News on Whakapapa - Mt Ruapehu
Mon 23 June 14, Turoa, New Zealand
The season has started slowly in New Zealand and the recent weather patterns have meant that little natural snow has fallen. Above average temperatures have also meant the possibility of snow making seems remote.
Wed 22 September 10, Whakapapa - Mt Ruapehu, New Zealand
Too heavy snow in New Zealand brings down buildings and closes slopes but builds bases big time. Scandinavian resort aiming to be first in region to open, next week. Two more Austrian glacier ski areas open, Tignes to start its 8+ Month season at weekend. Resorts in Alberta receives big pre-season snowfalls.
Fri 28 September 07, Turoa, New Zealand
Here's some photos of the affected ski area
Sat 10 June 06, Las Lenas, Argentina
Mt.Hutt in New Zealand and Falls Creek in Australia opened today and next week its the turn of the South American resorts
Sat 18 March 06, Turoa, New Zealand
Over the next 2 years $25million is due to be spent upgrading the lift system and installing huge snowmaking facilities at both Whakapapa and Turoa