If you are the adventurous type, then a skiing holiday in New Zealand might just be for you. They have pristine ski runs, and beautiful vista with simply breathtaking views, New Zealand skiing is a wonderland for new and advanced skiers. New Zealand can offer up to 32 ski areas, with many being top notch ski resorts that are world renowned. You can also find slopes for night skiing as well as for dedicated snow boarding and extreme trails. You can go to the South Island or to the North Island. Both islands have wonderful ski resorts that have central heating and are a pleasure to stay at. On your patio you will find the latest in heater technology, with infrared heaters being the heater of choice. If you are looking at skiing on active volcano, then Mount Ruapehu is your choice. This are offers two commercial ski runs, and is located on the North Island. This ski resort area offers the longest runs of all New Zealand ski resorts, and is thus most popular with locals and foreigners alike. Turoa has the longest vertical run and New Zealand’s highest chair lift. If you are looking for black runs, this place has got them aplenty. With 25 black diamond runs, this place is made for the advanced skier. It also boasts three terrain parks and a childcare facility.