Archive: 2016

Here you’ll find all the latest news from Snow Sports NZ. Search by category down the left hand side or by tagged athlete by clicking their name at the top of their articles.


220 competitors aged 5 – 18 years took part in the Bonfire Boarder-cross, Snowboard Giant Slalom and Smith Ski Slopestyle on day two of The Cardrona NZ Junior Freeski and Snowboard National Championships in Wanaka today.

Wanaka, NZ (3 October 2016) – The Cardrona NZ Junior Freeski and Snowboard National Championships got underway in Wanaka today with over 200 competitors aged five to 18 competing in...

GoPro Giveaway!

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We have three GoPro Prize Packs to give away at this year's Cardrona NZ Junior Nationals! Show us what you love about this event by filming a short video and...

The NZJFT has had a hugely successful second year with three competitions held in a typically kiwi variety of snow and weather conditions.

The NZ Youth Series finals were held at Cardrona Alpine Resort over three days from Friday 23 - Sunday 25 September and comprised a Super-G, Giant Slalom and Slalom.

Congratulations to all the nominees for the 2016 Snow Sports NZ Annual Awards.

This event is all about taking the opportunity to have a go – as a team - on a GS course and through Gravity X, in a fun and friendly...

The 20th North Island Secondary Schools Snowboard Championships kicks off on Monday 19 September at Turoa Ski Field.

Freeski and snowboard athletes were treated to clear, calm conditions for the final day of competition at the 2016 Cardrona Games today. 80 athletes, including home-grown Kiwi talent as well as a strong international contingent, threw down their best tricks in the 22ft high Olympic halfpipe at Cardrona Alpine Resort near Wanaka.

On day two of Cardrona Games slopestyle, NZ rider Zoi Sadowski Synnott (Wanaka) and Canadian rider Sebastien Toutant were the respective winners of the snowboard competition. Mirroring yesterday’s results, Kelly Sildaru (EST) and James Woods (GB) once again took home top honours in freeski.

The UK’s James Woods just edged out New Zealand athlete Finn Bilous for the win in men’s freeski while Estonian athlete Kelly Sildaru was the convincing winner in women’s freeski.

WANAKA, New Zealand (10 September, 2016) – Elite international athletes joined home-grown talent at Snow Farm near Wanaka today as this season’s National Cross-Country Skiing Championships got underway.

WANAKA, New Zealand (11 September, 2016) – Three days of racing ended at Snow Farm near Wanaka today with national champions crowned and final placing in this season’s FIS Cross-Country...

WANAKA, New Zealand (9 September, 2016) – Three days of elite cross-country ski racing began at Snow Farm near Wanaka, New Zealand today with the FIS Australia New Zealand Cup...

NZ Masters racers from all over NZ gathered at Cardrona Alpine Resort last week for four superb days of training followed by two days of racing.

It was a busy day of ski racing at Mt Hutt ski field yesterday (Tuesday) with The New Zealand Alpine National Super-G Championships running alongside two Australia New Zealand Cup (ANC) Super-G races.

Cardrona Alpine Resort, home to the New Zealand Park and Pipe Team, will be hosting a not-to-be-missed spectacle this spring, with the Cardrona Games taking place at the resort from 12 – 16 September.

WANAKA, New Zealand (4 September, 2016) – Cross country skiers aged between 7 and 85 competed under bluebird skies at Snow Farm near Wanaka yesterday in the 22nd annual Merino...

Queenstown, New Zealand (2 September 2016) –  New Zealand ski racers faced a top class field on their home ground this week for the latest races in the Australia New...

The Snow Sports NZ Board is pleased to announce that James Littlejohn and Jo Dominick have accepted appointments to the Adaptive Sport Committee.

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