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Oct
30
Joolz

What does a convenor of selectors do?

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Al Cory-Wright competing in the orienteering Sprint champs at the MastersGames in Auckland 2017

Alistair Cory-Wright has been a national selector for about 9 years, taking on the role after the long time Convenor of Selectors Marquita Gelderman stepped down in 2011 from the 3 person panel. Geoff Greenwood became the Convenor of Selectors, and Bill Edwards filled the other position. Al distinctly remembers when he was on the […]

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Oct
30
Joolz

Successful 2020 National Orienteering Champs

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Happy Orienteering Wellington organisers

As a nation-wide event to celebrate high competition in a friendly environment Nationals 2020 ticked all the boxes. It was a very rocky journey to the start line for this event due to the global pandemic. After every successful event there are key learnings. The organisers will do a thorough debrief over the coming weeks […]

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Oct
25
Gene Beveridge (ONZ Training Coordinator)

Leg by Leg #9: NZ Champs Middle

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Leg by Leg is where a guest takes us through a recent orienteering course in detail. We’ll discover what they found most challenging and how they handled, or didn’t handle, these challenges. We aim to cover all levels of experience in the series. This race on the Osgiliath map was on 25/10/2020. The guest is […]

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Oct
21
ONZ Mapping Committee

ONZ Mapping Bulletin – Oct 2020 – Impressive Use of Lidar, Change to Sprint Specification

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Summary: We present a “lockdown project” – Cam de L’Isle’s “O-Map of New Zealand”. We discuss the powers and the limitations of Lidar data. We advise ongoing change to the sprint specification. And a Facebook group for NZ mappers. The first section is non-technical. If you’re not a mapper just read as far as you […]

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Oct
19
Gene Beveridge (ONZ Training Coordinator)

Leg by Leg #8: NISS Long

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Leg by Leg is where a guest takes us through a recent orienteering course in detail. We’ll discover what they found most challenging and how they handled, or didn’t handle, these challenges. We aim to cover all levels of experience in the series. This schools race on the Waiuku South / Port View map was […]

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Oct
17
Gene Beveridge (ONZ Training Coordinator)

Leg by Leg #7: NISS Sprint

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Leg by Leg is where a guest takes us through a recent orienteering course in detail. We’ll discover what they found most challenging and how they handled, or didn’t handle, these challenges. We aim to cover all levels of experience in the series. This schools race on the Tuakau College map was on 17/10/2020. The […]

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Oct
11
Gene Beveridge (ONZ Training Coordinator)

Leg by Leg #6: AOS 9 Riverhead Forest

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Leg by Leg is where a guest takes us through a recent orienteering course in detail. We’ll discover what they found most challenging and how they handled, or didn’t handle, these challenges. We aim to cover all levels of experience in the series. This local race on the Riverhead Forest HQ map was on 11/10/2020. […]

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Oct
8
Gene Beveridge

Podcast with Jean Cory-Wright

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Gene Beveridge Perfect Flow with Jean Cory-Wright

In this episode of the Perfect Flow podcast Gene Beveridge talks with Orienteer Jean Cory-Wright. Jean grew up and competed at the elite level in the UK before moving to New Zealand where she has been

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Oct
5
Gene Beveridge (ONZ Training Coordinator)

Leg by Leg #5: Scotts Ferry

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Leg by Leg is where a guest takes us through a recent orienteering course in detail. We’ll discover what they found most challenging and how they handled, or didn’t handle, these challenges. We aim to cover all levels of experience in the series. This local race on the Scotts Ferry map was on 04/10/2020. The […]

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Oct
2
Joolz

Navigation training in Taranaki for teens

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Orienteering competition with Taranaki Secondary School Sports Association (TSSSA)

School orienteering and navigation training in Taranaki Orienteering Taranaki is booming this year with membership up from approx. 100 to 188 students. An important part of the club’s development has been concentrating on good quality and accessible secondary school participation in the various NavSport disciplines. Mainstay events are the Taranaki Secondary School Sports Association – […]

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Sep
17
Gene Beveridge (ONZ Training Coordinator)

Leg by Leg #4: Night Nav Halswell Quary

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Leg by Leg is where a guest takes us through a recent orienteering course in detail. We’ll discover what they found most challenging and how they handled, or didn’t handle, these challenges. We aim to cover all levels of experience in the series. Night Nav Halswell Quary was on 16/09/2020. The guest is Alan Moore […]

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Sep
14
Gene Beveridge (ONZ Training Coordinator)

Leg by Leg #3: Canterbury School Long Champs

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Leg by Leg #3

Leg by Leg is where a guest takes us through a recent orienteering course in detail. We’ll discover what they found most challenging and how they handled, or didn’t handle, these challenges. We aim to cover all levels of experience in the series. Canterbury Schools Long Champs was on 13/09/2020. The episode is most suitable […]

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Sep
12
Gene Beveridge (ONZ Training Coordinator)

Leg by Leg #2: Canterbury Schools Sprint Champs

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Leg by Leg #2

Leg by Leg is where a guest takes us through a recent orienteering course in detail. We’ll discover what they found most challenging and how they handled, or didn’t handle, these challenges. We aim to cover all levels of experience in the series. Canterbury Schools Sprint Champs was on 12/09/2020. The episode is most suitable […]

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Sep
11
Gene Beveridge (ONZ Training Coordinator)

Leg By Leg #1 – Hogs Back Ultralong

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Leg by Leg #1

Leg by Leg is where a guest takes us through a recent orienteering course in detail. We’ll discover what they found most challenging and how they handled, or didn’t handle, these challenges. We aim to cover all levels of experience in the series. Hogs Back Ultralong was on 05/09/2020. The episode is most suitable for […]

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Sep
11
ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

IOF – Call for volunteers in the areas of IT and Global Development

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The IOF is looking for volunteers who want to help and support the global development of Orienteering by working in one or more working groups of the Global Development Commission (GDC) or chair the IT Commission. In its Strategic Directions the IOF has a goal of increasing the diversity in the volunteer organisation, which primarily […]

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Apr
11
ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

Recreation Aotearoa – Delivering Online Recreation: What are we learning?

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Delivering Online Webinar

Club development: Social Media and Online engagement. All recreation organisations have had to adapt the way they deliver services since entering the Level 4 Lockdown, and that has led to innovative online solutions across the recreation industry.

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Apr
11
ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

Irish Orienteering – Collen’s Stretch and Train series

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Ireland Orienteering Assoc. Instagram exercises

Colleen of Setanta Orienteers, Ireland is kindly providing daily exercises for you to do at home. Please ensure you only exercise according to your ability and in a safe place! Follow Orienteering Ireland on Instagram for more at: https://www.instagram.com/orienteeringireland/ Day One:     View this post on Instagram   Colleen of Setanta Orienteers is kindly […]

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Apr
11
Rolf Boswell

MapRunners – Orienteering made simple and cool.

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MapRunners

Orienteering Waikato have been using MapRunners technology at events since 2017 and now use it for all our Urban events with great success. The level of interest from other clubs has been rising and we have been happy to share any information we have.

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Jul
4
NZ JWOC Team

NZ JWOC Team 2019 | Day 3 VLog – Ticks and Long Distances (Video)

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NZ JWOC Team Vlog 3

Day 3 Video of the the New Zealand JWOC team’s preparation and racing at JWOC 2019 in Silkeborg, Denmark.

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Jul
3
NZ JWOC Team

NZ JWOC Team 2019 | Day 2 VLog – Shorts Choice and Sprints (Video)

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JWOC Vlog2

Day 2 of JWOC training week was also Kurtis’ birthday! So we celebrated with forest AND sprint training, just for him. Tune in for some insight on the NZ boys shorts of choice discussion and plenty more goodness…

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Jul
2
NZ JWOC Team

NZ JWOC Team 2019 | Day 1 VLog – Forest and Pastry (Video)

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NZ JWOC Team Vlog 1

The New Zealand JWOC team’s preparation and racing at JWOC 2019 in Silkeborg, Denmark.

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Jun
27
ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

NZ at European Youth Orienteering Championships (EYOC) 2019

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The European Youth Orienteering Championships (EYOC) are taking place in Grodno, Belarus on Thursday 27th June through to Sunday 30th June 2019. NZ orienteers are travelling independently to the European Youth Orienteering Champs in Belarus. 

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Jun
14
NZ JWOC Team

Introducing the New Zealand JWOC Team 2019

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Meet the NZ team heading to the Junior World Orienteering Champs 2019 being held in Silkeborg, Denmark 6-12 July 2019. Follow the team: NZ JWOC Team (Instagram) Elite NZ Orienteering (Facebook) ONZ Website JWOC Posts NZ JWOC Team Supporters (Facebook) Event Website: 2019 Junior World Orienteering Championships – Denmark 6-12 July 2019 Youngest to eldest, ladies before […]

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Jun
9
Erin Swanson

OBOP Great Forest Rogaine – 27 July 2019

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Great Forest Rogaine

The popular Rotorua based Great Forest Rogaine is back on 27 July 2019.  The event offers 3 and 6 hour foot and mountain bike (MTB) options.  This year for the first time there is an e-bike category. The event appeals to all levels of rogainers, and the pizza afterwards is always very popular.  Get together […]

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Apr
20
ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

District Hosts Orienteers Big Event (Otago District Times)

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New Zealand’s top orienteering event comes to North Otago for the first time over Easter, bringing with it more than 500 competitors.

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