N Winds.
1.0C
  Cardrona Alpine Resort Sun 09,
October
2016.
04:36AM
CLOSED
Closed For The Season
Closed
Carry Chains
35m
Min Depth
70cm
Max Depth
Sat,
08
Oct
02cm
High Broken Cloud. Light NW Winds
1.0C
  Snow Farm
Ski Area

Cross Country Skiing
Mon 26,
Sept
2016.
06:15AM
CLOSED
Closed For The Season
Closed
Carry Chains
05cm
Lower Base
30cm
Upper Base
Mon,
19
Sept
1cm
Cloudy. W Wind
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 Sat 01,
October
2016.
04:37AM
CLOSED
Closed For The Season
Open
-
15cm
Min Depth
70cm
Max Depth
Wed,
14
Sept
02cm
Sunny.
3.4C
  The Remarkables Sun 02, October
2016.
04:17PM
CLOSED
Closed For The Season
Open
-
30cm
Min Depth
80cm
Max Depth
Thu,
08
Sept
65cm
High Cloud. Mild N Breeze
1.2C

 

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.