Extreme Winter Conditions

Sometimes winter in the Queenstown Lakes District can be tough.

Although snow and ice can be a lot of fun, it can also be very dangerous and can cause icy roads, burst pipes, power outages and schools and businesses to close.

In these conditions, you may not be able to leave your home or place of work for some time. Use the emergency planning advice on this website to make sure you and your family are prepared for a hard winter.