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 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.

With one month to go until The North Face® Frontier Freeride World Qualifier events get underway in Queenstown, New Zealand, excitement is building for an event which promises to be bigger and better than ever before.

Snow Sports NZ is calling for expressions of interest from male and female university students who would be interested in competing at the World Winter University Games in Almaty, Kazakhstan from 29 January – 8 February 2017. 

Snow Sports NZ will hold its annual Adaptive Forum at its offices at 78 Anderson Road, Wanaka from 6pm on Saturday 3 September.

Lake Wanaka, NZ (8 July 2016) The Snow Sports NZ Board is pleased to announce that Nick Prebble and Mark Benseman have accepted appointments to the Alpine Sport Committee, joining elected...

Queenstown, New Zealand (7 July 2016) – Registration is about to open for The North Face® Frontier and event organisers Snow Sports NZ look forward to welcoming the world’s best big...

Snowplanet, Auckland (25 June 2016) - The first race of the winter, the North Island Junior Interfield Series hosted by Northern Snow Circus Alpine Racing Race Organising Committee, took place at...

Lake Wanaka, New Zealand (20 June 2016) – The Paralympics New Zealand Spirit of Gold® Collection will be on display in Wanaka from 23 June – 5 July and features...

The Snow Sports NZ Alpine Sport Forum was held in Queenstown on Sunday 12 June and was followed by the TD and ROC Update on Monday 13 June. The Alpine Sport Committee Election results were announced.

Follow this link to view agendas or to download printable copies.

Winter arrived right on cue to celebrate the Winter to Winter Under 18 snow sports athletes' success stories at the Lake Wanaka Centre on the night of Sunday 22 May.

It was a weekend of celebration for New Zealand’s Junior snow sports athletes. On Friday evening freeskier Beau-James Wells was named Junior Sportsman of the Year at the Otago Sports Awards.

Winter is just around the corner and NZ snow resorts are gearing up for the season. Here are the provisional opening dates - snow and weather dependent.

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

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