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Coronet Peak’s Diamond Anniversary – 75 Years Of Good Times

Thursday, 24 February 2022, 1:14 pm | Coronet Peak

Queenstown’s Coronet Peak is gearing up to celebrate its diamond anniversary this winter, having operated for 75 phenomenal years. Preparations are underway for a 5-day celebration, from August 17 to 21, 2022. Coronet Peak Ski Area Manager Nigel ... More >>

Coronet Peak’s Happiness Trees on sale to raise funds

Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 9:05 am | Coronet Peak

Coronet Peak is once again selling wilding pines as Christmas trees to raise money for Happiness House over the holiday period. More >>

Coronet Peak ready to open with new gondola cabins on-line

Thursday, 21 November 2019, 10:32 am | Coronet Peak

Coronet Peak is ready to open next Sunday 1 December for a full summer season with Coronet Express loaded with its new 8-seater gondola cabins. More >>

Students light up slopes at Coronet Peak

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 3:48 pm | Coronet Peak

Coronet Peak’s first night ski event for 2019 was illuminated in a unique way last night, thanks to the creative juices of Arrowtown School students. More >>

Keen skier completes three-peak pilgrimage

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 5:26 pm | Coronet Peak

Christchurch man Brendan Lindsay today became the first person to claim the First-on-the-Chair title for three mountains in a row with the opening of the new Coronet Express chairlift today. Lindsay, who made the mad dash to Queenstown last night to claim the first ... More >>

NZ’s home of skiing opens with new chairlifts and snowmaking

Saturday, 15 June 2019, 4:20 pm | Coronet Peak

Queenstown’s playground just became a little more epic with the opening of Coronet Peak’s ski area today, with upgrades across the mountain focused on improving access for sightseers and snowsports enthusiasts. While the trail access was limited to ... More >>

Sons of Zion to headline third Elevate Night Ski Party

Thursday, 13 June 2019, 12:04 pm | Coronet Peak

Chart-topping Kiwi roots band Sons of Zion has been confirmed as the headline act for third and final Elevate Night Ski Party at Coronet Peak in August. More >>

Coronet Peak extending the 2018 ski season

Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 12:47 pm | Coronet Peak

Coronet Peak, the popular Queenstown ski field, has extended the ski season by one week off the back of great snowfall in spring, continued cold temperatures and demand from locals. More >>

Dog Derby back at Coronet Peak this year

Tuesday, 11 September 2018, 2:25 pm | Coronet Peak

New Zealand’s first commercial ski field and the home of the original dog derby and dog barking contest, Coronet Peak, is once again hosting country and town dogs for the annual on mountain racing spectacle at the end of this month, September 29th. More >>

Ice Castles interactive experience

Wednesday, 18 July 2018, 2:32 pm | Coronet Peak

CORONET PEAK opens New Zealand’s first ever Ice Castles interactive experience Coronet Peak, Queenstown’s popular ski field, is amping up the snow magic opening a new interactive experience The Ice Slides by Ice Castles. The attraction by Utah-based ... More >>

Weekend wrap-up: winter well and truly has hit

Monday, 25 June 2018, 1:53 pm | Coronet Peak

The weekend’s snowfall has completely re-blanketed The Remarkables and Coronet Peak ski fields in Queenstown. More >>

Coronet Peak opening this Saturday for a taster

Tuesday, 29 May 2018, 5:31 pm | Coronet Peak

Coronet Peak is opening two weeks earlier, offering loyal customers and local Queenstowners, who see the Peak every day, a one-day taster ahead of the season. More >>

Coronet Peak Raised $5,468 for Happiness House

Wednesday, 20 December 2017, 10:20 am | Coronet Peak

With only two days to go until the givealittle page closes [Friday 22nd], Coronet Peak’s Happiness Tree initiative has raised $5,468 for local charity Happiness House, in the process eradicating over 200 wilding pines on the mountain. More >>

Coronet Peak’s pine eradication program is helping locals

Thursday, 7 December 2017, 11:41 am | Coronet Peak

Happiness Tree is the new initiative from the team at Queenstown ski field Coronet Peak, one that benefits the land and locals this month. More >>

Coronet Peak turns 70

Tuesday, 25 July 2017, 2:41 pm | Coronet Peak

In 1947 Coronet Peak in Queenstown opened with just a rope tow pulling keen skiers up a mountain, the first commercial ski field to open in New Zealand. More >>

School holidays here we come!! Coronet Peak opens all lifts

Friday, 30 June 2017, 2:17 pm | Coronet Peak

Coronet Peak, Queenstown’s closest ski field, opened all eight of its lifts yesterday (Thurs, 29th June), one of the first in New Zealand to do so. The timing is great with School Holidays about to kick off. Coronet Peak Ski Area Manager Nigel Kerr ... More >>

Queenstown closest ski field, Coronet Peak, to open tomorrow

Friday, 16 June 2017, 2:13 pm | Coronet Peak

Coronet Peak, Queenstown’s closest ski field, opens tomorrow (Sat 17th June as planned), with something for everyone from non-skiers and novices to those with multiple seasons on the mountain. More >>

Coronet Peak launches hump day night skiing

Wednesday, 29 March 2017, 4:37 pm | Coronet Peak

Coronet Peak is bringing out the stars on Wednesdays nights, as it extends its popular Fridayand SaturdayTwilight and Night skiing experience to Wednesdays during July. More >>

Queenstown’s Coronet Peak opens

Friday, 8 July 2016, 12:20 pm | Coronet Peak

Freezing temperatures, flat-out snowmaking and confidence in the forecast to come – including snow touted for mid next week – has seen Coronet Peak’s ski area manager Ross Copland make the call to reopen this Saturday (July 9) in time for the ... More >>

Thousands turn out for Coronet Peak opening day

Sunday, 12 June 2016, 7:26 pm | Coronet Peak

Queenstown’s Coronet Peak was buzzing today as 2,500 people turned out in force to support opening day. More >>