QUIZ: Winter sports and snowy expeditions

Quiz: Winter sports and snowy expeditions

Try your luck with our questions that dig into wintry activities and exploration in snowy conditions.
Which ‘bastard’ did Edmund Hillary knock off in 1953?
In 1947 which was the first ever commercial ski field to open in New Zealand?
In 1952 Centaurus ice rink opened at what is now 12 Centaurus Road, Cashmere. The rink operated until 1982 when it closed and was demolished. The lane that now occupies the site of the rink was named after which Olympic gold medal winning ice dance couple?
When was the first known ascent of Aoraki Mount Cook by a woman?
Heading furthest south, what animals – intended for pulling sleds – did Captain Scott take on his ill-fated Terra Nova expedition to Antarctica?
An unsuccessful proposal was put forward in the early 1990s for Christchurch | Ōtautahi to host the 2002 Winter Olympics. Which city went on to host those games?
What is the name of the hotel at Aoraki Mount Cook village?
Which Otago town is considered to the be home of New Zealand curling?
In 2022 who became New Zealand’s first ever Olympic Winter Games gold medalist?
Which popular ski field is near Methven?
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