News and Articles

“Rookies” FWT documentary

Our movie "Rookies" is now out online! You can watch it on Vimeo at this link - https://vimeo.com/233106608 If anyone happens to be in Ohakune this weekend, we have organised another screening at Kings for this Sunday, October 22nd at 7:30pm, tickets will be $10....

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ISIA stamp avalanche courses in Japan

Get Avalanche trained this winter with the 4 days - ISIA stamp course. Hokkaido Collective is hosting 2 training opportunities with NZ guide and Alaskan avalanche forecaster Peter Bilous. Dates 23-26/01 or 27-30/01 Hurry up limited availabilities only. Don't miss out...

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Instructor of the Year winner – Kim Cosman

Congratulations Kim!! Awesome to see such great feedback on your work! Some information on why Kim won: Qualifications with NZSIA: Adaptive Examiner, Ski Children's Cert Level one Employed: NZSki – Remarkables – their thoughts: Kim has been a natural leader within the...

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Photo Contest Voting

A few weeks ago we announced a photo contest to win a course credit, asking members to send in their photos of teaching snow sports in New Zealand, brining to life one of the NZSIA Values. We only received entries from ski and snowboard members, so we have decided to...

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Girls Day – Cardrona – 1st October

Great news!! The annual girls day is back again for all the female members on skis or snowboard. Date: 1st October Resort: Cardrona Cost: FREE!!! (membership will need to be current) To get booked on, login...

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PHOTO CONTEST: Win a one-day course credit!

We would love to share some photos from our membership that illustrate why we all love to teach snow sports. So here it is; we're running a two-week photo contest, with four separate one-day course credits as prizes (one per division). The Contest Send in your best...

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Instructor of the year – get those nominations in

Travel and accommodation for the award winner and their guest will be provided by NZSIA. This is a fantastic opportunity for NZSIA and SBINZ to showcase the teaching excellence that we have in our ranks. Nominated person must be: A current member of NZSIA Instructing...

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SBINZ Technical Team Named

Last week we ran a tryouts for the "SBINZ Tachnical Team", which is essentially a group of six instructors/trainers who will work together over the next 18 months to prepare to represent New Zealand snowboarding at Interski in Bulgaria 2019. This team of six will...

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New-Look Snowboard Level Three Workshop

It's official... the Snowboard Level Three workshop is now six days long. Over the past few years, we've been finding it harder and harder to fit all the content into the Level Three workshop, and participants find it pretty full-on. So we've extended it to six days,...

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New branding and a new-look website!

You may have noticed the small branding changes over the past month!? It's been subtle, so don't worry if you missed. It started with the new Snowboard Manual and a brand alignment, and continued into all divisions. We now have a main NZSIA logo, followed by four...

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