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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 : 30 April 2023. 12:50PM

 

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 Sun 30,
April
2023
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
Wed 26
April
2023.
09:40AM
Closed
-
Open
-
0cm
Lower Mountaih
0cm
Upper Mountain
-,
-
-
0cm
-
4.0C
  Turoa
Ski Area
-,
-
2023.
06:00AM
Closed
-
Open
-
0cm
Lower Mountaih
0cm
Upper Mountain
-,
-
-
0cm
-
0.0C
   
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
-,
-
2023.
06:00AM
Closed
-
Open
-
-cm
Min Depth
-cm
Maximum Depth
-,
-
-
0cm
-
0.0C
  Porters Wed, 19
April
2023.
09:18AM
Closed
Scheduled Re-Opening Early June 2023
Closed
-
-cm
Minimum Snow
-cm
Maximum Snow
-,
-
-
0cm
Sunny
0.0C
  Mount Hutt
Ski Area
Sun 30,
April
2023.
12:50PM
Closed
Expected Opening 09 June 2023
Closed
-
-cm
Minimum Snow
-cm
Maximum Snow
-,
-
-
0cm
Partly Cloudy
10.9C
   
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
Mon, 26
Sept
2022.
08:55PM
Closed
Opening During July 2023
Closed
-
-cm
Snow Base
-,
-
-
0cm
-
0.0°C
  Roundhill
Ski Area
-,
-
2023.
06:00AM
Closed
-
Closed
-
-cm
Trail Min Depth
-cm
Trail Max Depth
-,
-
-
0cm
-
0.0C
  Ohau Snow Fields Thu 23,
March
2023.
12:31PM
Closed
Scheduled Opening Saturday 24 June 2023
Closed
-.
0cm
Lower Mountain
0cm
Upper Mountain
Mon,
20
March
1cm
Mixed
0.0C
   
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
-,
-
2023.
06:00AM
Closed
-
Closed
-s
-cm
Home
Basin

-cm
Saddle
Basin
-,
-
-
0cm
-
0.0C
  Cardrona Alpine Resort -,
-
2023.
06:00AM
Closed
-
Closed
-
-cm
Minimum Snow
-cm
Maximum Snow
-,
-
-
0cm
-
0.0C
  Snow Farm
Ski Area

Cross Country Skiing
-,
-
2023.
06:00AM
Closed
-
Open
-
-cm
Lower Base
-,
-
-
0cm
-
0.0C
   
QUEENSTOWN
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Skifield Location
Last
Updated
Area
Status
Road Access
Average Snow Depth
Last Snow Fall
Weather Conditions
  Coronet Peak Sun 30
April
2023.
06:00AM

Closed
ScheduledOpening 16 June 2023

Closed
-
0cm
Min Depth
0cm
Max Depth
-,
-
-
0cm
Cloudy
0.0C
  The Remarkables Wed 26,
April
2023.
05:09PM
Closed
ScheduledOpening 17 June 2023
Open
-
-cm
Min Depth
-cm
Max Depth
-,
-
-
0cm
Fine
6.6C

 

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.