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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 May 2017. 10:27AM

 

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 Mon 22, May
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 22,
May
2017.
10:27AM
CLOSED
Happy Valley Beginners Opens 03 June 2017
Open
-
15cm
Snow Base Upper Mountain
-,
-
May -cm
Sunny. Light SW Wind
5.0C
  Turoa
Ski Area
Sun 06,
November
2016.
01:38PM
CLOSED
Closed For The Season
Open
-
-cm
Snow Base Upper Mountain
Sat,
05
Nov
5cm
-
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
Sat 20,
May
2017.
10:00AM
CLOSED
Scheduled Opening Date 01 July 2017
Open
-
-cm
Lower Mountaih
-cm
Upper Mountain
Fri,
09
Sept
05cm
-
0.0C
  Porters Thu 20,
April
2017.
11:50AM
CLOSED
Scheduled Opening Date 23 June 2017
Closed
-
-cm
Lower Mountaih
-cm
Upper Mountain
Mon,
26
Sept
10cm
-
0.0C
  Mount Hutt
Ski Area
Wed 10, April
2017.
12:13PM
CLOSED
Scheduled Opening Date 09 June 2017
Open
-
-cm
Min Depth
-cm
Max Depth
Wed,
10
April
25cm
Snow
0.0C
   
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 20,
May
2017.
11:50AM
CLOSED
Scheduled Opening Date 07 July 2017
Closed
Carry Chains
1cm
Minimum Depth
8cm
Snow Base
Sat,
20
May
03cm
-
0.0C
  Roundhill
Ski Area
Sun 11,
Sept
2016.
03:36PM
CLOSED
Closed For The Season
Closed
Carry Chains
-cm
Minimum Depth
-cm
Snow Base
Fri,
09
Aug
10cm
-
0.0C
  Ohau Snow Fields Sun 02,
October
2016.
11:07PM
CLOSED
Scheduled Opening Date 01 July 2017
Closed
-
-cm
Lower Mountain
-cm
Upper Mountain
Tue,
27
Sept
03cm
-
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
Mon 22,
May
2017.
07:54AM
CLOSED
Closed For The Season
Open
Carry Chains
-cm
Home
Basin

-m
Saddle
Basin
Sat,
20
May
05cm
-
4.9C
  Cardrona Alpine Resort Sun 09,
October
2016.
04:36AM
CLOSED
Closed For The Season
Closed
Carry Chains
-m
Min Depth
-cm
Max Depth
Sat,
08
Oct
02cm
-
0.0C
  Snow Farm
Ski Area

Cross Country Skiing
Mon 26,
Sept
2016.
06:15AM
CLOSED
Closed For The Season
Closed
Carry Chains
-cm
Lower Base
-cm
Upper Base
Mon,
19
Sept
1cm
-
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 Sat 20,
May
2017.
02:25PM
CLOSED
Scheduled Opening Date 17 June 2017
Open
-
0cm
Min Depth
15cm
Max Depth
Sat
20
May
05cm
Snow.
-5.2C
  The Remarkables Sat 20, May
2017.
04:17PM
CLOSED
Scheduled Opening Date 10 June 2017
Closed
-
40cm
Min Depth
60cm
Max Depth
Sat,
20
May
45cm
Snow.
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.