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Best skiing in Australia & New Zealand ©Treble Cone

Best skiing in Australia & New Zealand

Ski and ride the Southern Hemisphere this summer with these top ski resorts in Australia and New Zealand.
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  • Top 4 Ski Resorts in New Zealand ©Jordan Sim

    Top 4 Ski Resorts in New Zealand

    While Australia might get more love from summer skiers and riders, New Zealand is a Southern Hemisphere gem. Check out OnTheSnow's guide to the best skiing in New Zealand.

    21st August 2013

  • Top 4 Ski Resorts in New Zealand ©Jordan Sim

    Top 4 Ski Resorts in New Zealand

    While Australia might get more love from summer skiers and riders, New Zealand is a Southern Hemisphere gem. Check out OnTheSnow's guide to the best skiing in New Zealand.

    21st August 2013

  • Coronet Peak, NZ: Long-lasting Snow ©Adrian Pua

    Coronet Peak, NZ: Long-lasting Snow

    Open until mid-October, Coronet is one of the last ski fields to lose its snow.

    30th July 2013

  • New Zealand Prepares to Open With More Than a Metre of Snow

    NZ has up to a metre of pre-season powder already; resort openings start Saturday.

    7th June 2012

  • Oz gets best of early-season snow

    Southern Hemisphere snow-seekers should head for Australia; Charlotte Pass, Perisher, and Thredbo are open with 72cm.

    29th June 2011

  • Down Under: Australia's Snow Gums To New Zealand's 'Southern Alps'

    Australia? New Zealand? The winter Down Under is the opposite of North America and the European Alps so that means plenty of fun for those who live there and those who make the trek to feed their habit year-round.

    27th April 2009

  • World's Olympic Best Train In New Zealand

    NEW ZEALAND - It just gets better and better for New Zealand as recent storms have dumped over two metres in two weeks in the Canterbury Region on the South Island. Now the world's top Olympians have descended upon the country's top ski fields for their annual southern hemisphere training schedules.

    4th August 2008

  • New Zealand Blizzards Kick-start The Season

    NEW ZEALAND - Both the North and South Islands experienced a fierce snowstorm July 5, dumping over half a metre of snow on most of the country's resorts.

    9th July 2008

  • Top 10 Summer Ski Resorts

    OnTheSnow has compiled a Top 10 list of the most popular places to ski or ride in July and August.

    26th June 2008

  • NZ$30 Million and It's Snowing!

    Coronet Peak is the first to crank up the chairlifts this winter with opening day on June 7. With a $30million upgrade completed over summer, the new-look resort now boasts the biggest automotive snowmaking system in New Zealand. Locals are expected to descend upon Coronet Peak's sleek new day lodge on Saturday to enjoy the already 90cm snow base.

    4th June 2008

  • Winter conditions in spring in NZ

    New Zealand has experienced fresh winter snowstorms in the first week of spring, bringing over half a metre of fresh dry snow.

    9th September 2007

  • First NZ resorts open

    The South Island is first of the rank this New Zealand ski season with two ski areas opening their doors this week.

    12th June 2007

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