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Selection Notice WUOC 2024 - The World University Orienteering Championships (WUOC) 2024 will be held in Bankso, Bulgaria from 1-5 August 2024. WUOC will consist of individual sprint, middle, and long distance races, a sprint relay and a forest relay. Competitors must satisfy the following conditions: • Athletes must be at least 18 and less than 25 years of age […]
Selection Notice EYOC 2024 - The European Youth Orienteering Championships (EYOC) 2024 will be held in Szcsecin, Poland from 21-24 June 2024. EYOC will consist of individual sprint and long distance races, and a forest relay. Classes are M-18, W-18, M-16 and W-16. New Zealand is allowed up to 4 athletes in each class. Selection Criteria As per the Orienteering […]
Selection Notice JWOC 2024 - The Junior World Orienteering Championships (JWOC) 2024 will be held in Pilsen, Czechia from 30 June – 7 July 2024. JWOC will consist of individual sprint, middle, and long distance races, a sprint relay and a forest relay. Selection Criteria As per the Orienteering NZ G1 Selection Policy the 2024 JWOC team will be selected […]
ONZ Compass Ppint Compass Point – April 2023 - Member news & views | APRIL 2023 UpdateNotes from the GMView from the Chair Event ReviewUS JWOC trialsEaster 4 daysKiwis podium in UK JK2022 Southern Cross challenge Coming eventsKing’s Birthday & Tūāraki-Northern Regional ChampionshipsUniversity of Canterbury Orienteering Club’s UltralongHigh performanceHP news Sport2022 Orienteering New Zealand Award RecipientsEYOC, JWOC, and WOC Teams NamedIn memorium MTBOAlexandra MTBO […]
Toby 75th in World Cup 1 Long Distance - Toby Scott has finished 75th out of a field of near 130 in the first race of the 2023 IOF World Cup – a long distance held in Ostfold, Norway. The men’s course of 15 k with 660 m of climb featured a classic mix of leg length in rolling forest. Toby had a relatively […]
World Cup 1 starts Thursday night - The first round of the 2023 IOF World Cup starts on Thursday night NZ time in Norway with a long distance race. The races are based around Ostfold where WOC 2019 was held. With Tim Robertson out through injury, Toby Scott will be the sole Kiwi in both the long and middle distance (Saturday). First […]
Advance notice – World Cup Round 3 / European Sprint Champs - The final round of the 2023 IOF World Cup will be held in Verona, Italy from 3-8 October 2023. This round forms the European Sprint Championships and will have an individual sprint, a knock-out sprint and a sprint relay. As WOC2024 will be a sprint WOC, NZL is seeking to send as full a team as possible […]
OWC2023 - Orienteering World Cup Selection notice – IOF World Cup Round 2 - The second round of the 2023 IOF World Cup will be held in Ceska Lip, Czechia from 2-6 August 2023, and will consist of a sprint distance, a sprint relay, a middle distance, and a long distance. New Zealand is entitled to enter up to 4 men and 4 women. Selection will be based on known form . […]
World Cup Round 1 – Selection Notice - The first round of the 2023 IOF World Cup will be held in Ostfold, Norway from 26-30 April 2023, and will consist of an middle distance, long distance and relay. New Zealand is entitled to enter up to 4 men and 4 women. Selection will be based on known form . All athletes interested in selection for […]
Oceania Middle – another WOC place for Lizzie, 4 Kiwis on the elite podium - The intricate tin mining terrain at Hunt Tin Mine presented a very different challenge for today’s Oceania Middle Distance, but yielded the best results of the week for the small NZL contingent. Lizzie Ingham again led the way with a 2 minute win in W21E to gain a personal place in the WOC middle distance […]

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Change of heart revitalises top orienteer (Newsroom) Change of heart revitalises top orienteer (Newsroom) - Cardiac arrest and open heart surgery haven't slowed down top Kiwi orienteer Lizzie Ingham, who's on her way to her yet another world championship, Merryn Anderson writes.
Orienteers Sprint Orienteering NSL Round 1 Headcam videos - For those interested here is the link https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLb_AJm6VxDu6CJgArBqA59vZ1CAMUGltw to the headcam videos taken by Joseph Lynch as he generally blitzed the field last weekend.
NSL Round 1, Race 3 & 4 Review - Clean sweep for Lynch Dominating performances all weekend gave Joseph Lynch the perfect start to the Inaugural National Sprint Series (NSL). The Christchurch based athlete proved unbeatable, posting two further wins in Sunday’s double header sprints held in Levin to round out the clean sweep. The first race of the day at Levin Primary, Intermediate […]
NSL Round 1, Race 2 Review - Salmon Punches BackAuckland’s Penelope Salmon (U20) waited until the final few controls to deliver the knock out blow today at the NSL Round 1 Knock Out Sprint. Sprinting to the win by a mere 0.3sec over Lizzie Ingham, Salmon fired her counter punch after the forked section of the course, hunting down and passing Ingham […]
NSL Round 1, Race 1 Review - Ingham and Lynch Resume Service Freyberg High School and Pit Park in Palmerston North provided the backdrop for the first ever National Sprint League (NSL) race this evening. While the map and series may be brand new, our victors were certainly not – both Joseph Lynch and Lizzie Ingham picking up where they left off […]
NSL Round 1 Preview: Turbo Sprint Weekend - Palmerston North and Levin will play host to the first round of the 2022 National Sprint League (NSL). A busy weekend awaits competitors with the program including 3 sprint distance events and a 4 race knock out sprint event, all to be held on challenging campus and parkland maps. Friday evening opens proceedings with a […]
Everything you want to know about Knock Out Sprints Everything you wanted to know about Knock-Out Sprints Discussion Session - Orienteering Australia have been running regular high performance Zoom meetings discussing various topics. This week Orienteering NZ’s performance leader Malcolm Ingham lead the discussion covering the IOF recently introduced Knock-Out Sprint format. Contact us if you have any questions or would like to get involved. Links: IOF Website – 3rd Sprint Format Heat Selection video […]
ONZ Under 23 High-Performance Camp | 6-11 December 2020 - This year the U23 camp, which was a day shorter than in previous years, started on the Sunday evening of 6 December with a brief introductory talk given by Malcolm Ingham. This gives the rationale for the camp and emphasised the big step required to go from successful junior orienteering in New Zealand/ Australia to […]
Al Cory-Wright competing in the orienteering Sprint champs at the MastersGames in Auckland 2017 What does a convenor of selectors do? - Alistair Cory-Wright has been a national selector for about 9 years, taking on the role after the long time Convenor of Selectors Marquita Gelderman stepped down in 2011 from the 3 person panel. Geoff Greenwood became the Convenor of Selectors, and Bill Edwards filled the other position. Al distinctly remembers when he was on the […]
Leg by Leg #1 Leg By Leg #1 – Hogs Back Ultralong - 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. Hogs Back Ultralong was on 05/09/2020. The episode is most suitable for […]

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