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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 : 01 August 2021. 02:23PM

 

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 01,
August
2021
10:00AM
OPEN
Open Daily
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 01
August
2021.
01:26PM
OPEN
-

Open
-
48cm
Lower Mountaih
72cm
Upper Mountain
Thu,
21
July
3cm
Sunny. Calm SE Wind
6C
  Turoa
Ski Area
Sun 01,
August
2021.
10:09AM
OPEN
-

Open
-
35cm
Lower Mountaih
90cm
Upper Mountain
Mon,
19
July
5cm
Sunny. Light SW Wind
4.0C
   
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 26,
July
2021.
10:27AM
OPEN
Lodge Open. More Snow Needed.
Open
-
5cm
Min Depth
120cm
Maximum Depth
Mon,
26
July
30cm
Partly Cloudy
3.0C
  Porters Sun 01,
August
2021.
05:56AM
OPEN
-.
Open
-
20cm
Minimum Snow
60cm
Maximum Snow
Tue,
27
July
20cm
Sunny.
6.0C
  Mount Hutt
Ski Area
Sun 01,
August
2021.
02:00PM
OPEN
-
Open
Carry Chains
25cm
Min Depth
225cm
Max Depth
Sun
25
July
15cm
High Cloud. Fresh NW Wind
4.0C
   
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
Sun 01,
August
2021.
05:59AM
OPEN
-
Open
Carry Chains

 

52cm
Minimum Depth
100cm
Snow Base
Tue,
27
July
4cm
High Broken Cloud.
1.0°C
  Roundhill
Ski Area
Sun 01,
August
2021.
06:10AM
OPEN
-
Open
Carry Chains
60cm
Trail Min Depth
120cm
Trail Max Depth
Tue,
27
July
06cm
Overcast. 12km/h NW Wind
4.0C
  Ohau Snow Fields Sun 01,
August
2021.
06:05AM
OPEN
-
Open
Carry Chains
60cm
Lower Mountain
110cm
Upper Mountain
Tue,
27
July
5cm
Sunny. Light to Moderate W Wind
4.0C
   
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 01,
August
2021.
06:32AM
Closed
Due to Wet Snow Conditions
Closed
Carry Chains
72cm
Home
Basin

70cm
Saddle
Basin
Tue,
27
July
7cm
Showers. Moderate N Wind
1.4C
  Cardrona Alpine Resort Sun 01,
August
2021.
10:26AM
OPEN
-
Open
Carry Chains
11cm
Lower Mountain
55cm
Upper Mountain
Tue,
27
July
9cm
Overcast. Odd Rain Shower. Calm.
1.0C
  Snow Farm
Ski Area

Cross Country Skiing
Sun 01,
August
2021.
06:30AM
Closed
Due to Wet Snow Conditions
Open
Carry Chains.
30cm
Lower Base
55cm
Upper Base
Wed,
14
July
5cm
Overcast
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 01,
August
2021.
01:04PM
OPEN
-
Open
Carry Chains
25cm
Min Depth
90cm
Max Depth
Sun
26
July
7cm
Cloudy & Showers.
2.9C
  The Remarkables Sun 01,
August
2021.
02:23PM
OPEN
-
Open
Carry Chains
50cm
Min Depth
70cm
Max Depth
Sun,
26
July
7cm
Partly Cloudy. Calm Wind
2.8C

 

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.