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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 […]
Auckland knock-out sprint a success - The extended Easter weekend finished with NZL’s second ever Knock-out Sprint, at Carrington. This had no qualification but only three KO rounds, with all runners getting 3 races. With many of the top elites and junior elites heading home after the ONZ Champs there was the opportunity for several of the younger juniors to foot […]
Orienteering NZ - Find Your Adventure National O League – Round 2 SI Champs - Anzac Weekend has seen the second round of the National O League (NOL) with long, sprint and middle distance races at the South island Champs in Alexandra. In M21E Matt Ogden and Joseph Lynch continued their close battle although with roles a little reversed from the ONZ Champs – Joseph taking the long and middle […]
ONZ Champs 2021 and KO Sprint – tracking replays and videos - At Easter weekend’s ONZ Champs there was live tracking for both W21E in the long distance and for M21E in the middle distance. Replays of these can be found at the links below. M21E Long: W21E Middle: Both the Men’s and Women’s A Finals at the KO Sprint on Easter Tuesday were also […]
NZOC2021 - The North West Orienteering Club team has preparations for this year’s New Zealand Orienteering Championships (NZOC2021) well underway, for an exciting Easter Weekend of orienteering and renewing friendships in under two weeks from now! Entries have closed, camping information will be emailed out shortly, clubs will be asked for input on their relay teams, and […]
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 […]
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.
Lizzie sets off on the sprint relay first leg Compass Point – November 2019 - News updates including View from the Chair; Legends of Orienteering; High Performance; NZ MTBO Championships; Junior Camp - How it works; Newly Confirmed Events; PAPO's Yr 5-8 Camp;
Auckland Champs 2019 Labour Weekend – Auckland Orienteering Champs Wynyard Quarter Sprint & Woodhill New Maps – Entries close Friday. - Enter now - Entries close Friday 18 October 2019. Auckland Orienteering Champs 26-28 October 2019. New Maps!
Lonely Mountain Sprints – 24-27 January 2020 – Entries Open - Entries now open. Orienteering Taranaki invites you to a festival of sprint orienteering - the "Lonely Mountain Sprints" featuring the NZ World Orienteering Championships (WOC) trials alongside the very best 4-day sprint orienteering from Orienteering Taranaki.

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Blog Posts

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 […]
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.
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.
Tour De Peninsula - Gene Map Gene Beveridge Blog: Tour De Peninsula - Gene Beveridge (NZL) posted about orienteering on his personal blog: Tour De Peninsula marks the build up to the 2015 orienteering season in NZ with its series of 8 races over 3 days with the cycle tour inspired concepts used by Sprint the Bay in previous years. This year I was open to compete for as many of the leaders’ singlets as I could.
WUOC 2014 Update 2 – Long, Sprint, Middle - Long – The long was a physical, steep race with two main route choice legs for the girls and three for the boys. The route choices were either very steep and straight or very far around and it was difficult to weigh up the options. We all found the physical terrain difficult and were impressed […]
Map Sprint Debrief – The Best Of Both Worlds (Updated) - Well what can I say, this was my first ever JWOC race and I’ve been caught out unlucky.  Mixed emotions flow through my body and trying to encapsulate this experience is hard. I feel frustrated at the “would’ve” situations that lie right in front of me yet what a hell of a race. Technically I […]
JWOC2014Team Follow NZ Team at JWOC 2014 - The 2014 Junior World Orienteering Championship races start Tuesday night (Tues 22nd July, 7pm NZST) with the Sprint. JWOC2014 is being held in Borovets, Bulgaria. New Zealand has a team of 6 women and 6 men plus coach and team manager. In addition, several kiwis have travelled to support the team. The New Zealand JWOC 2014 […]
Lizzie Ingham WOC2014 Sprint WOC Report #3 - The sprint – a long, long, hot day that started at 6am so we could get the specially laid on ferry to Burano Island for the qualifying heats. Sadly these were not exactly a great success from the NZ point of view, with only Lizzie running to form and cruising into the final in 6th place in her heat. Greta was right up with the pace in heat 3, but a 1 minute mistake was the death knell for her qualifying chances, and Imogene was steady but always just off the necessary pace.
WOC Report #1 - Image - Middle Podium (Photo Credit: Andrea Cardosi) Another year, another WOC, and here we are in sunny (but also very thundery) Italy on the Altopiano of Asiago in the foothills of the Dolomites. Wh

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