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Oceania or not, orienteering event will go ahead - 29/06/2020 11:32
By Joolz

Covid-19 has brought unpredictability and constant change, but PAPO are still keen to hold an event in January 2021. The Oceania team are still very focussed and keeping on-task whilst we respond to constant changing circumstances and expectations. We promise an event will happen in NZ, it might just be a bit different to what […]

Lockdown Orienteering
Lockdown Orienteering – Easter Champs Report (UK) - 17/04/2020 11:48
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

500 participants from 20 countries across the globe took part in the multi stage competition designed to provide a bit of orienteering fun whilst the world battles the virus.

Delivering Online Webinar
Recreation Aotearoa – Delivering Online Recreation: What are we learning? - 11/04/2020 04:55
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

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.

Ireland Orienteering Assoc. Instagram exercises
Irish Orienteering – Collen’s Stretch and Train series - 11/04/2020 04:30
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

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 […]

MapRunners – Orienteering made simple and cool. - 11/04/2020 02:26
By Rolf Boswell

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.

NZ JWOC Team Vlog 3
NZ JWOC Team 2019 | Day 3 VLog – Ticks and Long Distances (Video) - 04/07/2019 11:20

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

JWOC Vlog2
NZ JWOC Team 2019 | Day 2 VLog – Shorts Choice and Sprints (Video) - 03/07/2019 11:10

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…

NZ JWOC Team Vlog 1
NZ JWOC Team 2019 | Day 1 VLog – Forest and Pastry (Video) - 02/07/2019 06:40

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

NZ at European Youth Orienteering Championships (EYOC) 2019 - 27/06/2019 07:20
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

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. 

Introducing the New Zealand JWOC Team 2019 - 14/06/2019 04:06

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 […]

Great Forest Rogaine
OBOP Great Forest Rogaine – 27 July 2019 - 09/06/2019 08:03
By Erin Swanson

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 […]

District Hosts Orienteers Big Event (Otago District Times) - 20/04/2019 09:07
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

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

2019 NZ Orienteering Championships Programme out now - 11/04/2019 09:19

We are very much looking forward to hosting you at what is shaping up to be a fantastic long weekend of orienteering, as well as showing you more of what the South Island has to offer in the Follow-on Events with our friends in the Dunedin, Remarkables and Upper Clutha orienteering clubs. The final Programme […]

Local Focus: Kids loving cunning running (Video – NZ Herald) - 31/03/2019 07:17
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

Video – Orienteering engages youths’ minds and bodies. Made with funding from NZ On Air. At this week’s Hawke’s Bay Schools Sprint Championship there were 267 entries.

Waikato Orienteering Weekend
WOW – Waikato Orienteering Weekend 13-14 April 2019 - 31/03/2019 07:05
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

Orienteering Waikato is holding 2 orienteering events on 13th and 14th April 2019.  On Saturday they are holding the Central Districts Sprint Champs and on Sunday the Auckland Clubs have generously allowed us to host one of their series events.

Orienteering Event to Raise Funds for Geraldine High School (Stuff) - 28/03/2019 03:42
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

Students from Geraldine High School are set to participate in the Geraldine Rogaine Autumn Muster.An event which will see people plotting a route during a race throughout a South Canterbury town will help raise funds for its high school.The Geraldine High School’s PTA has organised another Rogaine Autumn Muster which will take place this Sunday.

NZ Orienteering Championships in Oamaru at Easter – last orders - 26/03/2019 10:36

If you haven’t yet entered, best do it soon at Enter-O as fees go up on Thursday night at midnight. If you haven’t yet booked to come to the Sunday evening social dinner, best you book that by “Ordering Merchandise” at Enter-O soon too as places are limited to 120. If you want to collect one […]

Nationals 2019 Long
Behind the Scenes – NZOC 2019 Long Champs (Video) - 19/02/2019 02:13

This second look at preparations for the NZ Orienteering Nationals this Easter focuses on the NZ Long Champs for day 2. Planner Matt Bixley and controller Michael Croxford talk about the interesting terrain on the new Kuriheka map.

2019 NZOC Orienteering Nationals
Nationals2019 – Q+A to Meet the Sprint Mapper, Planner and Controller - 19/02/2019 01:42

Q+A with The Sprint Mapper, Planner, and Controller.

Sprint 2019 - Oamaru
2019 Orienteering Nationals – Behind the Scenes – Sprint Controller Video - 29/01/2019 05:04

Hear what Bruce Steven, the controller, has to say about the 2019 Nationals Sprint event.

Sprint 2019 - Oamaru
2019 Orienteering Nationals – Behind the Scenes – Sprint Mapper Video - 29/01/2019 04:43

We go behind the scenes and ask the mapper what she thinks about the upcoming Sprint event.

CMOC awarded Lion Foundation Club of the Year 2018 at Counties Manukau Sporting Excellence Awards - 03/12/2018 02:33
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

Counties Manukau Orienteering Club was awarded the Lion Foundation Club of the Year 2018 at the 2018 Counties Manukau Sporting Excellence Awards Ceremony held last Sunday (2nd December 2018).

Australian Orienteer - Dec 2018
The Australian Orienteer – December 2018 - 03/12/2018 01:04
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

Orienteering Australia has published the December 2018 issue of its quarterly magazine – The Australian Orienteer.

Video: World University Orienteering Championships 2018 – Finland – Official Film - 23/10/2018 07:18
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

The official film of the World University Orienteering Championship 2018

The Australian Orienteer Magazine - September 2018
The Australian Orienteer – September 2018 - 23/10/2018 02:19
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

The Australian Orienteer Magazine – September 2018 issue is published online.