Dates for 2023:
- 16th June – Holiday Inn – Remarkables Park Queenstown – 530pm
- Zoom: Link
About The NZSIA
The New Zealand Snowsports Instructors Alliance has been training and qualifying NZ Snowsports instructors since it was established in 1971. NZSIA incorporates Ski, Snowboard (SBINZ) Telemark and Adaptive divisions and is recognised internationally for producing professional and knowledgeable instructors able to teach and perform on snow at a high standard. NZSIA divisions have developed a qualification framework that not only caters to our distinct New Zealand environment but also prepares our instructors to teach in the many diverse cultures and conditions encountered whilst working internationally.
NZSIA is a member of ISIA (International Snowsports Instructors Association) and participates in the International Interski Congress held every four years.
Delivering with excellence, internationally recognised snowsports qualifications and professional development.
– To be New Zealand’s certification body for Snowsports Instruction in accordance with the ISIA standards.
– To provide premier training and continued education of Snowsports Instructors within New Zealand.
– To act in accordance with our values and guiding principles, which are: Fairness, teamwork, innovation, passion, transparency and cultural diversity.
– To further the recognition of Snowsports Instructors and their role within the industry.
We are looking for a Sustainability Champion! Sustainability is a NZSIA core value. We recognise that we can always do more in this space! As a result, we are seeking expressions of interest for a casual contractor role for one year (16th June 2023 - 15th June 2024)....
Newsletter – May 2023
Temperatures are dropping, snow in the mountains - it definitely feels like our season is just around the corner!! Just a few updates for you as we get closer to our start date for the New Zealand winter 2023. North Island Rep We rolled out the nominations over the...
SBINZ WOMEN’S UPDATE & SURVEY RESULTS
A big thank you to all the wāhine who took the time to complete the female survey’s that have gone out in the last couple of years. In charting strategic gender changes in the SBINZ community, it is helpful to compare key data from the 2021 and 2022 surveys. Women...
NZSIA Newsletter – April 2023 – NZSIA AGM and Election time
Message from the NZSIA President - Daniel Bogue Wow, what a summer/winter! The NZSIA got back to our Northern Hemisphere operations, and there was a huge demand for courses and exams. Despite the late news of Japan opening, we still had a full season of exams, and I...
Mt Lyford are recruiting for 2023
Mt Lyford are recruiting for instructors for the 2023 winter To apply email: email@example.com Applications www.mtlyford.co.nz/employment
Newsletter – NZSIA March 2023 – Exciting news on new member Benefit
Welcome to 2023!! We are well into March - temperatures are starting to drop - the New Zealand winter is not far away!! We are wrapping up a very busy Northern Hemisphere season - availability was challenging due to such high demand - hopefully most of you managed to...
Changes to Snowboard Level Two for 2023
Every year the ski and snowboard committees work behind the scenes to continue progressing all NZSIA certifications. In the past year, the Snowboard Committee has been heavily focused on the Level Two Certification. Following on from the success of splitting the Level...
NZSIA Newsletter – Dec 2022 – final words for 2022
We are nearly ready to shut the office for 2022 for a couple of weeks, but we had a few more things to share with you before 2023 comes around. We are seeking an Administrator! The admin side is growing - and as a result we are seeking an Administrative Assistant...
NZSIA Ski Division Manager announcement
Kia ora to the NZSIA family, As many of you will be aware, our Ski Division Manager Stephanie Brown recently announced her retirement after 16 years in the role. Steph has been an unflappable leader and an inspiration to many as she has steered Ski Division through a...
NZSIA November 2022 Newsletter
What a season! Amazing snow right from the start down south, borders reopened and we saw a significant number of our membership return to New Zealand which was exciting to see. Welcome back! A massive thank you to all our members, the New Zealand resorts and our...
50th Anniversary Newsletter
NZSIA - 50th Anniversary - Celebration time We may have been delayed by a year, but take 2 is looking very promising!!! We have 4 events, so if you are in the Southern Lakes over the weekend Fri 16th - Sun 18th Sept - you defintely need to check this out. Website...
Canadian Working Holiday Programme Opportunities
Do you want to work in Canada at a ski resort, or know someone who would be interested? Attend one of the webinars in July and August to find out how you could work in ski fields in Canada. Meet employers and know what they are looking for, available jobs, staff...