Trade & Media

Three ski areas, three personalities, three sets of dedicated, die-hard fans. NZSki is the owner and operator of three distinctively different South Island ski areas; Coronet Peak, Mt Hutt and The Remarkables. Collectively they offer a complete New Zealand snow experience and have a reputation as being among some of New Zealand’s best visitor attractions.

Media support

We value media interest in our three mountains to help us share and inspire people to visit our ski areas. Below you will find a range of information, trail maps, videos and images to assist you with the promotion of Coronet Peak, Mt Hutt and The Remarkables.

We also operate a media famil program directly with press and influencers as well as through Christchurch NZ and Tourism New Zealand.

If you would like to experience our product to produce content, or your organisation has a particular news story to cover and lift pass access is required, we invite you to please contact us directly, a minimum of three working days prior to your intended visit/filming/photo shoot to arrange lift pass access.

Please provide detailed information about who you are, the organisation you work for, the purpose of you assignment, dates and what assistance you may require.

Contact libby.baron@nzski.com with general enquiries, or directly to our PR Manager, for press and influencer enquiries.

 

Click Here For Our 2019 Trade Registration Form

About NZSki LTD

Coronet Peak, The Remarkables and Mt Hutt are collectively owned by NZSki Limited, a tourism organisation comprising of several experienced New Zealand tourism operators.

The directors of NZSki Ltd are:

  • John Davies
  • Mike Davies
  • Murray Valentine

The company purchased the ski areas from previous owner Air New Zealand in June 2002. At the time of the purchase, Coronet Peak manager and Managing Director of NZSki Ltd Duncan Smith said the company partners shared a common belief in the outstanding potential of Coronet Peak, The Remarkables and Mt Hutt and in the New Zealand tourism industry.

Belief holds true today and the entirely locally owned company continues to demonstrate its commitment to timely development that delivers long term benefits to customers, industry partners and the resort communities of Queenstown and Methven.

Coronet Peak and The Remarkables are located near Queenstown, New Zealand’s premier four season alpine resort destination. Mt Hutt at Methven is located near Christchurch and is the leading ski area in the Canterbury region.

Mountain Fast Facts

 

Coronet Peak:

The Vital Statistics 

  • Targeted opening date: Saturday 15 June 
  • Anticipated Closing Date: Extended to Sunday 6 October! (Note- closed Monday 30th September)
  • Elevation: 1649m, 462m vertical drop
  • Skiable Area: 280 hectares
  • Lifts: 2 high-speed six-seater chairs, 1 high-speed quad chair, 1 T-bar, 4 surface conveyor lifts
  • Average snowfall: 1.99 metres per annum (excl. snowmaking)
  • Snowmaking: 211 fixed guns, and 7 portable for extensive coverage top to bottom
  • Terrain: approx. 14% learners, 33% intermediate, 25% advanced, 27% Expert
  • Access: 18km sealed road, just 25 minutes from Queenstown
  • Transport: Multiple daily bus services on Skibus from the Snow Centre with pick up and pre-arranged hotel picks up enroute.
  • Childcare/early ages ski school: Skiwiland for 3 months – 5-year olds
  • Kids Club: Kea Club from 5-17 years of age, all season
  • Twilight/Night Skiing: Wed, Fri & Sat 4pm-9pm July – early Sept
  • First Tracks: 8-9am, July until late Sept
  • Sledding will be available in our Play Zone with rental or purchase options of sleds from retail.
  • Operating Hours: 9am to 4pm

Contact details:

Email: hello@coronetpeak.co.nz

Phone: +64 3 450 1970 (May to October)

Snow reports: +64 3 442 4615

coronetpeak.co.nz

Freephone: NZ: 0800

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The Remarkables:

The Vital Statistics

  • Targeted opening date: Saturday 8 June, 2019 TBC
  • Anticipated Closing Date: Sunday 13 October, 2019 TBC
  • Elevation: 1943m, 468m vertical drop
  • Skiable Area:385 hectares PLUS in 2019
  • Lifts: 1 high-speed six-seater chair, 3 quad chairs, 4 surface conveyor lifts including a double covered conveyor
  • Terrain: 30% beginner, 40% intermediate, 30% advanced
  • Average Snowfall: 3.67m per annum (excl. snowmaking)
  • Snowmaking: Extensive automated system comprising 100 guns covering beginners’ area, Alta Green, Casterway, Gotham City, Curvey, Turquoise, Waterfall, and terrain parks
  • Access: 28km, 40min from Queenstown (10k sealed and 3 km unsealed access road)
  • Children’s program: Kea Club from 4-17 years of age.
  • Shuttles: Multiple daily services on the Snowbus from the Snow Centre with pick up en route and hotel pick-up service available
  • Operating Hours: 9am to 4pm

Contact details:

Email: Hello@theremarkables.co.nz

Phone: +64 3 450 1970 Snow reports: P: +64 3 442 4615

Website: theremarkables.co.nz

Freephone: NZ: 0800 697 547 Aus: 1800 365 696

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Mt Hutt:

The Vital Statistics

  • Targeted opening date: Friday June 07
  • Anticipated Closing Date: Sunday October 13
  • (Subject to weather conditions)
  • Elevation: 2086m, 683m vertical drop
  • Skiable Area: 365 hectares
  • Lifts: 1 six-seater detachable chair, 1 quad chair,
  • 1 triple chair, 2 learner conveyors
  • Groomed Terrain: 11% beginner / 37% intermediate / 27% adv. intermediate / 20% advanced / 5% park
  • Average Snowfall: 4m per annum (excl. snowmaking)
  • Snowmaking: 27 hectares
  • Children programs: for 3months up to 17 years old
  • Access: 26km/35 minutes from Methven
  • Shuttles: Daily services to/from Methven and Christchurch. Chain hire & fitting service available on the access road for most 2 or 4 wheel drive vehicles
  • Operating Hours: 9am to 4pm
  • (First Tracks 8am to 9am Sat/Sun from 1st July)

Contact details

Email: service@mthutt.co.nz

Phone: +64 3 302 8811

Website: mthutt.co.nz

Freephone: NZ 0800 697 547, Australia 1800 365 696

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