News and Articles

APSI Snowboard Examiner Exchange

Tony Macri popped across the ditch to Australia last week to join the APSI crew at their Trainer’s Training. See what he’s got to say about it!

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NZSIA Job Vacancy for Two Social Media Managers

NZSIA are currently recruiting two Social Media Managers from within our pool of certified Trainers - one ski and one snowboard - as part of a new Communications Plan that is being rolled out in winter 2018. Applicants must be qualified at Trainer's Cert level, have...

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The new Coaching Pathway

In June 2017, a bunch of NZSIA and SBINZ Trainers joined a group of local coaches for a series of impromptu sessions at the Snow Sports NZ office in Wanaka. Held over three weeks, these sessions were delivered by experience national coaches like Tom Wilmot and Sean...

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Snowskool UK – Ski and Snowboard Courses at Cardrona

Snowskool run an 11-week ski and snowboard (NZSIA/SBINZ) Instructor course at Cardrona, using Cardrona ITC instructors for all course tuition. There are limited spaces left on both courses so if you are interested you can check out more information by clicking on the...

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Snowplanet is seeking Ski race coaches

Snowplanet is seeking Ski race coaches Requirements Must be based in Auckland until end of August Available for evening and weekend coaching sessions Prior racing experience or current race qualification 18 years or older preferred Applications sent to: Michelle...

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Snowplanet Hiring Clinic

Snowplanet Hiring Clinic https://wp.me/P8QVRg-1ZQYou can ski or snowboard all over the mountains, thought about becoming an instructor but can’t commit to the mountain well here’s your chance.  Come work at Snowplanet’s, New Zealand only year round snowsports venue. ...

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Website Maintenance

We would like to apologise to our valued members for the website being down for the past day or two. We had some technical issues that are almost all resolved now. The e-learning sites will be back online hopefully by Wednesday at the latest. If you find that some of...

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ISIA speed test in Italy

Check this out if you would like to do the ISIA Speed test this month in Italy. Download PDF here. Want to know more about the Speed Test and ISIA Stamps and Cards? See more...

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Himalayan Heliskiing with Tom Willmott

Snow Sports NZ Park and Pipe head coach Tom Willmott is also a backcountry guide, and is running a week-long trip in March 2018 in the Himalayas. He's offering instructors a 5% commission on client referrals. Check out the...

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“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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