Life pass holders asked to contribute to Ruapehu bailout

Life pass holders asked to contribute to Ruapehu bailout
Turoa ski field. (Image: Getty)
Staff reporters
Life pass holders for the financially troubled Mt Ruapehu ski field are being asked if they would pay to continue using their passes.They will be asked if they would pay a $2,500 transfer fee and a levy of up to $250 per year for two to three years to support a new entity operating the Turoa and Whakapapa ski fields, including the Sky Waka Gondola.Their support appears to be needed to trigger financial concessions from the government for a plan that could avoid the operator going into liquidation.Ruapehu Alpine Lifts Ltd (RAL) was placed under...

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