Tim Robertson, Tommy Hayes and Laura Robertson all made it through to the sprint final on the first day of the European Orienteering Championships which double as the opening round of the 2018 IOF World Cup. After qualifying 10th in heat 1, Tim will be disappointed not to have made the top 10, finishing 17th, […]
In this issue: View from the Chair – New Chair Jane Harding; Team Staff Vacancies; HP Update; Event Liaison Update; ONZ Policy Updates; IOF Council Nominations;
New Zealand Secondary Schools Team 2018 Adelaide and Surrounds, 29 September to 7 October 2018 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 2018 Australian Schools Championships. The championships will be held in and […]
The provisional New Zealand Team to compete at the World Orienteering Championships 2018 to be held in Riga and Sigulda, Latvia from 3-11 August 2018. Men : Gene Beveridge (NW) Cameron de l’Isle (NW) Matt Ogden (NW) Tim Robertson (OHV) Toby Scott (AK) Women : Lizzie Ingham (WN) Kate Morrison (HB) Laura Robertson […]
MOUNTAIN BIKE ORIENTEERING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS AND JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS 2018 Waldviertel, Austria 5-13 August 2018 The confirmed riders selected to represent NZ at the 2018 MTBO World Championships and Junior World Championships are: Tom Spencer – M21E – Dunedin Conal Boland-Bristow – M21E – PAPO Georgia Skelton – W20 (Junior) – CMOC Teagan Knightbridge […]
Click here to view the latest edition of High Performance News With the ONZ Championships done and dusted for another year, April has been another relatively quiet month at home, the main feature being the South Island Championships hosted by Dunedin. This has been followed by both North island and South Island Secondary Schools […]
this issue includes: View from the Chair; Team Staff Vacancies; Senior Selector and Technical Convenor Appointed; HP Update; Event Liaison Update; ONZ Annual Awards; World Orienteering Day; Sport and Recreation Awards; ONZ Policy Updates; IOF Council Nominations;
Orienteering NZ invites applications for the NZ Team Coach and NZ Team Manager for the Southern Cross Challenge 2018.
The World University Orienteering Championships 2018 will be held in Kuortane, Finland from 17-21 July 2018. Men Jonty Oram (AOC) Tim Robertson (OHV) Kieran Woods (AOC) Women Marina Comeskey (WOC) Tegan Knightbridge (NWOC) Heidi Stolberger (NWOC)
Although the early part of March kept many of riveted watching the unfolding drama of Godzone2018, there has been very little orienteering activity until the ONZ Championships over Easter. With Easter overhanging March into April, I have left this issue until completion of competition and selection or partial selection of JWOC, WOC and WUOC teams, […]
New Zealand Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships, 24-27 April in Alexandra, Central Otago. The confirmed New Zealand Team to compete in the ANZ MTBO Challenge competition at the New Zealand MTBO Championships are: M21 Tom Spencer Dunedin Conal Boland-Bristow PAPO Chris Forne PAPO Nick Hann – Reserve PAPO M40 Brent Simpson Taranaki Peter Swanson BOP Liam […]
February usually brings about a pick-up of activity. This year, with no Waitangi sprints, SOW being at the end of January, and no opportunity to build a camp around these events seems to be the exception. Nevertheless there are many out there training diligently with an eye on Easter and beyond, competing overseas, or flying […]
in this issue: View from the Chair; AGM Notice – Confirmation of Venue, Date and Time; Event Liaison Update
NZ Annual Awards Nominations Open; New Mapping Specification; ONZ Policy Updates;
The 2017 Orienteering NZ Annual Report is available to download and for viewing online. It includes reports from the ONZ Board Chairperson and General Manager; Coverage of the strategic plan components; A review of 2017 representation, awards, and results nationally and internationally; A summary and analysis of membership and participation.
Orienteers Christine Browne and family represent Tauranga in the XVenture Family Challenge TV series.
The first round of the 2018 IOF World Cup will be held in association with the European Orienteering Championships in Ticino, Switzerland from 6-13 May 2018. All orienteers interested in selection for this event should contact the Convenor of Selectors Al Cory-Wright (email@example.com) by Monday 26 February 2018.
in this Issue: View from the Chair; 2018 Council Elections Results; JWOC Coach Vacancies; High Performance Update; Event Liaison Update; NZ Annual Awards Nominations Open; Parks Week; ONZ Policy Updates;
The New Zealand Pinestars will compete against the Australian Bushrangers at the Jafa Queens Birthday 3-day event to be held in Woodhill Forest 2-4 June 2018. Pinestars teams will be selected in M21E, W21E, M20 and W20 based on performance at the ONZ National Championships at Easter 2018. All orienteers interested in selection should contact the Convenor […]
Orienteers have produced some fabulous performances this weekend at both the Coast to Coast and the Tawera Ultra. Pride of place to Chris Forne and Gene Beveridge. Chris was 5th in the Longest Day in a time of 11 hours 55 minutes and 26 seconds, about 40 minutes behind the winner, while Gene took 3rd […]
The World Schools Orienteering Championship will be held in Otepää, Estonia 24 April 2019 to 05 May 2019. This Selection Notice is in compliance with the Orienteering NZ Teams Selection Policy 2014. World Schools Championships Orienteering (WSCO) is held under the auspices of the International School Sport Federation (ISF). ONZ will select a school in each grade (M1, […]
So a new year starts… Despite SOW creeping into January this year, it is a quiet period. Hence below you will find a more extended summary of the seminar given by DFSNZ at the Under 23 Camp in December, as well as, of course, the SOW results, and a few other snippets of information, as […]
The early bird entry for this years World Masters Orienteering in Denmark is 12 January 2018 at 23:59 local time (UTC+1) – which in NZ is today 13th of January just before midday: Here is the link to the entry: https://eventor.orienteering.org/Events/Show/5547 And here is the link to the web site: http://wmoc2018.dk/index.html More than 2500 orienteers from […]
French Orienteering Federation published a special edition magazine, dedicated to Thierry Gueorgiou after his retirement from the national team at the end of 2017.
3 vacancies for Council Members are now open and will close on 31 January 2018. The election will be via Postal Vote in February/March with the announcement made before the 2018 AGM at Easter.
With the competition season ending with the WOA Champs at the end of November, I was anticipating this HP news to be short. But with a report on the recent U23 Development Camp, plus a few other issues of interest, it seems to have expanded well beyond expectations!. So, holiday reading for all and see […]
NZ Mountain Bike Orienteering Champs, Otago 25-27 April 2018 The NZ MTBO Champs in Otago 2018 will also include an ANZ MTBO Challenge, with a team of Australian riders expected to travel across the Tasman to compete. The ANZ MTBO Challenge races include the sprint, middle and long distance NZ MTBO championship races. The visiting […]
Note: Updated Venue and Date Details Austria, 5-13 August 2018 The MTBO selection panel invites riders wishing to represent NZ at the 2018 MTBO World Championships and Junior World Championships, to apply for selection by 31 January 2018. Selection Criteria The MTBO selection panel invites riders wishing to represent NZ at the 2018 MTBO […]
in this Issue: View from the Chair; ONZ Committee Appointments; 2018 Council Elections – Applications Open; JWOC Coach Vacancies; High Performance Update; Event Liaison Update; ONZ Policy Updates; World Masters Games Gear for Sale.
You are warmly invited to the New Zealand National Orienteering Championships 2018 incorporating two world ranking events (WRE’s) – a sprint and a long distance. The events will be held over Easter 2018 and also include a middle distance and a relay.
After the ONZ Champs at Labour Weekend November was perhaps always going to be a bit of an anti-climax despite both the AOA and WOA Champs being on the calendar. Brief reports on both are below. Also revealed is the draft programme for the 2018 SuperSeries, and some reflections based on two weeks in Norway […]