The CHILL Junior Big Mountain celebrates its 5th year of competition at Craigieburn Valley this winter. The event is held over the weekend of the 15-17 of August and has been developed to give young skiers and snowboarders an opportunity to experience Big Mountain skiing and snowboarding at a competitive level. Read more...
Treble Cone has enjoyed a great run of cold temps for snowmaking combined with blue sky days for enjoying skiing and snowboarding over the last fortnight. Read more...
In a fresh twist to the World Heli Challenge event format event director Tony “Harro” Harrington has issued a “Call Up” inviting athletes from around the globe to win their way into the event this year at Aoraki Mt Cook. Read more...
Patchy drizzle, turning to rain with heavy falls from this evening, easing to showers tonight with snow lowering to 900 metres. Showers clearing most places tomorrow afternoon, but one or two linger about Tongariro National Park. Winds: Northwesterly gales, severe gales south Tongariro National Park, tending southwest later tomorrow and easing.
FREEZING LEVEL: About 2000 metres, lowering to 1200 metres tonight.
: Remaining showers about the Tongariro National Park clearing. Mainly fine elsewhere. Strong or gale southwesterlies, dying out at night. FREEZING LEVEL: Lowering to 900 metres.
: Fine, apart from a few showers about Mount Taranaki, and late drizzle about the volcanoes. Northwesterlies developing, rising to gale about the Tararua Range. FREEZING LEVEL: Rising to 1500 metres.
Kaikoura Ranges: Mostly cloudy, brief afternoon showers today, and snow showers tomorrow morning. Kahurangi and Nelson Lakes National Parks: Rain, heavy in the west, turning to snow showers this evening and clearing later tomorrow. Southern Alps and Fiordland: Heavy snow, with thunderstorms, clearing tomorrow. Winds: Severe west to northwest gales, tending southwest tomorrow and easing.
FREEZING LEVEL: Lowering to 1000 metres but 500 metres in the south tonight.
Saturday: Mainly fine, but rain or snow developing in Fiordland. Southwesterlies, dying out. FREEZING LEVEL: 800 metres, rising to 1200 metres in the west.
Sunday: Mainly fine about the Kaikoura Ranges. Rain elsewhere, with heavy falls, falling as snow above 900 metres. Gale or severe gale northwesterlies developing. FREEZING LEVEL: Rising to 1300 metres.