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News | Orienteering New Zealand - Part 12
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 […]

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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 […]

2019 Orienteering NZ Junior Camp – Applications Reopened
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Thu 24 Oct 2019

We are reopening applications for the Junior Camp as we have a few spaces left, and we would like to give those that haven’t applied a chance to take advantage of this opportunity to be selected.

Auckland Champs 2019
Labour Weekend – Auckland Orienteering Champs Wynyard Quarter Sprint & Woodhill New Maps – Entries close Friday.
By Auckland Orienteering Club - Thu 17 Oct 2019

Enter now – Entries close Friday 18 October 2019. Auckland Orienteering Champs 26-28 October 2019. New Maps!

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Selection Announcement: ONZ Under 23 Development Camp 2019
By Malcolm Ingham - Wed 16 Oct 2019

The athletes have selected for the 2019 Orienteering NZ High Performance Under 23 Development Camp which will be held in Counties Manukau from 7-13 December 2019.

Have your say: what ONZ should prioritize in its plans for 2020
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Wed 16 Oct 2019

As part of ONZ’s annual planning process, we are keen to get input from clubs and individual orienteers. Help ONZ understand the issues and priorities that matter most in 2020.

Map Training
ONZ Compass Point – October 2019
By Christo Peters - Fri 11 Oct 2019

The latest news update including: View from the Chair; Legends of Orienteering – Robbie; High Performance Update – 2020 Trials dates; Camps update; Club Spotlight; Map Making Course;

Pinestars lose out to Bushrangers in close fought Test Match
By Malcolm Ingham - Mon 07 Oct 2019

After a week of orienteering at the Oceania Carnival, taking into account the combined scores of the Queen’s Birthday and Carnival, the Australian Bushrangers have beaten the New Zealand Pinestars by 395.7 to 394.4. NZL were relatively well beaten on Australian soil scoring only 3 class wins over the 5 races – the W20E’s in […]

High performance News #57 – September 2019
By Malcolm Ingham - Tue 01 Oct 2019

It seems somewhat odd to be writing this in Wellington while a substantial number of NZL orienteers are in Australia at the Oceania Carnival. Nevertheless it has allowed me to keep an eye on both the goings on over the ditch over the weekend, and the happenings in Switzerland where the final round of the […]

NZ MTBO Champs - Rotorua 2019 9-10 November
NZ MTBO Champs 2019, Rotorua – Entries open
By Erin Swanson - Fri 27 Sep 2019

Want to experience a fantastic weekend of top level mountain bike orienteering?  The 2019 NZ MTB Orienteering Champs will be hosted in Rotorua, NZ’s MTBing mecca, on 9th and 10th November.

ONZ
Coming up – World Cup Round 3 and Oceania
By Malcolm Ingham - Thu 26 Sep 2019

While the attention of most in New Zealand is on the upcoming Oceania Carnival let’s not forget that the third round of the 2019 IOF World Cup starts in Switzerland on Friday evening New Zealand time. NZL has only two entrants, Laura and Tim Robertson, for a 3-day programme that starts wth a middle distance […]

Selection Announcement – ANZ MTBO CHALLENGE 2019
By Catriona McBean - Thu 19 Sep 2019

Maryborough, Victoria, 25-27 October 2019 NZ has been invited to take on Australia in an ANZ challenge competition at the Australian MTBO champs, Maryborough. The riders selected to represent New Zealand at the 2019 ANZ MTBO Challenge are: Conal Boland-Bristow M/W21 Tegan Knightbridge  Ryan Moore   Marquita Gelderman   Brent Simpson M/W40 Erin Swanson Peter […]

Oceania 2019 - Orienteering Fun on the A41
Oceania 2019 – Relay NZ Teams Coordination Update (Revised)
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Thu 05 Sep 2019

Jean Cory-Wright is coordinating the NZ contingent for the Oceania relay championships in Australia.

Vacancy: 2019 ANZ Challenge NZ Team Manager
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Thu 05 Sep 2019

A manager is sought for the New Zealand team for the 2019 Australia-New Zealand Orienteering Challenge, to be contested as part of the 2019 Oceania Championships from Saturday 28th September to Sunday 6th October in NSW and Victoria.

Selection Announcement – ANZ TEST MATCH PINESTARS 2019
By Catriona McBean - Tue 03 Sep 2019

The New Zealand Pinestars will compete against the Australian Bushrangers in Victoria and New South Wales, Australia, 28 September – 6 October 2019. Women Men 20 Tessa Burns (Sprint) Oliver Egan Katie Cory-Wright (Long, Middle) Ronan Lee Marina Comeskey Scott Smith Kaia Joergensen Liam Stolberger Tegan Knightbridge (Long, Middle) Will Tidwell Penelope Salmon (Sprint) Jessica […]

Selection Announcement – ANZ Challenge Team 2019
By Catriona McBean - Tue 03 Sep 2019

NZ Team Announcement for the Australia – New Zealand Challenge that will take place as part of the Oceania Championships held in New South Wales and Victoria, Australia from 28 September to 6 October 2019.

Junior Training Camp
2019 Junior and U23 Orienteering Training Camps Registrations Open
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Tue 03 Sep 2019

    2019 Junior Orienteering Training Camp Sunday 15 – Friday 20 December 2019 Location – Wesley College, Pukekohe Supported by Counties Manukau Orienteering Club Junior Camp Criteria Because of demand for the ONZ Junior Camp over the last few years that we have now put some limits on who can attend.  This is so we […]

Lonely Mountain Sprints – 24-27 January 2020 – Entries Open
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Tue 03 Sep 2019

Entries now open. Orienteering Taranaki invites you to a festival of sprint orienteering – the “Lonely Mountain Sprints” featuring the NZ World Orienteering Championships (WOC) trials alongside the very best 4-day sprint orienteering from Orienteering Taranaki.

High Performance News #56 – August 2019
By Malcolm Ingham - Mon 02 Sep 2019

A little later in the year than usual, but the first forest only WOC since the advent of sprint orienteering has now come and gone. The compressed programme compared to previous years left little time for reflection during the event, those appear below. WOC has also left little time to consider other issues so the […]

Orienteering NZ - Find Your Adventure
ONZ Compass Point – August 2019
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Sat 31 Aug 2019

Orienteering News – View from the chair; Introducing Christo Peters – New GM; Southern Cross Staff appointments; Event Liaison Update; High Performance Update; and more.

ONZ COVID-19 Information