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The science of avalanche control

Saturday, 17 August 2019, 10:17 am | Mt Ruapehu

MT RUAPEHU, 17 AUGUST 2019: The science of avalanche control on Mt Ruapehu is a complex one. More >>

Mt Ruapehu CEO to move south

Monday, 22 July 2019, 12:19 pm | Mt Ruapehu

Mt Ruapehu, 22 July 2019: After successfully leading the Mt Ruapehu ski areas through a significant period of development, CEO Ross Copland is moving south to take on a new challenge. More >>

Ruapehu Ski Transport to operate Mt Ruapehu shuttles

Wednesday, 3 July 2019, 3:58 pm | Mt Ruapehu

MT RUAPEHU, 3 JULY 2019: Get set to ride a new fleet of 4WD buses to the ski areas on Mt Ruapehu this season. More >>

Sky Waka gondola open for sightseeing tomorrow

Monday, 1 July 2019, 3:07 pm | Mt Ruapehu

MT RUAPEHU, 1 JULY 2019: New Zealand’s newest and most exciting tourism attraction opens tomorrow. More >>

Tūroa skifield opens tomorrow

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 2:47 pm | Mt Ruapehu

MT RUAPEHU, 27 JUNE 2019: The snowmaking machines have been flat out pumping out snow and Tūroa’s beginner ski field opens tomorrow. More >>

Final testing of Sky Waka gondola underway

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 12:01 pm | Mt Ruapehu

MT RUAPEHU, 27 JUNE 2019: The final series of tests on the new Sky Waka gondola are underway and Mt Ruapehu has released a behind the scenes video showing exactly what’s being done. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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