Kōrero: Skiing

Poma lift (4 o 6)

Poma lift

The one-person Poma (short for Pomalski) lift drags the skier up the slope by means of a bar and disc that fits between the legs. The first such lift was introduced at Mt Ruapehu in 1961. The Poma lift pictured, at Coronet Peak, is no longer in use.

Image courtesy of Coronet Peak.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP-New Zealand Recreation-Skiing-02

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Andrew Troup, 'Skiing - Commercial skifields', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/11855/poma-lift (accessed 3 June 2020)

He kōrero nā Andrew Troup, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007