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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 >>

Mt Ruapehu’s Best Value Season Pass now on sale for 2017

Monday, 17 October 2016, 11:12 am | Mt Ruapehu

17 October 2016 Mt Ruapehu’s Best Value Season Pass now on sale for 2017 More >>

Limited Edition Life Pass Returns to Mt Ruapehu

Tuesday, 20 September 2016, 7:28 am | Mt Ruapehu

The latest release of Mt Ruapehu life passes, go on sale for a limited time only on September 19th, and give people lifetime access to New Zealand’s largest ski areas. The sale ends at 5pm on October 10. More >>

Ultimate freestyle skills to be on display this Saturday

Friday, 19 August 2016, 11:35 am | Mt Ruapehu

Turoa’s Terrain Park will host an action-packed 2016 Slopestyle competition this Saturday, 20 August. The competition, which gives skiers and snowboarders the chance to showcase the ultimate in freestyle tricks, guarantees a fun day out for extreme ... More >>

Whakapapa and Turoa ski fields set to open this weekend

Sunday, 17 July 2016, 4:28 pm | Mt Ruapehu

Whakapapa and Turoa ski areas look set to open for skiing and boarding on the upper and lower slopes this weekend, following a 30cm snowfall over the past 48 hours, with more forecast. More >>

Turoa and Whakapapa turn pink for Breast Cancer Foundation

Friday, 3 October 2014, 2:16 pm | Mt Ruapehu

This Saturday 4 October, Turoa and Whakapapa will be turning the slopes pink in a bid to raise funds for the New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation (NZBCF) and skiers are encouraged to get their togs out and get involved too. More >>

Exceptional snow conditions for Mt Ruapehu’s Turoa Ski Area

Thursday, 15 August 2013, 1:51 pm | Mt Ruapehu

Mt Ruapehu’s Turoa Ski Area is basking in great snow quality and trail conditions, and has now reached a 2m snow base. Fresh snow is forecast into the weekend, and so far an average of 22cm has fallen on the Turoa slopes and 20cm at Whakapapa Ski ... More >>

Mt Ruapehu is looking better than ever in time for holidays

Thursday, 11 July 2013, 3:36 pm | Mt Ruapehu

A huge snow fall overnight has left Mt Ruapehu Ski Areas with a promising outlook, just in time for the school holidays. More >>

Mt Ruapehu season to open this weekend

Wednesday, 26 June 2013, 11:14 am | Mt Ruapehu

MT RUAPEHU (25 June 2013) – Mt Ruapehu is ready for the 2013 season with both Whakapapa and Turoa Ski Areas on track to open this Saturday (29 June). More >>

Hit the Slopes with a Mt Ruapehu Flexi Pass

Monday, 17 June 2013, 12:42 pm | Mt Ruapehu

Offering great value for money, the Mt Ruapehu FLEXI PASS is designed for maximum flexibility – passes can be loaded with two, three, four or five days which can be used any time throughout the 2013 winter season at either of New Zealand’s largest ... More >>

Ski areas on track for season opening 29th June

Wednesday, 29 May 2013, 12:37 pm | Mt Ruapehu

Cold temperatures overnight and continued steady snowfall has seen the pre-season snow base at Mt Ruapehu take shape leading into the winter ski season. More >>

First Snow Blankets Mt Ruapehu

Tuesday, 28 May 2013, 3:16 pm | Mt Ruapehu

MT RUAPEHU, NEW ZEALAND (May 28, 2013) – Mt Ruapehu is blanketed in snow following the recent wild weather that has hit the country. More >>

Heavy Spring Snow Fall At Mt Ruapehu

Tuesday, 2 October 2012, 12:16 pm | Mt Ruapehu

Heavy Spring Snow Fall At Mt Ruapehu Top Snow Sees Early Season Pass Sale During October A heavy spring snow fall of fresh powder has blanketed the Mt Ruapehu Ski Area overnight, just in time for the school holidays. Snow is currently falling to ... More >>

The slopes of Mt Ruapehu await the world’s best

Thursday, 6 September 2012, 3:25 pm | Mt Ruapehu

For immediate release 5 September 2012 The slopes of Mt Ruapehu await the world’s best for the Mt Ruapehu Xtreme Mt Ruapehu’s Whakapapa ski area is looking good for the arrival of top international skiers and snowboarders, here for one of the ... More >>



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