Next year's Winter Games in the Queenstown Lakes district and
the Maniototo will be broadcast on television in at least 25
Games media manager Victoria Murray-Orr said this week
organisers had come to an arrangement with IMG Media to
provide television and internet coverage including 14 daily
television highlights packages.
Ms Murray-Orr said the games would be one of the top-five
winter sports events in the world next year.
Competitors will be attempting to qualify for the 2014 Winter
Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
The games include five FIS World Cup and three IPC World Cup
Winter Games chief executive Arthur Klap said the partnership
with IMG was indicative of the standard the games had
The games feature alpine skiing, cross country skiing,
snowboard, freeskiing and curling at Coronet Peak, Snow Farm,
Snow Park, Cardrona Alpine Resort and Naseby, and run from