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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 : 14 July 2019. 07:45AM

 

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 Sat 13,
July
2019.
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 14,
July
2019.
06:25AM
OPEN
-

Open
Carry Chains. Snow Expected
19cm
Lower Mountaih
18cm
Upper Mountain
Sat,
14
July
2cm
Cloudy (No Visability). Moderate to Strong NW Wind.
1.0C
  Turoa
Ski Area
Sun 14,
July
2019.
06:15AM
Closed
Gale Force Winds
Open
Carry Chains. Snow Expected
20cm
Lower Mountaih
80cm
Upper Mountain
Fri,
05
July
-cm
Cloudy (No Visability). Gale Force 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
Mon 01,
July
2019.
03:30PM
Closed
Expected Opening Day 19 July 2019
Open
-
-cm
Lower Mountaih
-cm
Upper Mountain
-,
-
-
0cm
Waiting for the Snow to Arrive.
0.0C
  Porters Sun 14,
July
2019.
06:59AM
OPEN
-
Open
-
30cm
Lower Mountaih
50cm
Upper Mountain
Fri,
05
June
10cm
Mixed. Light Rain. Light to Moderate Wind in Basin
2.0C
  Mount Hutt
Ski Area
Sun 14,
July
2019.
05:56AM
Closed
Due to recent Heavy Rain
Closed
Road Closed from Zeb Creak Car Park
32cm
Min Depth
60cm
Max Depth
Sat,
06
July
15cm
Cloudy. Snow Showers Expected. Gale NW Wind
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 13,
July
2019.
05:45AM
OPEN
-
Open
Carry Chains

 

14cm
Minimum Depth
28cm
Snow Base
Thu,
11
July
1cm
High Broken Cloud. Light Wind.
3.0C
  Roundhill
Ski Area
Sun 14,
July
2019.
06:00AM
Closed
Due to Snow
Closed
Carry Chains
30cm
Trail Min Depth
40cm
Trail Max Depth
Fri,
05
July
2cm
Snowing. 60kph NW Wind
1.5C
  Ohau Snow Fields Sat 13,
July
2019.
06:10AM
OPEN
-
Open
Carry Chains
50cm
Lower Mountain
40cm
Upper Mountain
Wed,
10
July
10cm
Sunny. Light SW Wind
3.0C
   
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 14,
July
2019.
06:30AM
OPEN
-
Open
Carry Chain. Snow Expected
15cm
Home
Basin

45cm
Saddle
Basin
Fri,
12
July
9cm
Snow Flurries. Light N Wind
-1.5C
  Cardrona Alpine Resort Sun 14,
July
2019.
07:45AM
OPEN
-.
Open
Carry Chains. Chains on 2WD
20cm
Lower Mountain
70cm
Upper Mountain
Sun,
13
July
15cm
Overcast. Snow Showers.
-3.0C
  Snow Farm
Ski Area

Cross Country Skiing
Sat 13,
July
2019.
06:15AM
OPEN
Closed for skiing. More Snow Needed
Open
Carry Chains
0cm
Lower Mountain
50cm
Upper Mountain
Fri,
28
June
8cm
Clear. Moderate Wind. Snow expected today.
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 14,
July
2019.
06:09AM
OPEN
-
Open
Carry Chains
15cm
Min Depth
65cm
Max Depth
Thu,
03
July
03cm
Showers, some heavy. Snow to 800m
1.0C
  The Remarkables Sun 14, July
2019.
06:00AM
OPEN
-
Open
Chains Required
32cm
Min Depth
78cm
Max Depth
Sun,
14
July
10cm
Snow Showers.
-3.0C

 

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.