Winter Games NZ arrives on smart phone

Smart phone users around the world can keep up with the latest news and results from 100% Pure New Zealand Winter Games with the development of a new stand alone app for both iPhone and Android phones.

During the Games, users can receive up-to-the minute news feeds, real time results from the world’s top athletes and check out where all the QRC Downtown Sessions action is at night, following a day of world-class winter sports competition on the slopes.

The app is available for download now, free of charge at the Winter Games NZ web site at www.wintergamesnz.com.

100% Pure New Zealand Winter Games takes place from 12- 28 August 2011 featuring 22 snow and ice sports over 38 events and involving 1,000 elite athletes from 50 nations. The 16-day long Games also include a full Downtown Sessions festival programme featuring films, live music and entertainment and rail jam extravaganzas in Queenstown, Lake Wanaka, Dunedin and Methven. The on-snow competition will take place at Coronet Peak, Cardrona Alpine Resort, Snow Park NZ, Snow Farm and Mt Hutt with the ice sports taking place at Naseby and Dunedin. For further information, visit www.wintergamesnz.com