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Sofitel Queenstown, the original grand dame hotel of the ski town

It's been a while between drinks for me at the Sofitel Queenstown in New Zealand's premiere alpine ski town. I first stayed at 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....

Insiders guide to Ohakune: Annah Dowsett

Annah 'Moo' Dowsett is as known around town as the big carrot that welcomes visitors to the gateway town, Ohakune. You can't miss her...

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...

Spring snowboarding in Queenstown with GoSnow

Fancy a week with like minded snowboarders hitting up the snow resorts of Queenstown?  GoSnow are hosting a spring snowboard progression week from September...

Air New Zealand take the puss out of themselves

It's hard as an Aussie in inzid not to take the puss out of the kiwi ixcint. Air New Zealand have excelled themselves with...

Sneak peak at The Remarkables new terrain

The Remarkables ski field opens in four weeks and SnowsBest has the exclusive sneak peak of the new Curvey Basin chairlift. It is big news...

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...

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....

How to do Wanaka in serious celebriski style this winter

Lakeside ski towns are built for style, if you know how to utilise it. Bring those lake and mountain vistas into the home with...

The ultimate winter guide to Queenstown for snow down days!

What do you do if you’ve been dragged on a holiday to the ski capital of New Zealand, Queenstown, in winter; but you don’t...

Snowmance in New Zealand – get loved up this winter

Snow laden backdrops just spell romance with open fires, hot tubs and mulled wine. Where to channel your Romeo this New Zealand ski season. Whether...

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

A Geo Dome Heli Camp has been set up in the McKerrow Range as a base for guided ski touring activities over winter and...

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...

Aussie expat Nick Frame’s guide to the best of Wanaka, New...

Wanaka, New Zealand - where the lake meets the mountains and offers up a little slice of paradise. With both Treble Cone and Cardrona...

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...

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