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National Park Villages, blog post, Mt Ruapehu season extended, Mt Ruapehu season extended - The season at both the Whakapapa and Tūroa ski areas on Mt Ruapehu has been extended until mid-November.
04 October 2020

Mt Ruapehu season extended


The season at both the Whakapapa and Tūroa ski areas on Mt Ruapehu has been extended until mid-November.

National Park Villages, blog post, New car park booking system for Mt Ruapehu, Mt Ruapehu Parking 2020 - A new bookable parking system has been laucnhed for busy weekend at Mt Ruapehu
07 July 2020

New car park booking system for Mt Ruapehu


A new bookable parking system has been laucnhed for busy weekend at Mt Ruapehu's Turoa and Whakapapa ski fields for the 2020 season. Here's how the system works.

National Park Villages, blog post, Chateau Tongariro Hotel introduces new hotel manager Saif Rashid, Saif Rashid, Hotel Manager, Chateau Tongariro Hotel - Saif Ian Rashid has recently joined the Chateau Tongariro Hotel as the new hotel manager.
26 June 2020

Chateau Tongariro Hotel introduces new hotel manager Saif Rashid


Meet Saif Rashid who recently joined the Chateau Tongariro Hotel as the new hotel manager. And find out what attracted him and his family to this region.

National Park Villages, blog post, Sky Waka gondola to reopen for Queen's Birthday weekend, Jono Dean, CEO, RAL - Jono Dean, CEO, RAL
19 May 2020

Sky Waka gondola to reopen for Queen's Birthday weekend


The Sky Waka gondola at Whakapapa on Mt Ruapehu will for be opening for sightseeing trips during this Queen's Birthday weekend, while ski areas are expected open in late June or early July.

National Park Villages, blog post, Download the latest issue of Adventure magazine now - it's FREE!, The April issue of Adventure Magazine -
21 April 2020

Download the latest issue of Adventure magazine now - it's FREE!


Read about, dream and plan your next adventure from the safety of your own home with the latest issue of Adventure magazine.

National Park Villages, blog post, 2019 Mt Ruapehu Shuttle Service Starts, 2019 Mt Ruapehu Shuttle Service Starts - 2019 Mt Ruapehu Shuttle Service Starts
04 July 2019

2019 Mt Ruapehu Shuttle Service Starts


A new fleet of four-wheel drive buses to the ski areas on Mt Ruapehu have started running for the 2019 season.

National Park Villages, blog post, Fun Things To Do Around Ruapehu In Winter - Apart From Skiing, Fun Things To Do Around Ruapehu In Winter - Apart From Skiing - Fun Things To Do Around Ruapehu In Winter - Apart From Skiing
15 May 2019

Fun Things To Do Around Ruapehu In Winter - Apart From Skiing


Hitting the slopes on Mt Ruapehu is undoubtedly the most popular attraction in the Tongariro National Park area in winter. But here are some other fun activities in the region if skiing or boarding are not your thing.

National Park Villages, blog post, Great Walks In Tongariro National Park (Apart From The Crossing), Great Walks In Tongariro National Park (Apart From The Crossing) - Great Walks In Tongariro National Park (Apart From The Crossing)
15 March 2019

Great Walks In Tongariro National Park (Apart From The Crossing)


Great walks in Tongariro National Park (Apart from The Tongariro Alpine Crossing!)

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