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National Park Villages, blog post, Locals Welcome Turoa Ski Area Licence Renewal, Locals Welcome Turoa Ski Area Licence Renewal - Locals Welcome Turoa Ski Area Licence Renewal
15 October 2018

Locals Welcome Turoa Ski Area Licence Renewal


The National Park Village business community has welcomed Ruapehu Alpine Lifts (RAL) being granted a new license to operate Mt Ruapehu's Tūroa Ski Area.

National Park Villages, blog post, Tongariro Alpine Crossing Gets Official Great Day Walk Tick, Tongariro Alpine Crossing Gets Official Great Day Walk Tick - Tongariro Alpine Crossing Gets Official Great Day Walk Tick
15 September 2018

Tongariro Alpine Crossing Gets Official Great Day Walk Tick


The Tongariro Alpine Crossing has been officially designated as a new Great Day walk.

National Park Villages, blog post, The Best Birthday Present Ever, The Best Birthday Present Ever - The Best Birthday Present Ever
15 June 2018

The Best Birthday Present Ever


Queens Birthday Delivers for local businesses.

National Park Villages, blog post, Age Is No Barrier, Age Is No Barrier - Age Is No Barrier
15 December 2017

Age Is No Barrier


With 70 years separating them, two recent Tongariro Alpine Crossing hikers have proved age is no barrier to enjoying this iconic trail.

National Park Villages, blog post, What's Life Like Living In National Park As A Mt Ruapehu Ski Instructor, What's Life Like Living In National Park As A Mt Ruapehu Ski Instructor - What's Life Like Living In National Park As A Mt Ruapehu Ski Instructor
15 August 2017

What's Life Like Living In National Park As A Mt Ruapehu Ski Instructor


Ebba Beattie from Sweden has returned to National Park Village to work as a ski instructor at Whakapapa. She shares her impressions of living in this unique town.

National Park Villages, blog post, How To Do The Tongariro Alpine Crossing In Winter, How To Do The Tongariro Alpine Crossing In Winter - How To Do The Tongariro Alpine Crossing In Winter
15 July 2017

How To Do The Tongariro Alpine Crossing In Winter


Don’t get stranded like a possum on the ice!

National Park Villages, blog post, So What Happened To ANZAC Day In National Park Village, So What Happened To ANZAC Day In National Park Village - So What Happened To ANZAC Day In National Park Village
01 June 2017

So What Happened To ANZAC Day In National Park Village


Here’s how an impromptu ANZAC Day commemoration turned into plans for an annual parade in National Park Village.

National Park Villages, blog post, The Snow Will Be There Come Queens Birthday Weekend - Will You?, The Snow Will Be There Come Queens Birthday Weekend - Will You? - The Snow Will Be There Come Queens Birthday Weekend - Will You?
15 March 2017

The Snow Will Be There Come Queens Birthday Weekend - Will You?


Book your stay in National Park Villages now for the start of the Mt Ruapehu season on the 3rd of June!

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