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Mt Ruapehu Update

Tuesday, 19 May 2020, 3:04 pm | Mt Ruapehu

Jono Dean, CEO, RAL: An exciting update regarding the upcoming winter season - we’re hopeful of opening our first ski area on Mt Ruapehu in late June/early July. This will be dependent on a number of factors, including snowfall and the Alert Level ... More >>

Mt Ruapehu Update

Friday, 8 May 2020, 1:26 pm | Mt Ruapehu

RAL CEO Jono Dean – The guidelines for Alert Level 2 announced by the Government yesterday show signs of promise for the ski industry for winter 2020. We’re still working with SAANZ (our industry association) for clarification around mass gatherings ... More >>

Mt Ruapehu – Alert Level 3 Update

Tuesday, 28 April 2020, 5:55 pm | Mt Ruapehu

With Alert Level 3 now in place the RAL operational team will be back on the mountain this week doing general maintenance tasks in preparation for the winter ski season. Exactly what the 2020 ski season will look like, what parts of the mountain will ... More >>

Mt Ruapehu To Close For Remainder Of The Summer Season

Sunday, 22 March 2020, 3:56 pm | Mt Ruapehu

RAL CEO Jono Dean – Yesterday the New Zealand government announced new alert levels for COVID-19 and placed the country on Alert Level 2. This means cutting non-essential domestic travel. Our tourism operation is located in a relatively remote part of ... More >>

Christmas snow wish comes true at Mt Ruapehu

Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 8:54 am | Mt Ruapehu

MT RUAPEHU, 26 NOVEMBER 2019: Christmas came early – complete with snow – for a Tahitian group visiting Mt Ruapehu recently. It was an amazing experience for them all, in particular 13-year-old Tamahere Tihata who has distal myopathy. More >>

Mt Ruapehu turns on a stunner

Monday, 25 November 2019, 7:28 am | Mt Ruapehu

MT RUAPEHU, 24 NOVEMBER 2019: It wasn’t only beaches Kiwis flocked to this weekend to soak up the sunshine. Mt Ruapehu was full of skiiers, snowboarders, tubers and sightseers making the best of the last of the snow. More >>

Local schools save old lift chairs from the scrap heap

Monday, 4 November 2019, 5:20 pm | Mt Ruapehu

MT RUAPEHU, 4 NOVEMBER 2019: National Park School’s latest upcycling project is benefitting both the environment and helping fund the 2020 ski season for local school children at the same time. More >>

Changes, challenges and new beginnings at Mt Ruapehu

Thursday, 31 October 2019, 5:04 pm | Mt Ruapehu

MT RUAPEHU, 31 OCTOBER 2019: It’s been a season of challenges, changes and new beginnings on Mt Ruapehu with an exciting summer ahead. More >>

Mt Ruapehu – a key training ground for Beijing 2022

Thursday, 10 October 2019, 10:17 am | Mt Ruapehu

MT RUAPEHU, 10 OCTOBER 2019: The slopes of Mt Ruapehu have become a training ground for Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics staff. More >>

Mt Ruapehu enticing new skiiers and promoting weekday skiing

Tuesday, 1 October 2019, 4:35 pm | Mt Ruapehu

MT RUAPEHU, 1 OCTOBER 2019: Looking ahead to the 2020 ski season Mt Ruapehu is aiming to entice more people to give snow sports a go as well as encouraging skiiers to head up the mountain during the week to avoid the crowds. More >>

Mt Ruapehu Cadetship Opens Career Doors for Locals

Thursday, 26 September 2019, 1:46 pm | Mt Ruapehu

MT RUAPEHU, 26 SEPTEMBER 2019: Mt Ruapehu is opening up mountains of opportunity to local career seekers. More >>

Bluebird day at Mt Ruapehu attracts thousands

Sunday, 1 September 2019, 4:04 pm | Mt Ruapehu

MT RUAPEHU, 1 SEPTEMBER 2019: Spring has arrived in stunning style delivering a bluebird day at Mt Ruapehu with thousands heading up the mountain. More >>

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 >>