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News | Orienteering New Zealand - Part 20
Orienteering World 2018 - Cover
Orienteering World 2018 magazine available – includes NZ’s Lizzie Ingham
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Sun 31 Mar 2019

Orienteering World is the official annual journal of the International Orienteering Federation (IOF). In the new 2019 issue you will find many interesting orienteering articles. Don´t miss out!

The Perfect Event
ONZ Major Events Model Discussion Paper – For Consultation
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Thu 28 Mar 2019

A review of the Major Events has been undertaken and ONZ has identified the need to consider alternatives to how events are allocated and managed.  It is imperative for the continued growth and development of our sport that we review events and look at the best options for delivering these in the future.

2019 NZOC Orienteering Nationals
NZ Orienteering Championships in Oamaru at Easter – Normal Entries Closing this week – Thursday 28 March 2019
By PAPO - Wed 27 Mar 2019

Last orders for entries, social dinner and awards evening tickets or t-shirts and bags. Enter Now and get your orders in!

Orienteering NZ - Find Your Adventure
JWOC2019 Trials – March 30/31
By Malcolm Ingham - Mon 18 Mar 2019

The Bulletin and Final Information for the JWOC Trials in Auckland on 30/31 March can be found here JWOC Trials Bulletin Updated start lsits can be found here 2019 JWOC Trials Start List Updated . These now include NOL allocated start times for elites. Because of conditions of access to Kings College for the sprint […]

Orienteering NZ - Find Your Adventure
Call for selection IOF World Cup Round 1
By Malcolm Ingham - Wed 13 Mar 2019

The first round of the 2019 IOF World Cup will be held in Helsinki, Finland from 8-11 June 2019. The round consists of a middle distance, a long distance with a chasing start based on the results of the middle distance, and a sprint relay. All orienteers who wish to be considered for this round […]

ONZ
ONZ Compass Point – March 2019
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Fri 08 Mar 2019

March Monthly eNewsletter including: View from the chair; AGM & Club Forum Notice; Council Elections; High Performance Update; Event Liaison Update; Have your Say!; Risk Management Question; And other news

Selection Notice – MOUNTAIN BIKE ORIENTEERING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS AND JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019
By Catriona McBean - Thu 07 Mar 2019

The 2019 MTBO World Championships and Junior World Championships will be held in Denmark, 28 July – 3 August 2019. Selection Criteria As per the Orienteering NZ G1 Selection Policy, athletes will be selected on the basis of known form. Known form will include results from all known races with emphasis on the recent 2018 […]

Council Election – 5 Candidates Apply for 2 Vacancies
By Catriona McBean - Tue 05 Mar 2019

Five applications were received for the two vacancies on the ONZ Board.

High Performance News #50 – February 2019
By Malcolm Ingham - Mon 04 Mar 2019

After a busy January with training camps and the South Island Champs, February almost seems like a break between the summer and the real orienteering season starting, as despite numerous local mid-week introductory events, the only goings-on at HP orienteering level have been somewhat in the background. Nevertheless if we look more widely at the […]

Katoa Po Start
Katoa Po 2019 – Annual Interclub Night Relay Saturday 9 March 2019
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Thu 28 Feb 2019

The premier night orienteering competition in New Zealand. 2019 is going to be another classic so bring your tent, your cow bell and your club spirit for this event!

IOF Website
The IOF relaunches official website at orienteering.sport
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Thu 28 Feb 2019

The International Orienteering Federation has re-launched its official website and rebranded to new address orienteering.sport.

Whirokino Mapping Project
Wellington Orienteering – Whirokino Mapping expression of interest by 1 March 2019
By WgtnOC - Wed 20 Feb 2019

Wellington Orienteering Club is seeking expressions of interest for remapping two areas that have not been used for competition in recent years.

Oceania 2019 - Orienteering Fun on the A41
Oceania 2019 – Entries Now Open – Bulletin 1
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Tue 19 Feb 2019

Entries for Oceania 2019, the biggest multi-day orienteering carnival of this years Australian calendar, have opened. Take advantage of early bird rates until 30 April 2019. Introductory information about the carnival and each day’s events is available in bulletin 1.

ONZ
ONZ Compass Point – February 2019
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Mon 11 Feb 2019

Latest News Updates including View from the Chair; 2019 Council Elections; High Performance Update; Event Liaison Update; have your Say on Trophies and Southern Cross Challenge (NZ Schools Team); MTBO Controlling and Organising Workshop; Condolences and other news.

Wellington Orienteering – Mapping expression of interest
By WgtnOC - Mon 11 Feb 2019

As part of preparations for the Queen’s Birthday orienteering festival, the Wellington Orienteering Club is seeking expressions of interest for remapping two areas that have not been used for competition in recent years.

HP News #49 – January 2019
By Malcolm Ingham - Thu 31 Jan 2019

A New Year, new hopes for all of us as we seek to improve our own and others performances and further develop orienteering. Before launching fully into the new year, below are further comments on a couple of issues arising from the Under 23 Camp in December – food for thought at least. There is […]

National O League 2019 Round 1 – SI Champs
By Malcolm Ingham - Wed 30 Jan 2019

A hot weekend for the first round of the NOL (SuperSeries). No surprises in M21E and W21E where Gene Beveridge and Nick Hann fought it out for the men, and Lizzie Ingham was a clear winner on all 3 days for the women. Very interesting in the 20’s though with Ronan Lee taking the sprint […]

ONZ
2019 ONZ Council Elections Applications Close 28 February 2019
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Tue 29 Jan 2019

2 vacancies for Orienteering NZ Council Members are now open and will close on 28 February 2019.

JWOC2022 Application – Embargoed Areas
By Malcolm Ingham - Sun 13 Jan 2019

As per IOF requirements, as part of the New Zealand application for JWOC2022 all potential areas have to be embargoed while the application is assessed. Areas under consideration are shown on the attached link (https://drive.google.com/open?id=123UVuPWzwWBdZlpt8rYl3een0iiiNSob&usp=sharing). All forest areas (Areas 1 to 5) are strictly OUT OF BOUNDS to all orienteers. Passage on forest roads through […]

HP News #48 – December 2018
By Malcolm Ingham - Mon 24 Dec 2018

Having reported in brief on the Canterbury Champs last month, the main happening in December has been the Under 23 Camp which has again tested the physical and mental stamina of our up-and-coming elites. Also, however, December has seen the submission of the ONZ bid for JWOC2022. So now, sit back, relax and enjoy the […]

Entries open for Nationals, Easter 2019
By Joolz - Tue 11 Dec 2018

Entries are open for the 2019 NZ Orienteering Championships. Enter before 31 December 2018 to go in the early bird entries prize draw.

56th ISPS HANDA HALBERG AWARDS NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED
By Catriona McBean - Tue 11 Dec 2018

The Halberg Foundation has announced a record 93 nominations received for six categories at the 56th ISPS Handa Halberg Awards – New Zealand’s pre-eminent event to celebrate and honour sporting achievements from 2018. 43 sporting codes are represented in the nominations, submitted by National Sporting Organisations. Key for orienteering are the nominations for the Sportswoman […]

Selection Notice – JUNIOR WORLD ORIENTEERING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019
By Catriona McBean - Tue 11 Dec 2018

The Junior World Orienteering Championships 2019 will be held in Aarhus, Denmark from 6-13 July 2019.   Selection Criteria As per the Orienteering NZ G1 Selection Policy and in particular the 2019 JWOC team will be selected on Known Form from the following events. 30-31 March 2019 in Auckland ONZ National Championships in Canterbury 19-22 […]

Selection Notice – WORLD ORIENTEERING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019
By Catriona McBean - Tue 11 Dec 2018

The World Orienteering Championships 2019 will be held in Sarpsborg, Norway from 12-17 August 2019. Selection Criteria As per the Orienteering NZ G1 Selection Policy and in particular the 2018 WOC Team will be selected on Known Form from the following events. For New Zealand based athletes: ONZ National Championships in Canterbury 19-22 April 2019 […]

ONZ
ONZ Compass Point – November/December 2018
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Tue 04 Dec 2018

Orienteering NZ News, Updates, and with the end of the year approaching fast, its timely to have a look at what’s happened in 2018.

ONZ
2019 Orienteering NZ Council Vacancies
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Tue 04 Dec 2018

Orienteering NZ is inviting applications from suitable applicants for two vacancies on the Council.

CDOA Long
HP News #47 – November 2018
By Malcolm Ingham - Mon 03 Dec 2018

Although November started with CDOA Championships, highly successfully hosted by OBOP, it has since been an essentially quiet month. On the HP front much of it has been taken up with final preparation of the ONZ bid for JWOC2022, and with mapping, planning and general organization for the U23 Development Camp which starts next Saturday. […]

Sport Integrity Review
SPORT NZ SEEKS PUBLIC VIEWS ON SPORT INTEGRITY
By Catriona McBean - Thu 22 Nov 2018

Sport NZ has launched nationwide public consultation on its review into sport integrity, calling on anyone involved in sport to share their thoughts on a range of integrity issues through an online survey that will be open for the next six weeks. The online survey and a Sport NZ discussion document are available at sportnz.org.nz/integrity. The […]

HP News #46 – October 2018
By Malcolm Ingham - Wed 31 Oct 2018

October brings with it the end of the international season and, with the exception of the rejuvenated CDOA Champs and the Canterbury Champs, also the wind-down of the domestic competition year. Still to come of course are the U23 and Junior Camps in December. Here though we can summarize the last round of the World […]

IOF Harassment Policy
IOF Policy on Preventing Sexual Harassment and Abuse in Orienteering
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Tue 23 Oct 2018

Orienteering NZ fully supports the IOF in the development of this policy on preventing harassment within our sport.
The full policy (in PDF format) is available on the IOF website and on the Orienteering NZ website “Policy and Procedures” page.

ONZ COVID-19 Information