A strong contingent of NZ mountain bikers (55 in total), travelled across the Tasman to compete in the Australian MTBO champs and ANZ Challenge, on 7th and 8th October at Wingello NSW, about 150kms South of Sydney in the Southern Highlands.
Early bird entries closing 5th October for 2017 National Champs in Hawkes Bay over Labour Weekend 20-23 October 2017 . After Thursday late entry fees will apply until entries close 12th October.
With the major news and events in September coming right at the end of the month I have delayed this issue a little to capture them. These include the Australian Champs Carnival, incorporating of course the Southern Cross Challenge, and then this last weekend the final round of the 2017 IOF World Cup where Tim […]
in this Issue: View from the Chair; ONZ Committee Vacancies- Round 2; Years 5-8 Orienteering Camp; 2018 Council Elections; Entries for National Championships; High Performance Update; Event Liaison Update;
ONZ Policy Updates
Anti-Match-Fixing and Sports Betting Policy
After the sprint and middle distance events at the Australian Championships the New Zealand Pinestars trail the Australian Bushrangers in M20E, W20E and W21E, and New Zealand hold a narrow lead in M21E. Highlights for NZL have been Matt Ogden placing 2nd in both races in M21E and similar 2nd places for Cameron de L’isle […]
The 2017 Years 5-8 Orienteering camp will be held in Rotorua this year from the 19-22 December. Information about the camp including the registration form are available from: http://www.obop.org.nz/junior-camp-2017.html Closing date for registration is 15 November. The camp is limited to 60 participants and registration will close before this date if this limit is reached. […]
including World Cup Round 3 – Latvia; Analysis of where we seem to be Post-WOC/JWOC; Jonty Oram’s report on the O-Ringen academy; and Pinestars selection.
Hi all junior camp, under 23 camp and coach applicants. We have had over whelming numbers apply this year for all these camps and positions. We are having to leave out nearly 30 applicants for junior camp. We are currently going through a process with regional coaches to decide as fairly as possible who this is and […]
Going to the Australian Carnival week in Sept? Have you entered the relay? Did you not enter the relay as you didn’t have a team? Jean Cory-Wright is coordinating the relay teams for the Australian Relay champs (not Aus schools relay) on Sun 1 Oct for all age groups. She will use the entry list […]
The ONZ draft Anti-Match-Fixing and Sports Betting Policy is now available for member consultation and review. Deadline for feedback is 30 September 2017.
What’s in this Issue: View from the Chair; ONZ Committee Appointments; ONZ Survey; Anti-Match-Fixing and Sports Betting Policy; High Performance Update;
The New Zealand Pinestars will compete against the Australian Bushrangers at the Australian Championships Carnival to be held in the Bathurst area of NSW from 23 September – 1 October 2017. Women Men 21E Renee Beveridge (S, M) Duncan Morrison (S, L, R, M) Greta Knarston (S, M) Matt Ogden (S, L, R, M) […]
Hawkes Bay Orienteering Club announces a brand new map and location for the Middle distance event at the NZ Orienteering Champs 2017 being held in Hastings 20-23 October 2017.
Marquita Gelderman (North West) achieved three gold medals in the Sprint, Middle and Long Distance events at the World Masters Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships 2017 held in France 29th July – 5th August 2017.
Hawkes Bay Orienteering Club invites all orienteers from near and far to the 2017 New Zealand Orienteering Championships.
Entries are open for the event being held over Labour Weekend 20-23 Oct 2017
Spring time in the Hawkes Bay is a wonderful time to visit, with new lambs, fruit blossoms and lush green pasture to greet you.
Australian Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships, Wingello NSW – 7-8 October 2017 The New Zealand Team to compete in the ANZ challenge competition at the Australian MTBO Championships, Wingello NSW, Australia on 7- 8 October is: Women Saskia Learmonth W16 Dunedin Jorja Simpson W16 Taranaki Jessica Sewell W16 North West Tayla Simpson W20 Taranaki Tegan Knightbridge […]
I apologise that with WOC already under way at the end of June, the June issue of HP News somewhat fell by the wayside. So here you have a combined June/July issue which not only summarises WOC with its highs and lows, but also JWOC which followed hard on its heels and saw Tommy Hayes […]
in this Issue: View from the Chair; ONZ Committee Vacancies – 10 August deadline; Junior Orienteering Camp – Applications Close 31 July; Coaching Positions for Junior Camp – Applications Close 31 July; High Performance Update;
A fantastic second leg by Tim Robertson took NZL briefly into the lead in the Sprint Relay at the World Games in Wroclaw. After Laura Roberston had run great first leg to come in 8th in the 17 strong field only 26s down on leaders Sweden, Tim powered to the front of the field midway […]
Laura Robertson has produced her nest international performance yet in finihsing 11th in the individual sprint at the World Games in Wroclaw, Poland. Although the World Games field is limited to 40, the majority of the top sprinters were present, albeit with only 2 runners per country rather than the 3 at WOC. Run round […]
The ONZ Mapping Committee have prepared two information summaries for NZ Orienteers and Mappers on the new ISOM2017 mapping specification changes.
Tommy Hayes has won NZL’s 4th JWOC sprint medal in 5 years with a wonderful run in today’s race in Tampere. For a long time it looked as if Tommy was going to follow Matt Ogden and Tim Robertson as a JWOC champion, only to be pipped almost at the very end by Oli Ojanaho […]
Tommy Hayes, Devon Beckman and Dani Goodall have qualified for tomorrow’s middle distance final at JWOC in Tampere, Finland. Tommy was the most comfortable of the Kiwis qualifying 9th in Heat 3 only 2:15 behind heat winner Akseli Ruohola of Finland. Devon finished 16th in Heat 2 not wuite 3 and a half minutes back. […]
Applications are now available for the 2017 Junior Camp, Under 23/Regional camp, and Junior Camp coaches.
Relay day at WOC2016 in Sweden was not particularly auspicious for NZL. However, it was nothing on relay day at WOC2017 in Estonia! Apart from Nick and Laura all the NZl team members either struggled or had disasters on the, admittedly, complex terrain. The day started badly whe Gene dropped almost 6 minutes on the […]