Sand dunes become ski slopes after freak weather leaves desert blanketed by one metre of snow.
Our messy summer has sprung another surprise - snow. "A lot of people have come out to have a play" on the ski fields.
Missing a white Christmas? Live vicariously through this footage of stunning winter wonderlands.
This is your very quick guide at how not to get off a moving ski lift.
Unseasonable snow falls on the hills around Central Otago - and more is likely.