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Chile's chilly treat

A snowboarder jumps at Valle Nevado, at the east of Santiago in the Los Andes mountain range.

The pristine powder and enchanting scenery make Valle Nevado seem heaven sent.

Bikini-clad skiers set record video

Skiers and snow boarders descend from a slope as they attempt to break the record for mass skiing in swimming suits at ...

Taking to snow-covered slopes in your swimwear? Why not.

The slower side of Queenstown

The view over the Shotover River from a hot tub at Onsen Hot Pools, near Queenstown.

Soaking up Queenstown's charm, not dashing madly through it.

NZ ski resorts best in world

Coronet Peak attracts visitors from around the world.

Queenstown's Coronet Peak and The Remarkables have been recognised among the top 12 ski resorts in the world.

No, it's not a Yeti

The "Yeti" was allegedly sighted in Formigal, a ski resort in northeastern Spain.

The existence of the Abominable Snowman has not yeti been proven.

Kiwi caught in US snow storm

Snow covers the deck of Joanne Clapp's home after a massive snow storm in the east coast of the United States.

As record US blizzard rages on, Kiwi looks on the bright side and enjoys a few days off work.

Ski fields battle for early birds

Porters ski field in central Canterbury has dropped its 2016 season pass rate below regional rival, Mt Hutt.

Canterbury's Porters ski field has fired back in a price war with NZ Ski Group's Mt Hutt.

Boeing 757 touches down in Antarctica

The Boeing 757 touched down on a blue ice runway at Union Glacier in Antarctica.

Conventional passenger planes could become more common for travel to Antarctica.

Mt Hutt named best ski resort

A skier enjoys fantastic snow conditions at award-winning Mt Hutt.

Mt Hutt named New Zealand's best ski resort at world awards.

Men in high heels

The view from a lookout on the Remarkables.

An green, low-risk activity in the adventure capital of New Zealand

10km skifield gondola

The proposed Leitner Poma gondola which would carry passengers from the Remarkables Park Town Centre directly to the ...

Plans afoot for a 10km gondola linking Queenstown to the Remarkables Ski Area.

NZSki to seal Remarkables road

Fresh powder lures a snowboarder at The Remarkables.

NZSki continues multimillion dollar investment at The Remarkables near Queenstown.

The town no-one wants to leave

Whistler Blackcomb at dusk is a beautiful sight.

There's a reason why so many Kiwis and Aussies head to Whistler for a ski season - and simply never leave.

Are you a skier or snowboarder? video

Mt Ruapehu's Turoa ski field has extended their season to Labour Weekend following a late snow dump.

At Turoa ski field this was an easy question; never has deliberation been so absent.

Same altitude, different class video

Rena Cato, 5, from Wellington was part of Turoa's Yeti Centre teaching children as young as three to ski.

Skiing has changed, I am told. The financial elite no longer rule the mountain like they used to.

Skiers seek thrills during blizzard video

A lot of digging was needed to free cars parked in the car park at Whakapapa on Sunday.

Booze, ice bars, adult card games - what to do when you can't ski.

The city that loves winter

It is said by some that Ottawa is the world's second coldest national capital, following only Ulan Bator, of Mongolia.

It is said by some that Ottawa is the world's second coldest national capital, following only Ulan Bator, of Mongolia.

Blizzards continue at Whakapapa video

The Ruapehu Cafe was snowed under on Sunday morning.

Keen skiers hunker down as 200 cars escorted off mountain.

Bumper ski season

Skiers continue to enjoy the slopes at Mt Hutt (pictured) as the region's ski fields experience a bumper season.

Canterbury's ski fields are experiencing a bumper season as skiers continue to take advantage of late snow.

World's best hot tubs gallery

The pool at Amangani, Jackson Hole, Wyoming, USA.

What's a ski trip without a hot tub? Nothing if these apres-ski hot tubs are anything to go by.

Win: Ski passes to Mt Ruapehu

Opening day of the 2015 ski season at Whakapapa and Turoa, Mt Ruapehu.

There is one benefit to the cold spring we're experiencing: an extended ski season. 

'Undiscovered' ski area untouched

A skier in action at the new ski area, Soho Basin, which has more than 260ha of terrain.

South Island ski area has hardly changed since New Zealand was colonised

Queenstown ski area 'undiscovered for 85 years'

A skier in action at the new ski area, Soho Basin, which has more than 260ha of terrain.

A new ski area "undiscovered for 85 years" has opened without fanfare.

Counting the cost of skifield accidents

Oliver Sullivan, 20, is recovering in the Burwood Spinal Unit after initially having no feeling in his legs from a ...

More than $1.6m in ACC claims has been paid out to Canterbury skiers and snowboarders this year.

Short break in Queenstown

When even the black runs start to pall, get an adrenaline rush with bungy jumping above Queenstown and Lake Wakatipu.

Experience the delights of a short break in Queenstown and Wanaka

Where to go for snow

Skiers are pictured on a chair lift with Matterhorn mountain at Sunnegga in the ski resort of Zermatt in this February ...

Want to be sure of good snow? These top ski spots (almost) always come through.

A town of two halves

Kathryn Wilson's sold-out fashion show, featured The Bachelor's Art Green

It's simply a beautiful place for everyone. And sometimes you don't need to spend money to find it.

10 snow spots you've never heard of

Skiing at the Shemshak Ski Resort, Alborz Mountains, Iran.

Beijing scored the winning bid for the Winter Olympics in 2022 this week. Who even knew Beijing had mountains?

International festival returns to Queenstown

Veuve Clicquot New Zealand senior brand manager Rai Banbury pours one of tens of thousands of glasses of champagne for ...

An international event held at luxury ski resorts around the world has kicked off in Queenstown.

Aus or NZ: Best for skiing?

Perisher has plenty of great terrain, especially if you are a beginner or intermediate.

This month I skied in Australia for the first time. So, how does it compare to New Zealand?

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