News | Orienteering New Zealand - Part 10
Mapping Expressions of Interest
Wellington Orienteering – Expression of Interest for Mapping – due Sunday 4 August 2019
By WgtnOC - Mon 22 Jul 2019

Wellington Orienteering Club is hosting Nationals 2020 and so we are seeking expressions of interest for two new maps. Information on each of these maps is below. Scotts Ferry Extension (PDF 3.7MB) Osgiliath NW (PDF 752KB) Please don’t hesitate to get in touch with Sarah ([email protected]) otherwise we look forward to receiving your quotes by […]

ONZ High Performance News #54 – June 2019*
By Malcolm Ingham - Mon 01 Jul 2019

As usual June has seen a major upturn in happenings. This started, of course, with the massive turn-out at Queen’s Birthday. This was followed a week later by the first round of the World Cup for 2019, though it was not particularly uplifting from the local point of view. Now we have the departure of […]

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ONZ Compass Point – June 2019
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Fri 28 Jun 2019

News Updates from Orienteering NZ – including National Volunteer Week; ONZ General Manager applications invited; View from the Chair; Event Liaison Update; High Performance Update; WorkSafe NZ Policy Clarification; Sport NZ – Healthy Active Learning; Review of Walking Access Act 2008

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Applications invited for position of Orienteering NZ General Manager
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Wed 26 Jun 2019

The term of the current General Manager ends in late September, and the Council are now inviting applications from people who may have an interest in this role. Closing date for applications is July 15th 2019.

Selection Announcement – New Zealand Secondary Schools Team 2019
By Catriona McBean - Tue 18 Jun 2019

Wagga Wagga and Surrounds, 27 September to 6 October 2019 This year, two teams of equal ability will be selected to compete for the Southern Cross Trophy against the six Australian states and the Australian Capital Territory in the 2019 Australian Schools Championships.   Team 1 (Harua) Team 2 (Karahiwi) Senior Boys:  Mitchell Cooper (AK) […]

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Tough WC Middle for Tim
By Malcolm Ingham - Sun 09 Jun 2019

A tough middle distance overnight at the World Cup in Helsinki. The World Cup continues tonight with a chasing start long distance based on the middle results. Lizzie again will not start and Tim is off at 8.42 pm Sunday (NZST).

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IOF World Cup starts tonight
By Malcolm Ingham - Sat 08 Jun 2019

The first round of the 2019 IOF World Cup starts tonight in Helsinki with a middle distance. New Zealand has two entrants – Tim Robertson and Lizzie Ingham, although Lizzie picked up an ankle injury last week and is in doubt of starting. Details of live coverage can be found at https://orienteering.sport/event/orienteering-world-cup-round-1/middle/#current with the women’s […]

Call for Selection – IOF World Cup Rounds 3 and 4
By Malcolm Ingham - Fri 07 Jun 2019

The 3rd round of the 2019 IOF World Cup will be held in Laufen, Switzerland from 27-29 September 2019. The round consists of a middle distance, a knock-out sprint, and an individual sprint. Bulletin 1 is here: WC3-Bulletin-1 The 4th and final round of the World Cup will be held in Gaungdong, China from 24-30 […]

National Orienteering League 2019 – and the winners are…..
By Malcolm Ingham - Wed 05 Jun 2019

The Queen’s Birthday 3-day event was also the final round of the NOL. The series consisted of 11 races in total with the best 8 scores to count, with competition in men’s women’s senior and junior elites classes. The M21E title was retained by Gene Beveridge who was in fact the only one in this […]

Pinestars take first leg of Test Match
By Malcolm Ingham - Mon 03 Jun 2019

The New Zealand Pinestars, led by strong performances from Matt Ogden, Imogene Scott, Joseph Lynch, Kurtis Shuker and Kaia Joergensen have taken the lead after the home leg of the annual Test Match against the Australian Bushrangers run in the Manawatu over Queen’s Birthday weekend. Matt (M21E), Imogene (W21E), Jospeh and Kurtis (both in M17-20E), […]

Vacancies: MTBO Selection Panel
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Mon 03 Jun 2019

Do you have experience in MTBO competition? Have a good knowledge of MTBO athletes and willing to commit some time into selecting our MTBO teams to represent New Zealand internationally?

ONZ High Performance News #53 – May 2019
By Malcolm Ingham - Tue 28 May 2019

With no second JWOC trial this year to fill the gap between the ONZ Champs and Queen’s Birthday there has been a bit of a lull, notwithstanding events on the various local scenes. Following the naming of the JWOC and WOC teams, in mid-month there was a successful HP camp held in Auckland, largely, but […]

Review of the Walking Access Act 2008 – Public Meeting Invitation
By Catriona McBean - Tue 28 May 2019

As many of you are likely aware, the Ministry for Primary Industries is reviewing the Walking Access Act 2008. We want to hear from you and people in your networks interested in access to the outdoors, so we get the best possible results from the review.  The Act is about increasing free access to tracks, […]

Selection Notice – ANZ MTBO CHALLENGE 2019 – Update
By Catriona McBean - Tue 28 May 2019

UPDATE – Extension of Deadline to 2 June   Please forward applications to Josie Boland [email protected]   Maryborough, Victoria, 25-27 October 2019 New Zealand has been invited to take on Australia in an ANZ challenge competition at the Australian MTBO champs, Maryborough, 25-27 October 2019. The Championships include mass start, sprint, middle and long distance […]

Orienteering NZ Compass Point – May 2019
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Mon 27 May 2019

May Update e-Newsletter from ONZ including: Have Your Say – Major Events; Vacancies; View from the Chairs; 2019 AGM & Club Forum; New Council Members; New Life Members; Event Liaison Update; High Performance Update; and other news…

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Vacancies: Manager / Lead Coach – 2019 ONZ Junior Camp
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Thu 23 May 2019

The 2019 Junior Camp is being hosted by Counties Manukau 15-20 December 2019. Applications are invited for the Junior Camp Manager and Junior Camp Lead Coach. Applications close 21 June 2019.

Selection Notice – New Zealand Secondary Schools Team 2019
By Catriona McBean - Thu 23 May 2019

Wagga Wagga and Surrounds, 28 September to 6 October 2019 This year, two teams of equal ability will be selected to compete for the Southern Cross Trophy against the six Australian states and the Australian Capital Territory in the 2019 Australian Schools Championships. The championships will be held in and around Wagga Wagga in New […]

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Vacancy: 2019 Southern Cross Challenge NZ Team Manager
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Thu 23 May 2019

Managing the NZ Orienteering Team 2019 as part of the Australian Championships carnival 27 Sept to 6 Oct 2019. Applications close Friday 21 June 2019.

Selection Announcement – ANZ TEST MATCH PINESTARS 2019
By Catriona McBean - Tue 21 May 2019

The New Zealand Pinestars will compete against the Australian Bushrangers at the Queen’s Birthday 3-day event to be hosted by Wellington 1-3 June 2019. W20E Katie Cory-Wright (PAPO)   Marisol Hunter (PAPO)   Briana Steven (PAPO)   Reserve: Kaia Jorgensen (PAPO)       W21E Renee Beveridge (NWOC)   Lara Molloy (WGTN)   Imogene Scott (AOC) […]

Selection Announcement – WORLD ORIENTEERING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019
By Catriona McBean - Thu 16 May 2019

The World Orienteering Championships 2019 will be held in Sarpsborg, Norway from 12-17 August 2019. The final team to represent New Zealand at the World Orienteering Championships are:   Women: Lizzie Ingham (Wellington) Greta Knarston (Counties Manukau) Kate Morrison (Hawkes Bay)   Men: Gene Beveridge (North West) Cameron de l’Isle (North West) Tommy Hayes (Auckland) […]

Selection Announcement – JUNIOR WORLD ORIENTEERING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019 – Full Team Announcement
By Catriona McBean - Fri 03 May 2019

The Junior World Orienteering Championships 2019 will be held in Aarhus, Denmark from 6-13 July 2019. The confirmed full team selected is listed below.   Men : Max Griffiths (NW) Stephen Harding (PAPO) Joe Lynch (PAPO) Daniel Monckton (NW) Kurtis Shuker (CMOC) Will Tidswell (HBOC) Reserve: Scott Smith (PAPO)     Women : Katie Cory-Wright […]

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ONZ High Performance News #52 – April 2019
By Malcolm Ingham - Wed 01 May 2019

So the ONZ Championships, with new locations and a variety of challenging terrain, have come and gone. Congratulations to all the winners and place getters and to PAPO as the lead organizers. Out of the ONZ Championships we now await the final announcement of the WOC and JWOC teams and, below, is updated the points […]

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National Orienteering League 2019 – standings after Rnd 3
By Malcolm Ingham - Wed 24 Apr 2019

After 8 events of the 2019 National Orienteering League the top 3 positions in each of the classes are as follows (for the full list click on the link): Senior Men : 1. Gene Beveridge 580 pts (8 scores), 2. Nick Hann 439 (5), 3. Matt Ogden 230 (3). Senior Women : 1. Lara Molloy […]

Four Life Members Announced
By Catriona McBean - Mon 22 Apr 2019

Last night at the 2019 Orienteering National Championships Prize Giving Ceremony in Oamaru, Orienteering NZ announced four new Life Members. Life Membership is conferred upon a person in recognition and appreciation of their outstanding service to orienteering. The four new life members are: Rob Crawford (previously CMOC) Rob has had many years involvement in orienteering, […]

Orienteers Converging (Ōamaru Mail) – NZOC2019
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Fri 19 Apr 2019

Ōamaru Mail press article on NZ Orienteering Championships 2019 being held in the area.

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