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 […]
Early Bird entries for the Australian Orienteering Carnival in September 2017 have been extended to this Friday 5th May.
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 […]
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 […]
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 – […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
At 9:12am on 13 April The New Zealand Metrological Service issued a Severe Weather Warning. Our advice to competitors.
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.
The AGM Agenda 2017 is available for download. It includes the AGM Agenda, three Remits, and Council comment on the Remits.
A “News and Updates” page has been added to the Oceania2017.nz website. Please keep an eye on it for the latest updates.
An online copy of the Orienteering NZ Annual Report for 2016 is available:
Applications are invited for the vacancy of NZ JWOC 2017 Coach. Applications close 1 May 2017.
The Pinestars team will compete against Australia at the Oceania Championships which will be held in Auckland on 14-17 April 2017.
The New Zealand Team Selection Announcement for Junior World Orienteering Championships (JWOC) for 2017 to be held in Finland 9-16 July 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
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.
A couple of incidents in the last little while set me thinking about professionalism in sport. To most people this probably means getting payed for what you do. Surely then, to orienteering, where even in Scandinavia the number of people who fall anywhere near this category can probably be counted on one hand, it has […]
The 2017 Orienteering NZ Annual General Meeting will be held on Friday 14 April 2017 at the conclusion of the Oceania Championships Sprint event. Venue details have been announced.
World Cup Round 1, Turku-Lohja, Finland 23-28 May All orienteers interested in selection for the 2017 World Cup Round 1 must register their interest, year of birth, and cell phone number to the Convenor of Selectors Al Cory-Wright ([email protected]) by Friday 7 April 2017.
The ANZ Schools Test Match will be held in Rotorua on 19-20 April 2017. Senior Boys: Stephen Harding (PP) Joseph Lynch (WN) Kurtis Shuker (CM) Calum Sutherland (TK) Reserve: Daniel Monckton (NW) Senior Girls: Katie Cory-Wright (PP) Danielle Goodall (CM) Sofie Safkova (NW) Jenna Tidswell (HB) Reserve: Marina Comeskey (WN) Junior Boys: […]
The World Games will be held in Wroclaw, Poland 25-27 July 2017 Men Ross Morrison (Hawkes Bay) Tim Robertson (Hutt Valley) Women Lizzie Ingham (Wellington) Laura Robertson (Hutt Valley)