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Skiing Beginning of June 13'

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Skiing Beginning of June 13'

Hi there,

me and my friend are going to Auckland on the 29th of May and we leave on the 5th of June.

Do you think it is an good idea to go skiing at that time for example in Queenstown etc.? We know that the ski season just starts at the beginning of June so we are not pretty sure if that is a good idea.

Or does anybody else have a good idea what to do in NZ for only one week?

Thanks a lot. We are really looking forward to hearing from you

Nike and Katha

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1. Re: Skiing Beginning of June 13'


I dont think the season starts until 21/06/2013


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2. Re: Skiing Beginning of June 13'


Coronet Peak ski season opening is 8th June, but is of course snow cover and weather dependent. Remarks as OZ says, is due to kick off on about the 21st June. If there is plenty of snow and the weather is favourable then hopefully by then skiing will be an option.

The winter festival kick starts the official winter sports season which is on the 21st June in Queenstown.


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3. Re: Skiing Beginning of June 13'

In the NI, Whakapapa & Turoa don't open until the 26th June.

Your best plan would be to visit Rotorua & Taupo and/ or the Bay of Islands - 3-4 days each would be a rushed trip.

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4. Re: Skiing Beginning of June 13'

I wouldn't think about skiing.

The snow last year was man made for the month of June , and you were limited to 3 different runs only. It was average to boring. The real snow came from memory, in the 1st week of July.

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