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Fence Post Ski Death Due To Poor Risk Assessment

Tuesday, 10 October 2023, 2:47 pm | NZSki

Risk assessment failures by NZSki have emerged as central to the death of an experienced skier at Coronet Peak four years ago. 60-year-old Anita Graf-Russell died of blunt force trauma, after colliding with a wooden fence post at the bottom of Sugar’s ... More >>

Mt Hutt’s Golden Anniversary Celebrations

Thursday, 18 May 2023, 1:53 pm | NZSki

Canterbury’s Mt Hutt Ski Area is gearing up to celebrate its golden anniversary this winter, having operated for 50 phenomenal years. Preparations are underway for a 4-day celebration, from August 24-27, which includes iconic Kiwi rock legends Dragon ... More >>

Coronet Peak Celebrates 75 Years Of Good Times

Wednesday, 17 August 2022, 10:20 am | NZSki

Coronet Peak’s 75th anniversary begins this evening with Kiwi roots-reggae band Katchafire kicking off the celebrations at an iconic Night Ski party, rounded out by a fireworks display. The five-day programme, running through until August 21, ... More >>

A ‘shark’ On A Skifield? NZSki Challenges The Norm With New Marketing Campaign

Friday, 1 April 2022, 10:15 am | NZSki

A quirky marketing campaign has been launched by NZSki today, taking a unique spin on popular reality TV show Shark Tank. With Aotearoa’s first open-border ski season since 2019 in sight, the marketing team were keen to showcase a different side of ... More >>

Prestigious Freeriding Academy Lands At The Remarkables

Thursday, 20 January 2022, 12:14 pm | NZSki

The Remarkables Ski Area is set to become home of the Southern Hemisphere’s first ever Freeride World Tour [FWT] Academy, this winter. Junior Southern Lakes skiers and riders will have the chance to gain world-class experience by joining the globally ... More >>

Summer At Coronet Peak Back For A Third Year

Thursday, 28 October 2021, 10:44 am | NZSki

Coronet Peak is set to crank into its third summer season, with the arrival of a brand-new mountain biking trail and a stacked event calendar. Construction of Upper Rude Rock Trail, which was approved by the Department of Conservation in 2005, is ... More >>

The Remarkables set to celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day

Thursday, 16 September 2021, 2:49 pm | NZSki

The Remarkables celebrates Talk Like a Pirate Day this weekend with series of fun family events and activities. More >>

Fresh snow a boost for Coronet Peak, The Remarkables and Mt Hutt on Day 1 of Alert Level 2

Wednesday, 8 September 2021, 2:38 pm | NZSki

Skiers and snowboarders made the most of fresh snow and social connection at the re-opening of Coronet Peak, The Remarkables and Mt Hutt ski areas today. Hundreds of snow lovers ventured up the southern mountains to mark the first day of Alert ... More >>

Coronet Peak, The Remarkables And Mt Hutt Set To Open In Level 2

Monday, 6 September 2021, 6:25 pm | NZSki

Coronet Peak, The Remarkables and Mt Hutt are preparing to open to guests this Wednesday when the South Island returns to alert level 2. NZSki has welcomed today’s changes in alert levels by the Government, which will allow its ski areas in Queenstown and ... More >>

Snow Machine Announces New Dates For The Four-day Destination Music Festival

Tuesday, 27 July 2021, 4:32 pm | NZSki

Joint Press Release from Snow Machine and NZSki. Organisers of the highly anticipated Snow Machine festival have made the decision to push the event out by three weeks, following the pause of the Trans-Tasman bubble on Friday. The event, which is in ... More >>

Popular First Base Retro Ski Parties Coming To Queenstown This Winter

Wednesday, 19 May 2021, 9:54 am | NZSki

Coronet Peak and The Remarkables have announced that First Base; A Vintage Après Ski Soirée, will be hitting the Queenstown mountains this July. The two-day event begins on Saturday 3 July at Coronet Peak with a special Night Ski as part of Queenstown’s ... More >>

Drax Project And BROODS Presented By Corona At Coronet Peak

Tuesday, 12 January 2021, 1:30 pm | NZSki

Two of New Zealand’s biggest acts, Drax Project and BROODS, will take centre stage at Coronet Peak on Sunday 21 March in an all-ages gig. The double header, presented by Corona, is set to be one of the biggest music events held at Coronet Peak and ... More >>

NZSki Announces A New Zealand First For Mt Hutt Next Winter

Friday, 18 September 2020, 5:36 am | NZSki

The Mt Hutt winter experience is set to be transformed with the installation of New Zealand’s first 8-seater chairlift – the Nor’west Express. The new Nor’west Express lift from Leitner Ropeways will replace the current Quad chair and Mt Hutt ... More >>

The Remarkables Kicks Off The 2020 Season

Sunday, 5 July 2020, 7:57 am | NZSki

From left to right - Jano LePage, Flynn Cashmere-Reid, Mace Korani, Kennishii Palmer, Sam Blackman and Tim Blackwood. An enthusiastic crowd hit the slopes for the opening of the 2020 season at The Remarkables on Saturday. Local Arrowtown residents Jano ... More >>

Mt Hutt takes out NZ’s best ski resort for 5th year

Monday, 25 November 2019, 9:30 am | NZSki

Mt Hutt has taken out the title of New Zealand’s best ski resort for the fifth year in a row at the World Ski Awards in Austria this weekend. More >>

Ground breaks on The Remarkables’ new Sugar Bowl chairlift

Tuesday, 29 October 2019, 5:11 pm | NZSki

Challenging conditions greeted workers as they broke ground on the installation of the new six-seat Express Sugar Bowl Chairlift at The Remarkables Ski Area in Queenstown late last week. More >>

The Remarkables celebrates the return of kea

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 8:37 am | NZSki

Conservation Week is off to a flying start for The Remarkables ski field, with the official naming of one of the seven native kea birds that have recently returned to the area. More >>

NZSki to donate 250K to save New Zealand’s endangered Kea

Friday, 14 September 2018, 10:52 am | NZSki

This Conservation Week, NZSki kicks off a new five-year commitment to spend more than a quarter of a million dollars helping protect birds native to the alpine areas it works across, spearheaded by $50,000 worth of funds and donation support in partnership ... More >>

NZSki – New Appointment announcement

Thursday, 8 December 2016, 12:34 pm | NZSki

NZSki is pleased to announce that Nigel Kerr will be taking on the role of Coronet Peak Ski Area Manager starting 27 February 2017. More >>

NZSki has done it again!

Friday, 28 October 2016, 1:39 pm | NZSki

Following the success of its 2016 season, NZSki has announced it will leave its season pass pricing unchanged for the 2017 season, starting with the $599 earlybird 3 Peak Pass and $299 Mt Hutt super earlybird prices released this week (Thursday 27 October). More >>





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