4 Aug 2013

Mt Hutt marks 40 years

7:27 am on 4 August 2013

Mt Hutt ski field in Canterbury is celebrating 40 years of operation this weekend.

First opened by Austrian Willie Huber in 1973, the business now employs 300 people through a four-month ski season.

General manager James Urquhart said it continues to play an important role in the mid-Canterbury economy.