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News | Orienteering New Zealand - Part 26
NZ Mountainbike O Champs in beautiful Hanmer Springs November 22nd – entries open now - 12/10/2014 04:26

Fantastic weekend of Mountain bike Orienteering in beautiful Hanmer Springs, Canterbury planned for Saturday November 22nd and 23rd. More info (lots of it!!) here. Entries close midnight Sunday 16th November. Make a week of it and come down for the South Island Foot O Champs Saturday November 15th and Sunday 16th too? See the last News […]

News from PAPO
South Island Champs (November 15 and 16) entries now open - 12/10/2014 04:21

Entries for the South Island Orienteering Championships are now open. Enter using the online entry form. More info, travel times etc on the PAPO website. NB Entries close midnight Friday 31st October.

ONZ News
Selection Announcement – ANZ Challenge - 08/10/2014 09:06
By Catriona McBean

Selection Announcement ANZ Challenge (Oceania Championships) Tasmania, 3-11 January 2015 Saturday 3 January Oceania Sprint Distance Sunday 4 January Oceania Relay Championships Tuesday 6 January Oceania Middle Distance (except Elite Classes) Thursday 8 January Oceania Middle Distance (Elite Classes only) Saturday 10 January Oceania Long Distance (Elite Classes only) Sunday 11 January Oceania Long Distance […]

Are you coming to Junior O Camp? - 18/09/2014 10:32
By Anna Engleback

“Yay, you can come to camp” or “Sorry, not this year” emails have now been sent out to all those that said they were interested in attending. If you applied and for some reason haven’t heard anth

Orienteering NZ Controllers Clinic - 16/09/2014 03:37
By Catriona McBean

This Orienteering NZ Event Controllers Clinic is designed specifically for aspiring A grade event controllers, although will benefit any controller, including A grade, who seeks to enhance their skills.

Orienteering NZ September Newsletter
Orienteering NZ Update for August/September 2014 - 15/09/2014 09:11
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

The Orienteering New Zealand Update Newsletter for August-September 2014 is available for download now!

Orienteering New Zealand D-Squad Camp 2014 – Bulletin 1 - 11/09/2014 10:55
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

The Orienteering New Zealand D-Squad Camp 2014 will be based in the Levin area during the week of 8th – 12th December 2014. Registration closes on Friday 19th September 2014. The camp is open to all those who have been selected in the 2013 Orienteering NZ D-Squad or who are now competing at a D-Squad level. […]

Successful World MTBO Championships – Three Gold Medals - 03/09/2014 12:03
By Simon Addison

The 2014 World MTBO Championships were a highly successful event for New Zealand, with Marquita Gelderman winning gold in both the Sprint and Middle Distance in W40 and Tim Robertson winning gold in the Middle Distance in M20 (Juniors) in addition to a silver in the Sprint Distance in M20. The first day of competition […]

World Orienteering School Championships Team 2015 - 31/08/2014 06:01
By Catriona McBean

In the World Orienteering School Championships (WOSC) Selection Notice published on 5 July 2014, Orienteering NZ reserved the right to select a New Zealand representative team for the WSOC. Orienteering NZ chooses not to invoke this right to select Representative Teams to attend the 2015 World Schools Orienteering Championships in Turkey. The rationale behind this […]

Junior Orienteering Training Camp
REMINDER – Do you want to attend Junior Training Camp in December? - 27/08/2014 04:41
By Anna Engleback

Expression of interest to attend the Junior Training Camp is due by the end of August (this Sunday). Places are limited.  To show your interest please complete the submission form in the following link. http://wellingtonorienteering.org.nz/schools-orienteering/junior-training-camp-2014/

New Zealand Schools Team 2014/15 – Appeals – Final Decision - 20/08/2014 09:41
By Catriona McBean

Appeals – Final Decision New Zealand Schools Team 2014/15 Perth, Western Australia 27 September to 5 October 2014 and Tasmania 7-8 January 2015 As advised in the Appeals – Update Notice on 16 August 2014, the Council requested the selectors to reconsider the Junior Boys team and established an independent sub-committee to consider the Junior […]

NZ Schools Team Appeals – Update Notice - 16/08/2014 12:35
By Catriona McBean

New Zealand Schools Team 2014/15 Perth, Western Australia 27 September to 5 October 2014 and Tasmania 7-8 January 2015 The Council received two appeals on the Junior Boys selection and one appeal on the Junior Girls selection for the NZ Schools Team to travel to Perth in September, heard under clauses 3.1 – 3.5  of […]

World Cup 2015 logo
Selection Announcement - 13/08/2014 06:15
By Catriona McBean

World Cup 2015 – Competitions 1 – 3 Tasmania, 2-10 January 2015 Friday 2 January Prologue Sprint Saturday 3 January Event 1 – Sprint Distance Thursday 8 January Event 2 – Middle Distance Friday 9 January Model event Saturday 10 January Event 3 – Long Distance   IOF Special Rules for the World Cup 2015 […]

2014 NZSS Rogaine champs
Inaugural NZ Schools Rogaine Champs - 11/08/2014 03:07
By Catriona McBean

The Inaugural NZ Secondary Schools Rogaine Champs were held in Rotorua on Saturday as part of the Great Forest Rogaine. Over 60 teams took part in this first championships coming from as far north as Whangarei…

ONZ News
Notification of Appeal - 07/08/2014 09:37
By Catriona McBean

Orienteering NZ has received a number of appeals regarding the recently announced New Zealand Schools Team to compete in Perth, Western Australia 27 September to 5 October 2014 and Tasmania 7-8 January 2015 The appeals relate to the Junior Boys and Junior Girls teams only. A formal process, as detailed in the Orienteering NZ Selection Policy (clauses […]

NZ Schools Team
New Zealand Schools Team 2014/15 - 31/07/2014 11:21
By Catriona McBean

Selection Announcement New Zealand Schools Team 2014/15 Perth, Western Australia 27 September – 5 October 2014 and Tasmania 2 – 11 January 2015 The orienteers selected for the New Zealand Secondary Schools Team to compete against Australia for the Southern Cross Challenge, as part of the Australian Orienteering Championships in Perth, Western Australia 27 September […]

World Schools Orienteering Championships 2015 - 31/07/2014 03:53
By Catriona McBean

World Schools Orienteering Championships 2015 The following Schools have been selected as Representative Schools in the following categories at the World Schools Orienteering Championships in Turkey 18-25 April 2015 M1 Senior Boys – Napier Boys High School W1 Senior Girls – Napier Girls High School M2 Junior Boys – Napier Boys High School W2 Junior Girls – Havelock North […]

Tim Robertson 2014 JWOC Sprint Champion
JWOC Sprint Gold Medal – Tim Robertson - 23/07/2014 06:03
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

Download the Orienteering NZ Media Release: Robertson Wins Gold – Media Release 23 July 2014 Thunderstorms did not prevent Tim Robertson from backing up his 2013 Bronze medal with a 2014 JWOC Gold medal in Samokov, Bulgaria   News Articles: International Orienteering Federation: Junior World Orienteering Championships: Sprint golds to New Zealand and Sweden International Orienteering […]

Follow NZ Team at JWOC 2014 - 22/07/2014 04:50
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

The 2014 Junior World Orienteering Championship races start Tuesday night (Tues 22nd July, 7pm NZST) with the Sprint. JWOC2014 is being held in Borovets, Bulgaria. New Zealand has a team of 6 women and 6 men plus coach and team manager. In addition, several kiwis have travelled to support the team. The New Zealand JWOC 2014 […]

ONZ News
Vacancies – HP, National and D-Squad Roles - 17/07/2014 02:48
By Catriona McBean

Applications are still being invited for the following roles: Applications for these positions, including a summary of relevant experiences, to be forwarded to: General Manager [email protected] High Performance Leader The High Performance Leader is primarily responsible for raising the performance levels of a selected group of elite orienteers and providing a believable pathway to success for the NZ High […]

World Schools Orienteering Champs Expression of Interest Extension - 16/07/2014 01:57
By Catriona McBean

The Expression of Interest deadline for schools for the 2015 World Schools Orienteering Championships has been extended. Expressions of Interest can be handed to Linda Smith, Schools Coordinator, who will be in attendance at the NZSS Orienteering Champs NO LATER THAN 10am (before the first start time) on Day 2 on Friday 18 July.

WOC Report #7 – the Relay - 14/07/2014 12:37
By Catriona McBean

Another long, wet day at Campomulo but in the end a guaranteed promotion from Group 3 to Group 2 for the women, who finished 18th, and a 23rd place finish for the men which, as for the women, was an improvement of 3 places on last year in Finland. Once again the courses were  rugged […]

2017 World Masters Games - Orienteering
Orienteering named as part of the Auckland World Masters Games 2017 - 13/07/2014 04:49
By Catriona McBean

The Organising Committee of World Masters Games 2017 is thrilled to share some news. Twenty-eight sports have been confirmed into the official programme. They are: Athletics, Archery, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Canoe / Kayak, Cycling, Football, Golf, Hockey, Lawn Bowls, Netball, Orienteering, Rowing, Rugby, Sailing, Shooting, Softball, Squash, Surf Life Saving, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Touch […]

WOC Report #6 – the Middle Distance - 12/07/2014 04:22
By Catriona McBean

The Middle Distance at WOC is a bit like the 1500 m at the Olympics – probably considered by men as the blue ribbon event – generally the most technical of the terrains and this year at an altitude of 1500-1700 m in the forest and alpine meadows of Campomulo. What’s more the sun shone […]

Matt - long distance finish
WOC Report #5 – the Long Distance - 10/07/2014 01:48
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

With the new groupings of how many runners each country are allocated in the middle and long distance races now based on positions in the long, middle and relay over the previous 2 years, these last three events of WOC2014 are going to be crucial for New Zealand. Thus Matt and Greta set out today […]