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Orienteering NZ Junior Camp 2020 Entries reopened until Friday 16th October 2020
ONZ Junior Camp 2020 Entries re-opened until Friday 16 Oct! - 12/10/2020 01:35
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

Entries for Junior Camp Re-opened until this Friday 16th Oct 2020! Since applications closed, ONZ has moved to finalise the list of attendees. A handful of those who registered are now unable to attend due to other commitments. Despite receiving a number of emails from clubs and parents asking for their son/daughter to be included […]

NZOC 2020
Entries to NZOC 2020 close at midnight Friday! - 06/10/2020 02:37
By WgtnOC

Entries for the NZ Orienteering Championships (‘Nationals’) close at 11.59pm Friday 9 October 2020. That’s just a few days left to get your entries in! So, here are a few of the things that you’ll need to know: Nationals will be a 3-day event (24-26 October) with long distance on Saturday, middle distance on Sunday, and […]

High Performance News #69 – September 2020 - 02/10/2020 02:30
By Malcolm Ingham

At last, after several months in abeyance, an event (the Ultralong, to report on! Not only that but the renewed prospect of the ONZ Champs at Labour Weekend (even without the relay) and hopefully more to come after that. So, sit back, take a deep breath, and read on….                                                                                                                                                             Malcolm Ingham ([email protected]) Ultralong The […]

ONZ Compass Point – September 2020
ONZ Compass Point – September 2020 - 01/10/2020 12:33
By Joolz Moore (ONZ Editor)

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ONZ to select 2020 NZSS Team at Nationals
2020 New Zealand Secondary School Paper Team to be chosen at Nationals - 30/09/2020 10:59
By Christo Peters

Orienteering NZ is pleased to announce that a paper NZSS team will be named following this year’s New Zealand Orienteering Championships (Nationals 2020).  The reason for naming a paper team, the event that the team will be chosen at, and the criteria for selection have been taken into consideration in reaching this decision. The suggestion […]

ONZ 2020 Members Survey
Calling NZ based orienteers – Please complete the ONZ 2020 members survey! - 29/09/2020 04:05
By Pete Swanson (ONZ Chair)

Calling NZ based orienteers – Please complete the ONZ 2020 members survey! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/3CPPQDD At ONZ we are committed to working with orienteers on growing the sport, improving what we do, and focus on the priorities that matter most. To do this we need to hear your views on how things are going, and what you […]

NZOC 2020
Two weeks to enter the Nationals! - 28/09/2020 05:59
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

Two weeks to enter the Nationals! A week ago, we at Orienteering Wellington outlined our plans to proceed with the NZ National Orienteering Championships (‘Nationals’) and the criteria for making a decision. The Government has this week given clear direction that Auckland will still be in COVID-19 Alert Level 2 as of 30 September, with […]

NZOC 2020
Moving forward with ONZ Nationals 2020 at Labour Weekend - 18/09/2020 03:55
By WgtnOC

Ngā mihi nui! We’re delighted to let you know where we’re at with planning for the 2020 ONZ National Foot-O Championships. Further to Orienteering NZ’s recent major events update, Orienteering Wellington would like to present our plan for the 2020 Nationals. Our key considerations in developing this plan have been to ensure the safety of competitors and […]

Covid-19 Novel Coronavirus Information and Updates
Amended Covid Alert level guidelines – September 16 2020 - 16/09/2020 05:00
By Christo Peters

Updated:  September 16 2020 The latest version of ONZ Coronavirus (COVID-19) Club Guidelines on the ONZ website will always be available at: https://www.orienteering.org.nz/covid-19/

CMOC - North Island Secondary School Champs 2020
2020 North Island Secondary School Orienteering Champs – Event Postponed to 17th & 18th October - 15/09/2020 12:17
By Roger Woodroofe

15 September 2020 After the Government’s announcement yesterday regarding the extension of level 2.5 for Auckland, it has been agreed that Counties Manukau Orienteering Club will postpone the North Island Secondary School Championships scheduled for 26/27/28 Sept 2020 to the backup date of 17th and 18th October 2020.   If further restrictions prevent this date being used […]

2020 NZ Secondary School Orienteering Champs – Event Cancellation - 15/09/2020 11:38
By Roger Woodroofe

15 September 2020 The Hawkes Bay Orienteering Club in association with Orienteering NZ have taken what we know will be a very disappointing decision for all the students and teams who have entered or intended entering our NZ Secondary Schools Orienteering Championships 8-10th October in Hawke’s Bay.  As indicated previously, this championship can only proceed […]

ONZ Major Events Special Update – 11 September 2020 - 11/09/2020 07:16
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

The reemergence of Covid-19 in the community in August and subsequent escalation of alert levels has created uncertainty regarding many of our marque events. This update provides the most up-to-date information about these key events to provide a degree of clarity for the Orienteering Community.

High Performance News #68 – August 2020 - 04/09/2020 10:20
By Malcolm Ingham

Like the advertising quote from Jaws “…just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water…” here we are again, with events, at least in Auckland, back in abeyance. Hopefully it does look, notwithstanding the extra week and a bit continuation of Levels 2.5 and 2, as though things are under control […]

National O League 2020 – Live tracking for Ultralong on Saturday - 04/09/2020 11:29
By Malcolm Ingham

Following its enforced COVID-19 break, the National O League resumes on Saturday with the Ultralong on Hogsback near Castle Hill. Live tracking will be available for selected runners in both M21E and W21E. The link for M21E is https://log.gl/0dhj-g , while that for W21E is https://log.gl/HL2euA W21E will go live at 11.05 and M21E at […]

Compass Point - Orienteering New Zeland's Member Newsletter
ONZ Compass Point – August 2020 - 31/08/2020 03:08
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

GM’s Foreword Hi all, Welcome to the August issue of Compass Point. Orienteering continues to try and function in difficult times. The escalation of Covid19 levels from the level one we were quickly used to has definitely made things more challenging. Tomorrow [Mon 31 Aug 2020] all of New Zealand will be at level 2 […]

High Performance News #67 – July 2020 - 06/08/2020 05:34
By Malcolm Ingham

Firstly my apologies….although I sent out the pdf version of this News last weekend, as I didn’t have full internet I forgot about this Web version. If there are any avid readers out there who wondered where it was, read on….. As events pick up in New Zealand but second waves of Covid-19 hit many […]

ONZ Champs 2020 – Entries Open - 29/07/2020 08:45
By Malcolm Ingham

Entries for the re-scheduled ONZ Championships at Labour Weekend are now open at https://events.orienteering.org.nz/nationals/ With the change of dates, due to circumstances beyond the control of Orienteering Wellington and ONZ, there has been a change to the sprint area. The sprint will now take place in Levin on the late afternoon of Friday 23 October. […]

Entries for the ONZ Junior & U23 Camps 2020 are now open - 29/07/2020 06:10
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

Entries for the 2020 Orienteering New Zealand Junior and U23 Camps are now open! Both are being hosted in Nelson in December. Information on each camp can be found below. Please read the information carefully before completing the application form. RegardsChristo [email protected] ONZ Junior Camp 2020 Entries Now Open Below is information for this year’s […]

Controllers Clinic being held in Nelson – August 8 & 9 2020 - 24/07/2020 10:43
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

Nelson Orienteering are hosting a 2 day Controllers Clinic on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th August 2020. The clinic will be run by Marquita Gelderman (an IOF Adviser). We are inviting you to come and join us. This would interest orienteering course planners and controllers that want to start on the path to being an […]

Schools Start Orienteering
2020 North Island Secondary School Orienteering Champs Entries Open - 24/07/2020 09:53
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

The 2020 North Island Secondary School Orienteering Championships event will be run between Saturday 26th to Monday 28th September 2020. Details are now available and entries are open online. The 2020 NISS Orienteering Champs are officially sanctioned by the NZSSSC and include Years 7 and 8. The championships are being hosted by Counties Manukau Orienteering […]

Compass Point - Orienteering New Zeland's Member Newsletter
ONZ Compass Point – July 2020 - 08/07/2020 08:09
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

Subscribe to Compass Point Emails or update your preferences July 2020 – GM’s Foreword Hi all, Welcome to another issue of Compass Point. Since our last newsletter most club events have been able to be run as normal. Like other organisations we have faced a number of rescheduling challenges. Despite this, I am pleased to […]

Orienteering NZ - Find Your Adventure
High Performance News #66 – June 2020 - 01/07/2020 09:41
By Malcolm Ingham

Three weeks into Level 1 and signs of orienteering life, at least in New Zealand, are starting to emerge. PAPO were first off the mark with an OY on 14 June attended by about 175 people. More local events have taken place around the country including Bay of Plenty, Palmerston North and Wellington. The Auckland […]

Oceania 2021 or not, orienteering event will go ahead - 28/06/2020 06:42
By Joolz

Covid-19 has brought unpredictability and constant change, but PAPO (Peninsula and Plains Orienteers) are still keen to hold an event in January 2021. The Oceania 2021 team are still very focused and keeping on-task whilst we respond to constant changing circumstances and expectations. We promise an event will happen in NZ, it might just be […]

High Performance News #65 – May 2020 - 03/06/2020 05:20
By Malcolm Ingham

Well, if I thought April was difficult to find anything to write about, it was nothing on May! However, as (touch wood) the drop to Level 1 appears just over the horizon there is now at least the opportunity for some forward planning for what remains of the 2020 orienteering season. Read on. Malcolm Ingham […]

Orienteering NZ - Find Your Adventure
Compass Point – May 2020 - 29/05/2020 08:31
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

In this issue: GM’s foreword View from the Chair ONZ Covid-19 Update  Club Spotlight – PAPO NZ Champs Update Oceania Update Major Events Update Expressions of Interest for Junior Camp Manager and Coaches Medal Survey Slack resource sharing platform Minecraft Orienteering GM’s Foreword Hi all, In recent weeks we have entered level two.  For most […]