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NZSSOC map change – Long distance event

10 Jun 2024 By Joolz
Change in venue for NZ Secondary School Orienteering Championships – Long distance event. Orienteering Wellington has made the decision to relocate the Long Distance event for the NZ Secondary School Orienteering Championships. Originally planned to take place near Porirua, the event will now be held at the Hydrabad map in Waitarere Beach. Waitarere Beach is […]. Read More...

Orienteering World Cup |Round 1 Olten, Switzerland

31 May 2024 By Christo Peters
Laura’s pre-competition training has been remarkably successful, resulting in a strong performance representing New Zealand. Reflecting on her progress, Laura noted, “This is the first year since my move to the UK in 2015 that I’ve managed to navigate through winter without injury. Usually, I’m scrambling to build speed before major competitions, but this year, […]. Read More...

Whangarei Orienteering Club | History & welcome to ONZ 

31 May 2024 By Christo Peters
Exciting news! Whangarei Orienteering club have officially joined Orienteering New Zealand as a stand alone club. Up until now they have been a subsidiary club with North West Orienteering Club. The process of becoming a stand alone club has taken some time and effort, and so has compiling of the club history up until now.  […]. Read More...

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GFR 2024 | Great Forest Rogaine

05 Jun 2024 By Christo Peters
The Great Forest Rogaine is back for 2024 – starting from a new mystery location but still promising an awesome day out in Whakarewarewa Forest! 3 and 6 hour rogaine events with Foot and MTB options.  Get together a group of friends or family for a great adventure – you are guaranteed to go places […]

View from the Chair | May 2024

31 May 2024 By Christo Peters
After a flurry of team selections in the last few months we are now seeing the first of the New Zealand teams represent us overseas with the Orienteering World Cup races in Olten Switzerland. As I write the individual sprints are shortly about to take place. International races coming up include World Cup round 2 […]

World Orienteering Week event | Stoneybrook

31 May 2024 By Christo Peters
What a fabulous start to our 2024 North West Rogaine Series. After a crisp start, we were treated to beautiful blue skies and sunshine – perfect conditions for exploring those rolling hills..Thanks to our Course Planner, Tahi Harris, and Controller Nick Harris who made the most of the map in choosing control sites – reaching […]
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