Winter Games NZ, the Southern Hemispheres biggest snow sports event, is back for 2024. With Alpine Ski Racing, Freeride, Freeski and Snowboard action there is something for everyone!
23/8/2024 - 08/9/2024

The 2024 Winter Games NZ will kick off from the 23rd of August with the much anticipated The North Face Frontier 2 and 4 Freeride World Qualifier events at New Zealand’s home of freeride, The Remarkables ski area in Queenstown. The action will then head across the Wakatipu Basin to Coronet Peak, where two high octane FIS Australia New Zealand Cup Giant Slalom and two FIS Australia New Zealand Cup Slalom races will be held from the 27 – 31 August.

The FIS freeski and snowboard park and pipe programme at Cardrona Alpine Resort comprises of four competitions, including two FIS Australia New Zealand Cups (snowboard halfpipe and freeski slopestyle) and two FIS World Cups (snowboard slopestyle and freeski halfpipe). The FIS World Cups mark the beginning of the journey to the Milano Cortina 2026 Olympic Winter Games as the first events in the global FIS calendar that count towards Olympic qualification, all freeski & snowboard competition will go down between 26 August – 8 September.

Winter Games NZ is free for spectators to attend, you will just require a valid lift pass at the relevant ski resort to access the venue. Full schedule available on our website, we look forward to seeing you soon!