List of New Zealand Ski Lifts

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List of all New Zealand ski lifts to operate

This page is an attempt to document all ski lifts to operate in New Zealand. Most lifts have been confined to ski fields/mountains ("resorts" in other countries), of which around 26 have been established in New Zealand during the history of skiing in this country. The only ski fields with lifts to be established and then close down are Mt Robert near St Arnaud and Erewhon in the Rangitata Valley. All other mountains are still operational.

There were many single ski lifts outside of established areas operating in New Zealand. All have now closed. These were usually rope tows - New Zealand was (and still is) the centre of the universe for all things rope tow related.

This list is done by resort or mountain, heading from north to south.

Whakapapa - Mt Ruapehu

Tukino - Mt Ruapehu

Turoa - Mt Ruapehu

Manganui - Mt Taranaki

Other North Island ski lifts