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NZ 2020

Discussion in 'New Zealand' started by Hermannator, Jan 9, 2020.

  1. Untele-whippet

    Untele-whippet beard stroker Ski Pass: Gold

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  2. RCN

    RCN Early Days

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    I've given up hope of skiing in NZ this winter. Will not be buying a Mountain Collective pass and will wait for Qantas to cancel my SYD - ZQN flight for mid August, to get a refund. :(
     
  3. craighelo

    craighelo One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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  4. GlenH

    GlenH One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    It's very frustrating that the NZ snow predictions and the Victorian coronavirus numbers are both heading up at the same time.
     
  5. Heinz

    Heinz Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Very frustrating. A few careless idiots in Melbourne look to have shot down my plans, just when there was a some hope. :(
     
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  6. ScottGN

    ScottGN One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Maybe up to 25 cms on the Desert Road tonight into tomorrow with snow lowering to 500 asl.
     
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  7. N0frilz

    N0frilz Hard Yards

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    No reason you cant go just have to be prepared to for 2 weeks in nz to take 6 weeks...
     
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  8. GlenH

    GlenH One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    ...................... and find an aeroplane.
     
  9. ScottGN

    ScottGN One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Desert Road is closed with heavy snow this morning.
     
  10. teleroo

    teleroo still looking for Thredbo in the Park Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yes - snow on the hills above Ohakune. And Ruapehu closed for the day....sigh
     
  11. pedub

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    What a shot from the webcam. Pretty good start throughout the country this year, yet to see if the slopes are quiet as I’d been looking forward to.
     
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  13. Zeroz

    Zeroz A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Obviously Victoria turning into a plague infested cesspit of death doesn't help things.

    But the message I got was NZ has a general election on 19 September. It would not be a good political look
    if Jacinda let in a bunch of Australians in (say) August, who then spread Covid among the delicate voters of NZ.

    So irrespective of what happens in Australia, October at the earliest.
     
  14. GlenH

    GlenH One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Hopefully Mt Ruapehu will hang in long enough.
     
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  15. Dumphfish

    Dumphfish Hard Yards

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    Feels like a good old fashioned winter down here in the south. Cold and lots of precipitation. Next week or two is shaping up to be pretty outstanding.
     
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  16. Zimbooo

    Zimbooo One of Us

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    Charts look fantastic for Southern lakes. Enjoy you lucky people.
     
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  17. GlenH

    GlenH One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Go on, make us Australians jealous.
     
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  18. ScottGN

    ScottGN One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Cardrona is reporting a 7 day accumulation of 54cms. And their base just topped a metre at 1860 asl.
     
  19. craighelo

    craighelo One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    TC was a bit lacking at the weekend but no people :)
     

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  20. RCN

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    Heart breaking to see how good conditions are in NZ this year, but with no chance of a trans tasman bubble happening this winter. Qantas has cancelled my Sydney to Queestown flights in mid August (earliest SYD-ZQN is now 17 August), so at least that gives me certainty that the trip won't be happening. Hopefully the Australian season will turn out decent (last year was pretty good).
     
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