The World MTBO Championships will be held in Agueda, Cantanhede and Mealhada, Portugal from 25-30 July 2016. Selection Criteria Athletes will be selected on “Known Form” as no trial is required. Emphasis will be placed on recent New Zealand or Australian Championship performances. [as per the Orienteering Policy G1 – Selection Policy approved December […]
Tim Robertson has produced the best result in over 20 years by a New Zealand man in a World Cup race with a stunning 5th place in the sprint final run early Monday morning in Wroclaw, Poland. In a complex old town with multiple route choice problems, Tim was 21s behind winner Matthias Kyburz of Switzerland […]
With the ONZ Champs, as the final selection event, out of the way the selectors have been busy in analysing performances and finalising the teams for WOC and JWOC. These are highlighted below. April has also seen the first High Performance Squad camp under the new National Squad structure. This was held in Wellington/Masterton and, […]
The April e-Newsletter full of news and updates from OrienteeringNZ. Includes: This months “View from the Chair”; NZ representative orienteers; vacancies; NZ Secondary Schools Team – JWOC Exclusion Rationale; World Orienteering Day; WMG2017 & Oceania; Health & Safety;
WORLD UNIVERSITY ORIENTEERING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2016 The team to represent New Zealand at the World University Orienteering Championships for 2016 to be held in Miskolc, Hungary 30 July – 4 August 2016, are: MENS Callum Cleary – PAPO Jonty Oram – Auckland Alistair Richardson – PAPO
A reminder that applications for the vacancy on the Orienteering NZ Council close 30 April 2016.
Two vacancies for New Zealand Schools Team 2016 competing in Queensland (Australian Championships carnival) 24 September to 2 October 2016.
This week, World Masters Games 2017 celebrates ‘One Year to Go’ – one of the most important milestones in the lead up to the Games! New Zealanders who enter the World Masters Games 2017 by 31 May 2016 will go in the draw to win a $500 sporting goods voucher!
A revision of courses grades for schools orienteering championships is proposed. This is rationalised on purpose of the championships, increasing experience and training opportunities for juniors, and the success of Year 7/8 championships in recent years. No changes to the grades for sprint or relay competitions are proposed.
At the ONZ AGM on 26 March 2016 a new constitution was adopted. Within the new constitution was a new Council structure and voting process. As a result of the adoption of the new constitution, a vacancy on the Council is now available.
President’s Rant; 2016 AGM key business outcomes; ONZ Vacancies; 2016 ONZ Awards Winners; Missing National Championship Trophies; 2017 World Masters Games & Oceania Updates; Health & Safety Resources; Safe Sport for Children; and much more
Don’t miss three days orienteering with four events in the spectacular dune forest running of the mighty Manawatu!
The International Orienteering Federation Newsletter for March 2016 has been published and can be viewed online.
Counties Manukau Orienteering Club’s Martin Peat has won the “2016 The Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand – Young Engineer of the Year Award” for his work contributions with Beca – planning for the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Selection Notice for New Zealand Team – The World Orienteering Championships for 2016 will be held in Stromstad-Tonum, Sweden from 20-28 August 2016.
As in nearly every year March has really seen the orienteering season kick into life with the main JWOC Selection Event in Hawkes Bay followed by the All Night Relay in Taupo and culminating at Easter weekend with the ONZ Championships based in Nelson and St, Arnaud. The first and last of these have been […]
Announcing the team representing New Zealand at the Junior World Orienteering Championships 2016 being held in Engadin, Scoul, Switzerland 9-15 July 2016.
A New Zealand Secondary Schools Team is to be selected to compete for the Southern Cross Trophy against the six Australian states and the Australian Capital Territory in the 2016 Australian Schools Championships 24 September to 2 October 2016.
22 March 2016 – UPDATE The NZ Pinestars will compete against the Australian Bushrangers at the Queen’s Birthday 3-day event to be held in Horowhenua. Selection Criteria Both Men’s and Women’s teams will be selected at both Senior (21E) and Junior (20A) level. Note: If you wish to be selected for the NZ Secondary School’s […]
It is with sadness we advise Graham Fortune of Wellington Orienteering Club died suddenly on Saturday 19th March 2016 in Auckland. Graham has been an orienteering stalwart for decades …
The ONZ Reponse to 2016 AGM Remits has been sent out to each club and is available for download.
New Zealand’s junior orienteering needs you! Orienteering NZ is currently advertising for an enthusiastic orienteering community volunteer to be part of the Junior Development Committee.
An online copy of the Orienteering NZ 2015 Annual Report has been published. A printed copy of the 2015 Annual Report will be provided to each club at the AGM.
The full event programme for the 2016 National Orienteering Champs being hosted by Nelson Orienteering Club is now available for download from the home page of the event website.
The World Masters Orienteering Championships/World Masters Games 2017 Organizing Committee is seeking course planners for the sprint qualification and sprint finals races to be held on the Auckland Waterfront and Auckland University City Campus areas on Sunday and Monday April 23rd and 24th 2017 respectively. If you have experience at planning sprint events and are […]