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Queenstown and wanaka really don't get that much snow. Treble cone is awesome but you'll be lucky to score good pow. The real snow is up in Caterbury out in the alps. Arthurs pass is where you want to be for pow. The Club fields are the best in the country for uncrowded sick lines and snow. Check out Craigieburn, broken river, temple basin, Mt. olympus, etc. Watch your fingers on the Nutcrackers!
Also check out the Heli's if you have the cash. It's cheap in american money and Methven Heli has some of the sickest terrain.
Canterbury had one of the best years in 15-20 last year and the Queenstown resorts opened late and closed early. The southern mountains have good parks but the snow SUCKS.