20 hilarious snowmen from New Zealand’s snow storm

Diver snowman by Kathryn Nevatt. Snowman created by a team of free divers in town for the NZ Freediving Pool Nationals

Queenstown got snow, a lot, and the locals went crazy building snow men that would haunt you in your sleep. 

Local, Shaun Foster, posted his snow man in the Queenstown Trading group and invited others to post theirs. The results are a motley crew of creative uses of snow and accessories and the obligatory snow man genitalia from some.

When the snow falls and settles at lake level around these parts people go crazy like labradors at a park full of sticks. The snow fever gets to us all and before you can sing “do you want to build a snowman” you’re channeling your inner Da Vinci. 

And then, this happens. 

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Rachael Oakes-Ash is the name behind @misssnowitall and the founder of SnowsBest.com. A long time travel and lifestyle journalist and ski writer, she's been published in ESPN, TIME, Wallpaper*, Action Asia, Inside Sport, Australian Financial Review, Emirates Open Skies, Conde Nast Traveler and more. She was the Fairfax snow blogger from 2007 to 2017 and the Southern Hemisphere editor for OnTheSnow. Rachael is also a documentary producer, author, radio announcer and humorist.

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