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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 […]
Oceania Long Distance – Lizzie wins personal place for WOC2023 - NZL had mixed results in the Oceania Long Distance held on Bells Marsh, St Helens – a mixture of steep rock strewn slopes interspersed with very green gullies. Lizzie Ingham again led the way with an impressive 13 minute winning margin in W21E in a time of 84:35 for just over 9k. As Oceania Champion […]
Oceania Sprint – Lizzie Ingham wins W21E - The Oceania Sprint Champs for 2023 was held today at University of Tasmania, Launceston campus, venue for a World Cup sprint in 2015. Lizzie Ingham took the W21E title in a time of 16:26 with a clear margin of 70 seconds ahead of second placed Caitlin Young. Kaia Joergensen was 4th in W21E another 23 […]
selection-2023-Oceania-ANZ-Provisional Team Announcement: ANZ Challenge (Oceania Championships 2023) - The following have been provisionally selected to represent New Zealand in the Australia New Zealand Challenge, being held as part of the Oceania Championships in Tasmania – 7th – 12th January 2023. (Updates: Team finalised 31/12/22 and “Provisional” removed, M55 Sprint Team updated 30/11/2022) W20 Sprint Long Middle Relay Anna Babbington Katheine Babbington Katheine Babbington […]
Zefa Fa’avae stars in JWOC Middle - Zefa Fa’avae has produced New Zealand’s best result in a JWOC middle distance for 6 years, finishing 17th in the latest edition, run in Portugal overnight. This was the first time that the JWOC middle distance has been run as a straight final without qualification and Zefa’s time of 26:38 was just over 2 and […]

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Blog Posts

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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