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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 : 08 July 2018. 04:30PM

 

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 08,
July
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
Sun 08,
July
2018.
02:44PM
OPEN
-
Open
Caution Low Visability
75cm
Snow Base Upper Mountain
Last 7 Days,
10cm
Snow & Rain. Strong NW Wind.
0.0C
  Turoa
Ski Area
Sun 08,
July
2018.
06:34AM
OPEN
-
Open
High Wind
155cm
Snow Base Upper Mountain
Last 7 Days,
20cm
Passing Cloud. Gale 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
Thu 28,
June
2018.
08:13PM
Closed
Scheduled Opening Date
13 July
2018
Open
-
-cm
Lower Mountaih
-cm
Upper Mountain
Thu,
28
June
20cm
Snow.
0.0C
  Porters Sun 08,
July
2018.
01:15PM
OPEN
-
Open
Carry Chains
30cm
Lower Mountaih
70cm
Upper Mountain
Mon,
02
July
07cm
Overcast with Light Rain. Light Winds.
4.0C
  Mount Hutt
Ski Area
Sun 08,
July
2018.
02:50PM
OPEN
-
Open
Closed for uphill traffic for the rest of the day. Carry Chains
42cm
Min Depth
89cm
Max Depth
Mon,
02
July
08cm
Rain & Strong Winds.
2.9C
   
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
Sun 08,
July
2018.
06:00AM
Closed
Strong Winds
Closed
Carry Chains

 

22cm
Minimum Depth
32m
Snow Base
Sat,
07
July
02cm
High Broken Cloud. Strong Winds Increasing.
2.0C
  Roundhill
Ski Area
Sun 08,
July
2018.
09:50AM
OPEN
-
Open
Chains to be Carried
20cm
Min Depth
40cm
Max Depth
Mon,
02
July
05cm
Mixed Weather. 40kph N Wind.
1.0C
  Ohau Snow Fields Sun 08,
July
2018.
06:09AM
OPEN
-
Open
Carry Chains
50cm
Lower Mountain
60cm
Upper Mountain
Sat,
07
July
10cm
Sunny. Light to Moderate NW Wind.
0.0C
   
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 08,
July
2018.
04:10PM
OPEN
-
Open
Carry Chains
75cm
Home
Basin

119cm
Saddle
Basin
Sun,
08
July
11cm
Snow. Moderate NW Wind
0.0C
  Cardrona Alpine Resort Sun 08,
July
2018.
03:45PM
OPEN
-
Open
Chains on 2WD
51cm
Min Depth
92cm
Max Depth
Sun,
08
July
?cm
Snow. Strong NW Wind.
-1.0C
  Snow Farm
Ski Area

Cross Country Skiing
Sun 08,
July
2018.
06:15AM
OPEN
-
Open
Carry Chains
-
-
-
-
-,
-
-
-
Clear Skies. Light Winds.
-1.0C
   
QUEENSTOWN
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Skifield Location
Last
Updated
Area
Status
Road Access
Average Snow Depth
Last Snow Fall
Weather Conditions
  Coronet Peak Sun 08,
July
2018.
04:46PM
OPEN
-
Open
Carry Chains
30cm
Min Depth
80cm
Max Depth
Mon,
02
July
05cm
Rain
-2.0C
  The Remarkables Sun 08, July
2018.
04:30PM
OPEN
-
Open
Chains on all Vehicles
85cm
Min Depth
115cm
Max Depth
Sat,
07
July
10cm
Light Snow Showers.
-1.8C

 

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.