In New Zealand the social life associated with skiing usually happens in nearby towns, rather than at the ski field itself. The annual Ohakune Mountain Mardi Gras began as a response to the ski field closures of 1995 and 1996, when nearby Mt Ruapehu erupted. Stalls, games, rides, street performers, and an all-night laser show were features of the event.
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