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Oceania 2021 embargo notice - 20/12/2019 11:07
By Joolz

Latest Embargo notice for Oceania Orienteering NZ champs 2021  Read the full document and fire us some of those great questions that always follow an embargo map post. We have been following the IOF recommendations as closely as possible and some good technical discussions have been floating around. Many thanks to all the NZ technical […]

HP News #59 – November 2019 - 30/11/2019 09:14
By Malcolm Ingham

After the plethora of events in October, November has seen a dearth! Hence, no pictures, no results, but the chance to reflect on a couple of the issues that came to light before and during October – not least the allegations of cheating that arose out of the world Military Games and World Cup races […]

Selection notice – WORLD ORIENTEERING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2020 - 25/11/2019 10:01
By Malcolm Ingham

The World Orienteering Championships 2020 will be held in the Triangle Region of Denmark from 6-11 July 2020, and will consist of an individual sprint, a knock-out sprint and a sprint relay. Selection Criteria As per the Orienteering NZ G1 Selection Policy the 2020 WOC team will be selected on Known Form from the following […]

Selection notice – WORLD UNIVERSITY ORIENTEERING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2020 - 25/11/2019 09:47
By Malcolm Ingham

The World University Orienteering Championships 2020 will be held in Smolensk, Russia from 14-18 July 2020. Selection Criteria As per the Orienteering NZ G1 Selection Policy the 2020 WUOC team will be selected on Known Form from the following events. 21/22 March 2020 in Auckland (primary events) ONZ Championships in Manawatu 10-13 April 2020 (secondary […]

Selection Notice – JUNIOR WORLD ORIENTEERING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2020 - 25/11/2019 09:34
By Malcolm Ingham

The Junior World Orienteering Championships 2020 will be held in Kocaeli, Turkey from 26 June – 4 July 2020. Selection Criteria As per the Orienteering NZ G1 Selection Policy the 2020 JWOC team will be selected on Known Form from the following events. 21/22 March 2020 in Auckland (primary events) ONZ Championships in Manawatu 10-13 […]

Announcement of Embargo – Oceania Orienteering Championships 2021 - 21/11/2019 12:43
By Christo Peters

The area covered by red shading on the map below is henceforth embargoed until the end of the Oceania Orienteering Championships, January 2021.

Compass Point – November 2019 - 18/11/2019 08:12
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

News updates including View from the Chair; Legends of Orienteering; High Performance; NZ MTBO Championships; Junior Camp – How it works; Newly Confirmed Events; PAPO’s Yr 5-8 Camp;

Orienteering Training Camp (Years 5-8 at school) 21-23 Dec 2019 Registrations - 08/11/2019 06:56
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

PAPO will be hosting an orienteering training camp, for those in Years 5-8 at school, from 21st-23rd Dec 2019 in Christchurch. The camp will teach skills and have exercises catering from beginners to advanced (white to red level). The camp is two nights and three days based at Spencer Park holiday park.

Selection Announcement – ONZ JUNIOR CAMP 2019 (Updated) - 04/11/2019 04:00
By Russell Higham (ONZ Events Liaison)

The following Junior Orienteers have been selected to attend the Junior Camp in Pukekohe 15-20 December 2019.

High Performance News #58 – October 2019 - 31/10/2019 10:33
By Malcolm Ingham

October has been a month with a hectic start and an even more hectic finish. Beginning with the second weekend of the Oceania Carnival – which saw some excellent individual performances , but Australia taking the Aspin-Key Trophy – and culminating with both the final round of the IOF World Cup and the Auckland Championships […]

2019 Orienteering NZ Junior Camp – Applications Reopened - 24/10/2019 11:31
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

We are reopening applications for the Junior Camp as we have a few spaces left, and we would like to give those that haven’t applied a chance to take advantage of this opportunity to be selected.

Labour Weekend – Auckland Orienteering Champs Wynyard Quarter Sprint & Woodhill New Maps – Entries close Friday. - 17/10/2019 12:46
By Auckland Orienteering Club

Enter now – Entries close Friday 18 October 2019. Auckland Orienteering Champs 26-28 October 2019. New Maps!

Selection Announcement: ONZ Under 23 Development Camp 2019 - 16/10/2019 01:33
By Malcolm Ingham

The athletes have selected for the 2019 Orienteering NZ High Performance Under 23 Development Camp which will be held in Counties Manukau from 7-13 December 2019.

Have your say: what ONZ should prioritize in its plans for 2020 - 16/10/2019 12:28
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

As part of ONZ’s annual planning process, we are keen to get input from clubs and individual orienteers. Help ONZ understand the issues and priorities that matter most in 2020.

Compass Point – October 2019 - 11/10/2019 12:07
By Christo Peters

The latest news update including: View from the Chair; Legends of Orienteering – Robbie; High Performance Update – 2020 Trials dates; Camps update; Club Spotlight; Map Making Course;

Pinestars lose out to Bushrangers in close fought Test Match - 07/10/2019 12:15
By Malcolm Ingham

After a week of orienteering at the Oceania Carnival, taking into account the combined scores of the Queen’s Birthday and Carnival, the Australian Bushrangers have beaten the New Zealand Pinestars by 395.7 to 394.4. NZL were relatively well beaten on Australian soil scoring only 3 class wins over the 5 races – the W20E’s in […]

High performance News #57 – September 2019 - 01/10/2019 09:27
By Malcolm Ingham

It seems somewhat odd to be writing this in Wellington while a substantial number of NZL orienteers are in Australia at the Oceania Carnival. Nevertheless it has allowed me to keep an eye on both the goings on over the ditch over the weekend, and the happenings in Switzerland where the final round of the […]

NZ MTBO Champs 2019, Rotorua – Entries open - 27/09/2019 03:09
By Erin Swanson

Want to experience a fantastic weekend of top level mountain bike orienteering?  The 2019 NZ MTB Orienteering Champs will be hosted in Rotorua, NZ’s MTBing mecca, on 9th and 10th November.

Coming up – World Cup Round 3 and Oceania - 26/09/2019 11:19
By Malcolm Ingham

While the attention of most in New Zealand is on the upcoming Oceania Carnival let’s not forget that the third round of the 2019 IOF World Cup starts in Switzerland on Friday evening New Zealand time. NZL has only two entrants, Laura and Tim Robertson, for a 3-day programme that starts wth a middle distance […]

Selection Announcement – ANZ MTBO CHALLENGE 2019 - 19/09/2019 10:13
By Catriona McBean

Maryborough, Victoria, 25-27 October 2019 NZ has been invited to take on Australia in an ANZ challenge competition at the Australian MTBO champs, Maryborough. The riders selected to represent New Zealand at the 2019 ANZ MTBO Challenge are: Conal Boland-Bristow M/W21 Tegan Knightbridge  Ryan Moore   Marquita Gelderman   Brent Simpson M/W40 Erin Swanson Peter […]

Oceania 2019 – Relay NZ Teams Coordination Update (Revised) - 05/09/2019 05:57
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

Jean Cory-Wright is coordinating the NZ contingent for the Oceania relay championships in Australia.

Vacancy: 2019 ANZ Challenge NZ Team Manager - 05/09/2019 12:14
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

A manager is sought for the New Zealand team for the 2019 Australia-New Zealand Orienteering Challenge, to be contested as part of the 2019 Oceania Championships from Saturday 28th September to Sunday 6th October in NSW and Victoria.

Selection Announcement – ANZ TEST MATCH PINESTARS 2019 - 03/09/2019 09:28
By Catriona McBean

The New Zealand Pinestars will compete against the Australian Bushrangers in Victoria and New South Wales, Australia, 28 September – 6 October 2019. Women Men 20 Tessa Burns (Sprint) Oliver Egan Katie Cory-Wright (Long, Middle) Ronan Lee Marina Comeskey Scott Smith Kaia Joergensen Liam Stolberger Tegan Knightbridge (Long, Middle) Will Tidwell Penelope Salmon (Sprint) Jessica […]

Selection Announcement – ANZ Challenge Team 2019 - 03/09/2019 09:08
By Catriona McBean

NZ Team Announcement for the Australia – New Zealand Challenge that will take place as part of the Oceania Championships held in New South Wales and Victoria, Australia from 28 September to 6 October 2019.

2019 Junior and U23 Orienteering Training Camps Registrations Open - 03/09/2019 06:00
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

    2019 Junior Orienteering Training Camp Sunday 15 – Friday 20 December 2019 Location – Wesley College, Pukekohe Supported by Counties Manukau Orienteering Club Junior Camp Criteria Because of demand for the ONZ Junior Camp over the last few years that we have now put some limits on who can attend.  This is so we […]