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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 : 16 August 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 Wed 16,
August
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
Wed 16,
August
2017.
06:38AM
OPEN
-
Open
Chains or 4WD
140cm
Snow Base Upper Mountain
Wed,
16
Aug 10cm
Snow. Strong NW Wind
-3.0C
  Turoa
Ski Area
Wed 16,
August
2017.
06:40AM
Closed Today
-
Closed
Blizzard Conditions
141cm
Snow Base Upper Mountain
Wed,
16
Aug
15cm
Blizzard. Gale NW 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
Wed 16,
August
2017.
06:42AM
OPEN
-
Open
-
30cm
Lower Mountaih
300cm
Upper Mountain
Tue,
15
Aug
03cm
Overcast. NW Wind.
-1C
  Porters Wed 16,
August
2017.
06:27AM
OPEN
-
Open
Chains or 4WD. Chains on 2WD.
120cm
Lower Mountaih
150cm
Upper Mountain
Mon,
14
Aug
55cm
High Overcast. Light Snow Furries. Light W Wind.
2.0C
  Mount Hutt
Ski Area
Wed 16,
August
2017.
06:02AM
OPEN
-
Open
Chains on 2WD. Carry Chains.
285cm
Min Depth
335cm
Max Depth
Mon,
14
Aug
116cm
High Broken Cloud. Light Snow Furries. Little Wind.
-0.3C
   
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
Wed 16,
August
2017.
05:55AM
OPEN
-
Open
Chains On ALL Vehicles
148cm
Minimum Depth
226m
Snow Base
Mon,
14
Aug
62cm
Sunny. Calm Wind.
-1.0C
  Roundhill
Ski Area
Wed 16,
August
2017.
06:11AM
OPEN
-
Open
Carry Chains
100cm
Min Depth
1.8m
Max Depth
Mon,
14
Aug
60cm
Mixed. 04kph SW Wind
-1.0C
  Ohau Snow Fields Wed 16,
August
2017.
06:05AM
OPEN
-
Open
Chains or 4WD
100cm
Lower Mountain
200cm
Upper Mountain
Tue,
15
Aug
10cm
Sunny. Calm 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
Wed 16,
August
2017.
07:01AM
OPEN
-
Open
Carry Chains.
117cm
Home
Basin

119cm
Saddle
Basin
Mon,
14
Aug
05cm
Clear & Calm.
-4.4C
  Cardrona Alpine Resort Wed 16,
August
2017.
05:41AM
OPEN
-
Open
-
55cm
Min Depth
115cm
Max Depth
Mon,
14
Aug
01cm
Sunny. Light Wind.
-2.0C
  Snow Farm
Ski Area

Cross Country Skiing
Wed 16,
August
2017.
06:20AM
OPEN
-
Open
Carry Chains
-
-
-
-
Sun,
13
Aug
-cm
Clear & Calm
-3.0C
   
QUEENSTOWN
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Skifield Location
Last
Updated
Area
Status
Road Access
Average Snow Depth
Last Snow Fall
Weather Conditions
  Coronet Peak Wed 16,
August
2017.
08:09AM
OPEN
-
Open
Carry Chains
20cm
Min Depth
105cm
Max Depth
Sun,
13
Aug
13cm
Sunny. 30kph NW Wind.
-1.1C
  The Remarkables Wed 16, August
2017.
08:06AM
OPEN
-
Open
Carry Chains
40cm
Min Depth
80cm
Max Depth
Sun,
13
Aug
30cm
Sunny. 30kph NW Wind
-3.3C

 

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.