News and Articles

NZSIA Newsletter – May 2022 – Winter is here……snow!!

It is always exciting to get that first snowfall and last week it did not dissappoint!! Snow flurries to ground level has changed the mood in town very quickly - everyone checking when those resort opening dates are!!! The final countdown is underway!! Coronet peak on...

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NZSIA Nominations for President and Vice President

Its time to nominate again Board positions with NZSIA. There are 2 positions on the board available for election: President – Daniel Bogue is standing for re-election. Vice president – Claire Dooney is standing for re-election. Suggested Qualities for these two...

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NZSIA Newsletter – Welcome to 2022 – AGM and Election time

Message from the NZSIA President - Daniel Bogue The leaves are turning and the mornings are getting colder and the Board has started its series of meetings leading into winter. The committees and Board have had a busy summer working in the background as we continue...

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SBINZ Women’s Initiative 2022

Firstly, a massive THANK YOU to all the women who filled in our survey last November. We've been working through the pages of answers over the summer and have a plan in place for the next two years. The goal... to increase the number of Level Three and Trainers...

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See you at the bottom

24 ski areas. 3 regions. Endless adventures. Watch the full film here: https://bit.ly/3sWgYD4 See you at the bottom!

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NZSIA Newsletter – end of season wrap up for 2021

Message from the NZSIA President - Daniel Bogue We will again look back at the winter and lament what could have been. It was a tough start to the season with low snow and late starts. We then lost the opportunity of a full season with the Australians and then an...

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A Change to the Snowboard Trainer’s Pathway

Every year, the different Committees within NZSIA spend a number of days a year working through ideas, initiatives and feedback. This year we had some compelling feedback from both members and Snow Sport School Managers to look at our Trainer's Cert pre-requisites. We...

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SBINZ Womens’ Day Out

Join Snow Sports NZ High Performance Coach Sean Thompson (Thomo) and NZSIA Vice President Claire Dooney, (both still active SBINZ Examiners), for a fun day shredding at Cardrona on Saturday 11th September. We also have (TBC) Elle Tresidder from Coronet Peak and Jamie...

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2021 Tech Team Tryouts

The SBINZ Tech Team Tryouts was postponed last year due to Covid, BUT... This June, we will have the tryouts back in full swing. What is the Tech Team? The Tech Team is a small, selected group of Level Three and Trainer Certified SBINZ members, with the directive of...

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SBINZ Riding Changes for 2021

In the end of season SBINZ Committee meeting last October, we did a big "self reflection" process of the riding standards throughout the whole system. We spent hours discussing the standards at each and every level, the barriers for members at those levels, and the...

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Smartwool – new member benefit

40% off any full-priced item for NZSIA members. Simply sign up to the Pro Purchase Program via the link below. Upon signing up, you will receive an email from Smartwool (please check junk mail) requesting the proof of your affiliation with NZSIA. Please send Smartwool...

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