Peak to Powderkeg 2017

The annual Peak to Powderkeg multi-sport race event that consists of three sections; ski or snowboard from Turoa’s High Noon Express, 4km run down the Ohakune mountain road and a 12.5km mountain bike also on the mountain road followed by short run to the finish at Ohakune’s landmark Powderhorn Chateau.[…]

Winter Snowboard Draw

Every Thursday night @ The Powderkeg enter to win a brand new Burton snowboard! Kicking off June 29th and running all winter long. Drink specials and spot prizes available on the night.

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Mount Ruapehu is the tallest of three volcanoes in Tongariro National Park, and at 2,797 metres above sea level, it is also the North Island’s highest point. Near to the summit of Ruapehu is a steaming crater lake, a constant reminder to visitors that this volcano is very much alive,[…]

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Locations & Activites

The Powderhorn Chateau is situated in the Ruapehu region in the central North Island. From the hotel, the Tongariro National Park and the Whanganui National park are both easily accessed. Tongariro National Park is the oldest national park in New Zealand, located in the central North Island. It has been[…]

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The Matterhorn Grill & Bar

The Matterhorn Grill Incorporating organic, local and fresh produce, the Matterhorn Grill offers rustic yet contemporary cuisine. Enjoy a succulent lamb shoulder for two or wild mushroom risotto with matching wine or beer. The perfect spot to indulge on a cold winter’s night. Opening on the 7th of July from[…]

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