Ski-related injuries from Queenstown fields Coronet Peak and The Remarkables were down by 40 per cent on last year, Wakatipu St John Ambulance manager Colin Robson said.

There was one fatal accident (at the Remarkables on August 19) but most were minor fractures and back injuries.

Injuries were up 10 per cent at Cardrona, Treble Cone and Waiorau Snow Farm skifields.