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Mt Ruapehu ski season huge success

Thursday, 9 November 2017, 5:26 pm | Mt Ruapehu

MT RUAPEHU, 9 NOVEMBER 2017: A new look ski season centred around a multi million-dollar upgrade has paid off in success for Mt Ruapehu. A bumper 2016/17 season was underpinned by $15 million of new infrastructure at Whakapapa, including new snowmaking technology, ... More >>

Mt Ruapehu staff show how to be tidy Kiwis

Friday, 20 October 2017, 3:19 pm | Mt Ruapehu

MT RUAPEHU 20 OCTOBER 2017: Mt Ruapehu staff got right into the spirit of Conservation Week filling up the back of a ute with rubbish from not so tidy Kiwis. More >>

Turoa hosts Breast Cancer Foundation Fundraiser

Sunday, 15 October 2017, 1:52 pm | Mt Ruapehu

MT RUAPEHU 15 OCTOBER 2017: Skiiers and snowboarders took to the slopes of Mt Ruapehu's Turoa ski field yesterday in bikinis - all for a great cause. More >>

Mt Ruapehu Offers Best Season Pass Price in Over a Decade

Thursday, 28 September 2017, 11:13 am | Mt Ruapehu

MT RUAPEHU 28 SEPTEMBER 2017: Mt Ruapehu has unveiled its new Season Pass prices for 2018 and the response has been overwhelming. More >>

Mt Ruapehu Big Air Event Pays Tribute to Tom Campbell

Monday, 25 September 2017, 9:11 am | Mt Ruapehu

MT RUAPEHU 23 SEPTEMBER 2017: The biggest names in the New Zealand freestyle snow sports scene hit Mt Ruapehu on Saturday September 23 in memory of one of this country’s freeski legends. More >>

Ruapehu Alpine Lifts Granted License for Tūroa

Monday, 25 September 2017, 9:06 am | Mt Ruapehu

Ruapehu Alpine Lifts (RAL) has been granted a new license to operate Mt Ruapehu's Tūroa, New Zealand’s second largest ski area. More >>

Snow legends pay tribute to Kiwi icon at Big Air Event

Tuesday, 19 September 2017, 2:03 pm | Mt Ruapehu

Snow legends pay tribute to Kiwi icon at Big Air Event X Games and Olympic stars head to Mt Ruapehu's Turoa More >>

Huge spring snow dump at Mt Ruapehu

Saturday, 9 September 2017, 6:55 pm | Mt Ruapehu

Huge spring snow dump at Mt Ruapehu Winter's back up the mountain MT RUAPEHU 9 SEPTEMBER 2017: Mt Ruapehu's Turoa and Whakapapa ski fields are both blanketed in snow thanks to around 80cm of fresh snow fall over the last three days. Snow fell as low as Chateau ... More >>

Students Head Up Mt Ruapehu to Hit The Slopes

Tuesday, 1 August 2017, 9:12 am | Mt Ruapehu

MT RUAPEHU 31 July 2017: Students from around the country took advantage of Mt Ruapehu's annual Student Ride Free day at the weekend for some great skiing under blue skies. More >>

Massive Snow Dump Hits Mt Ruapehu

Thursday, 13 July 2017, 10:02 am | Mt Ruapehu

MT RUAPEHU 12 July 2017: After steady snowfall overnight on Tuesday Whakapapa ski area awoke to an unexpected sunny bluebird morning, much to the delight of earlybird skiers and snowboarders. More >>

Mother Nature Delivers Mt Ruapehu Snow for School Holidays

Tuesday, 11 July 2017, 9:59 am | Mt Ruapehu

Mother Nature delivers snow for school holidays and more forecast for Mt Ruapehu this week More >>

Free snow play key to mountain fun

Monday, 19 June 2017, 4:22 pm | Mt Ruapehu

MT RUAPEHU June 19 2017: Mt Ruapehu ski fields' operator Ruapehu Alpine Lifts (RAL) has listened to public feedback and now Turoa snow lovers will have access to a free sledding and snow play area at the bottom of the Alpine Meadow. More >>

Biggest turn out in a decade for Happy Valley Opening Weekend

Wednesday, 7 June 2017, 1:31 pm | Mt Ruapehu

MT RUAPEHU 7 JUNE 2017: A record number of skiiers, snowboarders and sightseers headed to Mt Ruapehu's Happy Valley over the long weekend - the biggest season opening turnout in the last decade for Happy Valley, New Zealand’s premier beginner’s ... More >>

Biggest turn out in a decade for Happy Valley Opening Weekend

Wednesday, 7 June 2017, 12:29 pm | Mt Ruapehu

MT RUAPEHU 7 JUNE 2017: A record number of skiiers, snowboarders and sightseers headed to Mt Ruapehu's Happy Valley over the long weekend - the biggest season opening turnout in the last decade for Happy Valley, New Zealand’s premier beginner’s ... More >>

Happy Valley opens tomorrow, earlier than ever before

Friday, 2 June 2017, 3:01 pm | Mt Ruapehu

MT RUAPEHU June 2 2017: Ruapehu Alpine Lifts (RAL) has today confirmed that Whakapapa’s Happy Valley will be the first ski area in New Zealand to open for the 2017 winter season. The first day of Happy Valley’s season is tomorrow, a full month before ... More >>

Mt Ruapehu's Happy Valley goes on tour

Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 3:04 pm | Mt Ruapehu

Snow dump on Taupō’s lakefront celebrates start of winter Mt Ruapehu's Happy Valley goes on tour More >>

PM cuts official opening ribbon at Mt Ruapehu

Monday, 8 May 2017, 1:13 pm | Mt Ruapehu

MT RUAPEHU 7 May 2017: Prime Minister Rt Hon Bill English yesterday cut the ribbon on the first $20m of investment at Whakapapa Ski Area signalling the commencement of Ruapehu Alpine Lifts $100m reinvestment programme. More >>

Dusting of snow signals winter on its way

Monday, 24 April 2017, 12:30 pm | Mt Ruapehu

MT RUAPEHU 24 April 2017: A recent dusting of snow on Mt Ruapehu has signalled winter is on its way, and 2017 is set to be a bumper ski season with new snowmakers opening the ski fields a month earlier than usual in early June. More >>

Mt Ruapehu gearing up for ski season

Tuesday, 4 April 2017, 12:36 pm | Mt Ruapehu

MT RUAPEHU 4 April 2017: With winter on the doorstep it's time to think snow, ski & fun! More >>

Mt Ruapehu's Happy Valley to be transformed into a Snow Park

Thursday, 15 December 2016, 4:20 pm | Mt Ruapehu

MT RUAPEHU December 15 2016: Mt Ruapehu's iconic Happy Valley ski area is being transformed into a new 'Snow Park' concept complete with ‘carpet' style surface lifts, new access elevators and a longer ski season thanks to new high tech snowmaking ... More >>

 

 

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