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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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The Matterhorn Restaurant The Matterhorn Restaurant is available for private functions year round and is the ideal location to host your wedding, conference, corporate function or special occasion. Located on the second level of The Powderhorn Chateau, The Matterhorn’s high open-beamed ceiling and beautiful native wood interiors gives an unmatched[...]

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