Curling and ice hockey are off the New Zealand Winter Games programme.
There was skill, there was speed, but mostly there was a certain craziness at the two-star freeride event held at the Remarkables ski field yesterday.
It's not everyday you find yourself in the world championships of something you have never done before.
Plans are afoot to celebrate the success of Olympic heroes Zoi Sadowski-Synnott and Nico Porteous when they return home to Otago.
Queenstown's Alice Robinson has finished in the top half of the pack competing in the Giant Slalom at the Winter Olympics.
American and Japanese competitors dominated the qualifying rounds of the men’s and women’s snowboard halfpipe world cup at Cardrona Ski Field yesterday.
Home conditions played into the hands of the New Zealand competitors at The North Face Frontier two-star freeride competition at the Remarkables skifield yesterday.
With the Winter Olympics only five months away, two young New Zealand Olympic hopefuls have got their build-up to the Games off to an almost perfect start.
There were no sheep in sight but the subzero temperatures resulted in many skiers and spectators wearing merino clothing at the 2017 Merino Muster at the Snow Farm near Wanaka at the weekend.
Two young Wanaka locals hope waking up in their own beds will give them an edge over the rest of the field, when the New Zealand Winter Games slopestyle competition starts today.
The haunting sound of a conch shell being blown welcomed more than 900 athletes to the 2017 New Zealand Winter Games on Coronet Peak last night.
A total of $2.75 million in funding for the Winter Games New Zealand has been announced by Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce, enabling the two-yearly event to keep growing.
This year's Winter Games provided a major financial boost to Southern Lakes and New Zealand, a games report released yesterday shows.
The third biennial Winter Games ended last night and event chief executive Arthur Klap says he was proud to have delivered 19 of the 20 scheduled events.
Crashes and celebration featured in equal prominence at the snowboard halfpipe world cup finals at Cardrona Alpine Resort on Saturday.
British celebrity Heather Mills is "over the moon" with a Winter Games silver in Queenstown, a big step toward her Paralympic dream.