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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 : 24 July 2017. 06:51AM

 

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 23, July
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
July
2017.
06:29AM
OPEN
Happy Valley, Rangatira & Waterfall Express. OPEN
Open
-
65cm
Snow Base Upper Mountain
Sun,
23
July 05cm
High Overcast. Moderate SW Wind
0.0C
  Turoa
Ski Area
Mon 24,
July
2017.
06:51AM
OPEN
-
Open
-
142cm
Snow Base Upper Mountain
Sun
23
July
05cm
Sunny. Light NW Wind.
-4.0C
   
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 24,
July
2017.
06:00AM
Closed
Scheduled Opening Date 28 July 2017
Open
-
5 cm
Lower Mountaih
90 cm
Upper Mountain
Sat,
22
July
40cm
Rain, Snow to 1200m.
-
0.0C
  Porters Mon 24
July
2017.
05:54AM
Closed
Strong Winds
Closed
Chains for All Vehicles
90cm
Lower Mountaih
120cm
Upper Mountain
Sat,
21
July
60cm
Overcast. Gusty NW Wind.
3.0C
  Mount Hutt
Ski Area
Mon 24, July
2017.
06:11AM
OPEN
-
Open
Chains on 2WD
205cm
Min Depth
230cm
Max Depth
Sat,
22
July
90cm
Sunny. Wind Increasing
0.5C
   
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 23,
July
2017.
06:12AM
Closed
-
Closed
Road Clearing
167cm
Minimum Depth
222m
Snow Base
Sat,
22
July
127cm
Sunny.
-5.0C
  Roundhill
Ski Area
Sat 22,
July
2017.
06:00AM
Closed
-
Closed
Carry Chains
60cm
Min Depth
100cm
Max Depth
Sat,
22
July
110cm
Heavy Snow. 20kph SW Wind
0.0C
  Ohau Snow Fields Sun 23,
July
2017.
06:12AM
OPEN
-
Open
Chains or 4WD
60cm
Lower Mountain
100cm
Upper Mountain
Sat,
22
July
32cm
Sunny. Calm 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 23,
July
2017.
07:00AM
OPEN
-
Open
All Vehicles Carry Chains
82cm
Home
Basin

65cm
Saddle
Basin
Sat,
22
July
05cm
Sunny. Light to Moderate SW Wind.
-2.0C
  Cardrona Alpine Resort Sun 23,
July
2017.
06:21AM
OPEN
-
Open
Chains or 4WD
63cm
Min Depth
96cm
Max Depth
Sat,
22
July
36cm
Sunny. Light Wind.
2.0C
  Snow Farm
Ski Area

Cross Country Skiing
Tue 18,
July
2017.
07:11AM
OPEN
-
Open
Chains or 4WD. Carry Chains
30cm
Lower Base
50cm
Upper Base
Thu,
13
July
02cm
-
0.0C
   
QUEENSTOWN
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Skifield Location
Last
Updated
Area
Status
Road Access
Average Snow Depth
Last Snow Fall
Weather Conditions
  Coronet Peak Sun 23,
July
2017.
06:23AM
OPEN
-
Open
Carry Chains
25cm
Min Depth
125cm
Max Depth
Sat,
22
July
10cm
Sunny. Light NE Wind.
1.1C
  The Remarkables Sun 23, July
2017.
06:03AM
OPEN
-
Open
-.
40cm
Min Depth
75cm
Max Depth
Sat,
22
July
05cm
Sunny. Light W Breeze.
2.7C

 

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.