Coronet Peak

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...

Masters skiing founder dies

A much-loved Queenstown character who introduced Masters ski racing to New Zealand died in his sleep on Sunday. A former Mossburn deer farmer, Willie Grey, 69, started the NZ Skiing Masters at Queenstown's Coronet Peak as a way for former...
VIDEO: A pregnant woman working at a Queenstown ski field found a colleague had left a condom filled with mayonnaise and a crude note on her desk during a staff morale-boosting event. Chilean national Nicole Porter, 30, started working at...

Queenstown’s lucky gig

Kiwi rock legend Jordan Luck is heading south for a snow shindig. The Exponents frontman is playing Coronet Peak tomorrow for its last night-skiing session. Luck will be joined by Joe Walsh and Bryan Bell on guitar rather than his Exponents...
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