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Your guide to the Cardrona way of life... the community that makes us special.

Heart of Gold Magazine

Read the Heart of Gold Magazine online, or pick up your free copy on the mountain!


Plant a Seed: everything you need to know

Plant a Seed is one of Cardrona and Treble Cone’s ongoing conservation projects, aimed at restoring and regenerating the mauri (lifeforce) of te maunga.

Sep. 26, 2023 By Eleanor Stephens

Landfill-free maunga: everything you need to know

Our waste reduction journey has been a core focus at Cardrona and Treble Cone for years, and recently we’ve taken significant steps to become waste-free destinations.

Aug. 14, 2023 By Eleanor Stephens

She'll Be Right, Wrapped

We asked Burton boarder Cayley Alger to give us a recap on what went down at ‘She’ll be Right’.

Nov. 23, 2022 By Cayley Alger

Doing Our Bit For Conservation Week!

With Conservation Week in full swing, we’ve been doing our bit to help the environment and the beautiful place we call home.

Sep. 07, 2022 By Eve Hyslop

We took NZ's best skiers and snowboarders rafting in Queenstown!

We took 17 of NZ's best skiers and snowboarders on an adventure down the Kawarau River with our friends at Go Orange... here's what happened.

Dec. 09, 2020 By Jen Houltham

Win a GoPro for Cardrona's 40th Birthday!

It's time for a blast from the past... recreate an old Cardrona photo and win a GoPro!

Sep. 23, 2020

I Took a First Timer MTB Lesson

I took a First Timer MTB lesson with the Cardrona Bike School. You know, for science.

Jan. 13, 2020 By Jen Houltham

The little things that all add up...

It's so important to us to look after our maunga and the environment in general. Read about what we're doing up at Cardrona now, and our goals for the future.

Sep. 26, 2019

A Cardrona Proposal

When we got an email from John back in March, we hatched a plan together... and his lovely girlfriend Kali had absolutely no idea...

Aug. 21, 2019 By Danny Warley

P.Digsss' Cardrona

Ever wondered how Shapeshifter frontman P.Digsss shreds his home mountain? We had a chat to the man himself to find out!

Jul. 18, 2019 By Jen Houltham