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New look Knoll Ridge Chalet dining for the slopes of Ruapehu

Thursday, 20 June 2019, 4:16 pm | Mt Ruapehu

MT RUAPEHU, 20 JUNE 2019: Fresh produce sourced from local suppliers, a choice of dining options, and stunning views combine to offer a unique destination high on the slopes of Mt Ruapehu. More >>

Sky Waka Gondola cable in place

Saturday, 8 June 2019, 2:23 pm | Mt Ruapehu

Another major milestone has been reached in the construction of Mt Ruapehu’s Sky Waka Gondola. More >>

Mt Ruapehu gearing up for season opening this weekend

Wednesday, 29 May 2019, 4:30 pm | Mt Ruapehu

MT RUAPEHU, 29 MAY 2019: Mt Ruapehu is gearing up for the opening of the 2019 ski season with Happy Valley beginner’s skifield welcoming skiers on Saturday. More >>

Last two towers installed for Mt Ruapehu’s new gondola

Monday, 20 May 2019, 12:09 pm | Mt Ruapehu

MT RUAPEHU, 20 MAY 2019: The final two of 14 towers forming the base of the pathway for Mt Ruapehu’s new gondola are now in place. More >>

Tūroa’s High Noon Express chair lift ready for ski season

Monday, 1 April 2019, 4:54 pm | Mt Ruapehu

Tūroa’s High Noon Express chair lift is up and running again ready for the 2019 season opening in a few months. More >>

Mt Ruapehu 2019 Season Pass now on sale

Monday, 1 October 2018, 2:29 pm | Mt Ruapehu

MT RUAPEHU, 1 OCTOBER 2018: The Mt Ruapehu 2019 Season Pass sale starts today and the pass now includes night skiing. More >>

Mt Ruapehu & DOC staff team up in the name of conservation

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 1:30 pm | Mt Ruapehu

MT RUAPEHU 19 SEPTEMBER 2018: Mt Ruapehu & DOC staff braved the fog and rain yesterday all in the name of conservation. More >>

Work commences on Mt Ruapehu’s state of the art gondola

Friday, 14 September 2018, 5:36 pm | Mt Ruapehu

Work commences on Mt Ruapehu’s state of the art gondola MT RUAPEHU, 14 September 2018: A site blessing and cultural induction for the construction team held today on Mt Ruapehu’s Whakapapa Ski Area marks the start of the on-site construction ... More >>

Turoa High Noon Express update

Wednesday, 15 August 2018, 7:02 pm | Mt Ruapehu

MT RUAPEHU 15 AUGUST 2018: High Noon Express final update from Ross Copland, Chief Executive of skifield operator Ruapehu Alpine Lifts (RAL). A detailed report by wire rope experts has been peer reviewed by both the rope and lift manufacturer. Regrettably ... More >>

RAL Chief Executive appeals to bus passengers

Thursday, 2 August 2018, 4:29 pm | Mt Ruapehu

MT RUAPEHU 2 AUGUST 2018: Ross Copland, Chief Executive of Ruapehu Alpine Lifts (RAL) is hoping passengers on the bus involved in the accident at the weekend will make contact. More >>

Record breaking school holidays at Mt Ruapehu

Sunday, 22 July 2018, 11:20 am | Mt Ruapehu

MT RUAPEHU 22 JULY 2018: Thanks to great snow and good weather thousands of visitors headed up Mt Ruapehu over the school holidays making it the best start to a ski season in years at New Zealand’s largest ski areas. More >>

Mini Games Competitors Take to the Slopes

Thursday, 19 July 2018, 8:15 pm | Mt Ruapehu

MT RUAPEHU 19 JULY 2018: The Whakapapa Mini Games is the first major event of Whakapapa’s 2018 season and the turnout was huge in Happy Valley yesterday with more than 140 competitors taking to the slopes. More >>

Tūroa ski field area opens with bluebird conditions

Friday, 29 June 2018, 7:06 pm | Mt Ruapehu

MT RUAPEHU 29 JUNE 2018: Perfect bluebird sunny conditions greeted skiiers and snowboarders heading up Mt Ruapehu this morning for Tūroa skifield's opening day. More >>

New world class gondola for Mt Ruapehu

Friday, 15 June 2018, 11:12 am | Mt Ruapehu

MT RUAPEHU, 15 June 2018: Mt Ruapehu's Whakapapa is set to be transformed with a new luxury gondola - one of only two of its design in the world – with the Government’s Provincial Growth Fund assisting with financing of the project. More >>

Mt Ruapehu's early ski season opening a winner alround

Wednesday, 6 June 2018, 9:07 am | Mt Ruapehu

Not only are the skiers and snowboarders loving it but the local community is also benefitting from the early influx of visitors to the region. More >>

Mt Ruapehu ski season underway

Saturday, 2 June 2018, 3:03 pm | Mt Ruapehu

PRESS RELEASE Mt Ruapehu ski season underway MT RUAPEHU, 2 JUNE 2018: Under blue skies and crisp winter conditions Mt Ruapehu's ski season officially opened today with hundreds of skiiers and snowboarders taking to the slopes. More >>

Happy Valley's free skiing a hit!

Friday, 1 June 2018, 3:24 pm | Mt Ruapehu

MT RUAPEHU, 1 JUNE 2018: Crowds of snow lovers headed up Mt Ruapehu today in perfect conditions for some free skiing and snowboarding. More >>

Happy Valley celebrates winter with free skiing on Friday

Thursday, 31 May 2018, 10:41 am | Mt Ruapehu

Mt Ruapehu is celebrating the start of winter on Friday June 1 (tomorrow) with free skiing and snowboarding at Happy Valley. More >>

It's snowing at Mt Ruapehu!

Thursday, 24 May 2018, 3:28 pm | Mt Ruapehu

It’s snowing at Mt Ruapehu! And it’s looking great for the upcoming opening of Happy Valley ski field next weekend, Queens Birthday. 20cm of snow fell at both Whakapapa and Turoa Base Areas yesterday, so it’s looking promising for a great start to ... More >>

First major snowfall of the year for Mt Ruapehu

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 4:09 pm | Mt Ruapehu

April 11, 2018: The first major snowfall of the year has dumped on Mt Ruapehu boding well for the opening of the ski season in early June. More >>

 

 

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