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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 : 28 October 2019. 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 Mon 28,
October
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
Mon 28,
October
2019.
09:30AM
Closed
Closing Day 28 October

Open
-.
113cm
Lower Mountaih
291cm
Upper Mountain
Fri,
25
Oct
11cm
Cloudy. No Visability. Moderate to Strong N Wind.
2.0C
  Turoa
Ski Area
Mon 28,
October
2019.
06:03AM
Closed
Closing Day 28 October
Open
-
75cm
Lower Mountaih
325m
Upper Mountain
Fri,
25
Oct
15cm
Heavy Cloud. Gale NW Wind
2.0C
   
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 30,
September
2019.
13:46PM
Closed for the Season
-
Open
-
60cm
Minimum Snow
210cm
Maximum Snow
Tue,
17
Sept
15cm
-
2.0C
  Porters Sun 06,
October
2019.
04:11PM
Closed for the Season
-
Closed
-
110cm
Lower Mountaih
150cm
Upper Mountain
Sun,
15
Sept
4cm
Sunny.
0.0C
  Mount Hutt
Ski Area
Sun 13,
October
2019.
04:08PM
Closed for the Season
-
Open
-
85cm
Min Depth
210cm
Max Depth
Sat,
14
Sept
13cm
Sunny. High Cloud.
-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
Sat 28,
September
2019.
09:00AM
Closed for the Season
-
Closed
-

 

76cm
Minimum Depth
118cm
Snow Base
Sat,
14
Sept
2cm
Sunny.
2.0C
  Roundhill
Ski Area
Sun 15,
September
2019.
04:50PM
Closed for the Season
-
Closed
Opening Day 27 June 2020
40cm
Trail Min Depth
70cm
Trail Max Depth
Sat,
14
Sept
6cm
Fine.
0C
  Ohau Snow Fields Sun 06,
October
2019.
09:23PM
Closed for the Season
-
Closed
-
35cm
Lower Mountain
70cm
Upper Mountain
Sat,
05
Oct
3cm
Sunny.
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
Sun 22,
September
2019.
04:31PM
Closed for the Season
-
Closed
-
118cm
Home
Basin

94cm
Saddle
Basin
Tue,
17
Sept
7cm
Fine.
3.3C
  Cardrona Alpine Resort Mon 21,
October
2019.
05:18PM
Closed for the Season
-
Closed
-
35cm
Lower Mountain
110cm
Upper Mountain
Tue,
17
Sept
2cm
Sunny. Moderate Winds.
2.0C
  Snow Farm
Ski Area

Cross Country Skiing
Sat 21,
September
2019.
06:30AM
Closed for the Season
-.
Open
Opening Day 27 June 2020s
? cm
Lower Mountain
? cm
Upper Mountain
Tue,
17
Sept
? cm
Sunny & 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 23,
October
2019.
11:20AM
Closed for the Season
-
Open
-
25cm
Min Depth
105cm
Max Depth
Fri,
13
Sept
2cm
Cloudy.
0.0C
  The Remarkables Sun 13 October
2019.
04:14PM
Closed for the Season
-
Closed
Carry Chains
105cm
Min Depth
165cm
Max Depth
Fri,
13
Sept
15cm
Cloudy
1.0C

 

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.