News and Articles

25yrs of Shred with SBINZ

WOAH… SBINZ is a quarter of a century this year. And we’re celebrating with an old school style, participation-focused, Boarder Cross event at Cardrona Alpine Resort (where it all began).

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FREE SBINZ Interski Development Days

The Technical Team are excited to announce that the we will be bringing an on-snow day to the membership at a resort near you. We just ran the first of these free days at Turoa, delivered by Josh Taylor, with great success. Here are a few more dates for you... Keith...

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Instructor of the Year awards

We are on the hunt for Instructor of the Year 2018!! If you know of someone doing an outstanding job, we want to hear from you!!! Reasons to nominate can include – exceptional achievements, outstanding performance, an on-going and incredible rapport with clients that...

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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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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 here.

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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 details...

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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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