The quiet achiever you need to meet in Queenstown

Like most alpine resort towns with an international airport, Queenstown comes with a plethora of boutique lodges, five star hotels, backpackers, flash packers and...

Mt Dobson, the ski resort you’ve never heard of but should

Briar Peters road trips to New Zealand’s Mackenzie region to hit up Mt Dobson after a snow storm. After a northern winter season in Val...

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...

Snow Zealand – best of today’s snow storm pics

Less than two weeks till the start of the Australasian ski season and it's dumping snow in Queenstown and Wanaka. To get you as excited...

Treble Cone extends 2016 season

Following a record season in 2015, Treble Cone Ski Area (Wanaka New Zealand) will be extending the snow season by a week in 2016. Next...

5 must do’s in Queenstown this winter

Thinking about heading to Queenstown this winter? Think again. It’s a terrible place, full of delicious restaurants, over 150 licensed establishments packed into just...

The Aussie who calls Treble Cone her home mountain

Big Mountain Freeride World Tour skier Nat Segal calls Treble Cone, New Zealand her winter home. Here she writes for snowsbest. I first started skiing...

NZ Ski offer 2017 season passes at 2016 prices

Following the success of its 2016 season, NZSki has announced it will leave its season pass pricing unchanged for the 2017 season, starting with...

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...

Kiwi snowgrammers – who to follow this winter

Adventure photographer, Camilla Rutherford (nee Stoddart) reveals her top ten Kiwi snow instagrammers. Camilla Stoddart, oops, I mean Rutherford lives an enviable life. The supremely...

Live like a gazillionaire in Wanaka from $210 a night

Some days my job sucks. Today is not one of them. I am writing this from my villa on the outskirts of Wanaka in New...

24 spring hours in Queenstown

Ski in the morning, hike, bike and golf in the afternoon then hit the town for lakeside sundowners. Twenty four hours in Queenstown never...

Ski and board New Zealand’s hidden gems for less this winter

For Southern Hemisphere snow bunnies, New Zealand is the winter wonderland we all live for: it's easy to get to, the views are incredible,...

Insider guide to Wanaka: Camilla Stoddart

Adventure photographer Camilla Rutherford (nee Stoddart) first fell in love with Wanaka in 2001 and has permanently resided in Wanaka for the past five years....

$50million gondola for Queenstown to Remarkables

Big news in Queenstown today as Alastair Porter from the Porter Group announces plans for a $50million, 9.8km gondola from Queenstown to The Remarkables. The...

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....

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