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News from Cardrona Alpine Resort

Don't miss the latest happenings out of Cardrona Alpine Resort, including new lifts, terrain expansions, weather, photo galleries, infographics and current events skiers and mountain travelers should know about. Stay up-to-date on Cardrona Alpine Resort news and events by clicking on articles from the list below or page through to see coverage from the entire ski season.

Heavy Snow Blankets Australia & New Zealand ©Treble Cone/Ben Skinner

Heavy Snow Blankets Australia & New Zealand

While Australia is picking up its fair share of powder this week, New Zealand is in the midst of a polar blast, del...
Southern Hemisphere Winter Underway

Southern Hemisphere Winter Underway

The Southern Hemisphere's winter is off to a roaring start, with fresh snow falling and snow packs strengthening fr...

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  • Summer Ski Safaris in the Southern Hemisphere

    Summer Ski Safaris in the Southern Hemisphere

    Always wanted to explore Chile, Argentina or New Zealand on skis? Here are some of the best options

    9th June 2014

  • A Hot Tub with a View ©Richard Hallman

    A Hot Tub with a View

    Few hot tubs can compare to the scenic beauty of these ones, located in the finest ski resorts spanning the globe.

    16th August 2012

  • New Zealand Prepares to Open With More Than a Meter of Snow

    NZ has up to a meter of pre-season powder already; resort openings start Saturday.

    6th June 2012

  • Shaky start for Southern Hemisphere's skiers

    Australia's ski season is underway, but New Zealand and South America are forced to postpone due to lack of snow.

    17th June 2011

  • Down Under: Australia's Snow Gums To New Zealand's 'Southern Alps'

    Australia? New Zealand? The winter Down Under is the opposite of North America and the European Alps so that means plenty of fun for those who live there and those who make the trek to feed their habit year-round.

    27th April 2009

  • FIS World Cup Snowboard Event At Cardrona

    Cardrona resort on New Zealand's South Island will host the first stop on the 2008/2009 LG FIS Snowboard World Cup tour on September 6. The resort is expecting over one hundred athletes from eighteen countries with athletes taking to the twenty two foot halfpipe, the only one of it's kind in the Southern Hemisphere.

    4th September 2008

  • New Zealand Blizzards Kick-start The Season

    NEW ZEALAND - Both the North and South Islands experienced a fierce snowstorm July 5, dumping over half a metre of snow on most of the country's resorts.

    9th July 2008

  • Prime Minister To Open Cardrona

    NEW ZEALAND - Cardrona Resort on the South Island of New Zealand is celebrating the season opening June 27 with a special guest, the Prime Minister of the country, Helen Clarke. The leader of the country last attended the opening of the Cardrona Whitestar Express chairlift in 2004 and will return this season to officially open the new high-speed chairlift at Cardrona, the Captain's Express.

    24th June 2008

  • Winter conditions in spring in NZ

    New Zealand has experienced fresh winter snowstorms in the first week of spring, bringing over half a metre of fresh dry snow.

    9th September 2007

  • FIS World Cup results from Cardrona

    The first FIS Snowboard World Cup event in New Zealand was held at Cardrona this week with competitors from around the world converging upon the South Island. Fifty five men and twenty three women from seventeen nations took to the half pipe in windy conditions to launch the World Cup snowboard season.

    9th September 2007

  • Mt. Ruapehu breaks all records

    Ruapehu's new six seater high speed chairlift worked overtime on Saturday, August 25 as a record 12 500 skiers and boarders descended upon the snow fields of Whakapapa and Turoa.

    29th August 2007

  • Snowboard FIS World Cup in New Zealand

    Cardrona Resort plays host from August 31 - September 1 to the world's top snowboarders with the first Nokia FIS World Snowboarding Cup.

    9th August 2007

  • Snow blankets New Zealand's South Island

    Winter arrived on time in New Zealand this week with major snow storms bringing snow dumps to the Central Otago region.

    26th June 2007

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