With the ski season just weeks away from opening, a heavy snow dump has blanketed South Island fields.
Skifield preparations are in full swing ahead of the scheduled openings in June.
Powerlines down and power outages as strong winds lash Canterbury.
Heading to the slopes this winter? Here are some money saving tips for newbies.
As the snow season approaches, start planning a trip to this winter paradise.
As the first flakes of snow drop we discover what we can look forward to, on and off the slopes.
From Queenstown to Australia, these deals will get you more pow for your buck.
Now all the Manganui Ski Field needs is some snow.
Temperatures are picked to be up to 2 degrees Celsius higher on average this month, threatening weather records.
Wealthy travellers are scrambling to see the frozen continent - but could be hastening its demise
The pristine powder and enchanting scenery make Valle Nevado seem heaven sent.
Taking to snow-covered slopes in your swimwear? Why not.
Soaking up Queenstown's charm, not dashing madly through it.
Queenstown's Coronet Peak and The Remarkables have been recognised among the top 12 ski resorts in the world.
The existence of the Abominable Snowman has not yeti been proven.
As record US blizzard rages on, Kiwi looks on the bright side and enjoys a few days off work.
Canterbury's Porters ski field has fired back in a price war with NZ Ski Group's Mt Hutt.
Conventional passenger planes could become more common for travel to Antarctica.
Mt Hutt named New Zealand's best ski resort at world awards.
An green, low-risk activity in the adventure capital of New Zealand
Plans afoot for a 10km gondola linking Queenstown to the Remarkables Ski Area.
NZSki continues multimillion dollar investment at The Remarkables near Queenstown.
There's a reason why so many Kiwis and Aussies head to Whistler for a ski season - and simply never leave.
At Turoa ski field this was an easy question; never has deliberation been so absent.
Skiing has changed, I am told. The financial elite no longer rule the mountain like they used to.
Booze, ice bars, adult card games - what to do when you can't ski.
It is said by some that Ottawa is the world's second coldest national capital, following only Ulan Bator, of Mongolia.
Keen skiers hunker down as 200 cars escorted off mountain.
Canterbury's ski fields are experiencing a bumper season as skiers continue to take advantage of late snow.
What's a ski trip without a hot tub? Nothing if these apres-ski hot tubs are anything to go by.