Jenni Adams in the Piopio forest, Waitango 2007. Credit: Jamie Stewart
Race Start NZ Champs 2015 Middle – The Rockery Onewhero. Credit: Karen Woods
Auckland Orienteering Series 2015 – Woodhill. Credit: Karen Woods
Selfs Farm Summer Orienteering

News & Blog Posts - Coaching, Training, Race-review

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News Items

HP 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.
ONZMapping-Advice-to-Mappers-2017-preview ISOM2017 Mapping Changes for NZ Orienteering – Mappers Resources Published - The ONZ Mapping Committee have prepared two information summaries for NZ Orienteers and Mappers on the new ISOM2017 mapping specification changes.
2017-mapping-changes-preview Mapping Changes For NZ Orienteers – June 2017 - The IOF has agreed a new mapping specification for standard orienteering events. Over the next few years you will run on a mixture of old (ISOM 2000) and new (ISOM 2017) mapping. The organisers will make it clear what you are going to get.
ONZ Vacancy: Junior World Orienteering Championships (JWOC) 2017 Coach - Applications are invited for the vacancy of NZ JWOC 2017 Coach. Applications close 1 May 2017.
High Performance News #26 – February 2017 - Southern O Week provides plenty to put in the February HP News - it doubled as the first round of the SuperSeries and was followed by a successful, HP camp.
2017-MTB-Adventure-Quest-Boys-team MTB Adventure Quest 2017 – The Biggest Yet With Over 220 Competitors - Orienteering Bay of Plenty (OBOP) was blown away by the number of competitors at this year’s MTB Adventure Quest.
High Performance News #23 – November 2016 - Although orienteering activity has been somewhat scarce during November there has been a lot going on behind the scenes. This includes putting together as far as possible details of training camps in the first half of the year, organizing dates for trials for various teams, and an entertaining weekend of having various members of the HP Squads test running courses for WMOC2017 in Woodhill Forest.
ONZ Vacancy: Pre-JWOC Training Coach 2017 - The role is to assist with athlete training and preparation of the 2017 NZ representative team at JWOC. Full details available in position description.
2016 Year 5-8 Orienteering Training Camp Invitation to Year 5-8 Orienteers Training Camp 17-22 December 2016 - Orienteering coaches include four Danish junior elites who have experience of coaching this age group at training camps in Denmark.
ONZ High Performance News #22 October 2016 - The highlight of October without a doubt has been Tim Robertson’s performance in coming 4th in the final race of the 2016 IOF World Cup, leaving him in 16th place overall in the series. However, October has also seen a highly successful Alpine O Weekend in the high country of Craigieburn, and considerable progress in planning for 2017. The later includes finalising the 2017 High Performance Squads, venues for various trials, and proposals for a HP camp.

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Blog Posts

Joseph Lynch - Photo: 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.
Video Preview Oceania & World Masters Games 2017 – Orienteering Highlight Video (Simon Rouse) - Simon Rouse shares his video highlight real from his time at the New Zealand Orienteering Carnival 2017 - featuring Oceania 2017, Middle Earth, and the World Masters Games 2017 Orienteering Championships.
Oceania Long Podium Gene Beveridge Blog – 3 Out Of 3 - Gene Beveridge reflects on winning his A-goal race, Oceania Orienteering Champs Long Distance.
IOF Oceania Orienteering Championships summary (IOF News) - The Oceania Orienteering Championships 2017 took place 14-17 April in Auckland, New Zealand. Despite the severe weather conditions in the area, the competitions could go ahead as planned, and the Oceanian orienteers battled it out for titles in Sprint, Middle, Long and Relay.
IOF: In depth with GPS-analysis - Elite orienteers use it. Ordinary orienteers use it. GPS-tracking. Analysing your race with help from GPS has become common practice. Tools like QuickRoute and Livelox make it very easy to spend time on orienteering long after you return from the forest.

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