Scrambling through blue ice caves on Franz Josef glacier
With the crowds gone, now is the perfect time to explore a natural wonder on our doorstep - before it's too late.
Tongariro: Why you should visit NZ's first National Park
Born from the extremes of a still-active volcanic history, Tongariro National Park is a year-round adventurers' destination.
New chairlift unlocks massive new southern ski area at Cardrona
The lift at the South Island skifield provides the first new major lift-accessed terrain to open in New Zealand in nearly 10 years.
How to have a spectacular white Christmas in New Zealand
Many Kiwis dream of one-day spending a white Christmas in Europe. But few realise you can do it here in New Zealand.
34 years after the avalanche a ski club is back on its feet
The new Tekapo Ski Club Lodge was officially opened back in its old homeland on Saturday.
Skifields humbled by local support as Covid-19 caused 'unbelievably' hard year
The 2020 ski season has been “extraordinarily difficult”, but operators are grateful to have been open at all.
In the 'Ibiza of the Alps', ski season is on but apres-ski is cancelled
Iconic Tyrol in Austria is having to improvise to keep skiers happy following its recent second wave of cases.
Climate change and Covid-19: The challenges facing NZ's club skifields
Generations of families have grown up skiing New Zealand's unique club fields. But can they survive warming temperatures and Covid-19?
Cardrona: A perfect time of year to hit the slopes
If you don’t mind the occasional Antarctic blast then Cardrona is great on, and off, the slopes.
Weather bomb fallout 'good news' for Ruapehu slopes says skifield
The lift operator on Mount Ruapehu’s ski fields is calling the snow forecast over the next few days “great news.”
South Island snow 'absolutely brilliant' for ski areas
Fights in and out of Queenstown and Invercargill airports have resumed, and ski areas expect top spring conditions once the "weather bomb" storm clears.