Events

Protect Our Winters regularly run events and fundraisers to support our educational, activism and advocacy programs. We also occasionally promote partner events that align with our goals. See below for upcoming and past events or sign up to our Facebook Page to be kept in the loop.

Ohakune Movie Night

Kia Ora Ohakune and our Ruapehu Friends! Come join the POW community for a screening of The Last Symphony - POW NZ's movie about a traverse of the South Island connecting trail running, ski mountaineering, packrafting and mountain biking.We'll also have Andy Hoyle, GM...

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POW Social Queenstown

POW Social Queenstown

Come join the POW community at the Burton Store in Queenstown for a drink, a chat and some easy peasey climate action. Find out how to be a climate voter in the upcoming local elections, meet other POW members from the area and take the opportunity to use your 15% off...

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POW day at Treble Cone

POW day at Treble Cone

Come join Protect Our Winters for a day of skiing, snowboarding, climate action and activities. We'll have a scavenger hunt and heaps of other ways to be involved. Find us in the courtyard. Those who carpool or take the shuttle will be rewarded! And extra bonus points...

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Wao Green Drinks: The Future of Skiing in Aotearoa

Wao Green Drinks: The Future of Skiing in Aotearoa

How much snow will we see on the mountains this winter? Is the snow level reducing each year? Will we still be able to ski in Wānaka over the coming decades? If the mountains are doomed to become dirt year round, is there anything we can do about it? To get to the...

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POW Social Christchurch

POW Social Christchurch

Come along and meet up with others from the POW community. We'll have some drinks, nibbles and easy peasy climate actions. If you love winter, and don't like climate change come join us and other like-minded outdoors people. Find out more here.

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POW Day at Cardrona

POW Day at Cardrona

It's POW day at Cardrona!Take some climate action while enjoying the slopes at Cardrona on Saturday July 23rd.There will be heaps of activities to earn points throughout the day. The more action you take, the more points you get, and the more prizes are up for grabs....

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Volunteer Induction

Volunteer Induction

July 12th at 7pm on Zoom Open to anyone who is interested in volunteering with POW Aotearoa. A few things we'll cover include: History of POW globally and in NZPOW's mantra's and theory of changeLearn about our 2022-2023 action planPractice speaking confidently about...

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Cranford Basin Kahikatea Forest Community Planting

Cranford Basin Kahikatea Forest Community Planting

Conservation Volunteers New Zealand and Protect Our Winters are working in conjunction with Christchurch City Council to plant a forest of 40,000 kahikatea trees in a wetland area that will provide stormwater retention services as well as enhancing urban biodiversity....

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Wanaka Movie Night

Wanaka Movie Night

Hello Wanaka! Come join us on Thursday 7th October at B.Social’s new function room for a film night, solutions discussion and of course some of b.effect's POW pale ale. We’ll be showing two short, motivational movies about skiing,...

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Exploring Better Ways to Get Around – Community Evening

Exploring Better Ways to Get Around – Community Evening

Join Shaping Our Future for an informational evening on Better Ways to Get Around. Traffic gridlock, reducing urban sprawl and carbon-zero targets are all reasons for exploring new ways of getting from Point A to Point B. Come hear experts from WSP, Waka Kotahi and...

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