New chairlifts, terrain and après for Queenstown this ski season

This is definitely Queenstown's year. The South Island resort town is already a Mecca for skiers and snowboarders, but 2019 takes the offerings up a...

Camp in an ‘igloo’ and ski tour New Zealand’s backcountry

First Tracks Wanaka is pleased to announce that the Geo Dome Heli Camp has been set up in the McKerrow Range as a base...

Kat McKenzie’s Insider Guide to Turoa and Ohakune in New Zealand

The tiny resort town of Ohakune at Mt Ruapehu in New Zealand is a long way from the Scottish Borders as long time ski...

Sophie Luther’s Insider Guide to Wanaka New Zealand

British expat, Sophie Luther, moved to the lakeside ski town of Wanaka in New Zealand's South Island for her dream job. Little did she...

Stuck in a ski rut? Sofa Ski Camp can fix that

I am the ultimate intermediate skier with really bad habits - or so I found out when I enrolled into Klaus Mair’s Sofa Ski...

First ‘smart hotel’ in New Zealand opens in Queenstown

New Zealand’s first fully ‘smart’ hotel has opened its doors in the heart of Queenstown. MIPAD Holdings Ltd has opened mi-pad Queenstown, a next generation,...

Insider Guide to Queenstown New Zealand from local Damian Chapparo

American expat, Damian Chaparro, is the co-founder of Aro Hā wellness retreat in Glenorchy near Queenstown. The software executive turned yogic entrepreneur runs hiking style...

The new luxury super yacht hotel experience in Queenstown

Queenstown's luxe Eichardt's Private Hotel will now offer a luxury nautical option on Lake Wakatipu after acquiring The Pacific Jemm. The 24-metre Falcon 80 S...

Overnight winter cruise launches at Milford Sound

Fiordland’s luxury cruise operator Fiordland Discovery is preparing to launch Milford Sound’s only overnight winter cruise.  The boutique cruise operator – which offers unrivalled access...

The coolest ‘ice castle’ in New Zealand this winter

The first 'ice castle' in New Zealand will launch at Coronet Peak in early July. Coronet Peak will feature an elaborate, frozen castle with ice...

Is this the coolest landing bag in the southern hemisphere?

NZ Snow Sports Athletes Focus on Progression with New Landing Bag to be Installed at Cardrona.  New Zealand's elite skiers and snowboarders will be working hard...

Ski New Zealand like a pro – the best advanced runs...

Hunting for the steep and deep? Bored by anything that’s not a black or a double-black run? Lucky for you, New Zealand has some...

New Zealand’s secret ski field you need to know about

I had heard rumours of an active volcano in New Zealand that doubled as a ski field long before I saw it for myself....

Jucy opens new pod hotel in Queenstown in time for ski...

A new, low cost hotel capable of accommodating hundreds of visitors a night has opened in one of the country’s fastest growing tourist centres. The...

Be warned, the Sofa Ski Camp will make you a better...

Austrian ski instructors scare me. All that extreme schussing and turning perfection drilled into them from their qualification days in a country where skiing...

4 ways to save on a ski trip to Queenstown

Booking a ski trip to Queenstown is always a good idea - until, of course, your credit card statement arrives after the holiday and...

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