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Find out about the skiing in New Zealand, in our comparison of New Zealand Ski Resorts, below. Sort by suitability, altitude, piste length, etc.

 New Zealand Snow Reports

April 14, 2024

There is snow forecast to fall in New Zealand over the next week, in at least 5 Ski Resorts including Cardrona, Mount Hutt, Porter Heights, The Remarkables and Treble Cone.

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Deepest Snow Today

New Zealand ski areas with the greatest reported snow depths.
Ski Resort Report Upper
Mount Dobson120cm47in
Temple Basin105cm41in
Hanmer Springs50cm20in
Mount Lyford50cm20in
Cardrona40cm16in
Rainbow35cm14in

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Most Forecast Snow

Ski Resorts in New Zealand with most snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
The Remarkables3cm1in
Mount Hutt2cm1in
Cardrona1cm-
Porter Heights1cm-
Treble Cone1cm-

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New Zealand Snow Forecasts

The Ski Resorts of New Zealand

Ski Resorts in New Zealand
Ski ResortPistesTopBeginn.Interm.Experts
Broken River-1,820m5,971ft---
Cardrona-1,894m6,214ft4*4*3*
Coronet Peak-1,649m5,410ft4*3*3*
Craigieburn-1,811m5,942ft---
Fox Peak-1,850m6,070ft---
Hanmer Springs-1,850m6,070ft---
Manganui-1,680m5,512ft---
Mount Cheeseman-1,874m6,148ft---
Mount Dobson-2,046m6,713ft3*3*3*
Mount Hutt-2,080m6,824ft2*4*3*
Mount Lyford-1,750m5,741ft-4*-
Mount Olympus (NZ)-1,880m6,168ft---
Mount Ruapehu-2,300m7,546ft3*5*3*
Ohau Snow Fields2km1 miles1,825m5,988ft---
Porter Heights-1,980m6,496ft3*-4*
Rainbow-1,800m5,906ft4*3*2*
Roundhill-2,133m6,998ft---
Snow Farm-1,520m4,987ft---
Temple Basin-1,753m5,751ft1*2*4*
The Remarkables-1,940m6,365ft-4*-
Treble Cone-1,960m6,430ft3*4*3*
Tukino-1,890m6,201ft---
Turoa-2,320m7,612ft3*4*5*
Whakapapa-2,300m7,546ft3*5*4*

Which is the best Ski Resort in New Zealand?

To help find the best New Zealand Ski Resort for you, we detail 24 Ski Resorts in New Zealand and rate them for Beginners, Intermediates and Expert Skiers, Families and Apres-Ski. You can compare altitudes, vertical descents and historical snow records to find the best Ski Resorts.

When do New Zealand Ski Resorts Open?

See Season Opening Dates for Ski Resorts in New Zealand.

New Zealand

Our New Zealand Ski Resort pages include Skiing Facts, Snow Reports and Forecasts (for most major ski resorts), local accommodation and online ski hire booking (where available) for 24 Ski Resorts in New Zealand.

You can find the major ski stations listed on the Top New Zealand Ski Resorts page, ranked according to various criteria.