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Orienteering NZ Compass Point ONZ Compass Point – October 2020 - Member news & views S p o r t Notes from the GM View from the chair Nationals 2020 New Zealand Secondary School Team named Junior O camp What does a Convenor of Selectors do? Temu Rd quiz answer M a p p i n g Mapping committee Bulletin H i g h P e […]
Orienteering NZ NZSS Team Named New Zealand Secondary School Paper team named - Following last weekend’s National Orienteering Championships, the Junior Selection Panel has selected two New Zealand Secondary School Teams.  In a regular year, these teams would take part in the Southern Cross Challenge against Australian state teams.  In naming the team, selectors adhered to the selection criteria agreed with Orienteering Australia by having two teams of […]
North Island Secondary School Championships 2020 NISS 2020 Orienteering Championships Report - The North Island Secondary Schools (NISS) Orienteering event was held over the weekend of 16th and 17th October 2020.   Counties Manukau Orienteering Club (CMOC) hosted this secondary schools event and with everything that has been happening in 2020, and after two event postponements, the club was very excited for the participants to finally attend and […]
North Island Secondary Schools Orienteering Champs 2020 Video: North Island Secondary Schools Orienteering Champs 2020 – Long Distance - Day Two of the North Island Secondary School (NISS) Orienteering Champs Long Distance event was out in Waiuku Forest, South Auckland. Commentary by Orienteering NZ’s Devon Beckman. https://youtu.be/NmTYi8netKo Video work by The Stream Shop on Sky Sport Next YouTube channel. Event hosted by Counties Manukau Club.
North Island Secondary School Championships 2020 North Island Secondary School Orienteering Champs 2020 Sprint Video - What a great weekend for the North Island Secondary School (NISS) Orienteering Championships 2020 hosted by Counties Manukau Orienteering Club. Catch some of the highlights and sprint action from Tuakau – here’s a little glimpse from the day. Video work by The Stream Shop has been uploaded to to Sky Sport Next YouTube and is […]
Summer O Camp 2020 school years 5-8 Juniors Year 5-8 Summer O Training Camp | Nelson December 2020 - Year 5-8 Orienteers are invited to an orienteering training camp in Nelson, Friday 18th evening – Monday 21st  afternoon December 2020. Orienteering coaching will be available for all abilities from beginner to experienced. There will also be a chance to enjoy swimming in the beautiful Nelson rivers and beaches. Cost for accommodation, food and maps $185 […]
ONZ to select 2020 NZSS Team at Nationals 2020 New Zealand Secondary School Paper Team to be chosen at Nationals - Orienteering NZ is pleased to announce that a paper NZSS team will be named following this year’s New Zealand Orienteering Championships (Nationals 2020).  The reason for naming a paper team, the event that the team will be chosen at, and the criteria for selection have been taken into consideration in reaching this decision. The suggestion […]
CMOC - North Island Secondary School Champs 2020 2020 North Island Secondary School Orienteering Champs – Event Postponed to 17th & 18th October - 15 September 2020 After the Government’s announcement yesterday regarding the extension of level 2.5 for Auckland, it has been agreed that Counties Manukau Orienteering Club will postpone the North Island Secondary School Championships scheduled for 26/27/28 Sept 2020 to the backup date of 17th and 18th October 2020.   If further restrictions prevent this date being used […]
2020 NZSSOC 2020 NZ Secondary School Orienteering Champs – Event Cancellation - 15 September 2020 The Hawkes Bay Orienteering Club in association with Orienteering NZ have taken what we know will be a very disappointing decision for all the students and teams who have entered or intended entering our NZ Secondary Schools Orienteering Championships 8-10th October in Hawke’s Bay.  As indicated previously, this championship can only proceed […]
ONZ Major Events Special Update – 11 September 2020 - The reemergence of Covid-19 in the community in August and subsequent escalation of alert levels has created uncertainty regarding many of our marque events. This update provides the most up-to-date information about these key events to provide a degree of clarity for the Orienteering Community.

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Blog Posts

Happy Orienteering Wellington organisers Successful 2020 National Orienteering Champs - As a nation-wide event to celebrate high competition in a friendly environment Nationals 2020 ticked all the boxes. It was a very rocky journey to the start line for this event due to the global pandemic. After every successful event there are key learnings. The organisers will do a thorough debrief over the coming weeks […]
Leg by Leg #7: NISS Sprint - 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. This schools race on the Tuakau College map was on 17/10/2020. The […]
Orienteering competition with Taranaki Secondary School Sports Association (TSSSA) Navigation training in Taranaki for teens - School orienteering and navigation training in Taranaki Orienteering Taranaki is booming this year with membership up from approx. 100 to 188 students. An important part of the club’s development has been concentrating on good quality and accessible secondary school participation in the various NavSport disciplines. Mainstay events are the Taranaki Secondary School Sports Association – […]
Leg by Leg #3 Leg by Leg #3: Canterbury School Long Champs - 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. Canterbury Schools Long Champs was on 13/09/2020. The episode is most suitable […]
Leg by Leg #2 Leg by Leg #2: Canterbury Schools Sprint Champs - 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. Canterbury Schools Sprint Champs was on 12/09/2020. The episode is most suitable […]
Local Focus: Kids loving cunning running (Video – NZ Herald) - Video - Orienteering engages youths' minds and bodies. Made with funding from NZ On Air. At this week's Hawke's Bay Schools Sprint Championship there were 267 entries.
Orienteering Event to Raise Funds for Geraldine High School (Stuff) - Students from Geraldine High School are set to participate in the Geraldine Rogaine Autumn Muster.An event which will see people plotting a route during a race throughout a South Canterbury town will help raise funds for its high school.The Geraldine High School's PTA has organised another Rogaine Autumn Muster which will take place this Sunday.
Clued-up kids get orienteering course back on track (Stuff Marlborough-Express) - Tattered markers on an orienteering course have received a much needed makeover thanks to  a team of clued-up kids. Year 6 students at Grovetown School near Blenheim have given a new lease of life to the orienteering course at Mistletoe Bay Eco Village in the Marlborough Sounds.
Photo: Stuff - Waiuku College Girls Waiuku College leading the way in orienteering (Stuff – Franklin County News) - Three year 9 girls are turing heads in the orienteering world, after they came away from the North Island Secondary Schools Orienteering Championships with an award. Despite limited orienteering experience, Waiuku College's Millie Thompson, Charlize Aicken and Beanie Rattrie came away with the small school section from the event, where the three girls' aggregate score topped the leaderboard for the category.
Image Credit : Stuff Challenge puts the ‘fun’ in fundraising (Stuff) - Nelson Central School's orienteering fundraiser is back. Designed for all ages and abilities, the Central Challenge is a unique fundraiser involving teamwork, exercise and cunning, but above all it's about fun. Event organiser Janja Heathfield was excited to see it run again for its second year.

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