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Hervey Bay: Quay to success Hervey Bay: Quay to success

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Wintry blast brings snow to southern ski fields
Wintry blast brings snow to southern ski fields

Skiers heading south will be happy to know the fields will be packed with fresh snow over the next few days.

Mt Ruapehu's beginner slopes open
Mt Ruapehu's beginner slopes open

The beginner slopes at Whakapapa and Turoa are open in time for the school holidays.

Mt Ruapehu ski season set to open next week
Mt Ruapehu ski season set to open next week

Weather permitting, beginner ski trails on Mt Ruapehu should open next week, in time for the school holidays. The opening…

Novice skiers riding for a sliding
Novice skiers riding for a sliding

Dane Morris' 160m conveyor ride through the new tunnel on the beginners' slope at Cardrona Alpine Resort on Saturday can…

Holidays in the snow

Happy days for snow bunnies
Happy days for snow bunnies

The ski season officially began yesterday, but in many places around the country temperatures were far…

Austria: Sloping off

In the idyllic ski region where James Bond wreaked havoc in the last 007 blockbuster, Spectre, I have taken on a mission…

Skiing: Maine event

The Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) operates backcountry lodges in the Moosehead Lake region of Maine, near Greenville.

Switzerland: Snow white snow bright

We entered the clearing and stopped, breathing hard after snowshoeing through deep powder.

Queenstown: Royal dispatches
Queenstown: Royal dispatches

Leila George finds out what's new at Queenstown's skifields and down in town.

Have fun in the snow without skiing

We know what it feels like. The whole family is geared up for a family ski trip and you're cringing.

Favourite skifields: From the top

Some travellers are justifiably thrilled by the Niagara Falls or by close encounters with wildlife in an African safari

Canada: Three apres-ski hotspots in Whistler

Dusty's sits at the foot of the Dave Murray Downhill and is one of Whistler's first apres spots.

Ski series: Kiwi pride at Whistler Blackcomb

There are the Kiwis fresh off the plane. There are the ones who have somehow wrangled the immigration system to stay just…

Your favourite ski memories
Your favourite ski memories

My magical skiing memory occurred last season, while skiing with my 74-year-old father.

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The joy of arriving before you've left The joy of arriving before you've left

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