Welcome to the Mountain!

No mai haere mai ki te Maunga!

Never Been to Manganui? We are Taranaki's Snowboard & Ski Area, with small beginner/intermediate, and larger off-piste adventure-type intermediate/advanced terrain; located on NZ's most accessable alpine area.  

“Kei te haere au ki te retireti hukapapa i te Maunga“ ...I am going Snowboarding on the Mountain!

Mountain Facts 

ngā meka o te Maunga

  • Average Snowfall: 300 cm 
  • Lodge Base elevation: 1260 metres 
  • Highest Point: 1680m
  • Vertical Drop: 420 metres 
  • Mt Taranaki Summit elevation: 2518 metres 
  • 5% Beginner : 35% Intermediate : 65% Advanced 

  • Skiable Area: 59ha

  • Ski: Awesome kilometre-long runs
  • Board: Two natural half-pipes, Terrain Park features set up on T-bar.
  • Season: Jun - Oct
  • Lift: 3 Rope Tows, 1 T-bar
  • Groomers: 1
  • Snow Making: No
  • Heli-skiing: No
  • Off Field Snowboard/Boot Hire: Seasons Cheap Skates, New Plymouth.
  • Off Field Ski & Snowboard/Boot Hire: Taranaki Ski Hire,  Pembroke Road Stratford (on the way to the ski area)  ph 027 526 6447.   
  • Beginner lifts/lesson packages: We regret we do not offer any lifts/hire/instruction or learner packages.
  • On Field Accommodation: Yes

Manganui Ski Area consists of gentle intermediate runs and open bowls. Manganui is family friendly, with outstanding steep runs for skiers and snowboarders.

Manganui has a T-Bar, a learner’s rope tow, access tow, and a fixed grip rope tow or ‘Nutcracker’ (The Top Tow).



2015-Jun-28, 11:07 AM
Field:   Closed  
Weather: Rain Showers
Reported: 4 degC
Live 1400m:   4.6 degC
Road:   Open  
Base: 1 - 10 cm
Snow: 15cm, 2015-Jun-22
T-bar   Closed   - cover has receded

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