William Pike lost his leg in a mountaineering accident a decade ago, he will join three others in Antarctica this month.
She's climbed Mt Taranaki, and now she's heading for Mt Scott, in Antarctica.
Sand dunes become ski slopes after freak weather leaves desert blanketed by one metre of snow.
Our messy summer has sprung another surprise - snow. "A lot of people have come out to have a play" on the ski fields.
Missing a white Christmas? Live vicariously through this footage of stunning winter wonderlands.