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Kristin's Snowsports programme caters for all ages and ability levels in skiing, freestyle skiing and snowboarding. Students can choose from a range of programmes to help them develop their skills in a safe and fun environment, either at Snowplanet, the Kristin Lodge at Mt Ruapehu or the spectacular alpine environment of Wanaka. The programme caters for both recreational and competitive athletes.


Brent Goldsworthy
Email Brent
09 415 9566 Ext 2306


Registrations are completed online via our sport registration forms.

View our list of current registration forms >>


Kristin's Snowsports programme features Skiing, Freestyle Skiing and Snowboarding teams which compete at Primary School and Secondary School events. Our athletes are also actively involved in National and International competitions where they regularly attain top results.

Skiers and Snowboarders will be invited and/or selected to represent Kristin in the following competitions:

Auckland Primary and Intermediate Ski and Snowboard Championships (Year 1-8)
Auckland Secondary School Ski and Snowboard Championships (Year 9-13)
North Island Primary & Intermediate Schools' Ski Championships (Year 1-8)
North Island Primary & Intermediate Schools' Snowboard Championships (Year 1-8)
North Island Secondary Schools' Ski Championships (Year 9-13)
North Island Secondary Schools' Freestyle Ski Championships (Year 9-13)
North Island Secondary Schools' Snowboard Championships (Year 9-13)
North and South Island Regional Competitions

Ski race training is available Thursday nights in our Snowplanet programme, it is expected that ski racers utilise this opportunity.


The cost for each activity varies depending on the trip. For further information please contact Brent Goldsworthy.


Registration Dates

Competition Dates

School Ski and Snowboard Race/Competition Teams

Registration to trial before 19 May

Term 3

Primary and Intermediate Ski and Snowboard Teams Registration to trial before 19 May Term 3
Senior School Ski Race and Freestyle Team

Registration to trial before 19 May

18-20 September

Senior Snowboard Team

Registration to trial before 19 May

25-27 September


The Alpine Experience - Lake Wanaka and Cardrona

This year we are looking to offer an alpine experience based in and around Wanaka. We will be staying at The Lookout Lodge and spending our days on the snow at Cardrona Alpine Resort.

The trip is open to all Middle and Senior School students who can either ski or snowboard and want
to enjoy skiing/riding on the mountain. While it is not designed specifically for intense race/freestyle
training, we can accommodate these students' needs through the HPC programme. The trip will be limited to 20 people.

When: TBA (first two weeks of July break)
Cost: $3,200 per student
The cost includes airfares, transport, breakfast, lunch, dinner, lift passes, coaching and
accommodation. This does not include spending money or any extra activities that the student may
choose to do.

Please note: This trip will only run if minimum numbers are met. Registrations must be in before the
end of February so that booking can be confirmed. The opportunity to make late bookings is not
guaranteed and may incur additional costs.

For further details on the Wanaka Alpine Experience please contact:

Brent Goldsworthy
Email Brent
09 415 9566 Ext 2306

Mt Ruapehu August Camps

All students from Year 4-13 have the opportunity develop their skills in skiing or snowboarding at Whakapapa, staying at the Kristin Lodge.

Junior, Middle and Senior School Weekends
Year 4-7: 11-13 August
Year 8-13:, 25-27 August
Cost: $525
Package includes transfers to/from Whakapapa Village, two nights accommodation at Kristin Lodge, catered meals, daily ski area transfers, lift passes, coaching and rental equipment.

For further details on the Ruapehu trips please contact:

Brent Goldsworthy
Email Brent
09 415 9566 Ext 2306

Training Programmes/Development

Learn and develop skills and techniques under the guidance of qualified coaches at Snowplanet. Open to all Kristin students, beginner to advanced. During Term 2-3 there will be dedicated race training groups on a Thursday. It is expected that our competitive skiers/snowboarders include this in their training programme.

Kindergarten – Senior School

Registration Dates

Season Dates

Term 1 (6 weeks) Open until 23 February Thursdays
2 March - 5 April
Term 2 (9 weeks) Open until the beginning of Term 2 Thursdays
4 May - 29 June
Term 3 (10 weeks) Open until the beginning of Term 3 Thursdays
27 July - 28 September
Term 4 (7 weeks) Open until the beginning of Term 4 Thursdays
19 October - 25 November


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