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NZOC 2020 10-13 April
Entries now open for Nationals – April 2020 - 17/02/2020 12:11
By WgtnOC

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 - 17/02/2020 11:53
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

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 - 17/02/2020 11:33
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

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 - 11/02/2020 05:02
By Counties Manukau Orienteering Club

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 - 03/02/2020 09:35
By Malcolm Ingham

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 (alistaircorywright@gmail.com) by Friday 21 February 2020. […]

High Performance News #61 – January 2020 - 29/01/2020 04:52
By Malcolm Ingham

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 - 24/01/2020 05:11
By Malcolm Ingham

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 - 20/01/2020 11:00
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

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 - 06/01/2020 03:15
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

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 - 05/01/2020 05:11
By Christo Peters

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 - 05/01/2020 04:06
By Christo Peters

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 - 24/12/2019 02:06
By Malcolm Ingham

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
Compass Point – December 2019 - 23/12/2019 05:10
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

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 - 23/12/2019 02:52
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

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 - 20/12/2019 11:24
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

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 - 20/12/2019 11:07
By Joolz

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 - 30/11/2019 09:14
By Malcolm Ingham

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 - 25/11/2019 10:01
By Malcolm Ingham

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 - 25/11/2019 09:47
By Malcolm Ingham

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 - 25/11/2019 09:34
By Malcolm Ingham

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 - 21/11/2019 12:43
By Christo Peters

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
Compass Point – November 2019 - 18/11/2019 08:12
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

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 - 08/11/2019 06:56
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

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) - 04/11/2019 04:00
By Russell Higham (ONZ Events Liaison)

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

High Performance News #58 – October 2019 - 31/10/2019 10:33
By Malcolm Ingham

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 […]

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