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Orienteering NZ Junior and U23 Training Camps 2018 - The annual ONZ junior camp will take place from 15th - 20th December 2018 hosted by Hawkes Bay Orienteers. The U23 camp will take place from 8-13 December 2018 hosted by Wellington Orienteers in the Wairarapa.
Georgia on the podium again at WMTBO Champs - Georgia Skelton has made the podium for the second time at the Junior World MTBO Championships in Austria. After her 4th place finish in the middle distance, Georgia has followed up with 6th place in the sprint race ridden on Sunday, 77s behind the Czech winner and less than 30 seconds from the bronze medal. […]
Tough finish to the week for team NZL - The WOC long distance on Turaida was always going to be tough. Especially so for Gene Beveridge and Lizzie Ingham, respectively recovering from a persistant bug and to full fitness post-op, and so it proved although not only did these two hang in for respectable results, but Matt Ogden produced an excellent run in the […]
Big improvement for men’s relay team, but women struggle again - The NZL men’s relay team of Tim Robertson, Matt Ogden and Gene Beveridge improved 8 places from last  year in finishing 17th in a tight WOC relay in Turaida. Tim continued his excellent form and was 3rd through the first radio control before the week’s races started to catch up on him on the steep […]
Latvia 2018 – #3 Tim takes silver in WOC sprint - On a  wet afternoon in Riga Old Town, Tim Robertson has produced a stunning performance to win New Zealand's first ever medal at a World Orienteering Championships. Leading at every split time, and by 0.7s at the final pre-warning Tim was edged out of the gold medal by Switzerland's Daniel Hubmann by a mere 1.1s.
ONZ Vacancies: NZ Team Coach and Manager – Southern Cross Challenge 2018 - Orienteering NZ invites applications for the NZ Team Coach and NZ Team Manager for the Southern Cross Challenge 2018.
ONZ Orienteering NZ Compass Point e-Newsletter – March 2018 - in this issue: View from the Chair; AGM Notice - Confirmation of Venue, Date and Time; Event Liaison Update NZ Annual Awards Nominations Open; New Mapping Specification; ONZ Policy Updates;
High Performance News #36 – December 2017 - With the competition season ending with the WOA Champs at the end of November, I was anticipating this HP news to be short. But with a report on the recent U23 Development Camp, plus a few other issues of interest, it seems to have expanded well beyond expectations!. So, holiday reading for all and see […]
ONZ Orienteering NZ Compass Point eNewsletter – November – December 2017 - in this Issue: View from the Chair; ONZ Committee Appointments; 2018 Council Elections - Applications Open; JWOC Coach Vacancies; High Performance Update; Event Liaison Update; ONZ Policy Updates; World Masters Games Gear for Sale.
High Performance News #32 – August 2017 - including World Cup Round 3 - Latvia; Analysis of where we seem to be Post-WOC/JWOC; Jonty Oram’s report on the O-Ringen academy; and Pinestars selection.

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Blog Posts

JWOC 2018 Sprint Map World of O – JWOC Sprint 2018 Maps, Results, GPS Analysis - JWOC Sprint brought a surprise win for Germany’s Colin Kolbe in the men’s class and a favourite win by Simona Aebersold (Switzerland) in the women’s class. World of O Analysis.
Let's Go Orienteering Brochure New IOF WOD/Schools Orienteering Leaflet Available - The IOF World Orienteering Day have produced a new leaflet "Let's GO Orienteering" - download from the ONZ website publications or schools resources pages.
ONZ Vacancies: Pre-Junior World Orienteering Championships (JWOC) Training Coach and JWOC Coach 2018 - Orienteering NZ is looking for a pre-JWOC Coach to work with those orienteers wishing to trial for JWOC and those selected to better prepare for the event. In addition, ONZ is asking for applications for the JWOC Coach that will travel with the team to Hungary in July 2018 continuing with training onsite and during JWOC.
Joseph Lynch - Photo: Stuff.co.nz Wellington College’s Joseph Lynch navigates his way to victory (Stuff) - Wellington College student Joseph Lynch has navigated his way to victory. The 17-year-old won both the senior boys' sprint and long titles at the New Zealand Secondary Schools Orienteering Championships in Masterton last month.
Rogaine Planning Preview Route Planning in Rogaining (Thomas Reynolds) - Rogaining, or score events, add some different challenges from traditional orienteering. Not only do you have to find the controls, but you have to decided which order to collect them. Planning a good route can be helpful in terms of controlling the difficulty of navigation, making the most of your strengths and maximising points for a given distance. There are a few key things to think about when sitting down to plan a rogaine. Here’s my take on a good process to approach planning a rogaine route.
2017-jwoc-eyoc JWOC2017 Blog – European Youth Orienteering Champs in Slovakia - As part of their JWOC campaign, Jenna Tidswell, Danielle Goodall and Katie Cory-Wright have been competing in the European Youth Orienteering Champs in Slovakia this weekend.
ONZMapping-Advice-to-Mappers-2017-preview ONZ Mapping Committee – Advice to Mappers for Changes to our Maps - Advice for NZ mappers regarding the changeover to the new IOF ISOM2017 mapping specification for standard orienteering events.
blog-2017-gene-beveridge-jukola-team Gene Beveridge Blog – First Jukola Run Down - After many years of waiting, I have finally experienced the Jukola mass start. This outrageously big race has never been at the right time of the year for me to compete in, but with WOC earlier than usual this year the opportunity arose.
blog-2017-gene-beveridge-jukola-start credit: Jukola Gene Beveridge Blog – European Campaign for 2017 - Here I am on the eve of my first Jukola surrounded by orienteering in another European summer.

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