Thursday, 14 November 2013
Work starts on the new high-speed Curvey Basin six-seater lift at The Remarkables ski area
Work has started on the high-speed chairlift, snowmaking, trail and carparking development programme at Queenstown's The Remarkables ski area.
Thursday, 17 October 2013
2014 Season pass prices for New Zealand's premier ski areas and multi-million-dollar new development announced
New Zealand's premier ski areas in Queenstown and Canterbury have released season pass pricing for 2014 and announced the start of a multi-million-dollar new development at The Remarkables.
Wednesday, 25 September 2013
The Mt Hutt Peak to Pub race kicks off for the 15th time this Saturday
The annual Peak to Pub multisport race, now in its 15th year, continues to attract hundreds of individuals and teams keen to get themselves from the top of Mt Hutt to the Blue Pub in Methven.
Monday, 16 September 2013
Free rental equipment at Coronet Peak and The Remarkables this Spring
For the remainder of the 2013 season Coronet Peak and The Remarkables in Queenstown are offering people two days of recreational rental equipment free when they purchase two day lift passes.
Thursday, 12 September 2013
US Ski Team coach brings legendary skills to Queenstown club
Young Queenstown ski racers will benefit from the best coaching advice in the world following an exclusive clinic held recently at Coronet Peak.
Sunday, 18 August 2013
Cool tricks and hot bikes attract thousands to Parklife Invitational
Some of the world's top freestyle skiers and riders pulled out their best 'tricks' in front of thousands of spectators at the Parklife Invitational rail jam in downtown Queenstown last night (Saturday August 17).
Friday, 16 August 2013
Freeskiing World Champ Gus Kenworthy defending Parklife Invitational title
2013 Freeskiing World Champion Gus Kenworthy is back to defend his title for the third year running at tomorrow’s (Saturday August 17) 11th annual Parklife Invitational.
Tuesday, 13 August 2013
Freestylers bringing it all to MotoX and freestyle Parklife Invitational in Queenstown
International freestyle sports celebrities will be 'bringing it all' to the 11th annual Parklife Invitational being held in downtown Queenstown this weekend (Saturday August 17).
Wednesday, 31 July 2013
Mt Hutt – celebrating 40 years of fun in the snow
Forty seasons of fun in the snow calls for a celebration – and that's exactly what Canterbury's Mt Hutt has planned for this coming weekend (August 3 and 4).
Tuesday, 30 July 2013
Motocross meets freestyle for Parklife Invitational in Queenstown
An anticipated huge crowd will be in for a night of pure adrenalin when motocross meets freestyle for the highly-anticipated Parklife Invitational in downtown Queenstown on Saturday August 17.
Tuesday, 23 July 2013
Two new ski and snowboard programmes for locals at The Remarkables
Queenstown's The Remarkables ski area is launching two new programmes – the Sunday Squad Club and the Big Mountain workshop Series.
Friday, 12 July 2013
Queenstown's Coronet Peak and The Hills team up for Ultimate Winter Experience
Queenstown's Coronet Peak ski area and nearby exclusive The Hills golf course have teamed up to offer the Ultimate Winter Experience.
Thursday, 27 June 2013
Coronet Peak ski gun info now online; free WiFi launches for Queenstown ski areas
Monday, 24 June 2013
Mt Hutt to re-open tomorrow after record snow fall
A very tired Mt Hutt crew are looking forward to a good night’s sleep before welcoming skiers and boarders back onto the slopes tomorrow (Tuesday June 25).
Saturday, 22 June 2013
The Remarkables 'the place to be' opening with 'perfect' snow conditions
Queenstown's The Remarkables ski area kicked off its ski season today (Saturday June 22) with well over a metre of snow on its slopes and all chairlifts open and operating.
Saturday, 15 June 2013
Mt Hutt celebrates opening day
Around 1300 keen skiers and snowboarders helped Canterbury’s Mt Hutt celebrate its scheduled opening today (June 15).
Thursday, 13 June 2013
Mt Hutt 'all systems go' for 40th season opening
Immaculately groomed slopes and a genuinely warm welcome await avid skiers and snowboarders when Canterbury’s Mt Hutt opens this Saturday (June 15) as it celebrates 40 years of fun in the snow.
Monday, 10 June 2013
Cure Kids and Coronet Peak buddy up for Ticket to Hope
Queenstown's Coronet Peak ski area played host to 15 very special Kiwi kids and their caregivers as part of the annual Cure Kids Ticket to Hope trip this weekend.
The brave young children, who each live with a life-threatening illness, came from all over New Zealand to enjoy a weekend away from their day-to-day worries in the adventure tourism hot spot of Queenstown.
Saturday, 8 June 2013
Queenstown's Coronet Peak ski area first to open in Australasia
Queenstown's Coronet Peak ski area today (June 8) celebrated in style as the first Australasian ski field to open for winter, with all signs pointing to a "fantastic" season ahead.
Thursday, 6 June 2013
Coronet Peak first ski area in Australasia to open on Saturday
Queenstown is officially open for winter as the 2013 season kicks off at Coronet Peak on Saturday (June 8).
Coronet Peak will be the first ski area to open in Australasia, boasting some of the best opening day snow cover seen in recent years.
Thursday, 30 May 2013
Rocky on a roll as he road trips to Mt Hutt
The Rocky road trip is on -- after two years of uninvited residence in a Heathcote Valley home, 'Rocky' has today (Thursday May 30) embarked on the first leg of his journey 'home' to Mt Hutt under the watchful eye of new owners NZSki.
Wednesday, 29 May 2013
NZSki appoints new CEO
NZSki Ltd has announced the appointment of Paul Anderson, currently General Manager of Corporate Services at Christchurch City Council (CCC), as its new CEO.
Tuesday, 28 May 2013
Rocky heads 'home' to Mt Hutt
Arguably the most famous rock in New Zealand – Rocky the rock that tore into a Christchurch home during the February 2011 earthquake – is heading ‘home’ to Mt Hutt ski area.
Queenstown's Coronet Peak ski area counts down to opening with new snow
Staff at Queenstown's Coronet Peak ski area are buzzing with excitement following two days of snowfalls and perfect snowmaking conditions.
Friday, 24 May 2013
Snow guns crank into action for Mt Hutt and Coronet Peak 2013 winter season
The start of snowmaking today (Thursday May 23) at Mt Hutt in Methven and early this morning at Coronet Peak in Queenstown signals the impending opening of two of New Zealand's most popular ski fields.
Friday, 10 May 2013
Queenstown's Coronet Peak celebrates second snowfall within a week in build up to opening
The weather gods have been smiling on Queenstown's Coronet Peak as a second snowfall within a week puts the mountain on track for its early June scheduled opening.
Tuesday, 7 May 2013
Snow and more snow at New Zealand's Mt Hutt
Winter has ‘officially’ arrived at Canterbury’s Mt Hutt ski area in New Zealand’s South Island as it celebrates its second major snowfall in two weeks.
Monday, 6 May 2013
New snow in Queenstown good omen for winter season
A dusting of new snow on the mountain tops around Queenstown is a timely reminder of the countdown to the 2013 winter season.
Monday, 22 April 2013
New Zealand's Mt Hutt celebrates first major snow fall
Canterbury's Mt Hutt ski area in the South Island of New Zealand is celebrating its first major snowfall – two months before its official scheduled opening on June 15.
Thursday, 7 March 2013
One week to go for Early Bird season passes at New Zealand's premier ski areas
Skiers and snowboarders have just one week to go to buy Early Bird season passes for New Zealand ski areas, Coronet Peak and The Remarkables in Queenstown and Mt Hutt in Canterbury.