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Introducing the New Zealand JWOC Team 2018 - 30/05/2018 06:00
By NZ JWOC Team

Meet the NZ team heading to the Junior World Orienteering Champs 2018 being held in Kecskemet, Hungary from 8-15 July 2018.

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Cambridge’s multisport athlete Sam Bain thrives on adventure racing (Stuff) - 25/05/2018 06:53
By Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

Adventure racer Sam Bain continues to learn how to push the barriers in his life and play.

The Year 9 Cambridge High School student completed the gruelling Hillary Challenge at Tongariro National Park as a part of an eight-member school team in May.

Great Forest Rogaine & NZSS Rogaine Champs - 19/05/2018 09:08
By Erin Swanson

The Great Forest Rogaine and NZ Secondary School Rogaine Champs are taking place in Rotorua on Saturday 28th July 2018.  3 and 6 hour Foot and MTB options.  For all the info and to enter check out www.obop.org.nz.

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Orienteering: Bay siblings more than ready for worlds (NZ Herald – Hawke’s Bay Today) - 18/05/2018 06:41
By Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

If Will Tidswell’s dedication is an indicator it’s no surprise he will become the youngest Kiwi to compete at the Junior World Orienteering Championships in Hungary in July.

Nelson Central School races towards assembly area fundraising goal (Stuff – Video) - 08/05/2018 02:34
By Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

Under the golden splendour of the magnificent trees at Nelson Central School, Abby Isherwood on Sunday crossed the finish line of the Central Challenge adventure race.
The 9-year-old St Paul’s Catholic School pupil had just completed the event with her family: Courtenay Isherwood,Yvette Krohn-Isherwood, Eva Isherwood, 8, and their dog, Dante.
“It was quite hard,” Abby said of the challenge to locate checkpoints on the route in the team orienteering event known as a rogaine.

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Challenge puts the ‘fun’ in fundraising (Stuff) - 02/05/2018 02:56
By Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

Nelson Central School’s orienteering fundraiser is back. Designed for all ages and abilities, the Central Challenge is a unique fundraiser involving teamwork, exercise and cunning, but above all it’s about fun.
Event organiser Janja Heathfield was excited to see it run again for its second year.

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How to Upload Photos to ONZ Website Groups - 26/04/2018 11:34
By Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

Anyone can register on the Orienteering NZ website and upload updates, links, and images into groups on the ONZ website. From there they can be shared out to multiple Facebook/Twitter groups and pages.

Orienteering Students to Defend North Island Champs Titles (Stuff) - 23/04/2018 05:09
By Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

Stuff Article – Pukekohe Intermediate School’s best orienteering students are off to the North Island Secondary School Orienteering Championships in Levin this week.
The 26 students will be defending their 2017 titles for best overall boys and best over all school.
Their success was recently honoured with the Junior Team of the Year prize at the Counties Manukau Sport Franklin Junior Sports Awards and Volunteer Recognition Ceremony.

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Think fast, move fast (Otago Daily Times) - 20/04/2018 02:49
By Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

Moving fast and finding your way around an unfamiliar area are two very different skills. But they are pair that go together well for Tom Spencer and Alistair Richardson.
The Dunedin duo will be among the top contenders at this weekend’s South Island orienteering championships, to be held in the Dunedin Botanic Garden and on Signal Hill.
More than 200 people from around New Zealand and Australia are expected at the event, with one competitor coming from as far away as Israel.

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New IOF WOD/Schools Orienteering Leaflet Available - 18/04/2018 12:22
By Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

The IOF World Orienteering Day have produced a new leaflet “Let’s GO Orienteering” – download from the ONZ website publications or schools resources pages.

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