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New Zealand - Ski Resort Opening Dates

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Opening and Season Dates for New Zealand Ski Resorts

When do Ski Areas open in New Zealand?

The table below gives the planned opening dates for a number of New Zealand ski resorts.

Please Note :- All Ski Areas are subject to rapidly changing snow, weather and road conditions - and other operational constraints - and actual opening dates and times often change considerably from planned.

You can find the reported and forecast snow and weather for New Zealand on J2Ski, but you should always double-check the latest conditions with the Tourist Office before travelling.

Ski Season Dates for Ski Resorts in New Zealand
Ski ResortPlanned OpeningPlanned Closing
CardronaMid JuneEarly Oct
Coronet PeakEarly JuneEarly October
Mount DobsonStart JulyEarly Oct
Mount HuttEarly JuneEarly October
Mount RuapehuLate JuneEarly Nov
Ohau Snow FieldsLate JuneEarly October
Porter HeightsMid JuneEarly Oct
RainbowEarly JulyMid September
Snow FarmLate JuneEarly Nov
The RemarkablesMid JuneEarly Oct
Treble ConeLate JuneLate September
TukinoEarly JulyLate Oct