Coronet Peak

Chondola name game

It might not end up being a Boaty McBoatface situation, but Queenstowners are still getting to put their two cents in on the moniker for Coronet Peak's new big-ticket toy. The NZSki team are keen for the public to vote...

ACC snow claims domestic

Only a fifth of claims for injuries on Queenstown's ski slopes in 2018 were from tourists, according to ACC records. Some 5425 claims have been made to the national no-fault accident insurance scheme provider from the resort this year so...

Ski cash splash

NZSki has announced a cool $35 million spending spree on its Queenstown skifields, including a new Coronet Peak chondola. The boost takes the company's total investment in Coronet and The Remarkables to nearly $100 million since 2014. As well as the...

Skier cleans up on slopes

A prolific skier is feeling "stoked" after clocking up more than 1.3 million vertical metres at Queenstown's skifields this season while working full-time. Queenstowner Natalie Urbani, 35, didn't plan on being one of the busiest skiers on the mountain when...

Coronet Peak closes

Queenstown slipped into the final week of the 2018 ski season yesterday with the closure of Coronet Peak skifield. Hundreds of a die-hard skiers and snowboarders took to the slopes to make the most of spring conditions, many in fancy...

Coronet’s extra week

It's the beginning of the end for the 2018 ski season. But for those wanting to get in one last run, there's still a little time. Coronet Peak, initially set to shut up shop on Sunday, is extending its season by...

Frozen palace

New Zealand's first ice castle will soon open at Queenstown's Coronet Peak skifield. Visitors will be able to wander through the frozen structure's tunnels and play on icy slides inside the castle once the structure is fully built. The castle's construction...

Strike a pose

QUEENSTOWN entrepreneur Tuki Huck is giving snow-lovers the chance to 'freeze time' in 3-D with his company's new invention. FREEZETiME boss Huck launched the company's new panoramic photo booth at Coronet Peak skifield base building last week. It uses 20 digital...
The Wakatipu Ski Club will celebrate its 80th birthday next year in style after getting back in the black and encouraging membership in the right direction. Daisy Hudson talks to club treasurer Kris Vermeir about its exciting future. It's amazing...
Skifield giant NZSki is bidding to trademark the words 'Dog Derby' as its spat with Real Journeys Queenstown Winter Festival continues. NZSki, which operates resort skifields Coronet Peak and The Remarkables, submitted a trademark application on March 28 to the...
One Ski in the Grave Club co-founder Les Brough has surrendered his second ski. The 90-year-old Queenstowner, who died earlier this month, was renowned as one of local ski area Coronet Peak's legends. He skied Coronet from when it opened in...
Disgruntled residents are up in arms about a massive white marquee on the side of Queenstown's Coronet Peak. But, the owner of the event company in charge doesn't see the problem. Rob Stewart-McDonald from HQ New Zealand says "it's a temporary...
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