January brings the snow

The Remarkables.
The Remarkables.
Coronet Peak.
Coronet Peak.
The Remarkables.
The Remarkables.
Rachel Shirley (left) and her son Ethan Shirley (3) of Lake Hawea and Justine Weatherall of...
Rachel Shirley (left) and her son Ethan Shirley (3) of Lake Hawea and Justine Weatherall of Dunedin with her son Thomas Weatherall (3) on the Crown Range.
Lachlan (9), Katelyn (11) and Courtney (13) Preston from Perth - the children have never seen or...
Lachlan (9), Katelyn (11) and Courtney (13) Preston from Perth - the children have never seen or touched snow before.
Rachel Shirley (left) and her son Ethan Shirley (3) of Lake Hawea and Justine Weatherall of...
Rachel Shirley (left) and her son Ethan Shirley (3) of Lake Hawea and Justine Weatherall of Dunedin with her son Thomas Weatherall.
Snow on the mountains as downtown Wanaka is blazing in midsummer sun.
Snow on the mountains as downtown Wanaka is blazing in midsummer sun.
Tourists stop at the top of the Crown Range to play.
Tourists stop at the top of the Crown Range to play.
Tourists stop at the top of the Crown Range to play.
Tourists stop at the top of the Crown Range to play.
Tourists stop at the top of the Crown Range to play.
Tourists stop at the top of the Crown Range to play.
Johan Lie and his wife Fafa, of Jakarta, Indonesia, show off their souvenir.
Johan Lie and his wife Fafa, of Jakarta, Indonesia, show off their souvenir.
Nigel Crisp, of Perth, fits daughter Hayley with a snowman hat.
Nigel Crisp, of Perth, fits daughter Hayley with a snowman hat.
Katrin Einax, of Leipzig, Germany, dodges snowballs in the carpark at the top of the Crown Range,...
Katrin Einax, of Leipzig, Germany, dodges snowballs in the carpark at the top of the Crown Range, between Wanaka and Queenstown.
Wanaka i-Site team leader Michelle Smith  answers one of thousands of questions brought about by...
Wanaka i-Site team leader Michelle Smith answers one of thousands of questions brought about by disrupted tourist travel plans.
Newmans driver John Hamilton unloads bags at Wanaka after driving a full coach load of passengers...
Newmans driver John Hamilton unloads bags at Wanaka after driving a full coach load of passengers from Franz Josef.
Atomic shuttle driver Stu Evans loads up Alabama bound tourists Caleb Waddle, Darren Abbott ...
Atomic shuttle driver Stu Evans loads up Alabama bound tourists Caleb Waddle, Darren Abbott [obscured] and Alisa Waddle.

Rough weather in the high country brought snow to may parts of Otago yesterday while travellers' plans were disrupted by blockages on highways on the West Coast.

Photos by Otago Daily Times photographers; prints available from otagoimages.co.nz.

 

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