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An exclusive look at The Remarkables new base lodge in progress

SnowsBest gets an exclusive pre season tour of the new Remarkables Base Lodge. Will it be ready in time for the season? Ross Lawrence is...

Heli ski and surf on the same day in NZ

Alpine Adventures launches a heli-ski and surf tour in New Zealand's South Island. Your ski/board bag is about to get tight. Pack your surf board...

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...

$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...

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...

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...

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...

Single and ready to chairlift mingle

SnowsBest sent a guy and a girl to Coronet Peak's Chairlift Date Night to find love. this is what they came back with. You might...

Insider Guide to Wanaka: Sam Smoothy

Big man on the mountain, Freeride World Tour vice champion, Sam Smoothy has been spent every weekend and holiday at Wanaka since he was...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Queenstown Winter Festival new four day format

One hundred days to go before the start of the 43rd Queenstown Winter Festival, planning is well underway as the team behind the scenes...

Air New Zealand takes ice cream to Mt Hutt this winter

Air New Zealand has released the latest instalment of its successful ‘Meanwhile in... New Zealand’ campaign – reminding Australians that ‘winter is coming’ to...

New chairlift for Porters

Porters Ski Area announced today the installation of a new four-seater chairlift to replace its first T-bar. It will be the closest chairlift to...

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