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 2015 Australian Schools Championships (Ballarat, Victoria 25 September to 4 October 2015).
Canterbury Champs scheduled for the 9th-10th May 2015 have been postponed to the weekend of 15th/16th August 2015.
Orienteering NZ vacancy for National Controller – World Masters Games 2017. A position description is available in the vacancies on the Orienteering NZ website.
Two teams have completed the GODZone Adventure race orienteering section based on the Waikaia orienteering map. Good navigation is an essential part of the adventure race. Find out more on the event website.
The Orienteering NZ eNewsletter – Compass Point February 2015. WOC & JWOC Team Vacancies/Selection; AGM Notice; Orienteering NZ Panel and Committee Appointments & Vacancies
The International Orienteering Federations “Inside Orienteering” February 2015 issue is available online. Features: The story of the Czech TV man you see in photos running after orienteers. Orienteering in Egypt – one year on and more.
Brief summary of the SuperSeries results from Tour de Peninsula; JWOC Trials and Round 2 of the SS, the Nationals, training camps, and updated anti-doping rules recently posted on the OrienteeringNZ website.
The Orienteering NZ Kiwi-O manual, published July 2014 replaces the previous versions of the NZOF Kiwisport manual – a very popular online resource for helping teach primary and intermediate children between the ages of 5 and 12.
Orienteering NZ updated its anti-doping information to reflect the latest rules which came into effect at the start of 2015. For more information, please refer to Orienteering NZ Anti-Doping Information.
Orienteering NZ invites applications for the following positions: Junior World Orienteering Championships (JWOC) Coach 2015 Junior World Orienteering Championships (JWOC) Team Manager 2015 World Orienteering Championships (WOC) Team Manager 2015 Applications for all the positions close: Sunday 8 March 2015. Position descriptions are available on the Orienteering NZ website under vacancies or from the links […]
Following the first round of the 2015 SuperSeries run as part of the Tour de Peninsula over Waitangi weekend, Matt Ogden and Laura Robertson lead the M21E and W21E fields respectively. The two Superseries races at Ferrymead and Lincoln University were both flat and fast, but run in vastly different conditions – the cold and […]
During 2014 several Swedish orienteering clubs lead by Göran Andersson ran a school orienteering project called “Skol-Sprinten”. It was a great success and this year they are continuing with the project in a bigger scale and their vision is to create a new Guinness World Record on May 11, 2016. As part of the project they recognised the lack […]
The first round of the SuperSeries at Waitangi weekend offers New Zealand orienteers their first chance to stake claims for selection in the teams for the Senior and Junior World Championships to be held in Scotland and Norway respectively later in the year. The SuperSeries, with an individual’s best 10 of 14 races to count, […]
Plus various start lists etc at http://papo.org.nz/?p=3975
Welcome to the Orienteering NZ e-newsletter. This year we are aiming to get out to as many of our members, past and present, and interested groups with regular updates via email.
Welcome to what I hope will be the first of a regular update on high performance issues for New Zealand orienteering. In my new role as HP Leader my immediate focus will be on producing a plan to further improve and develop orienteering at the top level in New Zealand.
All the info and link to online entry is at http://tourdepeninsula.weebly.com/ Come find out what this guy has to do with anything Orienteering….
JWOC2014 and Australian Ultra-Long 2014 – Read full articles from the December 2014 issue of “The Australian Orienteer” Magazine.
Counties Manukau Club have published details of the upcoming New Zealand Orienteering Championships 2015 event.
As noted by Simon , I have recently been appointed as High Performance Leader. One of the first tasks that I need to undertake will be the development of a plan that, over the next 2 years, will help to take our leading athletes to the next level internationally, as well as ensure that the […]
We are pleased to announce that Tom Davies (Orienteering Waikato) will be the new Central Districts Representative on the Orienteering NZ Council. Tom currently resides in Te Awamutu and brings significant governance experience to the position. Tom has been orienteering for a number of years and has strong links to both the Waikato and Auckland […]
We wish to announce the appointment of Malcolm Ingham to the role of High Performance Leader. Malcolm, of Wellington Orienteering Club, brings a lot of passion to the position as well as a great deal of experience. Recently Malcolm has had a number of appointments at a national level, having been the national controller […]
The 2017 Oceania Championships will be held in the Auckland Region directly ahead of the World Masters Orienteering Championships, which are part of the Auckland World Masters Games. The Oceania Championships will therefore be held over Easter and likely partway into the week following. Pip Poole, Auckland Region representative on the Orienteering NZ Council mentioned […]
Updated IOF Rules have been posted onto the IOF website. Of importance to New Zealand and Australia is the inclusion of the Oceania Championship Rules, which are found as Appendix 9 in the FootO rules. These have been agreed between Orienteering NZ and Orienteering Australia in 2014. In addition the other key changes are: The bringing […]
Applications invited for OrienteeringNZ volunteer roles: Technical & Mapping committee members; Selectors; Fixtures Coordinator; & Volunteer Training Coordinator.