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News | Orienteering New Zealand - Part 26
NZ Schools Team
Selection Announcement: New Zealand Schools Team 2015 - 25/03/2015 03:06
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

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).

News from PAPO
Canterbury Champs 2015 postponed until mid August - 24/03/2015 03:51
By PAPO

Canterbury Champs scheduled for the 9th-10th May 2015 have been postponed to the weekend of 15th/16th August 2015.

Orienteering - World Masters Games 2017 Official Sport
OrienteeringNZ Vacancy: National Controller – World Masters Games 2017 - 19/03/2015 05:17
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

Orienteering NZ vacancy for National Controller – World Masters Games 2017. A position description is available in the vacancies on the Orienteering NZ website.

WakaiaOMapSample
Navigation & Orienteering in GODZone Adventure Race - 04/03/2015 12:15
By Roger Woodroofe

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.

Orienteering NZ - Find your adventure
Orienteering NZ e-Newsletter – Compass Point – Feb 2015 - 26/02/2015 08:55
By Catriona McBean

The Orienteering NZ eNewsletter – Compass Point February 2015. WOC & JWOC Team Vacancies/Selection; AGM Notice; Orienteering NZ Panel and Committee Appointments & Vacancies

Inside Orienteering Feb 2015
IOF Inside Orienteering Newsletter Available - 24/02/2015 09:49
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

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.

ONZ News
High Performance News #2 – February 2015 - 20/02/2015 08:41
By Malcolm Ingham

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.

NZ Schools Team
OrienteeringNZ Kiwi-O Resource Manual Available. - 13/02/2015 07:36
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

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.

DrugFreeSport Resources
Anti-Doping Information Updated - 13/02/2015 06:10
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

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.

ONZ News
OrienteeringNZ Vacancies: Team Managers and Coach Positions ( WOC / JWOC ) - 13/02/2015 04:01
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

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 […]

ONZ News
SuperSeries Round 1 – The Wrap! - 09/02/2015 09:25
By Malcolm Ingham

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 […]

Pages from skol-sprinten resource
New Online Resource for School Orienteering Ages 6-12 from Sweden – “Cool, Awesome and Educational” - 05/02/2015 05:36
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

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 […]

ONZ News
SuperSeries Round 1 Preview - 04/02/2015 08:40
By Malcolm Ingham

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, […]

Programme for Tour de Peninsula out now - 04/02/2015 08:07
By PAPO

Plus various start lists etc at http://papo.org.nz/?p=3975

Orienteering NZ - Find your adventure.
Orienteering NZ Compass Point e-Newsletter – January 2015 - 20/01/2015 12:00
By Catriona McBean

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.

ONZ News
High Performance News #1 – January 2015 - 16/01/2015 10:22
By Malcolm Ingham

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.

Reminder – Tour de Peninsula entries close next Friday 23rd January - 16/01/2015 10:27
By PAPO

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….

Junior Success in Bulgaria
Australian Orienteer Articles – Junior Success in Bulgaria & Wildfire Sports Australian Ultra-Long 2014 - 14/01/2015 09:44
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

JWOC2014 and Australian Ultra-Long 2014 – Read full articles from the December 2014 issue of “The Australian Orienteer” Magazine.

Terrain
2015 NZ Orienteering Championships (Nationals) website launched - 02/01/2015 02:56
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

Counties Manukau Club have published details of the upcoming New Zealand Orienteering Championships 2015 event.

High Performance and Super Series Reborn - 22/12/2014 10:03
By Malcolm Ingham

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 […]

New Central Districts Representative on Orienteering NZ Council - 20/12/2014 08:10
By Simon Addison

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 […]

Orienteering NZ - Find your adventure
Malcolm Ingham appointed High Performance Leader - 20/12/2014 10:05
By Simon Addison

  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 […]

2017 World Masters Games - Auckland NZ
Oceania Championships 2017 to be hosted starting at Easter - 20/12/2014 09:34
By Simon Addison

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 […]

IOF
Updated IOF Rules - 20/12/2014 09:09
By Simon Addison

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 […]

Orienteering NZ - Find your adventure
Orienteering NZ Vacancies – Technical & Mapping Committee, Fixtures & Volunteer Training Coordinators - 18/12/2014 01:57
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

Applications invited for OrienteeringNZ volunteer roles: Technical & Mapping committee members; Selectors; Fixtures Coordinator; & Volunteer Training Coordinator.