Three days now until WOC2016 kicks off with the sprint on Saturday, and while we still await tomorrow’s arrival of Ross, Roby and Kate, accreditation is dealt with and the other 7 members of team NZL are well into final preparations. At present we are accommodated courtesy of Magnus and Lisa and the Bengtsson family […]
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The main focus in July has obviously been JWOC in Switzerland, again adorned by some excellent New Zealand performances. However, successes in the World Rogaining Championships and, closer to home, the National Secondary School Champs, need also to be acknowledged. Now is the time, however, to draw breath for a couple of weeks before the […]
The following schools have been provisionally selected to represent New Zealand at the at World Schools Orienteering Championship – Palermo, Italy, 22 – 28 April 2017. M1 – Napier Boys High School M2 – Mount Albert Grammar School W1 – Napier Girls High School W2 – Baradene College World Schools Orienteering Championships (WSOC) is held under the auspices of the International […]
Rotorua, New Zealand’s mountain biking mecca, is hosting the 2016 New Zealand Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships. Orienteering Bay of Plenty (OBOP) will be using two new maps, and one relatively unused area, for the Sprint, Middle and Long (Classic) events. The Sprint map will use the new Tihiotonga-Waiariki map, providing park like and intricate […]
The New Zealand Secondary Schools Team selected to compete for the Southern Cross Trophy against the six Australian states and the Australian Capital Territory in the 2016 Australian Schools Championships from 24 September to 2 October 2016.
The New Zealand Secondary Schools Orienteering Championships long distance award ceremony will start today at 2:30pm Friday 22 July 2016 and the video feed is available on https://facebook.com/olynxsoftware Over 400 students are competing. Award Presentations for Sprint and Long Distance Events: Video provided by O-Lynx Alternative hand held view with panning – broadcast via Periscope New […]
Start times for the New Zealand Secondary Schools Championships (Sprint and Long) are now published on the Orienteering Waikato Website.
Shamus Morrison produced an outstanding run to finish in 9th place in the JWOC Middle Distance Final run in steep, rocky and complex terrain. Notwithstanding a small mistakeon control 5 and what looked like a slightly wavering route choice to number 8, Shamus came into the finish in 4th place and never looked as if he […]
Shamus Morrison (4th in Men’s heat 3), Tommy Hayes (9th in heat 1) and Ed Cory-Wright (12th in heat 2) have all made the A final for the JWOC Middle distance, to be run Thursday night New Zealand time. Following her good run in Monday’s Long Distance, Alice Tilley (18th in Women’s heat 1) was […]