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Rangatira News October 2018

Spring is here and so is the fabulous spring snow! Both the lodges are open until Labour weekend at the end of October so there is still plenty of time to get some spring skiing!

Don't forget to book into the presidents weekend, being held Labour weekend (20-22nd October). This is your final chance to get some skiing in before the end of the season. This weekend is themed as Cowboys and there will be a party Saturday night. Everyone is welcome to attend this event and come along and have some good old Rangatira fun!!!

UPCOMING EVENTS
PRESIDENTS WEEKEND

20th - 22nd Oct, 2018
Whakapapa

 
President's weekend is one not to be missed! Everyone welcome. Come along to make the most of the final weekend of the season, party and enjoy the spring snow! Cowboy theme.
 
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END OF SEASON PRIZE GIVING & BBQ

4th Nov, 2018, 4pm
6 Marama Pl, Torbay

 

Save the date for the end of season Prize Giving & BBQ. Come along for an afternoon of family fun!
 

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INTER-CLUB RACE RESULTS



Tongariro Juniors Race
The Tongariro Juniors race is part of the inter-club race series, designed specifically for Juniors. Rangatira was well represented by our younger members. It was a great event, lots of fun and spot prizes! Our juniors placed in the following categories:
2nd place Overall Girls Snowboarder - Portia Miller
3rd place Under 8 Boys - Fletcher Strevens
2nd place Under 10 Boys - Emerson Strevens
3rd place Under 10 Boys - Oliver Goodhand


10th place Team Overall

If your kids didn't participate, we highly recommend adding this one to your calendar for next year.

 
Ngauruhoe Cup
The Nagauruhoe cup is the last inter-club race of the season. It was a stunning day and Rangatira once again had a great turn out. Rangatira placed in the following categories:
1st Masters Team
1st Juniors Team
2nd Overall Female - Monique Oosterbaan
2nd Overall Female Master - Shirley Kennett
3rd Overall Female Snowboarder - Rachel Strevens


Special mention to our Masters team who won every Masters race this season and to our Juniors team who have placed in every race (winning 2 of the 4 events) against very stiff competition .
CLUB CHAMPS RESULTS
 
Congratulations to everyone who competed in the Rangatira Club Champs. Junior results (up to age 10) are taken from the Skiwis Weekend and all other results (ages 11+) are taken from the Rangatira Alpine Trophy race. Congratulations to the below club champs. We welcome everyone to come along to the End of season BBQ and Prize Giving (4pm, Sunday Nov 4th, 6 Marama Pl, Torbay, Auckland)

SKIWI UNDER 5 GIRLS - Mila White
UNDER 7 BOYS - Fletcher Strevens        
UNDER 7 GIRLS - Isabelle Yallop
UNDER 9 BOYS - Emerson Strevens
UNDER 11 BOYS - Jaime White
UNDER 11 GIRLS - Zoe Vermeulen
UNDER 13 BOYS - Tom Rodger
UNDER 15 BOYS - Logan Cailliau
UNDER 15 GIRLS - Marysa Pope
UNDER 18 BOYS - Blake Platt
UNDER 18 GIRLS - Cassidy Bailey
OVER 18 YEARS WOMEN - Monique Oosterbaan                  
OVER 18 YEARS MEN - Mike Tamis
OVER 30 YEARS WOMEN - Maria Oosterbaan
OVER 30 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 MEN - Richard Neeson
OVER 60 YEARS MEN - John Tamis
OVER 70 YEARS MEN - Phil Clemow
SNOWBOARDING - Anthony Strevens
JUNIOR WOMENS CHAMPION - Cassidy Bailey
JUNIOR MENS CHAMPION - Blake Platt
JUNIOR SNOWBOARDING CHAMPION - James DuPlessis
OPEN WOMENS CHAMPION - Monique Oosterbaan      
OPEN MENS CHAMPION - Blake Platt
OVERALL CLUB CHAMPION - Monique Oosterbaan
 
PHOTO COMPETITION

At prize giving this year we will once again have the annual photo competition. If you have an awesome photo you would like to enter into the competition, please email this through to Trish Oosterbaan by Friday 2nd November - trishoosterbaan@gmail.com

LODGE CLOSING DATES

Both lodge custodians will be finishing on October 22nd, 2018. From this date onwards the lodge will be available for summer use and will be self-catered. 

UPDATE FROM TAYLER & NEIL
 
Hello, Rangatira family we hope you've had a wonderful season up at Ruapehu this year! We wished we could have come back to visit but we have been very busy getting our new project underway. So without further ado, we are very excited to introduce you to our very own lodge in Myoko Japan, Moutain Hut Myoko!!! We are so stoked and still reeling from this new enterprise we are about to embark on. 


Mountain Hut Myoko is our ski lodge at the base of Ikenotiara resort in Myoko-Kogen Japan situated only a few hours out of Tokyo and is world renowned for its epic powder. Our vision is to create a fun, relaxing and comfortable guesthouse that cater to everyone. We can't wait to get the keys next week so we can start making our little lodge feel like home and get ready for this upcoming winter season. 
The lodge will be open for business from the 29th December just in time for NYE until the end of the season around mid-March!!! We are in the process of designing our logo and website but in the meantime please follow us on our Facebook and Instagram pages Mountain Hut Myoko. We will be posting updates as things progress including photos, prices, and extra info until we have our website fully operational. If you can give our social pages a like and a share to help us get our name out there it would be very much appreciated. 

If you are keen to get in early and want to pre-book your accommodation with us for this coming season or have any questions then please email us at 
info@mountainhutmyoko.com or message us via our FB page. 
We would also like to offer Rangatira members an exclusive discount of 20% on your accommodation if you do decide to come and stay with us. Well really hope you have the opportunity to come over for a visit and be a part of this exciting adventure.  

See you on the hill!!!!! 

Tayler and Neil Xx
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