Flock Hill
2022 Not the Oceania Sprint
Woodhill Start
Laidmore
MTBO Starters
2021 National Relays – Kids
Relay Handover 2021
News | Orienteering New Zealand - Part 10
NZOC 2020 10-13 April
Entries now open for Nationals – April 2020
By WgtnOC - Mon 17 Feb 2020

Orienteering Wellington is hosting the annual NZ Orienteering Championships (‘the Nationals’), 10-13 April 2020 (Easter weekend). Entries are now open—go to events.orienteering.org.nz/nationals/. 

JWOC and WOC Trials – 21 & 22 March 2020
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Mon 17 Feb 2020

North West Orienteering Club (NWOC) is hosting a weekend of high-quality orienteering, with new maps and varied terrain on Auckland’s South Head. The perfect orienteering hit out before the National Championships three weeks later.

Cool Awesome Educational Preview
Updated Overseas Resource for Clubs and Members working with Schools
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Mon 17 Feb 2020

Recently ONZ was invited to distribute this great free resource – the undated version of “Cool, Awesome and Educational”, Orienteering at school for ages 6-15.  We have had a look at it and encourage all clubs to do the same.

Schools Start Orienteering
2020 North Island Secondary School Orienteering Championships Entry Information
By Counties Manukau Orienteering Club - Tue 11 Feb 2020

Counties Manukau Orienteering Club Inc (CMOC) looks forward to welcoming competitors to North Island Secondary Schools Orienteering Championships 2020 on 22-24 April 2020 being held at venues in Manukau, Waiuku Forest, and Waiuku farms.

Selection Announcement IOF World Cup Round 1
By Malcolm Ingham - Mon 03 Feb 2020

The first round of the 2020 IOF World Cup will be held in Neuchatel, Switzerland from 21-24 May 2020. .Round 1 consists of a long distance, a knock-out sprint and an individual sprint All orienteers interested in selection for this event should contact the Convenor of Selectors Al Cory-Wright ([email protected]) by Friday 21 February 2020. […]

High Performance News #61 – January 2020
By Malcolm Ingham - Wed 29 Jan 2020

Season 2020 is underway! A highly successful Lonely Mountain Sprint series saw a strong international field and gave a great demonstration of the new IOF knock-out sprint format. A full report follows, including an analysis of the map choice option of splitting that was used in the semi-finals. Also, as we move into 2020 a […]

Lonely Mountain Sprints - Friday 24 - Monday 27 January 2020
Lonely Mountain Knock-out Sprint – live tracking
By Malcolm Ingham - Fri 24 Jan 2020

The elite knock-out sprint, a WOC 2020 trial, takes place on Saturday at the Lonely Mountain Sprints in New Plymouth. There will be live tracking of both the women’s and men’s finals. Women’s final: start 1800, tracking goes live at 1758 at events.loggator.com/7wiV4g Men’s final start 1830, tracking goes live at 1828 at events.loggator.com/fO1XwA

Orienteering NZ - Find Your Adventure
ONZ Compass Point – January 2020
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Mon 20 Jan 2020

In this issue: View from the Chair; Legends – Bunny Rathbone; Peter Snell the Orienteer; 40th Katoa Po Event; Rogaine Update; 2020 Council Nominations;

Vacancy – NZ JWOC Manager 2020 & 2021
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Mon 06 Jan 2020

Orienteering NZ have not currently received any expressions of interest for managing the NZ Team at 2020 & 2021 Junior World Orienteering Championships (Turkey & Portugal). 

New Major Events Allocation System
By Christo Peters - Sun 05 Jan 2020

ONZ would like to thank everyone who contributed to the new Major Events Allocation System that comes into effect in 2020. The ONZ Major Events Allocation System 2019 document explains the new system, its intent, and the initial 2020-2023 calendar. 

Orienteering NZ - Find Your Adventure
Orienteering New Zealand 2020 Business Plan – Final Consultation Document
By Christo Peters - Sun 05 Jan 2020

The proposed 2020 Business Plan for member consultation is available. We invite all members to read this document and provide any additional feedback by 31 January 2020.

HP News #60 – December 2019
By Malcolm Ingham - Tue 24 Dec 2019

With essentially no events of note the main feature of December is the Under 23 Development Camp, held this year courtesy of Counties Manakau Orienteering Club. However, after a long year it also provides a chance to take a short break before launching into the next year. Of course, 2020 will see an early start […]

Orienteering NZ - Find Your Adventure
ONZ Compass Point – December 2019
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Mon 23 Dec 2019

In this issue: View from the Chair Club Spotlight – Southland U23 Performance Camp Junior Development Camp 2020 Council Positions GM’s forword The last month has been a busy one for Orienteering New Zealand.  The National Council, many of national committee conveners and key office holders met to discuss your feedback and to set the […]

Map Embargoes – Trial races for JWOC/WUOC 21-22 March 2020
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Mon 23 Dec 2019

The two areas of Woodhill Forest and adjacent land are embargoed to any participants in the JWOC/WUOC trial and public races being held in Auckland on Saturday 21 March (middle) and Sunday 22 March (long) 2020.

ONZ
Vacancies: Applications to be a member of the 2020 ONZ Council
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Fri 20 Dec 2019

There will be two vacancies on the Orienteering NZ National Council this year. The 2020 ONZ Annual General Meeting will see the retirement of long serving member Jane Harding and current council member Lynn McBain as part of ONZ’s constitutional rotation policy.

Oceania 2021 embargo notice
By Joolz - Fri 20 Dec 2019

Latest Embargo notice for Oceania Orienteering NZ champs 2021  Read the full document and fire us some of those great questions that always follow an embargo map post. We have been following the IOF recommendations as closely as possible and some good technical discussions have been floating around. Many thanks to all the NZ technical […]

HP News #59 – November 2019
By Malcolm Ingham - Sat 30 Nov 2019

After the plethora of events in October, November has seen a dearth! Hence, no pictures, no results, but the chance to reflect on a couple of the issues that came to light before and during October – not least the allegations of cheating that arose out of the world Military Games and World Cup races […]

Selection notice – WORLD ORIENTEERING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2020
By Malcolm Ingham - Mon 25 Nov 2019

The World Orienteering Championships 2020 will be held in the Triangle Region of Denmark from 6-11 July 2020, and will consist of an individual sprint, a knock-out sprint and a sprint relay. Selection Criteria As per the Orienteering NZ G1 Selection Policy the 2020 WOC team will be selected on Known Form from the following […]

Selection notice – WORLD UNIVERSITY ORIENTEERING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2020
By Malcolm Ingham - Mon 25 Nov 2019

The World University Orienteering Championships 2020 will be held in Smolensk, Russia from 14-18 July 2020. Selection Criteria As per the Orienteering NZ G1 Selection Policy the 2020 WUOC team will be selected on Known Form from the following events. 21/22 March 2020 in Auckland (primary events) ONZ Championships in Manawatu 10-13 April 2020 (secondary […]

Selection Notice – JUNIOR WORLD ORIENTEERING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2020
By Malcolm Ingham - Mon 25 Nov 2019

The Junior World Orienteering Championships 2020 will be held in Kocaeli, Turkey from 26 June – 4 July 2020. Selection Criteria As per the Orienteering NZ G1 Selection Policy the 2020 JWOC team will be selected on Known Form from the following events. 21/22 March 2020 in Auckland (primary events) ONZ Championships in Manawatu 10-13 […]

Oceania 2021 Embargo Map area of Laidmore
Announcement of Embargo – Oceania Orienteering Championships 2021
By Christo Peters - Thu 21 Nov 2019

The area covered by red shading on the map below is henceforth embargoed until the end of the Oceania Orienteering Championships, January 2021.

Lizzie sets off on the sprint relay first leg
ONZ Compass Point – November 2019
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Mon 18 Nov 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;

Junior Camp
Orienteering Training Camp (Years 5-8 at school) 21-23 Dec 2019 Registrations
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Fri 08 Nov 2019

PAPO will be hosting an orienteering training camp, for those in Years 5-8 at school, from 21st-23rd Dec 2019 in Christchurch. The camp will teach skills and have exercises catering from beginners to advanced (white to red level). The camp is two nights and three days based at Spencer Park holiday park.

Junior Camp
Selection Announcement – ONZ JUNIOR CAMP 2019 (Updated)
By Russell Higham (ONZ Events Liaison) - Mon 04 Nov 2019

The following Junior Orienteers have been selected to attend the Junior Camp in Pukekohe 15-20 December 2019.

High Performance News #58 – October 2019
By Malcolm Ingham - Thu 31 Oct 2019

October has been a month with a hectic start and an even more hectic finish. Beginning with the second weekend of the Oceania Carnival – which saw some excellent individual performances , but Australia taking the Aspin-Key Trophy – and culminating with both the final round of the IOF World Cup and the Auckland Championships […]

ONZ COVID-19 Information