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|Cardrona Alpine Resort||Wanaka||20%||55%||25%|
|Craigieburn Valley Ski Area||Canterbury||0%||55%||45%|
|Fox Peak Ski Area||Mackenzie||5%||50%||45%|
|Hanmer Springs Ski Area||Canterbury||10%||60%||30%|
|Manganui Ski Area||Taranaki||5%||30%||65%|
|Mount Dobson Ski Area||Mackenzie||25%||50%||25%|
|Ohau Snow Fields||Mackenzie||20%||50%||30%|
|Rainbow Ski Area||Nelson||25%||55%||20%|
|Treble Cone Ski Area||Southern Lakes||10%||45%||45%|
|Tukino Ski Field||Central North Island||35%||30%||35%|
|Turoa Ski Area||Central North Island||25%||50%||25%|
|Whakapapa Ski Area||Central North Island||30%||45%||25%|
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