7 Jun 2023

South Island ski season kicks off this week

From Morning Report, 8:45 am on 7 June 2023

South Island ski fields are celebrating a dump of snow that has set them up for the start of the season which kicks off this week.

And the snow has also sparked a warning to adventurers heading into the backcountry, that the risk of avalanches is high.

Tourism reporter Tess Brunton has more.