Get Amongst at Wintergames

We want you to get amongst at Wintergames, hit the slopes, party and get to all the events.

We are sending a listener and their chosen mate to get amongst at Wintergames, Queenstown from 19th – 25th August.

Not only will you be the George FM roving reporter, you’ll get return flights for two to Queenstown, accommodation for two, lift passes thanks to Cardrona and Coronet Peak PLUS two VIP passes which gives you access to all the Wintergames events!!

All you need to do is upload a picture of you getting amongst and the public will vote for their favourite picture.

The winner will be chosen on Friday 26th July on George FM Breakfast.

Winter Games NZ will feature the best of the world’s elite winter sports athletes in this launch pad to the 2014 Winter Olympics. Prepare to be amazed!

Winter Games NZ is one of the top five events on the international winter sports circuit featuring no less than six World Cup events over the 11-day programme!

See Olympic and Paralympic medallists, past, current and future, compete in FIS World Cup events in Snowboard Slopestyle, Snowboard Halfpipe, Freestyle Ski Halfpipe and Freestyle Ski Slopestyle at Cardrona Alpine Resort, plus the IPC Alpine Adaptive Slalom World Cups at Coronet Peak.

Snow Farm will host the world’s top cross-country skiers while Coronet Peak will see the superstars of alpine skiing compete in Slalom and Giant Slalom. Naseby’s Maniototo International Curling Rink will once again witness the tension and drama of curling as teams fight it out ahead of Sochi 2014.

As in all previous years, Winter Games NZ 2013 will feature adaptive athletes racing alongside their able bodied counterparts in cross-country and alpine skiing as they prepare for the 2014 Paralympics.

The Games also includes an off-snow festival bringing the action off the mountain in a series of downtown extravaganzas in both Queenstown and Lake Wanaka including the Adventure Film Festival presented by Auckland Airport, medal ceremonies, live music and entertainment.

Head to to get all the info.


Shaun White joins galaxy of snow sports stars at Audi quattro Winter Games NZ
Reigning Olympic champion and world snowboarding legend, Shaun White is heading to New Zealand next month to compete at the Audi quattro Winter Games NZ 2013. He will be joined by a host of elite snow sports athletes with more than 25 nations confirmed so far and many more expected to register in the run up to the event that begins on 15 August.

Shaun White 
Cardrona Coronet