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Sunny strong winds
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    Sunny strong winds
  • road
  • new snow
    0cm 24HRS
  • snow base
  • wind
    SW - Strong
Last Updated: Sun 04 October 03:28 PM

Note: Conditions are current at time of reporting and can change quickly

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Last Fine Day



Road Conditions


Further Road Information

The Bruce Road is OPEN

More information

Lift facilities here at Whakapapa will OPEN from 8am this morning!! The Knoll T & Far West T are now CLOSED for the day due to strong winds.

Mountain Products and Services

Come and join us for breakfast and live rugby at Lorenz's Bar & Cafe this morning. Our purpose built sledding are is all set up in Happy Valley and operating for some school holiday fun - sled hire is available!


Entries for Kids Holiday Programme 4 is now full, contact Whakapapa Snowsports for more details.

Facilities Operating
Lifts OPEN from 8am
Lifts close at 4pm (weather depending)

Beginners Area

  • Happy Valley Beginners Open

Upper Mountain

  • Centennial Chair Open
  • Waterfall Express Chair Open
  • Waterfall T-Bar Open
  • Valley T-Bar Open
  • Lift Plus Terrain Park Open
  • Knoll Ridge T-Bar Closed
  • West Ridge Chair Open
  • Far West T-Bar Closed
Today's Weather

Beginner Area

  • WindSW - Light - moderate
  • VisibilityUnlimited
  • Temperature5.0 °C

Upper Mountain

  • WindSW - Strong
  • VisibilityUnlimited
  • Temperature3.0 °C
Snow Conditions
Base - Upper mountain
New snow
last 24hrs
Total Snow This Season

Spring snow conditions - hard and fast at first which will then soften throughout the day.

Six-day Forecast

Weather Information

It is a fine day here at Whakapapa with a strong south westerly wind - we are above the cloud.

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