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Ski Mt Hutt, we arrived just after a July snowstorm

We arrived in Methven just after a significant snowfall. Mt Hutt had received 70cm of snow and the prospect of a great day skiing. However, the clouds had closed in, making it a pretty misty and windy mountain.

Ski Mt Ruapehu, lots of snow – season open until Labour weekend

Mt Ruapehu is open and fully operational for 2023. The latest information on snow conditions and upcoming events at Mt Ruapehu.

South Island Ski Trip 2023

Our journey through the South Island of New Zealand, skiing Queenstown, Wanaka, Tekapo and Canterbury.

Should I take ski lessons when I’m learning to Ski?

Yes, there are certain techniques that can make a big difference in improving your skiing or snowboarding skills.

Riverside Adventures Waikato

Riverside Adventures Waikato offer you Kayak Glowworm tours on Lake Karapiro. Waikato River Trail bike cycle tours. Kayak & Bike rental hire.

Skiing for the first time? Here’s what to expect!

That’s great! Skiing is a fun and exciting winter sport that people of all ages and skill levels can enjoy.

Stirling Point Video, Bluff – Southland

Stirling point is a scenic landmark on the southern coast of New Zealand’s South Island in Bluff, Southland. Stirling Point marks the entrance to Foveaux Strait and the start of the Southern Ocean.

Aurora Australis, the Southern Lights – Southland

The Southern Lights, Aurora Australis is one of the most stunning views you will see. We were lucky to see them on our latest trip to Southland.

Slope Point, The Catlins – Southland

Slope Point - The South Islands' most Southern point in New Zealand. It is hard to believe that Antarctica’s South Pole is the next stop.

Oreti Beach, Invercargill

Oreti beach, located just 15 minutes from Invercargill City, is one of the few beaches in New Zealand where you can drive on the beach.

Christchurch Gondola, Christchurch 

Visit the Christchurch Gondola and enjoy spectacular views of Christchurch, Lyttelton and beyond.

Purakaunui Falls, Southland, New Zealand

The Purakaunui Falls Scenic Reserve is a picturesque waterfall located in the Catlins region of South Island.

Lake Hayes, Queenstown

Lake Hayes is a beautiful lake located just north of Queenstown, New Zealand.

Mt Hutt Mountain Transport

We usually wouldn't video a bus trip to a ski mountain, but the bus trip up to Mt Hutt is an exception.

The Rakaia Gorge, Canterbury

The Rakaia Gorge is located on the Rakaia River in inland Canterbury on State Highway 72 in the South Island, New Zealand

Bill Richardson Transport World

Bill Richardson Transport World is a vintage vehicle museum home to New Zealand's largest collection of vintage automobiles and trucks.

Waipapa Point Lighthouse Video, Southland

Waipapa Point is a rocky promontory on the south coast of Foveaux Strait, the South Island of New Zealand.

Arapuni Swing Bridge

The Arapuni Swing Bridge is downstream from the Arapuni Power Station on the Waikato River in the South Waikato District of New Zealand.

The Church of the Good Shepherd, Tekapo

The Church of the Good Shepherd is located on Lake Tekapo’s shores, South Island – New Zealand.

Huka Falls Taupo – New Zealand

The Huka Falls flows fast! it would fill an Olympic swimming pool in just 11 seconds - that's a lot of water.