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Selection call – NZL Pinestars v AUS Bushrangers - It has been confirmed that the Australian Bushrangers will send a small team to Queen’s Birthday 2022. This will consist of 3 M21E, 3 W21E and 2 M20E. Those interested in being selected for the New Zealand Pinestars to compete against the Bushrangers should let convenor of selectors Al Cory-Wright know as soon as possible. […]
High Performance News #88 – April 2022 - April was always going to be dominated by the ONZ Championships and these turned out to be exceptional in both organization and the racing on offer. The hardy and keen also enjoyed to further days of top sprint racing in Nelson and Blenheim as part of the National Sprint League. Now that the dust has […]
NOL - 2022 - Round 2 Review NOL Round 2: Review - Strong Showing from Fa’avae The demanding Waiarapa terrain did not disappoint at the National Orienteering League (NOL) Round 2 / JWOC trials over the weekend. Both Saturday’s Middle and Sunday’s long provided robust challenges to team hopefuls, all vying to prove their worth and secure a spot in the 2022 New Zealand JWOC team.The varied […]
NOL Round 2: Preview - Juniors Take Centre Stage After being off the cards for 2 years now, the allure of Junior World Orienteering Champs (JWOC) is firmly in the minds of our best junior orienteers, peaking this weekend with part 1 of the JWOC trial process. Wairarapa will play host to a quality field of under 20 athletes ready […]
Entries for NOL2/JWOC Trials are open - Entries for the 2nd round of the National Orienteering League and the JWOC Trials in the Wairarapa on Saturday/Sunday 26/27 March are now open. The link to the entry page is https://www.revolutionise.com.au/redkiwi/events/133752/
Introducing: NOL & NSL 2022 - The National Orienteering League is a season long series for New Zealand’s fastest navigators. The series takes in some New Zealand’s biggest orienteering events, with races in a range of terrain on both sides of Cook Strait.  Runners from across the country will chase glory in forests, over farmland and on the streets in pursuit […]
NSL Round 1/2: Bulletin 2 and Start-times - The final bulletin is here Start-times and KO sprint format are here
NOL Round 2/JWOC Trials – 26/27 March Bulletin 1 - Programme Saturday 26 March:    Middle distance          Glenlean                     First start 1 pm Planner: Lizzie Ingham; mature pine forest with some leafy under-storey rock and complex contour detail. Sunday 27 March: Long distance             Blairlogie/Glenlean    First start 10 am          Planner: Gene Beveridge; mature pine forest, moderately steep gully-spur with some rock and significant route choice. Courses and […]
National Sprint League Round 1/2 – Bulletin 1 and Entry Information - Programme Friday 4 March            Sprint              Freyberg HS & Pit Park           First start 6 pm Saturday 5 March       KO Sprint                                     Qualification   Palmerston N Esplanade        First start 9 am                                     ¼ Finals           Palmerston North GHS           First start 11.30 am                                     ½ Finals           IPU                                          First start 2.30 pm                                     Final                Massey University                  First start 5.30 pm […]
Selection Notice – 2022 World Cup Round 1 - The first round of the 2022 IOF World Cup will be held in Boras, Sweden from 26-29 May 2022, and will consist of an individual sprint, a knock-out sprint and a sprint relay. New Zealand is entitled to enter up to 4 men and 4 women. Selection will be based on known sprint form including the […]

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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 […]
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.

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