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WOC Report #4 – Toby, Gene and Lizzie lead the way for NZL - 15/08/2019 06:49
By Malcolm Ingham

Toby Scott produced the best men’s NZL result in WOC long distance for many years when he finished in 30th place in today’s race at Mork. Toby was just under 4 minutes ahead of Gene Beveridge who also contributed to an impressive team performance in finishing 34th. In the women’s race Lizzie Ingham had her […]

WOC Report #3 – Lizzie and Tim into Middle Final - 14/08/2019 01:15
By Malcolm Ingham

Lizzie Ingham and Tim Robertson will be NZL’s representatives in Friday’s WOC middle distance final following this morning’s qualification heats at Knatterudfjellet north of Sarpsborg. Lizzie finished a reasonably comfortable 11th in Heat 2 although not admitting to a clean run. Tim, having been in 7th place in Men’s Heat 3 at the split time […]

WOC Report #2 – ready for the off - 13/08/2019 08:03
By Malcolm Ingham

              After 2 days of rain, but with better weather promised for tomorrow, WOC2019 is ready to go. Tuesday evening New Zealand time sees Cameron de L’isle, Tommy Hayes, Tim Robertson, Lizzie Ingham, Greta Knarston and Kate Morrison line up for the middle distance qualification. Today’s model event on […]

Oceania 2019 - Orienteering Fun on the A41
Reminder: Oceania 2019 Entries close 31 August 2019 - 11/08/2019 09:54
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

Entries for Oceania 2019 Carnival close 31st August 2019.  Competition starts in New South Wales, Australia with the Oceania Sprint at Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga on the afternoon of Saturday 28 September 2019 and concludes with the Oceania Middle in Victoria at Beechworth on the morning of Sunday 6 October 2019.

WOC Report #1 - 11/08/2019 01:53
By Malcolm Ingham

Three days until WOC2019 in Norway gets under way and, although several team members have been training in the local terrain for the last week, team NZL has finally moved into their accommodation at 43 Game Tindlunvei about 3 km away from the event centre in Sarpsborg. Although without the expansive grounds that we enjoyed […]

Selection call Pinestars-Bushrangers Test Match - 01/08/2019 09:07
By Malcolm Ingham

Selection call for Pinestars Team to compete at the Oceania Championships, New South Wales and Victoria, Australia 28 September to 6 October 2019 The New Zealand Pinestars will compete against the Australian Bushrangers in an Elite Test Match as part of theOceania Championships.cNew Zealand will compete in all of the Oceania Championship Individual Races (Sprint, Middle, […]

HP News #55 – July 2019 - 01/08/2019 09:37
By Malcolm Ingham

July is the traditionally busy month in world orienteering although this year the later date for WOC has made things a little less congested. Nervertheless, JWOC, WMTBOC, O-Ringen and World Rogaine Champs have all fallen within it. Having been in east of Canada for when JWOC was on I found it quite hard to follow […]

Orienteering NZ - Find Your Adventure
ONZ Compass Point – July 2019 - 31/07/2019 02:44
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

Latest news including – International Team Travel Policy Consultation; View from the Chair; Event Liaison Update; High Performance Update; Other News; GM Starting New Adventure;

Vacancies: NZ Team Coach and NZ School Team Staff – Southern Cross Challenge 2019 - 23/07/2019 02:11
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

Applications are invited for the Coach and Staff for the New Zealand Team 2019 competitions in and around Wagga Wagga, NSW as part of the Australian Championships carnival which runs from 27 September to 6 October 2019.

Selection Notice – ANZ Challenge Team 2019 - 23/07/2019 01:02
By Catriona McBean

Wagga Wagga and Surrounds, 28 September to 6 October 2019   The Australia – New Zealand Challenge will take place as part of the Oceania Championships held in New South Wales and Victoria, Australia. New Zealand will compete in the following age grades for Men and Women (3 runners per grade) 16, 18, 20, 21, 40, […]

Selection Announcement –   2019 WORLD CUPS 3 & 4 - 23/07/2019 12:57
By Catriona McBean

The New Zealand orienteers selected to compete at the remaining 2019 World Cups are:   World Cup No. 3 World Cup Round 3 will be held in Laufen, Switzerland from 27-29 September 2019. Women: Laura Robertson (Hutt Valley) Men: Tim Robertson (Hutt Valley)   World Cup No. 4 World Cup Round 4 will be held in […]

Mapping Expressions of Interest
Wellington Orienteering – Expression of Interest for Mapping – due Sunday 4 August 2019 - 22/07/2019 11:38
By WgtnOC

Wellington Orienteering Club is hosting Nationals 2020 and so we are seeking expressions of interest for two new maps. Information on each of these maps is below. Scotts Ferry Extension (PDF 3.7MB) Osgiliath NW (PDF 752KB) Please don’t hesitate to get in touch with Sarah (president@wellingtonorienteering.org.nz) otherwise we look forward to receiving your quotes by […]

ONZ High Performance News #54 – June 2019* - 01/07/2019 08:37
By Malcolm Ingham

As usual June has seen a major upturn in happenings. This started, of course, with the massive turn-out at Queen’s Birthday. This was followed a week later by the first round of the World Cup for 2019, though it was not particularly uplifting from the local point of view. Now we have the departure of […]

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ONZ Compass Point – June 2019 - 28/06/2019 07:40
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

News Updates from Orienteering NZ – including National Volunteer Week; ONZ General Manager applications invited; View from the Chair; Event Liaison Update; High Performance Update; WorkSafe NZ Policy Clarification; Sport NZ – Healthy Active Learning; Review of Walking Access Act 2008

Orienteering NZ - Find Your Adventure
Applications invited for position of Orienteering NZ General Manager - 26/06/2019 01:22
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

The term of the current General Manager ends in late September, and the Council are now inviting applications from people who may have an interest in this role. Closing date for applications is July 15th 2019.

Selection Announcement – New Zealand Secondary Schools Team 2019 - 18/06/2019 03:08
By Catriona McBean

Wagga Wagga and Surrounds, 27 September to 6 October 2019 This year, two teams of equal ability will be selected to compete for the Southern Cross Trophy against the six Australian states and the Australian Capital Territory in the 2019 Australian Schools Championships.   Team 1 (Harua) Team 2 (Karahiwi) Senior Boys:  Mitchell Cooper (AK) […]

IOF Orienteering World Cup
Tough WC Middle for Tim - 09/06/2019 12:45
By Malcolm Ingham

A tough middle distance overnight at the World Cup in Helsinki. The World Cup continues tonight with a chasing start long distance based on the middle results. Lizzie again will not start and Tim is off at 8.42 pm Sunday (NZST).

IOF Orienteering World Cup
IOF World Cup starts tonight - 08/06/2019 01:31
By Malcolm Ingham

The first round of the 2019 IOF World Cup starts tonight in Helsinki with a middle distance. New Zealand has two entrants – Tim Robertson and Lizzie Ingham, although Lizzie picked up an ankle injury last week and is in doubt of starting. Details of live coverage can be found at https://orienteering.sport/event/orienteering-world-cup-round-1/middle/#current with the women’s […]

Call for Selection – IOF World Cup Rounds 3 and 4 - 07/06/2019 09:21
By Malcolm Ingham

The 3rd round of the 2019 IOF World Cup will be held in Laufen, Switzerland from 27-29 September 2019. The round consists of a middle distance, a knock-out sprint, and an individual sprint. Bulletin 1 is here: WC3-Bulletin-1 The 4th and final round of the World Cup will be held in Gaungdong, China from 24-30 […]

National Orienteering League – and the winners are….. - 05/06/2019 10:02
By Malcolm Ingham

The Queen’s Birthday 3-day event was also the final round of the NOL. The series consisted of 11 races in total with the best 8 scores to count, with competition in men’s women’s senior and junior elites classes. The M21E title was retained by Gene Beveridge who was in fact the only one in this […]

Pinestars take first leg of Test Match - 03/06/2019 08:29
By Malcolm Ingham

The New Zealand Pinestars, led by strong performances from Matt Ogden, Imogene Scott, Joseph Lynch, Kurtis Shuker and Kaia Joergensen have taken the lead after the home leg of the annual Test Match against the Australian Bushrangers run in the Manawatu over Queen’s Birthday weekend. Matt (M21E), Imogene (W21E), Jospeh and Kurtis (both in M17-20E), […]

Vacancies: MTBO Selection Panel - 03/06/2019 01:55
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

Do you have experience in MTBO competition? Have a good knowledge of MTBO athletes and willing to commit some time into selecting our MTBO teams to represent New Zealand internationally?

ONZ High Performance News #53 – May 2019 - 28/05/2019 08:04
By Malcolm Ingham

With no second JWOC trial this year to fill the gap between the ONZ Champs and Queen’s Birthday there has been a bit of a lull, notwithstanding events on the various local scenes. Following the naming of the JWOC and WOC teams, in mid-month there was a successful HP camp held in Auckland, largely, but […]

Review of the Walking Access Act 2008 – Public Meeting Invitation - 28/05/2019 03:52
By Catriona McBean

As many of you are likely aware, the Ministry for Primary Industries is reviewing the Walking Access Act 2008. We want to hear from you and people in your networks interested in access to the outdoors, so we get the best possible results from the review.  The Act is about increasing free access to tracks, […]

Selection Notice – ANZ MTBO CHALLENGE 2019 – Update - 28/05/2019 01:30
By Catriona McBean

UPDATE – Extension of Deadline to 2 June   Please forward applications to Josie Boland josie.boland@xtra.co.nz   Maryborough, Victoria, 25-27 October 2019 New Zealand has been invited to take on Australia in an ANZ challenge competition at the Australian MTBO champs, Maryborough, 25-27 October 2019. The Championships include mass start, sprint, middle and long distance […]

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