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News | Orienteering New Zealand - Part 22
Tim Robertson 8th in WC Sprint
By Malcolm Ingham - Fri 26 May 2017

Tim Robertson has produced another outstanding sprint performance, finishing 8th in the first race at World Cup Round 1 being held in Finland. Tim was about 30s behind winner Yannick Michiels who gave Belgium their first ever victory in a World Cup race. Tim had earlier qualified easily in joint 15th place out of nearly […]

Selection Notice – World Cup Round Switzerland 29 September – 1 October 2017
By Catriona McBean - Thu 25 May 2017

All orienteers interested in selection for the 2017 World Cup Round Switzerland must register their interest, year of birth, and cell phone number to the Convenor of Selectors Al Cory-Wright ([email protected]) by 7pm Sunday 28 May 2017.

By Catriona McBean - Thu 18 May 2017

  Australian Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships, Wingello NSW – 7-8 October 2017 This year NZ takes on Australia in an ANZ challenge competition at the Australian MTBO champs, Wingello NSW on 7- 8 October. The Championships include sprint, middle and long distance races, as well as two warm up events – details can be found […]

High Performance News #28 – April 2017
By Malcolm Ingham - Sat 06 May 2017

April has been a busy month. The announcement of the JWOC team following the trials in late March, the Oceania Championships – with excellent NZL results, followed by the announcement of the team for WOC, the Schools Test Match, and culminating in a highly successful WMOC2017. Hard to know where to start, so pick and […]

Queens Birthday 2017 – Orienteering 3 Day in Canterbury
By PAPO - Wed 03 May 2017

PAPO welcomes you to the 2017 Queens Birthday orienteering three day! Enjoy some of the best terrain Canterbury has to offer, with two day’s on our intricate sand dune maps just north of Christchurch and then one day in the foothills of the Torlesse Range.

Selection Notice – New Zealand Secondary Schools Team 2017
By Catriona McBean - Tue 02 May 2017

Bathurst, New South Wales, 23 September to 1 October 2017 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 2017 Australian Schools Championships. The championships will be held in and around Bathurst in New South […]

Australian Orienteering Championships Carnival 2017
Early Bird entries for Australian O Carnival in September extended to Friday 5th May 2017.
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Tue 02 May 2017

Early Bird entries for the Australian Orienteering Carnival in September 2017 have been extended to this Friday 5th May.

Gold for Carey Nazzer in WMOC Long Distance
By Malcolm Ingham - Sat 29 Apr 2017

Carey Nazzer has won New Zealand’s only gold medal at WMOC2017 taking out the W55 Long Distance final by just over 1 minute from Dorthe Hansen of Denmark. Silver medals have gone to Karl Dravitzki (M35), Carsten Joergensen (M45), Bill Edwards (M50), and Marquita Gelderman in W50, with Greg Flynn and Ross Brighouse picking up bronze […]

WMOC Long Distance Final Preview -the Kiwi prospects
By Malcolm Ingham - Fri 28 Apr 2017

3.45 pm Friday and the arena is set and almost ready to go, controls are out and checked, the starts are laid out waiting the masses, so what are New Zealand’s prospects for breaking the gold medal duck? NZL had two heat winners over the two days of qualifying held at Temu Road. In M70 Ross […]

By Catriona McBean - Fri 28 Apr 2017

The World Orienteering Championships for 2017 will be held in Otepää, Estonia, 30 June – 8 July 2017.   Men : Gene Beveridge – NW Nick Hann – PAPO Tommy Hayes  – AK Ross Morrison – HB Tim Roberston – HV   Women : Lizzie Inham – WN Laura Robertson – HV Imogene Scott – […]

No golds for NZL in WMOC Sprint Final
By Malcolm Ingham - Mon 24 Apr 2017

While our Trans-Tasman cousins had a record haul of 12 gold medals in the WMOC sprint final held on Auckland University today, it was a thin day for NZL athletes with only 3 silvers and 3 bronzes to show at the end of the day. Best results came in the 50 grades with Yvette Baker and […]

Convincing win for Pinestars at Oceania as NZL get 3 more places at WOC2017
By Malcolm Ingham - Wed 19 Apr 2017

New Zealand Pinestars have had a convincing victory over the Australian Bushrangers at the Oceania Championships held over Easter weeeknd. NZL were victorious on all four days winning Friday’s sprint at Unitec by 119-81, the long distance on Rototoa by 118-81, the relay by 105-80, and the middle distance in the rocks of Pongaroa Road […]

Maori welcome and blessing at Oceania Sprint (Fri 14 Apr)
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Thu 13 Apr 2017

10:45am Fri 14 April before the Sprint race at Unitec there will be a Whakatau Mihi to welcome all our visitors onto Unitec campus and bless the Oceania Championships 2017. Everyone is welcome to come and we encourage you to attend.

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WMG2017 NZ Competitors – Be in to Win a 2017 Giant Road Bike!
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Thu 13 Apr 2017

NZ residents WMG2017 competitors – Be in to win a brand new 2017 Giant Defy Advanced 2 road bike when you collect your accreditation between 16-18 April. *Ts and Cs apply.

IOF Newsletter April 2017 Preview
IOF Newsletter – April 2017 – “There’s nothing like some good Kiwi-Aussie rivalry”
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Thu 13 Apr 2017

Lizzie Ingham would normally be on home ground this Easter, but the leader of the IOF FootO Athletes’ Commission is missing one of the highlights of the Oceania orienteering calendar.

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Oceania2017 / WMOC2017 **Cyclone Cook – Severe Weather Warning** (Updated)
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Thu 13 Apr 2017

At 9:12am on 13 April The New Zealand Metrological Service issued a Severe Weather Warning. Our advice to competitors.

Oceania 2017 Bulletin 2 (Update #2 – 11 April)
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Tue 11 Apr 2017

The Oceania 2017 Bulletin 2 has been updated. Updated 11 April 2017 – Amendments to Registration, Sprint quarantine, Sprint map size, Sprint distance to start, Sprint embargoed area, Middle quarantine. The latest version of the Bulletin (including amendments below) is on the Oceania 2017 website.

Orienteering NZ AGM 2017 Agenda Published
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Tue 11 Apr 2017

The AGM Agenda 2017 is available for download. It includes the AGM Agenda, three Remits, and Council comment on the Remits.

Oceania 2017 Bulletin 2, Start Lists, News and Updates
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Mon 10 Apr 2017

A “News and Updates” page has been added to the Oceania2017.nz website. Please keep an eye on it for the latest updates.

Orienteering NZ 2016 Annual Report Available
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Mon 10 Apr 2017

An online copy of the Orienteering NZ Annual Report for 2016 is available:

Vacancy: Junior World Orienteering Championships (JWOC) 2017 Coach
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Fri 07 Apr 2017

Applications are invited for the vacancy of NZ JWOC 2017 Coach. Applications close 1 May 2017.

Selection Announcement – PINESTARS TEAM
By Catriona McBean - Tue 04 Apr 2017

The Pinestars team will compete against Australia at the Oceania Championships which will be held in Auckland on 14-17 April 2017.

By Catriona McBean - Tue 04 Apr 2017

The New Zealand Team Selection Announcement for Junior World Orienteering Championships (JWOC) for 2017 to be held in Finland 9-16 July 2017.

Orienteering NZ Compass Point – March 2017
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Fri 31 Mar 2017

View from the Chair; Notice of Annual General Meeting – Venue Details; ONZ Council Update; IOF Event Advisors Clinic – Reminder; Oceania & Auckland World Masters Games; High Performance Update

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World Masters Games 2017 Orienteering Start-Lists Published (WMOC2017)
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Fri 31 Mar 2017

The World Masters Orienteering Championships 2017 “Start Lists” for the Long Quals and Sprint Qual have been published and can be downloaded from the Orienteering page on the World Masters Games website or from the WMOC2017.com website.

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