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Rangatira News November 2017

Welcome to the November 2017 Newsletter. Great to see everyone at the end of year BBQ and Prize Giving. Don't forget the Ohakune lodge is now open for summer bookings. There are lots of things to do down there so why not take a family trip to Ohakune for summer!

Thank you to everyone who came along to the end of season BBQ and Prize Giving. It was a great afternoon and nice to catch up with everyone before summer kicks in. Congratulations to the following prize winners:
  • SKIWI UNDER 5 GIRLS - Mila Goodhand
  • UNDER 7 BOYS - Fletcher Strevens        
  • UNDER 7 GIRLS - Kim Vermeulen
  • UNDER 9 BOYS - Emerson Strevens
  • UNDER 9 GIRLS - Zoe Vermeulen
  • UNDER 11 BOYS - Oskar Janes
  • UNDER 13 BOYS - Sam Bailey
  • UNDER 15 BOYS - Blake Platt
  • UNDER 15 GIRLS - Cassidy Bailey
  • UNDER 18 BOYS - Josh Pope
  • OVER 18 YEARS WOMEN - Monique Oosterbaan                  
  • OVER 18 YEARS MEN - Mike Tamis
  • OVER 30 YEARS WOMEN - Maria Oosterbaan
  • OVER 18 YEARS MEN -  Anthony Strevens
  • OVER 40 YEARS WOMEN - Bridget MacPherson
  • OVER 40 YEARS MEN - Jason Platt
  • OVER 50 YEARS WOMEN - Trish Oosterbaan
  • OVER 50 YEARS WOMEN - Mark Fairley
  • OVER 60 YEARS MEN - John Tamis
  • SNOWBOARDING - Rachel Strevens
  • JUNIOR WOMEN’S CHAMPION - Cassidy Bailey                                
  • JUNIOR MEN’S CHAMPION - Josh Pope                            
  • OPEN WOMEN’S CHAMPION - Monique Oosterbaan      
  • OPEN MEN’S CHAMPION - Mark Fairley
  • OVERALL CLUB CHAMPION - Monique Oosterbaan
  • GRAND PRIX (most aggregate points in racing) - Jason Platt
  • MOST IMPROVED SCHOLAR - Amelie Bourgeois        
  • SCHOLAR OF THE YEAR -  Sam Bailey
  • FARRELL’S FOLLY (Most embarrassing incident of the year) - Mark Fairley           
Full results can be seen here and gallery here        

1930 - 2017

Mary Merriott first secretary of Rangatira Alpine Sports Club, passed away 2nd October, 2017. 

Mary was the secretary of the club on its formation in 1959. 

Our sincere condolences go to the family. 

1931 - 2017

Bert McCollum, foundation member, passed away 30th October, 2017.

It is thanks to members such as Bert and their hard work that we have the club that we do today.

Our condolences go out to the family.

The Ohakune lodge is now open for summer bookings. Please note that the door code has changed for summer stays. Please refer to the booking system for the updated door code. 


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SKI Big White | CANADA

Big White. Big Adventures.

Expect the best at Big White when it comes to groomed runs, powder bowls, beginner trails and alpine skiing. With an average of 7.5m of snow each year, the mountain caters for all levels with 118 runs spread across 2,765 acres of terrain.
The ski in ski out village means you don’t have to look or walk far to find fun winter adventures from snowshoeing, tubing, ice skating, or even night skiing and for culinary delights, there’s plenty of choice with 20 on-mountain restaurants & cafes.  For a stress-free winter holiday head to Canadas largest ski in ski out resort.


SKI SilverStar | CANADA


A Canadian winter experience.

A favourite amongst ski clus around the world SilverStar offers a big mountain experience with a small-town feel. Located high above the Okanagan Valley in British Columbia, explore the colourful and vibrant mid mountain village lined with shops and impressive dining options. Stay in slope side accommodation where you easily reach amazing ski runs with four mountain faces to explore.
From long wide groomers to double black runs, beginner zones and terrain parks, SilverStar boasts the 3rd largest skiable acreage in British Columbia. This Canadian gem receives over 7metres of light, dry powder snow each year.  Your club will find something for everyone and more! Opens 23 November.


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