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The Cardrona Parks Squad offers Homestay placements for freeski & snowboard athletes.

Coming to New Zealand for a season of training with the Cardrona Parks Squad can be a significant commitment for an entire family. Our team can connect you with a local Wanaka family who are happy to house your young athlete for the winter season in our Homestay programme. We can provide an ideal environment for training and suggest the the athletes are above 14 years of age.

Homestay families provide your athlete with a warm, supportive home for the winter, with all their meals included in the agreed weekly payment between you & the host family. Weekly payments range from $300 - $360 per week depending on living situation & home facilities.

If you'd like to become a host Homestay family, check out all the important information & apply here. All adults in your household will be required to undergo Police vetting checks – samples of the form can be found on the NZ Police website.

To apply as an athlete in the Homestay programme, read all the information & fill out the form here.

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