Winter Events in Turangi

Food and Wine Festival - May 28 2015

Turangi and Districts Women's Club is having a Food and Wine festival. It will feature cook-offs between local Turangi celebrities and all the proceeds will be used to purchase a new emergency generator for the Turangi Community Health Center. It promises to be a great event with lots of local flair. It will be held at the Genesis Energy Aquatic Centre and you can get your tickets from Civic Video and New World Turangi.

Turangi Food and Wine Festival - Parklands Motor Lodge

Be the first on Mt Ruapehu this season - June 27 2015

Whakapapa and Turoa ski fields are set to open on June 27 2015. Check out to sort out your ski pass, so you can be one of the first down the mountain. Also while you're there take a look at their webcams and see how much fresh snow is on the mountain! Find out more at

 Parklands Motor Lodge Turangi Accommodation Ski season 

Go trout fishing - Anytime

This time of the year offers amazing trout fishing, why not book a trout fishing trip or check out the Tongariro National Trout Center.

Parklands Motor Lodge Turangi Accommodation Trout Center

 Peak to Powderkeg - October 10 2015

Is there an athlete in the family? Or just looking for a challenge? Why not enter the Peak to Powderkeg Triathlon! This unique multi-sport event sees competitors race down the mountain by snow, foot and bike aiming to reach the Powderkeg Restaurant & Bar for the final stage of the race, skulling a beer (or softdrink). Registrations start on June 27 2015 with an early bird special, so get in quick. 

Peak to Powderkeg - Parklands Motor Lodge

Turoa Is Turning Pink! -October 10 2015 

Mt Ruapehu is going pink to support the New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation. There will be plenty of activities over the day, with the main highlight being the Bikini Downhill event. So get your pink on and support a great cause! (Contingency date - October 17 2015)

My Ruapehu turning the slopes pink - Parklands Motor Lodge