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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 : 24 August 2019. 01:22PM

 

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 24,
August
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
Sat 24,
August
2019.
12:08PM
Closed
Gale Winds

Closed
-
151cm
Lower Mountaih
259cm
Upper Mountain
Thu,
22
Aug
8cm
Sunny. Strong Gale S Wind.
-3.0C
  Turoa
Ski Area
Sat 24,
August
2019.
12:34PM
OPEN
Lift Operations Subject To Weather
Open
Chains or 4WD
90cm
Lower Mountaih
250m
Upper Mountain
Sat,
24
Aug
5cm
Snow Showers. Limited Visability. Gale SE Winds
-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
Sat 24,
August
2019.
06:16AM
OPEN
-
Open
-
111cm
Minimum Snow
270cm
Maximum Snow
Fri,
23
Aug
25cm
Sunny. Calm Wind.
-3.0C
  Porters Sat 24,
August
2019.
10:28AM
OPEN
-
Open
-
110cm
Lower Mountaih
150cm
Upper Mountain
Sun,
18
Aug
8cm
Sunny. Little Wind
1.0C
  Mount Hutt
Ski Area
Sat 24,
August
2019.
12:34AM
OPEN
-
Open
Carry Chains
130cm
Min Depth
200cm
Max Depth
Thu,
22
Aug
1cm
High Scattered Cloud. Moderate Breeze.
-1C
   
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 24,
August
2019.
05:53AM
OPEN
-
Open
Chains or 4WD

 

156cm
Minimum Depth
186cm
Snow Base
Fri,
23
Aug
4cm
Sunny. Light SW Breeze.
-2.0C
  Roundhill
Ski Area
Sat 24,
August
2019.
06:00AM
OPEN
-
Open
-
40cm
Trail Min Depth
70cm
Trail Max Depth
Thu,
22
Aug
3cm
Mixed Weather. 2kph S Wind
-2.5C
  Ohau Snow Fields Sat 24,
August
2019.
06:00AM
OPEN
-
Open
Chains or 4WD
50cm
Lower Mountain
100cm
Upper Mountain
Fri,
23
Aug
1cm
Sunny. Light SW 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
Sat 24,
August
2019.
10:16AM
OPEN
-
Open
-
170cm
Home
Basin

192cm
Saddle
Basin
Thu,
22
Aug
1cm
Clear. Light W Wind Increasing.
-1.7C
  Cardrona Alpine Resort Sat 24,
August
2019.
01:22PM
OPEN
-
Open
Carry Chains
50cm
Lower Mountain
130cm
Upper Mountain
Tue,
20
Aug
20cm
Sunny.
1.0C
  Snow Farm
Ski Area

Cross Country Skiing
Sat 24,
August
2019.
06:30AM
OPEN
-.
Open
Chains on 2WD. 4WD to Carry Chains
? cm
Lower Mountain
? cm
Upper Mountain
Wed,
21
Aug
3-5cm
Sunny & Calm
-2.0C
   
QUEENSTOWN
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Skifield Location
Last
Updated
Area
Status
Road Access
Average Snow Depth
Last Snow Fall
Weather Conditions
  Coronet Peak Sat 24,
August
2019.
06:00AM
OPEN
-
Open
Carry Chains
45cm
Min Depth
125cm
Max Depth
Wed,
21
Aug
23cm
Sunny. W Wind
0.0C
  The Remarkables Sat 24 August
2019.
06:00AM
OPEN
-
Open
Carry Chains
95cm
Min Depth
156cm
Max Depth
Fri,
23
Aug
1cm
Sunny. Moderate Winds.
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.