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.
All athletes that participate in World Ranking Events in any of the orienteering disciplines need to create themselves a user account in IOF Eventor before taking part in the event. This is what to do: Go to eventor.orienteering.org, and click on “Create user account”. Please choose the first option: “I am an athlete participating in […]
15 December 2014 Selection Announcement JUNIOR WORLD ORIENTEERING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2015 The Junior World Orienteering Championships for 2015 will be held in Rauland, Norway 4-10 July 2015. Selection Criteria The Selection Trail for the 2015 JWOC Team will be held in the Wairarapa 21-22 March 2015, hosted by the Wellington and Hutt Valley Orienteering […]
Orienteering NZ has published the Orienteering NZ Update for December 2014 (PDF 441KB) including the following items: Orienteering NZ Vacancies (Refer to Vacancies page for full position descriptions) (includes recent review of structure of Orienteering NZ) Volunteer Committee Positions Technical Committee Selectors – Senior, Junior or Mountain Bike (MTB) Mapping Committee Fixtures Coordinator Contracted Position – Volunteer Training Coordinator […]
Tasmania, 3-11 January 2015 The orienteers to represent New Zealand in the ANZ Challenge against Australia during the 2015 Oceania Championships in Tasmania 3 – 11 January 2015 are: Women Grade Men Katie Cory-Wright 16 Connor Cleary Danielle Goodall Max Griffiths Tegan Knightbridge Andrei Popovici Kayla Fairbairn (R,M) 18 Devon Beckman (R,M,L) Sophie Harrison Ed […]
Excited? Less than 2 weeks to go before we have just under 100 attending this years junior training camp, plus lots of coaches and supporting adults. Bulletin 3 now available, giving details on who the coaches are, kit list, where we are staying, maps etc. Read now. Order your t-shirt
World Cup 2015 – Competitions 1 – 3 Tasmania, 2-10 January 2015 The orienteers to represent New Zealand at the World Cup in Australia durings the 2015 Oceania Championships in Tasmania 2 – 10 January 2015 are: Men: Devon Beckman (Sprint only) Gene Beveridge Chris Forne Matt Goodall (Sprint only) Nick Hann Shamus Morrison […]
Orienteering NZ has published the OrienteeringNZ Update October – November 2014 (PDF 358KB) including the following items: Policy Update – (Selection) by Simon Addison, president; Work Safe NZ – Information for schools, education providers & clubs; Camps – Junior 13-18 December, D-Squad 8-12 December; OrienteeringNZ Vacancies – World Cup 2015 – Round 1 Team Manager, Team […]
The International Orienteering Federation has published the list of MTBO World Ranking Events to be organised during season 2015.
A new issue of “Inside Orienteering” – the magazine from the International Orienteering Federation is now available. In this issue: President’s Column; Meet Tom Hollowell, new IOF CEO; Bengt Saltin; North South East West: Costa Rica; X-mas 5 Days in Sydney; World University Championships 2014; News in brief.
The South Island Orienteering Championships start times for competitors are available on http://www.papo.org.nz The South Island Championships 2014 are being held in the Geraldine region over the 15th – 16th November 2014 weekend. A total of 213 Competitors from throughout New Zealand have entered. See the Event Programme on the website for details. Day One – Middle […]
Invitation for Reserves New Zealand School Team 2015 Tasmania 2 – 11 January 2015 Orienteering NZ is inviting athletes who will be in Tasmania for the 2015 Oceania Championships 2 – 11 January 2015, who are interested and available to be considered as a reserve for the New Zealand School Test Match Team against Australia. These athletes […]
Selection Announcement – Re-confirmation New Zealand School Team 2015 Tasmania 2 – 11 January 2015 Orienteering NZ advise we have invoked the right to amend the team selected for Tasmania after the 2014 Australian Schools Championships, to take account of athlete availability. The orienteers to represent New Zealand in the Test Match against Australia at […]
The deadline for the following roles has been extended until Friday 21 November 2014. Applications are invited for the positions of: World Cup 2015 – Round 1 Team Manager Position Description: World Cup Team Manager 2015 Team Coach Position Description: World Cup Team Coach 2015 ANZ Challenge (Oceania Champs) 2015 Team Manager Position Description: ANZ Challenge […]
Online entries for Le Tour de Peninsula are now LIVE at http://oentry.giorgio.co.nz/series_entries/new?series_id=15, and the website (http://tourdepeninsula.weebly.com/) has a lot more useful information for those looking forward to 6 serious sprints and 2 fun night events!
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 […]
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.
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 […]
“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
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.