Ruapehu tourism to be boosted by $25m mountain gondola by mid-2019

Ruapehu Alpine Lifts hopes to have a $25 million gondola ready to zoom people up the mountain in all weathers by the start of the 2019 ski...

No smoking allowed on Ruapehu skifields

Breathing in the cool fresh air on the slopes is about to get fresher with Ruapehu's two main skifields adopting a smoke-free policy. The operator of the skifields - Ruapehu...

Ruapehu’s historic shelter to be removed

DOC Tongariro District Operations Manager Bhrent Guy says Dome Shelter is hard to find in a blizzard and "even on a good weather day in winter" the top hatch...

Calling all hospitality superstars!

Calling all hospo superstars... the Powderhorn in Ohakune wants you! The iconic Powderhorn Chateau is a large 4 star hotel located at the base of Mt Ruapehu's Turoa...

Taumarunui domain train may be removed ????

Safety issues have led the Ruapehu District Council to look at removing a popular train and slide from the Taumarunui Domain Playground. Councillor Karen Ngatai said it was an iconic...

Summer of awesome in the Central North Island…

Summer sorted! Hiking, biking, fishing, adventure! The central North Island is the best place to be in summer! Find out the conditions of the Tongariro Alpine Crossing today...

Natural hot springs in Taupo to get upgraded.

A coffee kiosk and changing rooms are on the list of things being added to the natural hot springs in Spa Park, Taupo. The number of visitors a...

Sponsors needed to fund ice skating in Ohakune

A Ruapehu District Councillor is hoping to bring an ice skating rink to Ohakune next winter. Councillor David Nottage is determined to turn a $100k idea into reality...

The Taihape A&P show: Your details here.

We've been a little bit confused here at Ski what is happening at this years Taihape A&P show. After joking about it on air a bit we...

Happy Valley is staying free of charge!

After a loud public outcry, Ruapehu Alpine Lifts (RAL) have decided to keep a free sledding area near Happy Valley free of charge. RAL were proposing $59...