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News from Porters

Don't miss the latest happenings out of Porters, including new lifts, terrain expansions, weather, photo galleries, infographics and current events skiers and mountain travelers should know about. Stay up-to-date on Porters news and events by clicking on articles from the list below or page through to see coverage from the entire ski season.

New Zealand Prepares to Open With More Than a Meter of Snow

NZ has up to a meter of pre-season powder already; resort openings start Saturday.

Shaky start for Southern Hemisphere's skiers

Australia's ski season is underway, but New Zealand and South America are forced to postpone due to lack of snow.

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  • 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.

    9th July 2008

  • 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.

    11th July 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.

    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.

    17th January 2007

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