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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 […]
Long distance beckons in both Latvia and Austria - Saturday 11 August brings the long distance events at both WOC in Latvia and WMTBOC in Austria. Overall 7 Kiwis will be In action, 4 in the former and three in the later. After a day of 30 degree temperatures in Sigulda tomorrow promises not only to be cooler (22-24 C) but also cloudy. This […]
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 […]
Georgia Skelton 4th in middle at World Junior MTBO Champs - Although at the time of writing results are still provisional, continuing what is becoming a record summer for NZL orienteering, Georgia Skelton has finished in 4th place in the middle distance race at the Junior World MTBO Championships being held in Austria. Georgia was 90 seconds away from the bronze medal. Starting in the middle […]
Latvia2018 #5 – Strong runs for Lizzie and Tim in WOC middle - Lizzie Ingham and Tim Robertson were the top NZL performers in a tough WOC middle distance run in Sigulda today. Lizzie, returning to WOC competition only 10 months after heart surgery, continued a remarkable run of results in finishing 24th in the women’s field. Her WOC middle distance record since her first appearance in 2011 shows […]
Latvia2018 – #4 NZL 12th in sprint relay – updated Monday - New Zealand has matched its previous best result in the WOC sprint relay finishing 12th in the 2018 event run in Riga this afternoon. The NZL team of Laura Robertson, Tim Robertson, Cameron de L’Isle and Lizzie Ingham were just over 5 minutes behind winners Sweden who successfully defended their title from last year. Laura, […]
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.
Marquita MTBO HP News #43 – July 2018 - July has seen an explosion of international events. This includes not only JWOC but also WUOC, EYC, WMOC and WMMTBOC. Notwithstanding some excellent JWOC results it has also seen New Zealand win no less than an unprecedented 6 gold medals! Reports, in chronological order, on all these below, plus Kiwis at O-Ringen 2018, and a […]

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Blog Posts

2018 Australian Orienteering Carnival Notice for NZ participants attending Australian Relay Championships, Sunday 30th Sept 2018 - Jean Cory-Wright is coordinating all NZ teams for the Australian Relay Championships event on Sunday 30th Sept 2018. NZ participants are asked to contact Jean with additional details.
Tim Robertson - NZ Herald Tim Robertson won silver in the World Orienteering Championship sprint in Latvia (NZ Herald) - Kiwi orienteering star Tim Robertson claimed New Zealand's first ever medal at a World Orienteering Championships on Sunday in Latvia. In a historic performance in which the 22-year-old led at every split time, Robertson was ahead by 0.7 seconds at the final pre-warning before being edged out of the gold medal by Switzerland's Daniel Hubmann by a slim 1.1 seconds to take silver.
NZ JWOC Team 2018 – Middle Final Event vlog#12 - Last individual day at JWOC! Some great results in an insanely technical and physical middle distance!
Middle Qual NZ JWOC 2018 Team – Middle Distance Start Times (Friday Night NZST) - NZ team pleased to have four athletes in the A final tomorrow; congrats to Katie, Max, Joe & Cameron. They will all be wearing GPS. First starts B & C final 10:01, women A final 11:31 & men A final 12:02. Team in good spirits & looking forward to the technical courses tomorrow in Bócsa.
JWOC Middle Qual NZ JWOC Team 2018 – Middle Qualification Event vlog#11 - A pretty successful day at the Middle Qual! In some tricky terrain the team managed to pull out some great performances! Super pumped for the Finals tomorrow!
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.
NZ JWOC Team 2018 – Sprint Event vlog#9 - All the action from the Sprint Distance here at JWOC 2018!
NZ JWOC Team 2018 – Long Distance Event vlog#8 - All the action and interviews from the Long Distance event at JWOC2018, Hungary!
JWOC 2018 Long: Maps and Results (World of O) - World of O provides a review of the Long Distance JWOC race, maps, and results.
NZ JWOC Team 2018 – Opening Ceremony and Sprint Model vlog#7 - Vlog Day 7! Check out the super exciting sprint model, technical model, and Opening Ceremony!

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