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Ruapehu Alpine Lifts Limited (In Receivership and in Liquidation)

Friday, 12 April 2024, 7:40 pm | Ruapehu Alpine Lifts

Ruapehu Alpine Lift’s receivers announce settlement of the sale of the Tūroa skifield season pass pricing for Whakapapa for the 2024 season and launch of a sale process for Whakapapa The receivers of Ruapehu Alpine Lifts (RAL), Brendon Gibson ... More >>

Mt Ruapehu’s Perfect Storm For Weekend Lift Openings

Friday, 28 July 2023, 10:33 am | Ruapehu Alpine Lifts

This week’s storm blast has been perfectly timed to top up Mt Ruapehu’s snow base ahead of the weekend with Tūroa ski field’s upper slopes pushing two metres. Tūroa’s highly anticipated High Noon Express lift is undergoing its final checks ... More >>

Mt Ruapehu’s Weekend Outlook; 10 Days Left To Nab Season Passes

Friday, 7 July 2023, 11:43 am | Ruapehu Alpine Lifts

Mt Ruapehu, Friday 7 July 2023: Whakapapa and Tūroa ski fields’ snow forecast for this weekend is shaping up nicely. Operators are buoyed by the early season snow base which is developing across both fields. The forecast is looking promising with ... More >>

New CEO for Ruapehu Alpine Lifts Limited

Tuesday, 8 October 2019, 2:04 pm | Ruapehu Alpine Lifts

Ruapehu Alpine Lifts Limited (RAL), operators of Whakapapa & Tūroa Ski Areas on Mt Ruapehu, announced today that Jono Dean has been appointed as the new CEO of the company. More >>

Mt Ruapehu offers more than just a great day on the snow

Tuesday, 6 November 2018, 11:19 am | Ruapehu Alpine Lifts

Mt Ruapehu offers a lot more opportunity than just a great day on the snow. For locals looking for work the mountain at the centre of their community, it offers an opportunity for crucial on-the-job skills training. More >>

Turoa avalanche update

Tuesday, 7 August 2018, 1:24 pm | Ruapehu Alpine Lifts

MT RUAPEHU 7 AUGUST 2018: High Noon Express Progress Update from Ross Copland, Chief Executive of skifield operator Ruapehu Alpine Lifts (RAL). More >>

Routine avalanche control work at Turoa triggers avalanche

Monday, 6 August 2018, 10:09 am | Ruapehu Alpine Lifts

MT RUAPEHU 6 AUGUST 2018: This morning during routine avalanche control work a significant avalanche has been triggered at Turoa. More >>

Fresher mountain air with a smokefree Mt Ruapehu

Thursday, 31 May 2018, 10:14 am | Ruapehu Alpine Lifts

MT RUAPEHU 31 MAY 2018: There’s nothing like breathing that fresh mountain air on the slopes of Mt Ruapehu, it's one of the treats of the ski and snowboard season. And it’s about to get that much fresher as the mountain officially becomes smokefree ... More >>

Mt Ruapehu launches medal pathway training

Friday, 4 May 2018, 3:55 pm | Ruapehu Alpine Lifts

Mt Ruapehu launches medal pathway training May 4, 2018: With the ski season on the doorstep Mt Ruapehu has launched a new training programme aimed at aspiring young athletes. More >>

Ruapehu Alpine Lifts granted a new license

Saturday, 23 September 2017, 5:56 pm | Ruapehu Alpine Lifts

Ruapehu Alpine Lifts (RAL) has been granted a new license to operate Mt Ruapehu's Tūroa, New Zealand’s second largest ski area. RAL chief executive Ross Copland says, "We're absolutely thrilled to reach this historic agreement together with ... More >>

Ruapehu Alpine Lifts set to relaunch Happy Valley in 2017

Wednesday, 14 December 2016, 2:14 pm | Ruapehu Alpine Lifts

The past 12 months have been a busy time at Ruapehu Alpine Lifts (RAL). The Whakapapa Licence to operate was renewed in December 2015, and that kicked off a $100 million investment plan at Mt Ruapehu’s three ski areas. An $11 million investment plan ... More >>

Bluebird skiing at Mt Ruapehu

Tuesday, 9 August 2016, 11:58 am | Ruapehu Alpine Lifts

Bluebird skiing at Mt Ruapehu Brilliant conditions with fresh snow and fine weather Far West T Bar to open soon It’s a winter wonderland at Mt Ruapehu, with excellent conditions for skiers and snowboarders and fine, clear weather expected for the next ... More >>

Turoa to host final stop for GoPro Junior Freeride Tour

Monday, 1 August 2016, 2:33 pm | Ruapehu Alpine Lifts

Mt Ruapehu will host New Zealand’s top under 18 ski and snowboard talent when they compete for the New Zealand Junior Freeride title in September. More >>

Beginner slopes open for business

Tuesday, 5 July 2016, 4:15 pm | Ruapehu Alpine Lifts

Whakapapa and Turoa beginner ski areas are now open following a weekend of cold temperatures and more than 60 hours of snowmaking. The beginner carpet lift within the Happy Valley area at Whakapapa opened on Saturday and the beginner’s area at ... More >>

Countdown is on to official Mt Ruapehu ski season opening

Thursday, 30 June 2016, 11:36 am | Ruapehu Alpine Lifts

The opening of the Whakapapa and Turoa Ski Areas have been delayed due to lack of snow fall, however weather permitting, beginner trails at both ski areas will be open in time for the school holidays. More >>

Application to operate the Whakapapa Ski Field approved

Thursday, 17 December 2015, 2:39 pm | Ruapehu Alpine Lifts

Ruapehu Alpine Lifts is delighted to have received approval to continue operating the Whakapapa Ski field on Mt Ruapehu for an initial term of 30 years and six five year extensions. The new licence was signed this week by the Chair of RAL, Murray ... More >>

40cm of fresh snow at Mt Ruapehu

Wednesday, 23 September 2015, 8:38 am | Ruapehu Alpine Lifts

Mt Ruapehu continues to ride the new snow wave after heavy snow conditions at the weekend blessed the mountain with up to 40cm of fresh snow at Turoa, and 35cm at Whakapapa. More >>

Mt Ruapehu to Extend Season Through to Labour Weekend

Monday, 7 September 2015, 4:45 pm | Ruapehu Alpine Lifts

Due to spectacular snow conditions Ruapehu Alpine Lifts (RAL), operator of Mt Ruapehu, is extending the season to Labour Weekend. More >>

RAL’s licence application to continue to operate

Thursday, 20 August 2015, 11:07 am | Ruapehu Alpine Lifts

RAL’s licence application to continue to operate the Whakapapa Ski Field has been approved in principle More >>

Mt Ruapehu snow base to hit 2 metres

Saturday, 25 August 2012, 1:15 pm | Ruapehu Alpine Lifts

Immediate release 25 August 2012 Mt Ruapehu snow base to hit 2 metres Mt Ruapehu is looking forward to the weeks ahead with the snow on the mountain almost at the two metre mark for the first time this season. To celebrate the mountain has launched ... More >>





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