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Rachel NZ MTBOers shine at World Masters - UK based kiwi Mountain Bike Orienteering competitors (MTBOers), Rachel and Liam Drew, have had some outstanding results at the World Masters MTBO Champs 2021 just held in Abrantes, Portugal. Rachel achieved a clean sweep in the W45 class, taking out 1st place across the Long, Middle, Sprint and Mass start events. This also gave Rachel the […]
HP News #81 – September 2021 - With lockdowns continuing to varying degrees around the country September has been another difficult month. With doubt now on not only the Oceania Championships but also the Northern Championships it has been difficult to keep motivation up, especially for those stuck in Level 3.  Nevertheless, the world goes on around us and planning continues on […]
Orienteering Flag ONZ Compass Point – September 2021 - Member news & views | SEPTEMBER 2021 Update Note from the GM View from the Chair Sport Increased ONZ Focus on Sprint Orienteering High Performance update – World Cup round 2, Sweden Understanding our membership Club forum Updated ONZ guidelines for club events at level 2 Sports People Interview with ONZ Chair Peter Swanson Events […]
Sprint Orienteering Increased ONZ Focus on Sprint Orienteering - Quite apart from the fact that no New Zealand based orienteers have had the chance for any international representation for the last 2 years, the Covid-induced pause has also brought more starkly into focus the split of the World Championships (WOC) into separate sprint and forest events in alternate years. As a result, ONZ has been […]
World Cup Round 3 starts Thursday - The final round of the IOF World Cup for 2022 in Cansiglio in Italy starts on Thursday evening New Zealand time. Round 3 consists of a long distance on Thursday, a middle distance on Saturday and a sprint relay on Sunday. As throughout 2022 NZL will be represented by Tim Robertson and Toby Scott. GPS […]
Orienteering NZ Compass Point Compass Point – August 2021 - Member news & views  |  AUGUST 2021 Update Note from the GM  View from the Chair Sport Junior Camp Registrations now open Orienteering and Covid – a brief look at things in the UK High performance update – World Cup Event Two Understanding our membership Club forum New club/school resources launched Do orienteers improve with age? Sports People Interview […]
Interview with Yvette Baker - In June ONZ announced the Southern Cross team and staff which we had hoped would be travelling to Australia to compete in the Australian Schools Competition.  For the third year in a row, the team included members of the Baker family.  This year the coaching staff also included one of the Baker family.  For those […]
Embargo Notice – New Zealand Orienteering Champs 2022 - Nelson Orienteering Club are excited to announce the initial embargo notice for the New Zealand Orienteering Champs 2022. The Sprint Distance embargo covers the campuses of Hampden Street School, Nelson College and the Braemar Campus of Nelson Hospital. The Long Distance embargo covers the whole of Canaan Downs but still allows access from the Harwood […]
World Cup Middle another toughie - The middle distance race at World Cup Round 2 in Sweden proved to be another race which caused many problems for a lot of competitors. With Tim Robertson opting not to start, Toby Scott was the only Kiwi in the field finishing 90th after another tough day at the office. Joey Hadorn and Daniel Hubmann […]
Long long distance for Tim and Toby at WC2 (IOF World Cup 2021) - A tough long distance opened the second round of the IOF World Cup at Idrefjäll, Sweden overnight. Passing through challenging hilly terrain at an altitude of 630-880m above sea level. Only one man was under 100 minutes and two women under 90. New Zealand’s two representatives were well down in the field, with Toby Scott […]

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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 […]
NZ JWOC Team Vlog 3 NZ JWOC Team 2019 | Day 3 VLog – Ticks and Long Distances (Video) - Day 3 Video of the the New Zealand JWOC team's preparation and racing at JWOC 2019 in Silkeborg, Denmark.
EYOC2019 NZ at European Youth Orienteering Championships (EYOC) 2019 - The European Youth Orienteering Championships (EYOC) are taking place in Grodno, Belarus on Thursday 27th June through to Sunday 30th June 2019. NZ orienteers are travelling independently to the European Youth Orienteering Champs in Belarus. 
Introducing the New Zealand JWOC Team 2019 - Meet the NZ team heading to the Junior World Orienteering Champs 2019 being held in Silkeborg, Denmark 6-12 July 2019. Follow the team: NZ JWOC Team (Instagram) Elite NZ Orienteering (Facebook) ONZ Website JWOC Posts NZ JWOC Team Supporters (Facebook) Event Website: 2019 Junior World Orienteering Championships – Denmark 6-12 July 2019 Youngest to eldest, ladies before […]
Sprint 2019 - Oamaru 2019 Orienteering Nationals – Behind the Scenes – Sprint Controller Video - Hear what Bruce Steven, the controller, has to say about the 2019 Nationals Sprint event.
Sprint 2019 - Oamaru 2019 Orienteering Nationals – Behind the Scenes – Sprint Mapper Video - We go behind the scenes and ask the mapper what she thinks about the upcoming Sprint event.
Map Sample WOC2018 Relay Stable WOC Relay (Gene Beveridge Blog) - Stable runs from the New Zealand men’s relay team got us a 17th, 1 place down from the our good result in Scotland 3 years ago. We were very happy with the 16th at that World Champs because it was much better than previous years. This year felt somewhat different though, maybe because the expectations were higher. However, 17th is good, looking at the incredible strength of the competition, and reflects 3 stable runs, far different to last year’s disaster. Our Women’s team placed similarly, 19th.
Matt-Ogden-sourceWOC2018 WOC 2018 – (Matt Ogden Blog) - After the National Championships earlier this year and with the Master’s completed I made the decision to have another crack at WOC. The objectives of this WOC project focused on seeing how an NZ based campaign compared to others I have done; in terms of the experience, the feelings, and the performances.

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