Things are starting to get stormy and cool down and it's time to start thinking about winter!! The booking system opened at the start of the month and the bookings have been flowing in, with some weekends already fully booked.
Be sure to check out all the great events we have lined up for this season and start planning your bookings.
AGM & COMMITTEE
Thank you to everyone who attended the AGM. You can find the minutes of the meeting here. The start of a new season sees the welcoming of a new club committee.
We would firstly like to welcome the new club president Jason Platt. Jason has been a long time committee member and in most recent years Club Captain. He will now be taking the lead for the future direction of the club. We would also like to thank outgoing president Rainer Plank for all his hardwork and contribution as President over the past few years.
Jason Platt - President
Paul Nolan - Vice President/ Ohakune Lodge Captain
Anthony Strevens - Treasurer
Karin DuPlessis - Secretary
Trish Oosterbaan - Club Captain
Andre Nel - Iwikau Lodge Captain
Charles Dempsey - Maintenance Officer
Chris Palmer - Membership
Monique Oosterbaan - Website/Marketing
OHAKUNE WORK PARTY Ohakune,
5th May, 2018
As a club we are reliant on the help from members to maintain our club and keep the buildings in the good working order that they are. These work party weekends are a lot of fun and a good chance to meet fellow members and families - Come and WORK and PARTY!
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm your attendance.
Rangatira offers an annual scholarship to junior and youth members. This involves a week of ski instruction as a group in the school holidays plus another one or two weekends skiing as a supervised group.
The club pays for a ski instructor from Monday through Friday of Scholarship week and all scholars receive free accommodation on these nights. This year scholarship will be held 1st - 5th October at Ohakune/Turoa.
To apply to be part of this fantastic opportunity please send applications including your name, age, ski/board ability and why you would like to be part of the 2018 Rangatira Scholarship to email@example.com.
APPLICATIONS CLOSE 31st MAY, 2018.
A reminder that your subs are now due and bookings cannot be made until these are paid. Please be sure these are paid asap to make the most of all your member benefits.
OHAKUNE COOK/CUSTODIAN WANTED
We are still looking for a couple to be the Ohakune Cook/Custodians for the 2018 season. Great lifestyle position! Click here to see the job description. If you, or someone you know, is interested please contact Chris Palmer 021599876
Thank you to everyone who attended the Iwikau work party recently. Great progress was made and the club is ready to go for the 2018 season.
The Ohakune lodge has its work party coming up this May. Please come along and help if you are available. The Ohakune lodge has just had new curtains installed (great thanks to Liz Houghton Brown for organising). Other works still to be completed are new windows to the bunk rooms, shower, toilets and kitchen and two new hot water cylinders before the season starts.
For those of you who aren't aware, Whakapapa are proposing building a new gondola to replace the current waterfall charilift. The full proposal can be found here. The public have been asked to provide submissions on this proposal and Rangatira made a submission on behalf of the club in support of this development, with the caveat of it not seriously affecting current slopes. If you would like further information regarding this please contact President Jason Platt - firstname.lastname@example.org
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