10 reasons Queenstown wins the snow wars

In a battle across the ditch, Queenstown delivers big for Australian skiers and snowboarders - and foodies, and adventurers, and adrenaline junkies, and shoppers,...

7 things to love about flying to Queenstown airport to ski

Really, we could make this entire blog post about the views, the vistas, the landscape. Is there any other airport as stunning as Queenstown? You...

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...

Coronet Peak adds Wednesday night skiing this season

A wine on hump day is pretty standard, but this winter you can have it mulled, at Coronet Peak. The popular Queenstown ski field...

Winter Games New Zealand to be held annually

The Audi quattro Winter Games NZ has entered an exciting new era with confirmation that the Games will now take place on an annual...

New gondola for Whakapapa at Mt Ruapehu New Zealand

A new state of the art gondola is set to transform the Mt Ruapehu visitor experience.The $25 million gondola will be the largest and...

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...

Nat Segal goes in search of active relaxation in the backcountry

Big mountain skier, Nat Segal, shares a backcountry hut with the former New Zealand Prime Minister, Helen Clarke, while ski touring the wilderness of...

The ultimate ski house in Wanaka

There are times when my job as a travel journalist simply rocks. Those moments when the silver spoon you longed to be born with...

Mt Hutt opens highest hot tub in New Zealand

Mt Hutt keeps knocking out the records. Not only officially New Zealand’s best ski resort two years in a row, plus the best snowfall...

First all female climb and ski descent of New Zealand’s volcanoes

Kiwi Winter Olympian Janina Kuzma is leading an expedition to be the first all-female ski group to ascend and ski all four of New...

The Rees Hotel Queenstown wins Best New Zealand Hotel.

The Rees Hotel Queenstown Scoops the Pool – Lauded the ‘Best of the Best’ Winning Golden Trifecta of International Hotel and Tourism Industry Awards. The Rees Hotel...

Mt Hutt extends season

Thanks to weather not experienced in about a decade, New Zealand’s Best Ski Field – Mt Hutt in Canterbury – will now remain open...

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...

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...

Janina Kuzma’s guide to Wanaka

Freeride World Tour athlete and New Zealand Winter Olympic halfpipe skier, Janina Kuzma, calls Wanaka on the South Island home. This is why. Why Wanaka? It's...

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