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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...
People are being urged to take extreme care on the roads as wintery weather causes havoc around Queenstown. Heavy snow fell overnight and this morning around the district. A truck was blocking the road near Lake Hayes for a few hours...
A heavy fall of snow has blanketed Southern Lakes skifields. Coronet Peak ski area manager Nigel Kerr said over the weekend there had been more than 40cm of snow covering  the mountain. "We’re opening on June 16, which might seem far...

It’s jam time

Get ready to shred. Mountain Scene can exclusively reveal one of the first events in this year's Queenstown Winter Festival will see 16 of the region's top skiers and boarders go head-to-head in the 'Legends of Steel, Brecon Street Rail Showdown'...
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