Mt Ruapehu's Happy Valley is going on tour, bringing snow and fun to Taupo's lakefront.
As ski fields nationwide fire up their snow-making machines, we look at how they produce the goods.
Winter Festival was condensed to four action-packed days of celebration.
Altitude sickness can ruin a holiday. So what can you do when your head starts spinning?
More than 200 workers are scrambling to find a place to live, six weeks before Queenstown ski fields open.