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Wanaka Home - 41 Peak View Ridge, Wanaka
41 Peak View Ridge, Wanaka, New Zealand
Privately nestled on a large sunny section with dramatic views over Lake Wanaka and Mount Aspiring National Park, this superb ten bedroom property is ideal as a luxury lodge or a private family home.
International buyers generate new business for Lake Wanaka
Friday, 27 May 2011 - Matthew Humphries of HF Holidays in the UK was visiting New Zealand for the first time. His company specialises in top end walking and hiking tours and has been sending people to New Zealand for 15 years. “As a direct result of my visit to Wanaka we will be changing our itineraries. Previously we just passed straight through, now we will spend more time in the region as it fits perfectly with what our clients really want to do,” he said. “It’s stunningly beautiful and the hospitality felt like you’re staying with friends. You don’t feel under pressure to do anything and everyone is genuinely nice.”
100% Pure New Zealand Winter Games makes sports history
Ski Channel - May 27, 2011 - LAKE WANAKA, New Zealand - Once again New Zealand is leading the way in the evolution of competitive snow sports with the announcement that August’s 100% Pure New Zealand Winter Games and will feature dual sanctioning between TTR (Ticket to Ride) and FIS (Federation International de Ski) for snowboard events and FIS and AFP (Association of Freeski Professionals) for free ski events. The event will also feature the first ever FIS sanctioned freeski big air event.
World Heli Challenge Organizers Launch World Heli Challenge Academy
Lake Wanaka, New Zealand - Organizers of the World Heli Challenge today announced the launch of a groundbreaking program, the World Heli Challenge Academy, a unique training camp for skiers and snowboarders from around the world.
The World Heli Challenge Academy will have programs held over seven days in some of the finest skiing destinations, providing unparalleled settings for learning (including one day of helicopter backcountry skiing /boarding), access to a stellar cast of international pro-athletes, a challenging mix of terrain and a diverse cultural experience for participants, their families and friends.
Treble Cone ranked as top New Zealand/Australian ski area
26 May 2011 - Treble Cone ranked as top New Zealand/Australian ski area
LAKE WANAKA, New Zealand (May 26, 2011) Treble Cone near Lake Wanaka has ranked first in a survey out today by Australian magazine, Your Money, to find the best value ski area throughout Australia and New Zealand.
100% Pure New Zealand Winter Games launches in Auckland
25 May 2011 - 100% Pure New Zealand Winter Games launches in Auckland
LAKE WANAKA, New Zealand (May 25, 2011) - The Southern Hemisphere’s largest snow sports event, 100% Pure New Zealand Winter Games is officially launching in Auckland at the Air New Zealand Holidays Auckland Snow Show on 4/5 June.
The township of Wanaka, New Zealand is in Central Otago, 120 kilometres north-west of Queenstown. Wanaka is situated on Lake Wanaka, facing north, blessed with an incomparable alpine panorama. The expansive open lake frontage supports thousands of summer holiday-makers, who enjoy swimming, boating, trout fishing and water-skiing. Mount Aspiring National Park, with its world-renowned hiking trails, has its headquarters in Wanaka. The Mount Cardrona and Treble Cone ski resorts lure domestic and international visitors during the winter months.
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