Ski News

Girls Day out 2016

24 September 2016

Girls day out 2016! Open to all current female members. Where: Remarkables When: 1st October It’s an opportunity to ski with the girls, focus on some skill development and have MORE »

ISIA Speed Test Invitation Sweden

22 February 2016

Please find invitation to ISIA speed test in Sweden. Please feel most welcome to join us. Yours sincerely, Bjorn Nordahl Head of ISIA-Speed test Sweden

Girls only – Level 3 and beyond coaching day

14 September 2015

Saturday October 3rd  is our first NZSIA/SBINZ “Girls only – Level 3 and beyond coaching day”.  It’s for any of our  female members who want to get together, rip around the mountain, MORE »

Nakiska Canada Snowsports School Positions 2015-2016

23 July 2015

There are a number of positions available at Winter Sports School at Nakiska – details attached Sports School Senior Supervisor Ski & Snowboard Instructors Sports School Sales Representative

Interski Update July 2014

1 July 2014

Interski Update July 2014

NZSKI Holiday Work Available 2014

7 February 2014

2014 SS Recruitment – NZSIA short contract NZ Ski are interested in talking to current or past instructors who are interested in returning to teaching during the school holidays.  

Interski 2015 Ski Squad Named

2 October 2013

28 of New Zealand’s top ski instructors trialled for the 8 person squad. Candidates were tested for 3 days in all conditions including on and off piste skiing, synchronised skiing, MORE »

Indoor Presentation Skills Resources

28 August 2013

Boyer has set up a facebook group for people interested in sharing knowledge on preparing for indoor presentations such as the ski Demo team try outs. You can request to MORE »

International Snowsports Japan (ISJ) Instructors Wanted

20 August 2013

International Snowsports Japan  (ISJ) ISJ is an English and multi language snowsports school located in Hakuba Japan. ISJ is based in Sanosaka at the southern end of the Hakuba Valley MORE »

Lake Tahoe Ski And Snowboard Positions

4 August 2013

Now accepting H2B visa applications! Homewood Mountain Resort is located on the beautiful west shore of Lake Tahoe, California, just steps away from the lake.  The mountain offers a great MORE »

Instructors First Aid Course in Wanaka

25 July 2013

Outdoor First Aid differs from urban-based first aid in that it may necessitate care of a patient for long periods before help arrives. It also means that access to specialised MORE »

Mount Cheesman Jobs

10 June 2013

Mt Cheeseman Ski Area which is located 100km west of Christchurch in the Craigieburn Range is looking for 2 instructors for the 2013 Ski Season (3 months July – September) MORE »

Ski A Sweet Spot Trainer discount for members

24 April 2013

NZSIA members get a 46% discount on the RRP of $92. Pay just $49.68 plus P&P. Use offer code NZSIA2013 to order online at The SkiA Sweetspot Trainer is MORE »

Fastfun Ski School Niseko Japan is recruiting 2013-2014 staff

9 April 2013


ISIA Card now available

26 November 2012

GREAT NEWS !!! NZSIA- ISIA speed test has been validated by the ISIA Technical committee. This means that NZSIA is the first ISIA member country in the Southern Hemisphere to MORE »

Instructor of The Year 2012

21 November 2012

Nicole Ellis from Ohau has been selected as Instructor of the Year for 2012       Congratulations also to the other nominees – you make us proud! Celine Arnold MORE »

Canyons Park City USA Jobs

16 October 2012

Canyons Resort, in Park City, Utah wants to recruit H2B Ski and Snowboard Instructors with a PSIA or Equivalent Certification Level III only. Due to the limited amount of certified instructors in MORE »

Interski Team Manager position

29 September 2012

NZSIA is calling for expressions of interest for the position of Team Manager for Interski 2015 – Position description is available online under Genral Downloads on the website

Bret Marshall

20 April 2012

Bret  Marshall is a lifetime member of NZSIA, starting his career in 1991. Bret was a ski trainer from 2002 to 2007. Bret was recently accepted as an associate member by the MORE »

ISIA Certification Changes 2012

19 December 2011

We have just completed an extensive review process with ISIA for revalidation of our ISIA stamp certification. We have made some changes to the requirements which will affect those not MORE »

Ski Course Changes for 2012

14 December 2011

Ski Level One will increase from 4 to 5 days. Ski Level Two will decrease from 8 to 7 days with a mandatory day off on day 6. Ski Level MORE »

Rhys Jones Instructor of the year

14 December 2011

  Rhys has been selected for this year’s award which will be presented at the snowsports award ceremony in 2012. Cesar Piotto nominated Rhys – “Rhys has been an integral MORE »

Jobs in Hong Kong and Japan

4 October 2011

See vacancies page for details:  

Trainers work with Nils Coberger

28 September 2011

This week the examining crew took advantage of the great end of season  snow by getting together for one last training camp. The two day camp at  Coronet Peak was MORE »

NZ Ski Team Complete Level Two

21 September 2011

Ben Griffin,Tim Cafe, Harriet Miller -Brown, Andrew Wylie and Leighton Winsloe all of whom are members of  the NZ Alpine Team are now NZSIA Level 2 Instructors.  Under Scott Dagg’s MORE »

Professional Development Camp at Coronet Peak

22 August 2011

Professional Development Camp at Coronet Peak – Just in time for the latest dump of fresh snow. Photograph – Dave Taylor

Ross James Instructor of the Year

3 August 2011

Ross James is the recipient of the NZSIA Snowsports Instructor of the Year 2010 Award. Nominated by The Remarkables Snowsports School for his dedication to teaching people with disabilities to MORE »

Level Three Precourse at Treble Cone

3 August 2011

Jonathan Ballou in uniform with the 12 participants on the Level 3 Precourse. The great conditions and weather made it really fun ripping out some great turns on TC ..

Snowboard Course Director

1 March 2011

NZSIA/SBINZ Executive welcome enquiries and expressions of interest from (any) suitably qualified current Snowboard Trainers and Examiners.  For further information please contact Peter Clinton-Baker, President

The New Ski Level Three Preparation Day

19 July 2010

In light of the new ‘Development Fund’ we have decided to introduce an extra training day for those sitting the Ski Level Three exam – at no cost! The Ski MORE »

Ski Course Changes for 2010

23 March 2010

We have a number of small but significant changes to the Ski Courses for 2010. Here’s a quick summary for everyone… Level Three After changing to just one Level Three MORE »

Ski Examiner Training 2009

25 June 2009

Hi all, Dave Taylor here. The Ski Division’s season kicked off last week with our annual three day trainer’s training camp held at Coronet Peak. Although temperatures were a little MORE »