New Zealand Scores – The Storm in Photos

June 20th, 2015

Queenstown’s Coronet Peak was among the first to open, snow totals were less than the Canterbury Region yet still impressive Image:: Coronet Peak

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Well New Zealand has pulled away from Australia in the Bledisloe of snow with a strong first quarter lead after the metre snow storm that has battered the South Island.

While the Aussie mountains wait patiently for our first big dump, we thought we’d gaze longingly at photos from across the Tasman. Got photos you think we should feature? Throw them up on Instagram with a #mountainwatch or send an email to

First, a video report from Cardona. Not bad, right?


Treble Cone won’t be opening until Thursday June 24, but when it does the skiing will be awesome Image:: Treble Cone

Cardies had some snow clearing to be done as dawn broke yesterday Image:: Cardrona

So did the lifties Image:: Cardrona

The new snow meant that the off-piste zones were on offer for the first time this year up at Coronet Peak Image:: Coronet Peak

Mt Hutt Patrollers did great work and managed to open the mountain today Image:: Mt Hutt

He’s stoked to be slashing Image:: Coronet Peak

Storm totals were insane up at Mt Hutt. They reported 1.2m at the end of the storm Image:: Mt Hutt

Mind shred up at Treble Cone Image:: Treble Cone

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