Story: Otago region

Skiing at Snow Park

Skiing has become an important recreational activity in the Queenstown Lakes district, with many new fields opening since 1977. Watch freestyle skiers practise their sport – which involves acrobatic turns, jumps and flips – at Snow Park, above the Cardrona Valley near Wānaka.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Otago region - Sport and recreation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 3 December 2023)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 May 2015