World Masters Games 2017 are working closely with Orienteering New Zealand, our sport delivery partner, and as the Games draw closer we have a number of updates to provide you.
Friday 3 March is the deadline to register for most sports in World Masters Games 2017. So if you’re not signed up, it’s your last chance!
You are warmly invited to the Australian Orienteering Carnival 2017 Hill End and Bathurst, Central-Western New South Wales
September 23rd to October 1st.
The 2017 Orienteering NZ Annual General Meeting will be held on Friday 14 April at the conclusion of the Oceania Championships Sprint event.
Oceania, Middle Earth and World Masters are fast approaching. With many New Zealanders set to take part on home terrain, Grassy Knoll Outdoor and Trimtex have put together a New Zealand Masters shirt so that Kiwi Runners can represent their national colours. “The shirt has been designed in consultation with Trimtex in Norway. The design […]
The above events will take place in the wellington area on Saturday/Sunday 25/26 March as reported in the last HP News. To enter the trials please visit https://entries.wellingtonorienteering.org.nz/online-entry Entry fees are $12 per race payable at the event.
The embargoed areas for orienteering for World Masters Games 2017 and World Masters Orienteering Championships 2017 have been revised to Update 2.
The end of January already and a new season of orienteering beckons with the upcoming Waikaia Orienteering Weekend marking the start of the 2017 SuperSeries, and to be followed by the High Performance Camp. Already, however, Wellington has run a very successful regional camp reported below, and preparations are on-going for a whole list of […]
The ANZ Challenge will be held in Auckland on 14-17 April 2017 as part of the Oceania Championships. Friday 14 April – Sprint Distance Saturday 15 April – Long Distance Sunday 16 April – Relay Championships Monday 17 April – Middle Distance For 2017, New Zealand will challenge Australia in the following classes: W-16, […]
Marshals Urgently needed; View from the Chair; ONZ Vacancies – NEW!; World Masters Games; Oceania Championships & Middle Earth; NZ School Championship Grades for 2017; World Orienteering Day Ambassadors wanted
Rather belatedly, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all – obviously my New Year’s resolution is to not be late with HP News in 2017. That said, December has been a quiet month, albeit marked by both the U23 camp and the Junior camp. I was hoping to have a report on the former […]
View from the Chair; ONZ Vacancies & Council Vacancy – Applications Open; World Masters Games – Marshals Needed;
WANTED: Current or past NZ Defence Force personnel; NZ School Championship Grades for 2017; SuperSeries 2017
Volvo Car NZ, official vehicle partner of WMG2017, is giving one lucky New Zealand resident WMG2017 athlete a V60 Cross Country for keeps.
ONZ is seeking feedback and comment no later than 1 February 2017 on the proposed Rogaine Rule Changes.
The World Games will be held in Wroclaw, Poland 25-27 July 2017 The 2017 World Games Team (2 Men, 2 Women) will be held based on the following selection events: Selection Criteria The trials will be held in the Wellington region on the weekend of 25-26 March 2017. Trial races will consist of […]
NZ School Championship Grades for 2017 onwards The following grades system for North and South Island and New Zealand Secondary School Champs was approved by the ONZ Council and endorsed by NZSSSC for implementation from 2017 onwards. 1. School championships gradings by school year, rather than athlete age: Junior at year 9 Intermediate at […]
Applications are invited for the volunteer position of Orienteering NZ ANZ Challenge (Oceania) Team Manager 2017. Applications close: 22 December 2016. The Team Manager is appointed by Orienteering NZ to lead and manage a Team, once selected, of elite athletes to represent New Zealand at the Oceania Championships.
View from the Chair; ONZ Appointments & Vacancies – NEW!; Orienteering Australia Scholarship; IOF Commission Vacancies
Tom Reynolds appointed to IOF Medical Commission; High Performance Update & Squads; PAPO Year 5-8 Camp Invitation Reminder; World Masters Games;
Although orienteering activity has been somewhat scarce during November there has been a lot going on behind the scenes. This includes putting together as far as possible details of training camps in the first half of the year, organizing dates for trials for various teams, and an entertaining weekend of having various members of the HP Squads test running courses for WMOC2017 in Woodhill Forest.
The role is to assist with athlete training and preparation of the 2017 NZ representative team at JWOC. Full details available in position description.
To align with the new Orienteering NZ Constitution we are now inviting applications from suitably skilled and experienced members to join the Orienteering NZ Board. The Orienteering NZ Board is seeking to fill 2 vacancies.
The ANZ Schools Test Match will be held in Rotorua on 19-20 April 2017. Selection Criteria The trials for both Junior and Senior Test teams will be held in the Wellington region on the weekend of 25-26 March 2017. Trial races will consist of a Sprint distance, a Middle distance and a Long distance. The […]
The Junior World Orienteering Championships for 2017 will be held in Finland 9-16 July 2017 Selection Criteria The trials will be held in the Wellington region on the weekend of 25-26 March 2017. Trial races will consist of a Sprint distance, a Middle distance and a Long distance. The Sprint and Middle distance races will […]
More spaces for Orienteers at World Masters Games 2017 With the number of registered orienteers for WMG2107 approaching the originally anticipated ceiling of 1,000 athletes five months out from the Games Opening Ceremony, Orienteering New Zealand has negotiated with WMG2017 spaces for an additional 400 orienteers in both the Sprint and Long Distance competition. WMG2017 […]
Orienteering coaches include four Danish junior elites who have experience of coaching this age group at training camps in Denmark.