The named of the road leading to the Rainbow skifield could soon be officially changed to Rainbow Rd. Councillors on the Marlborough District Council assets and services committee voted to change the name from its official title of Wairau-Hanmer Springs Hydro Rd so that the skifield could be given a Rapid number. The change will be subject to consultation with iwi and … [Read more...] about Wairau-Hanmer Springs Hydro Rd Rainbow Ski Field.
It’s time to wax the skis and unearth the snowboards! New Zealand’s ski season officially kicked off on Monday (June 27), with the opening of Mt Hutt, the Canterbury region’s largest commercial ski area, just an hour from Christchurch International Airport. After a record warm May and a mild start to June, temperatures have dropped enough over the past few days for the … [Read more...] about Snow season Hanmer Springs and Mt Hutt
Hanmer Springs near Christchurch New Zealand will be home to the Wallabies for four days during the Rugby World Cup. Christchurch Rugby World Cup ticket holders appear reluctant to travel to the North Island for relocated pool matches. Wellington and Auckland were yesterday named as replacement venues, along with Nelson, Dunedin and Invercargill. Organisers said ticket … [Read more...] about Hanmer Springs Rugby World Cup New Zealand Christchurch