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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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Summer Hiking

The Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Nestled between two National Parks, Ohakune has a vast selection of walks ranging in length from several hours to multi day hikes. The Powderhorn Chateau can assist with planning any of the walks within the area from advice, arranging shuttle transfers right through to packed lunches. The Tongariro Alpine Crossing:[...]

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Powderkeg Steak Item

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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