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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 […]
Interview with ONZ Chairperson Peter Swanson - This month Southland Orienteering Club’s (SOC’s) fantastic little newsletter featured an interview with ONZ’s Chairperson which was well worth sharing.  Thank you to Sally Duston for allowing us to share this great interview.  In the interview Peter shares insights into his involvement in Orienteering as well as ONZ’s structure.  Well worth a read!  Click here […]
Orienteering NZ Compass Point Compass Point – April 2021 - Update Note from the GM View from the Chair Sport National Orienteering Awards announced JWOC paper team named 2021-2025 ONZ Strategic Plan released – a new focus for our sport Sports People Interview with ONZ Council Member Tom Reynolds Events Queens Birthday Weekend – 5-7 June 2021 2021 Australian Champs NZ MTBO Champs Nationals round-up […]
Orienteering NZ Annual Awards 2020 - This year’s ONZ Awards took place at the National Championships in South Head, north of Auckland on Sunday 4th April 2021. Congratulations to all the award recipients: Volunteer of the Year Awards Jean Cory-Wright (PP) Continued role with Junior Camp Coach Training, involvement in Coaching Working Group & work re-righting ONZ NCEA Standards. Michael Croxford […]
NZ MTBO Champs 2021 Enter to Win a Map Board MTBO Champs 2021 – Enter now to be in to win a mapboard - Get your entry in by this Sunday 28 March 2021 if you are wanting to have a go on some of this years best MTB maps and think a spare map board might be handy. There are two mapboards to be won if your entry is in for the mountain bike orienteering champs by this […]
ONZ Compass Point – February 2021 - M e m b e r   n e w s   &   v i e w s   |   F E B R U A R Y   2 0 2 1  U p d a t e Note from the GM View from the Chair S p o r t Wairarapa Orienteers are out of hibernation Get involved, Join […]
Orienteering NZ Compass Point ONZ Compass Point – December 2020 - M e m b e r   n e w s   &   v i e w s   |   D E C E M B E R   2 0 2 0  U p d a t e Note from the GM View from the Chair   S p o r t    2020 Member survey results Forum response U23 […]
Orienteering NZ Compass Point ONZ Compass Point – November 2020 - M e m b e r   n e w s   &   v i e w s   |    N O V E M B E R   2 0 2 0  U p d a t e Notes from the GM S p o r t    Is COVID-19 disrupting NZ’s chance to compete at events? Forum […]
Orienteering NZ Controller Newsletter ONZ Controllers Newsletter – April 2020 - Welcome to the first issue of what I hope will be a regular newsletter keeping you all informed about changes and advancements in the world of orienteering.
WMTBO2020 ONZ Selection Notice – Mountain Bike Orienteering World Championships and Junior World Championships 2020 - The MTBO selection panel invites riders wishing to represent NZ at the 2020 MTBO World Championships and Junior World Championships, to apply for selection by 31 March 2020.

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Blog Posts

NZ MTBO Champs My view of the 2021 MTBO Champs: Still learning nav at bottom end of the results - I was invited onto the NZ Mountain Bike Orienteering (MTBO) committee over a year ago now. It really was a surprise since I manage to consistently hover on the lower edge of the results table, but I am what you call a keen enthusiast. This year at the MTBO Champs there was a really good […]
MTB Orienteering Champs 2021 - ThMTB orienteering champs are for all bikers who like to make adventure trips interesting
Man and son with bikes looking at map Crocodile XC park MTBO - When asked if I would control an MTBO event at Halswell Quarry in Christchurch I envisioned an event traversing the open spaces of the Quarry Park with a few controls on the Crocodile and C2 MTBO tracks. Clearly I hadn’t been mountain-biking there for a couple of years or been in the park on a […]
MTBO Champs 2021 - Great news MTBOers! 2021 NZ MTBO Champs are happening! Dates have been set for the 2021 NZ MTBO Champs in Central Otago – 17th to 21st April 2021. Get the dates in your diary, and stay tuned to the mtbochamps.nz website for more details coming soon:https://www.mtbochamps.nz/2021-nz-mtbo-champs.html #MTBO #MTBorienteering #MTBorienteeringNZ #MTBOchamps
OBOP invites you to Vindaloo MTBO weekend and the Central District champs 2018 - Vindaloo MTBO Weekend 2018 Orienteering Bay of Plenty (OBOP) is running the Vegas Vindaloo Mountain Bike Orienteering (MTBO) Weekend on 29-30 September 2018. MTBO Sprint, MTBO Long and MTBO Rogaine on the fantastic trails around Rotorua. Central Districts Foot Orienteering Championships 2018 OBOP is also resurrecting the Central Districts Foot Orienteering Champs on 3-4 November […]
Credit - Otago Daily Times PHOTO: LINDA ROBERTSON Think fast, move fast (Otago Daily Times) - Moving fast and finding your way around an unfamiliar area are two very different skills. But they are pair that go together well for Tom Spencer and Alistair Richardson. The Dunedin duo will be among the top contenders at this weekend's South Island orienteering championships, to be held in the Dunedin Botanic Garden and on Signal Hill. More than 200 people from around New Zealand and Australia are expected at the event, with one competitor coming from as far away as Israel.
IOF May 2017 Newsletter IOF Newsletter – May 2017 published - How to follow World Cup Round 1; Leho: World Orienteering Day and World Cup; WOC 2017: Time to suit up again; MTBO World Cup 2017: Who will be this year’s winners? Clare Durand: “I’m the only serious Trail Orienteer within a three hour drive” Orienteering in focus in seven big European cities; Walking through footmarks of the past with Gytis Juska; Successful event in Malaysia
OA-MTBO-2015-Thumbnail MTBO Feature Articles from 2015 Australian Orienteer magazine - A compilation annual of the MTBO pages that have appeared in The Australian Orienteer magazine in 2015 is available online.
Godzone2016-winners Congratulations to Chris Forne and his Yealands team who won GodZone 2016 - Congratulations to the winners of GODZone 2016 - Team Yealands. Several orienteers competed in various teams in the adventure race that included map navigation legs and an elite level foot orienteering course set by Nelson Orienteering Club.
Rogaine-SpiritedWomensAdventureRace2016 Spirited Women – All Women’s Adventure Race - Some cool coverage of the Spirited Women's Adventure Race held in Rotorua last weekend. The race involved several orienteers and included a Rogaine stage around the Redwoods.

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