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.


Snow Sports New Zealand Inc Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games Nomination Criteria have been agreed by the New Zealand Olympic Committee selectors. You can download the details below.

The North Face® Frontier Freeride World Qualifier took place at Queenstown’s The Remarkables ski area on Saturday 27 August 2016 with 50 of the world’s best freeride skiers and snowboarders...

The annual and always hotly contested Australia New Zealand Cup (ANC) series kicked off its 2016 season at Mt.

Check out the action from the 2016 The North Face® Frontier Freeride World Qualifier 2* competition at Queenstown's The Remarkables Ski field in New Zealand.   

The North Face® Frontier Freeride World Qualifier events kicked off today at Queenstown’s The Remarkables ski area. A heavy hitting field of 80 skiers and snowboarders enjoyed calm conditions and blue skies as they battled for top scores on the course venue in Shadow Basin.

Snow Farm near Wanaka hosts the Merino Muster cross country ski race on Saturday 3rd September.  School children will receive free entry to the 7km race if they are currently in a ski programme or school ski programme at any ski field around the country.

Coronet Peak, the official ski area partner of the New Zealand Alpine Ski Team, hosted the New Zealand Alpine National Slalom Championships on 10 August 2016. Click here to watch the highlights.


Racers enjoyed bluebird weather conditions at Wanaka’s Treble Cone Ski Area yesterday for the first of two days of FIS (International Ski Federation) Slalom races run by Wanaka Ski and Snowsports Club. 

NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF SNOW SPORTS NEW ZEALAND INCORPORATED  To be held at 4:00pm on Friday 7 October 2016 Notice is given to the Snow Sports New Zealand (“Snow Sports...

Congratulations also to all the competitors in the NZYS Giant Slalom and Slalom held at Ohau over the weekend.

The role and functions of the Adaptive Sport Committee are outlined in Part IV of the Snow Sports NZ Constitution (pp 28-32).

119 competitors ranging from U10 to Senior, male and female racers from around the North Island enjoyed  a spectacular race in Pinnacle Valley at Whakapapa, Mt Ruapehu on Sunday 14 August ....

The Skimasters NZ series of races had its on mountain start to competition last week with the Coronet Peak NZ Skiing Masters Events.

 Adam Barwood and Elizabeth Reid won national titles at The 2016 New Zealand Alpine National Slalom Championships hosted by Coronet Peak. 

Piera Hudson and Willis Feasey have been crowned national giant slalom champions for the third year running. 

Check out the preview edit for The North Face Frontier Freeride World Qualifier!

Cardrona Alpine Resort and Wanaka Ski and Snowsports Club played host to the first International Ski Federation (FIS) races of the Australasian season on Monday 1st and Tuesday 2nd August.

Snow Sports NZ is privileged to have been hosting Ron Kipp, Alpine Sport Education Manager for USSA, for the past two weeks.

Unfortunately, adverse weather and snow conditions have led to several races being cancelled, postponed or the venue changed. Please read on for further information.

We are delighted to announce the schedule for The GoPro New Zealand Junior Freeride Tour.

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