Media Releases
Check out the latest news & media coverage from Mt Ruapehu’s two ski areas Tūroa & Whakapapa.

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Season Passes on sale

8th October 2020

Mt Ruapehu Earlybird Season Passes go on sale tomorrow at midday - and in 2021 less will be more.

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Snow on the horizon

28th September 2020

Snow is forecast over the next few days which is great news for the Mt Ruapehu ski fields.

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Chairman Company Update

18th September 2020

COVID-19 Alert Level restrictions have contributed to a challenging winter season for Mt Ruapehu, like many other tourism businesses around the country.

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Spring Skiing at Mt Ruapehu

13th September 2020

Skiers and boarders headed to Mt Ruapehu over the weekend to enjoy some Bluebird spring skiing.
Both Saturday and Sunday delivered sunny, clear days and both Whakapapa and Turoa were at capacity.

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Mt Ruapehu contacted by Whanganui DHB

15th August 2020

Whanganui DHB advised RAL yesterday that a low risk confirmed Covid-19 case from the Auckland cluster visited Tūroa ski field on Sunday 9 August.

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Mt Ruapehu Open during Alert Level 2

12th August 2020

Mt Ruapehu ski fields remain open during COVID-19 Level 2, but with restrictions in place.

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Busy weekend at Mt Ruapehu

27th July 2020

Mt Ruapehu’s new car park booking system was put to the test for its inaugural weekend as thousands headed up the mountain.

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Bookable Parking Launch

21st July 2020

Mt Ruapehu launches its online car park booking system tomorrow to alleviate lengthy queues at the busiest times of the ski season.

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School Holiday Success

17 July 2020

The 2020 winter season has kicked off with an outstanding turn out this July school holiday's.

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