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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 : 26 September 2017. 11:21AM

 

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 26,
Sept
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
Tue 26,
Sept
2017.
06:16AM
Closed
Closing Day
23 Oct
Open
-
229cm
Snow Base Upper Mountain
Mon,
18
Sept 20cm
Rain. Gale NW Wind
1.0C
  Turoa
Ski Area
Tue 26,
Sept
2017.
06:16AM
Closed
Closing Day
23 Oct
Open
Poor Visibility
200cm
Snow Base Upper Mountain
Mon,
18
Sept
15cm
Rain. Gale N Wind.
5.0C
   
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 24,
Sept
2017.
04:38PM
Closed
Now Closed for the 2017 Season
Open
-
20cm
Lower Mountaih
300cm
Upper Mountain
Mon,
18
Sept
05cm
Rain.
3.0C
  Porters Tue 26,
Sept
2017.
10:15AM
OPEN
Closing Day
08 Oct
Open
-
120cm
Lower Mountaih
150cm
Upper Mountain
Thu,
21
Sept
10cm
Sunny. High Scattered Cloud.
6.0C
  Mount Hutt
Ski Area
Tue 26,
Sept
2017.
11:02AM
OPEN
-
Open
Carry Chains
260cm
Min Depth
360cm
Max Depth
Mon,
18
Sept
30cm
Sunny. High Scattered Cloud.
5.2C
   
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
Tue 26,
Sept
2017.
06:40AM
Closed
-
Closed
Carry Chains

 

156cm
Minimum Depth
234m
Snow Base
Thu,
21
Sept
07cm
Snow Showers. Strong NW Wind.
4.0C
  Roundhill
Ski Area
Tue 19,
Sept
2017.
07:52AM
Closed
Now Closed for the 2017 Season
Closed
Chains to be Carried
100cm
Min Depth
180cm
Max Depth
Sat,
09
Sept
10cm
Windy. 80kph NW Wind + Gusts
0.0C
  Ohau Snow Fields Tue 26,
Sept
2017.
06:07AM
OPEN
Closing Day
08 Oct
Open
-
50cm
Lower Mountain
120cm
Upper Mountain
Tue,
19
Sept
05cm
Sunny. Light to Moderate NW Wind.
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
Tue 26,
Sept
2017.
11:00AM
OPEN
Closing Day
01 Oct
Open
All Vehicles Carry Chains.
116cm
Home
Basin

152cm
Saddle
Basin
Mon,
25
Sept
02cm
Weather Clearing.
2.0C
  Cardrona Alpine Resort Tue 26,
Sept
2017.
11:01AM
OPEN
-
Open
-
35cm
Min Depth
100cm
Max Depth
Tue,
19
Sept
05cm
Broken Cloud. Sun & Snow Snowers. Moderate NE Winds.
6.0C
  Snow Farm
Ski Area

Cross Country Skiing
Sun 24,
Sept
2017.
04:30PM
Closed
Now Closed for the 2017 Season
Open
Carry Chains
-
-
-
-
Mon,
18
Sept
05cm
Sunny. Moderate N 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 Tue 26,
Sept
2017.
09:21AM
OPEN
Closing Day
01 Oct
Open
-
15cm
Min Depth
70cm
Max Depth
Mon,
18
Sept
01cm
Fine. Light to Moderate NW Wind.
5.1C
  The Remarkables Tue 26, Sept
2017.
11:21AM
OPEN
Closing Day
08 Oct
Open
Carry Chains
75cm
Min Depth
105cm
Max Depth
Mon,
18
Sept
07cm
Clear. Moderate Wind.
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.