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Check out these awesome New Zealand winter events for 2017! Be here to catch all the action!

22nd-25th June: Queenstown WinterFest – Dog Derby and Mountain Bikes on Snow

The annual Queenstown Winterfest sees a myriad of great events with something suitable for everyone. Don’t miss this year’s Monteith’s Dog Derby and Macpac Mountain Bikes on Snow events!

Either sit back and relax as you watch the mayhem of 100 guys, girls and their dogs pelting down a snow-covered hill to be the first across the finish line, or bring along your pooch and join in the fun!

Mountain Bikes on Snow never disappoints – a fast paced event with lots of spills and thrills to keep the crowd going. Plenty of adrenalin for everyone, whether you’re competing or watching!

Dog Derby 2016, QT Winterfest

12th August: Peak to Peak Multisport Race

Get ready for the South Island’s biggest winter multisport event with Torpedo 7s Peak to Peak race. In its 24th year, Peak to Peak always promises a strong field of competition, attracting amateurs and professionals from across New Zealand.

Teams will race from the summit of the Remarkables to Coronet Peak via ski/snowboard, mountain bike, kayak, foot and road bike, traversing snowy mountain tops, state highways, rural roads and tracks, and the frigid waters of Lake Wakatipu. Get a team together or come down and support the competitors!

2nd September: Merino Muster

The highlight of New Zealand’s cross-country calendar, Snow Farm’s Merino Muster is a must-do for any cross-country skiing enthusiast. Choose from one of three events to compete in – the 7 kilometre Straggle Muster; 21 kilometre Snow Rake; or for the hardiest of the hardy, the epic 42 kilometre Merino Muster. Always a great day on the snow for the whole family, grab you gear and head down for an awesome day of friendly competition!

Merino Muster, Snow Farm 2015

3rd September: The North Face Frontier

One to mark in your calendar, the North Face Frontier has put New Zealand freeriding on the global map. Offering multiple days of world class competition and hosted by the Remarkables ski field, enjoy the spectacular mountain views and adrenaline-pumping action as world class athletes compete in the 2 and 4 star Freeride World Tour qualifying events.

The North Face Frontier 2016

26th August – 10th September: Audi Quattro Winter Games NZ

Attracting winter superstars from all over the world, the 5th biennial Audi Quattro Winter Games NZ will see athletes from the Winter Olympics, Paralympics and X Games flocking to New Zealand to compete in a wide range of different events, including: freestyle skiing; snowboarding; alpine skiing; cross-country skiing; and curling.

This year’s games are promising to be outstanding, with awesome off snow events taking place throughout the Games to keep the fun going day and night! It’s going to be an incredible two weeks of fun and competition in Wanaka and Queenstown, don’t miss it!

12th-15th September: Jossi Wells Invitational Big Air

After a hugely successful inaugural event in 2016, the Jossi Wells Invitational Big Air will be returning in 2017 with more heart-stopping, spine-tingling, big air action! Come and watch in awe as the best of the best throw down on Cardrona’s Monster Big Air, a massive 85 foot (25 metre) jump!

Torpedo 7s Peak to Peak 2016