Junior | Orienteering New Zealand
Junior O Camp – Participant feedback - 21/12/2020 11:29
By Joolz

Not many countries around the world could have a gathering this big and also safely accommodate them to participate in intensive sport coaching. In NZ, we are lucky enough for 2020 to have ended well with 80 orienteering juniors testing their running and map skills in hot weather on a variety of terrain in the […]

Leg by Leg #2
Leg by Leg #2: Canterbury Schools Sprint Champs - 12/09/2020 09:46
By Gene Beveridge (ONZ Training Coordinator)

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 […]

Video: How Parents Can Prepare and Support Talented Young Athletes - 10/10/2016 01:02
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

Dr Camilla Knight talks about the support of parents of talented young athletes. The focus for young people at competitions is to enjoy it and perform to the best of their ability. Parents are important before and after training and competitions to offer support and help their child, reviewing with them what it going well and things they may want to work on.

Hector Haines video
Video: Hector Haines (British Orienteering) – Parents Role in Orienteering - 10/10/2016 12:34
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

British Orienteering shared a series of 4 short video clips of Hector Haines (GBR) talking about how his parents helped him get into orienteering and some advice for parents of young orienteers.

JWOC Long Distance Simulation – Sauraai - 01/07/2015 06:47
By JWOC-2015

On a stunning day in Rauland we headed out to one of the nicest maps of the area for our Long Distance Simulation Race.

Athlete Development Interviews: Lizzie, Tim and Matt - 23/06/2015 10:13
By Nick Smith

Some of our top athletes, Lizzie Ingham, Tim Robertson and Matt Ogden are asked a few questions about how they have progressed from starting out at orienteering to competing on the world stage.

Junior Camp 2014 – Day 1 - 15/12/2014 09:36
By Catriona McBean

Junior Camp 2014 DAY 1 Today we went to the Hapua Wetlands map, a rugged farmland scattered with pockets of native bush. The forest areas were somewhat overgrown compared to what was indicated on the map, making progress through the forest fairly slow.           In the morning we split into our […]