Archive for July, 2011:

Checking Arthur’s Pass road conditions

{ Posted on Jul 27 2011 by Renée }
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You can find out the state of the main highway across Arthur's Pass at the New Zealand Transport Agency's website. There are two mountain passes to check: Arthur's Pass and Porter's Pass.  If snow is forecast to 700m on Arthur's ...Read More »

NZ Mountain Film Festival comes to Arthur’s Pass

{ Posted on Jul 26 2011 by Renée }
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Hair-raising tales and stunning scenery -  the New Zealand Mountain Film Festival will be showing at the  Arthur's Pass Visitor Centre, Friday 2nd of September 7.30pm.  All proceeds of the night will go towards the restoration of the Lockwood Shelter ...Read More »

Winter wonderland in time for school holidays

{ Posted on Jul 14 2011 by Renée }
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The weather has finally cleared up after a huge storm.  In one week Temple Basin Skifield has gone from virtually no snow to 1.5-2 metres and is now open for skiing.  The snow is just in time for the school holidays. The ...Read More »