Coronet Peak

It’s snow time

Queenstown's ski season is due to get underway today with the opening day of The Remarkables skifield. Meanwhile, Coronet Peak's flash new chairlift should be certified this weekend and ready to run for the skifield's June 15 opening. Skifield boss Nigel...

No Chairy McChairlift

Hopes for a Chairy McChairlift write-in campaign have been dashed, with NZSki announcing the new name for the Coronet Express is ... the Coronet Express. Naming rights for the new chondola were put to the public, with a vote taking...
An Arrowtown adventurer plans to create a "world-class" ski touring route between Coronet Peak and Treble Cone skifields. Erik Bradshaw says the 60km Mahu Whenua Traverse will be an "alpine traverse the likes of which does not currently exist in...

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...
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