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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 : 25 October 2021. 08:14AM

 

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 24,
October
2021
10:00AM
Closed
Closed at Covid Alert Level 3
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 25
October
2021.
8:01AM
CLOSED
Now Closed for the Season
Open
-
0cm
Lower Mountaih
125cm
Upper Mountain
Thu,
23
Sept
13cm
Cloudy (No Visibility). Light to Moderate SE Wind
5C
  Turoa
Ski Area
Mon 25,
October
2021.
08:14AM
OPEN
Closing Day for the Season.
Covid Restrictions

Open
-
20cm
Lower Mountaih
206cm
Upper Mountain
Thu,
23
Sept
1cm
Partly Cloudy. Moderate to Strong 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 05,
October
2021.
08:56AM
CLOSED
Now Closed for the Season
Open
-
32cm
Min Depth
260cm
Maximum Depth
Wed,
29
Sept
5cm
Rain. Partly Cloudy
0.0C
  Porters Tue 19,
October
2021.
10:50AM
CLOSED
Now Closed for the Season
Closed
-
20cm
Minimum Snow
75cm
Maximum Snow
Fri,
08
Oct
12cm
Sunny
5.0C
  Mount Hutt
Ski Area
Mon 25,
October
2021.
07:29AM
OPEN
Closing Day for the Season.
Covid Restrictions
Open
-
25cm
Min Depth
270cm
Max Depth
Sun
26
Sept
10cm
Mainly Fine. Light Wind
9.2C
   
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
Sun 26,
Sept
2021.
06:27AM
CLOSED
Now Closed for the Season
Closed
Carry Chains

 

60cm
Minimum Depth
100cm
Snow Base
Thu,
09
Sept
40cm
Strong NW Winds. Heavy Rain Warning
3.0°C
  Roundhill
Ski Area
Sun 19,
Sept
2021.
04:00PM
CLOSED
Now Closed for the Season
Closed
Carry Chains
40cm
Trail Min Depth
120cm
Trail Max Depth
Tue,
17
Aug
25cm
Fine
0.0C
  Ohau Snow Fields Sun 10,
October
2021.
05:50AM
CLOSED
Now Closed for the Season
Open
Carry Chains
70cm
Lower Mountain
150cm
Upper Mountain
Sun,
26
Sept
30cm
Snow & 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
Fri 08,
October
2021.
10:26PM
CLOSED
Now Closed for the Season
Closed
Carry Chains
30cm
Home
Basin

120cm
Saddle
Basin
Sat,
25
Sept
20cm
-
0C
  Cardrona Alpine Resort Sun 24,
October
2021.
03:52AM
CLOSED
Now Closed for the Season
Closed
-
50cm
Snow Base taken by Weather Station
Tue,
12
Oct
22cm
Sunny
6.0C
  Snow Farm
Ski Area

Cross Country Skiing
Sun 12,
Sept
2021.
04:00PM
CLOSED
Now Closed for the Season.
Open
Chains or 4WD.
15cm
Lower Base
75cm
Upper Base
Fri,
10
Sept
9cm
Sunny
-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 Mon 27,
Sept
2021.
06:19AM
CLOSED
Now Closed for the Season.
Open
Carry Chains
10cm
Min Depth
80cm
Max Depth
Fri
10
Sept
1cm
Cloudy & Windy. Thunder with Rain expected
4.1C
  The Remarkables Thu 21,
October
2021.
06:05AM
CLOSED
Now Closed for the Season.
Open
-
70cm
Min Depth
100cm
Max Depth
Tue,
12
Oct
22cm
Partly Cloudy
4.6C

 

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.