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NZ’s Best All Round Women’s Ski-Volkl Blaze

Tuesday, 5 July 2022, 3:02 pm | Tim Brewster

Did someone say ‘variable conditions’ about New Zealand skiing? On a Blaze - Janina Kuzma (Image by Ross Mackay) It’s a lively ride at times with weather patterns carried from the massive seas around us bringing cold from Antarctica and wet from More >>

Volkl Deacon 84 - NZ’s Top All Round Ski

Thursday, 15 October 2020, 4:17 pm | Tim Brewster

Image: Volkl International What’s the best all round ski for New Zealand conditions? The Volkl Deacon 84 seems purpose built for the title. We’re dealing with South Pacific powder here. Firm snow with a dash of ice, windblown faces and chopped crud ... More >>

Holy Family School Wanaka Community Van

Friday, 2 August 2019, 3:04 pm | The Good South

Wanaka community groups have access to a new van for outings thanks to a fundraising initiative by a local primary school. More >>

New Trail-ride fundraiser gets thumbs up

Wednesday, 29 April 2015, 10:28 am | Tim Brewster

New Trail-ride fundraiser gets thumbs up An inaugural high-country trail-ride raising funds for Montessori Children’s House Wanaka and Wanaka Primary School has been a big success with over 550 riders taking part despite rain showers. Trail-bike enthusiasts ... More >>

Snowsport instructor training industry

Tuesday, 13 October 2009, 4:24 pm | Tim Brewster

Chilly economic predictions for the ski season and associated tourism dollar seem to have had little effect on a niche industry established to target the British gap year market. Alongside record visits this winter for Australians, the number of young ... More >>