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2023 New Zealand Secondary School Orienteering Champs

30 May 2023 By Michael Croxford
Marlborough Orienteering Club is stoked to invite students from Mangonui in the Far North to Invercargill in Southland to compete in the upcoming New Zealand Secondary Schools Orienteering Championships in Marlborough, from Thursday 13 July until Saturday 15 July 2023. This will also be the final three events of the Te Tau Ihu NavSport Festival […]. Read More...

New Zealand Pinestars team selected for Kings Birthday

28 May 2023 By Christo Peters
The following athletes have been selected for the NZ Pinestars team to race against the Australian Bushrangers at the King’s Birthday event 3rd-5th June in the Counties Manukau region: W20E – Rachel Baker, Katherine Babbington, Zara Stewart M20E – Nathan Borton, Riley Croxford, Callum Wishart,  Felix Hunt (S, M only), Fergus O’Neill (S, M only), Daniel Wood […]. Read More...

Looking for this year’s Junior Camp Manager & Lead Coach

27 May 2023 By Christo Peters
The 2023 Junior Camp (Year 9-13) is being hosted by the Peninsula and Plains Orienteering Club (PAPO) and is taking place in Canterbury between Thu 14th and Wed 20th December. Orienteering New Zealand would like to invite applications for the Junior Camp Manager and Lead Coach positions. These positions are voluntary in nature, although position holders will be […]. Read More...

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View from the Chair – April 2023

03 May 2023 By Christo Peters
Last week we held the AGM for ONZ, where we presented the annual report for 2022 and passed two important changes for the sport; a revised constitution and a new Event Levy and Affiliation fee policy. I won’t go into the detail of what these changes are, as these have been described elsewhere, including previous […]

Kiwi’s podium in UK at JK

03 May 2023 By Christo Peters
We caught up with Yvette Baker after seeing her photographed on the same podium (with the same time) as Alistair Landels. So a  Kiwi living in Britain and a Brit living in NZ decided to take over the podium for the Day 2, Middle event at High Dam in the Jan Kjellström International Festival of Orienteering 2023. Yvette […]

2022 Southern Cross Challenge

03 May 2023 By Christo Peters
By Geoff Greenwood, 2022 Head Coach 2022 was the first time in three years that we had sent our Secondary Schools orienteers across the Tasman to compete against the Australian States, and just the second time with the two selected teams, NZ Karahiwi and NZ Harua competing for the Southern Cross trophy. This meant a […]
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