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  • New Zealand Clubfields Host The Big Boys

    The K2 Big Mountain Chill Series has been consolidated into one super four day event across Craigieburn and Olympus clubfields in New Zealand's Canterbury ranges. Full Article

    27th August 2008

  • Bode Miller Takes On New Zealand

    NEW ZEALAND - The mellow lakeside town of Wanaka on South Island is home to some big names this week as the world's elite descend upon Treble Cone ski area for some serious race training. Full Article

    13th August 2008

  • Bode Miller Takes On New Zealand

    Full Article

    13th August 2008

  • World's Olympic Best Train In New Zealand

    NEW ZEALAND - It just gets better and better for New Zealand as recent storms have dumped over two metres in two weeks in the Canterbury Region on the South Island. Now the world's top Olympians have descended upon the country's top ski fields for their annual southern hemisphere training schedules. Full Article

    4th August 2008

  • Remarkables Uncovers Its Stash

    NEW ZEALAND - The Stash, the Burton signature terrain park, opens at Remarkables, after five months of planning. Full Article

    23rd 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

  • Top 10 Summer Ski Resorts

    OnTheSnow has compiled a Top 10 list of the most popular places to ski or ride in July and August. Full Article

    26th June 2008

  • Prime Minister To Open Cardrona

    NEW ZEALAND - Cardrona Resort on the South Island of New Zealand is celebrating the season opening June 27 with a special guest, the Prime Minister of the country, Helen Clarke. The leader of the country last attended the opening of the Cardrona Whitestar Express chairlift in 2004 and will return this season to officially open the new high-speed chairlift at Cardrona, the Captain's Express. Full Article

    24th June 2008

  • NZ$30 Million and It's Snowing!

    Coronet Peak is the first to crank up the chairlifts this winter with opening day on June 7. With a $30million upgrade completed over summer, the new-look resort now boasts the biggest automotive snowmaking system in New Zealand. Locals are expected to descend upon Coronet Peak's sleek new day lodge on Saturday to enjoy the already 90cm snow base. Full Article

    4th June 2008

  • Ski for half price at Treble Cone

    It's spring season and Treble Cone on New Zealand's South Island are pumping it up with fifty percent off lift tickets on September 21 and 28. 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

  • FIS World Cup results from Cardrona

    The first FIS Snowboard World Cup event in New Zealand was held at Cardrona this week with competitors from around the world converging upon the South Island. Fifty five men and twenty three women from seventeen nations took to the half pipe in windy conditions to launch the World Cup snowboard season. Full Article

    9th September 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

  • Völkl Free Ski Open Takes Off in New Zealand

    The steep slopes of Shadow Basin at The Remarkables, NZ is the site for a tough terrain challenge: the Völkl Free Ski Open. Full Article

    24th August 2007

  • Snowboard FIS World Cup in New Zealand

    Cardrona Resort plays host from August 31 - September 1 to the world's top snowboarders with the first Nokia FIS World Snowboarding Cup. Full Article

    9th 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

  • Queenstown goes freestyle

    The Parklife International Freestyle event in the streets hits Queenstown on August 2 for some urban rail action. Full Article

    26th July 2007

  • Not one but two gondolas for New Zealand

    Snow Park joins the race to build Australasia's first gondola with plans for a four kilometre gondola to transport freestyle skiers and boarders to their terrain. They're not the first to propose such a development with nearby Treble Cone ski area already applying to build a similar gondola to take guests to the day lodge area. Full Article

    3rd July 2007

  • Snow blankets New Zealand's South Island

    Winter arrived on time in New Zealand this week with major snow storms bringing snow dumps to the Central Otago region. Full Article

    26th June 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

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