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  • Mammoth Snow Dumps Metres On Mt. Hutt

    NEW ZEALAND - Mt. Hutt is winning the snow wars this season with over a metre of snow dumping in 36 hours and the mountain currently closed due to blizzard conditions. The experts are predicting another metre, at least. Full Article

    30th July 2008

  • New Zealand Blizzards Kick-start The Season

    NEW ZEALAND - Both the North and South Islands experienced a fierce snowstorm July 5, dumping over half a metre of snow on most of the country's resorts. Full Article

    9th July 2008

  • Mt. Hutt With Fresh, Queenstown Gets Spring

    NEW ZEALAND -- The Canterbury region is winning the snow wars on the South Island with Mt. Hutt opening with fresh snow for skiers and boarders. temperatures further south in the Queenstown region hit a balmy 14 degrees Celsius (57 F). Full Article

    16th June 2008

  • Mt. Potts Trades In The Cat For A Helicopter

    New Zealand's Mt. Potts cat skiing operation has traded up this season, launching the Southern Hemisphere's first 'heli park' for mad skiers and boarders wanting some heli skiing on a private mountain. Full Article

    10th June 2008

  • More spring madness at Mt Hutt

    Mt Hutt's annual Spring Back To Hutt festival starts on September 23 for seven days of snowcapped hilarity. Full Article

    19th September 2007

  • Winter conditions in spring in NZ

    New Zealand has experienced fresh winter snowstorms in the first week of spring, bringing over half a metre of fresh dry snow. Full Article

    9th September 2007

  • Austria Comes To Mt. Hutt

    The Austrian Ski team gave Mt Hutt the thumbs up this season as they took their training south of the equator. Herman Maier is already a regular season trainer at Mt Hutt and this year a further two Austrian training camps for World Cup and Olympic racers were run on the mountain. Full Article

    29th August 2007

  • Mt. Ruapehu breaks all records

    Ruapehu's new six seater high speed chairlift worked overtime on Saturday, August 25 as a record 12 500 skiers and boarders descended upon the snow fields of Whakapapa and Turoa. Full Article

    29th August 2007

  • New Zealand gets much needed snow

    Many of New Zealand's South Island resorts received a blanket of snow just in time for August. Full Article

    2nd August 2007

  • Kiwi clubfields open

    The South Island of New Zealand has had some healthy dumps of snow in the past week with the Canterbury Region receiving over thirty five centimetres. Most of the Mackenzie club fields are now open with the Canterbury clubfields set to welcome guests from this weekend onwards. Full Article

    11th July 2007

  • First NZ resorts open

    The South Island is first of the rank this New Zealand ski season with two ski areas opening their doors this week. Full Article

    12th June 2007

  • New Zealand Areas Look to Mid-June Openers

    The hills are a little dry right now but that doesn't mean the New Zealand areas are cooling their heels. A lot has been happening during the off season and it looks like everyone is set to kick off the 2007 Southern Hemi season in mid-June. Full Article

    12th April 2007

  • Porter Heights Sold to Consortium

    Porter Heights Ski Area has been sold to a new investment consortium and will most likely be redeveloped by its new owners. The area was sold for an undisclosed sum to Blackfish, a consortium of local and Australian investors in a deal arranged and advised by Christchurch investment bankers Murray & Company. Full Article

    17th January 2007

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