Kiwi boarders shred Hokkaido snow

Last updated 09:16 22/02/2013

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Snow has been dumping on Japan's northern island of Hokkaido - 11 metres has fallen so far this winter, and more storms are expected.

New Zealand snowboarders from Diaries Downunder flew into Tokyo, then up to Sapporo on their way to explore the Hokkaido skifields and backcountry, and sent us this report.

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