The polar blast has swept across the country and the snow reports are ecstatic.
"The Remarkables are looking at a 'Once in a Decade' opening, with 10-20cm of dry powder on top of a 75cm consolidated snow base.' Oh, and the Queenstown Winter Festival starts today.
Even if all that literally leaves you cold, ski and apres-ski fashion is mighty photogenic. Here are picks for the mountain or the lodge - or just to battle your way to the mall in?
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