Win a snowboard every Thursday

Come down to the Powderkeg for drink specials and your chance to win one of 17 snowboards throughout the Winter season every Thursday night.

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Hotel Suites & Apartment


The Powderhorn Chateau is a fantastic retreat for all seasons, and for those travelling between Auckland and Wellington or visiting the central plateau it provides the perfect stop-over. As the closest accommodation to Mount Ruapehu’s Turoa ski field it is hard to match the Powderhorn Chateau for its location and[...]

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Mt Ruapehu


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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Powderkeg Steak Item

The Matterhorn Restaurant The fire is now roaring in our beautiful Matterhorn Restaurant, with the smell of mulled wine in the air it is the ideal dinner choice when it’s cold outside. Open Thursday – Sunday from 5.30 pm. Bookings are essential call us on 06 385 8888. The Matterhorn[...]

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