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Club Survey

Club Survey

The season is well underway and we would love to get your feedback on a number of things including what you would prefer for the end of season function as well as other activities during summer etc.

You can access the Rangatira Alpine Sports Club Survey on the following link: Rangatira survey

There are only nine short questions, so why not take the survey now!

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Rookies Freestyle Training Weekend

Date: Saturday, September 20

Location: Turoa

Contact: Iain McArthur

Contact Phone: 021 550 990

Contact Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

If you own a pair of twin tips, and would love to know how to master the basics of those freestyle moves and learn some new tricks, then this is for you!  We’ve organized coaching for a full day on Saturday for both skiers and boarders!  The cost for coaching is $40 per person.

Jägermeister Rangatira Alpine Trophy 2014

Jägermeister Rangatira Alpine Trophy 2014

Join us for Rangatira Alpine Sports Club’s annual inter-club ski and snowboard race, the Jägermeister Rangatira Alpine Trophy.

Fellow Boarders and Skiers, Rangatira Ski Club are pleased to invite you the to 3rd running of the Rangatira Alpine Trophy

Being held on at Whakapapa Saturday 30 August and also part of the new 2014 Interclub Races Series

Bigger and better once again…!

Most importantly the “Rangatira Alpine Trophy” for the fastest club on the mountain, is up for grabs

Registration: will be at Lorenz’s Cafe on the 30th of August between 8.00am and 9.00am.  2014 Race Rules and Registration form (PDF - 861k)

Like us on Facebook  (Rangatira Alpine Sports Club)  for race day updates

Tremendous sponsors on board supporting us with loads of prizes and giveaways:


Presidents Weekend – Diner en Blanc, Saturday 18 October Ohakune Lodge

Ohakune: Saturday, October 18 to Sunday, October 19, 2014

President’s Weekend is an open invitation to all adult members - no special invites are issued.  It’s a ‘kid free’ event combined with the senior club champs.  The weekend does have a theme, a fabulous dinner with wine, on Saturday night.  The ‘races’ are strictly amateur and the course is set to ensure that even a ‘first timer’ going through the gates doesn’t feel too daunted.  There are trophies up for grabs for both males & females in age groups as well as the overall club champions.


Join Rangatira

The committee currently has a membership marketing drive underway to attract 50 new members this year.  This will allow us to maintain annual subs and nightly tariffs at an affordable rate for you and at the same time continue to upgrade and maintain the lodges. 

Click on the picture below to download a poster (pdf 1MB) which you may like to print and put on your notice board at work, or perhaps at your gym or sports club, to advertise that we have membership open.

Thank you all for your support with this,

Chris Palmer, Membership Officer



Golden Oldies Reunion at Turoa Lodge

Tuesday 12th, Wednesday 13th and Thursday 14th August 2014

We are going to hold another three night/day reunion for foundation, present and ex-members who now are into their retirement years and would like to rekindle past friendship or association. Reliving those exciting growth and fun times, sharing and swapping stories, remembering one another; be it at work parties, skiing or at play.

Many would have liked to have attended last year, but did not due to prior engagements or not being able to, physically/health-wise, climb up to Iwikau lodge. 

This time we will all reunite at our Turoa lodge in Ohakune, which will be more accessible and desirable.

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