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News | Orienteering New Zealand - Part 30
ONZ News
Final Version of Proposed New Orienteering NZ Constitution
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Fri 04 Mar 2016

The final version of the proposed new ONZ Constitution which will be tabled for approval at the AGM on 26 March 2016 is available for download:

High Performance News #14 February 2016
By Malcolm Ingham - Mon 29 Feb 2016

With March nearly upon us, the SOW and W6 now fading in memory, the orienteering season really starts to pick-up pace. For many the immediate focus turns to trials for JWOC and WOC, with the primary selection races for JWOC taking place next weekend in Hawkes Bay. Having had a sneak preview, Derek Morrison has […]

JWOC Selection Events 5/6 March – Final Information
By Malcolm Ingham - Thu 25 Feb 2016

JWOC Selection Event 5/6 March – Information Saturday 5 March: Middle Distance  Map:    Smedley Station 1:10000, 5m contour interval Directions: From the North (or Napier airport) take Highway 50 to Smedley Road, and turn right.  If you reach Tikokino, turn back , you will have gone about a kilometre too far. From the South follow Highway 50 […]

ONZ News
Orienteering NZ eNewsletter – Compass Point – February 2016
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Wed 24 Feb 2016

News and updates from Orienteering NZ. Including update from President, Health & Safety information, World Masters Updates, articles of interest, and more.

IOF News - Feb 2016
IOF Publication “Inside Orienteering” now an e-Newsletter
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Tue 23 Feb 2016

The International Orienteering Federation publication “Inside Orienteering” is changing to an email newsletter to continue being an important source of information, enjoyment and inspiration. Subscribe Now.

WMG2017 Orienteering Sports Information Guide
World Masters Games 2017 Orienteering Sports Information Guide V1
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Mon 15 Feb 2016

The World Masters Games 2017 Orienteering Sports Information Guide (Bulletin One) is available. Registrations open on the 17th February 2016

NISS Starters
North Island Secondary Schools Champs 28th-30th April 2016
By HBFixtures - Mon 15 Feb 2016

Hawke’s Bay Orienteering looks forward to welcoming competitors to North Island Secondary Schools Orienteering Championships 2016 on 28-30 April 2016.

Southern Orienteering Week Wrap-up
By Nick Smith - Thu 04 Feb 2016

  Matukituki West- great training for JWOC 2016 Switzerland Southern Orienteering Week 2016 was a great success with up to 250 people competing in the events over the course of the week. It started on Monday 18th of January up in the newly mapped alpine terrain in the Matukituki Valley, though unfortunately the drizzle and […]

NZ Orienteering Champs 2016 - Enter Now
NZ Orienteering Champs 2016 Event Programme Available
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Wed 03 Feb 2016

The New Zealand Orienteering Championships 2016 event programme available. The champs will be in the Nelson Tasman region, upper South Island on 25 to 28 March 2016. Entries close on Friday 4th March 2016.

IOF Orienteering World
IOF Orienteering World 2015 Published
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Wed 03 Feb 2016

The International Orienteering Federation has published its annual year book in full colour online and in-print – “Orienteering World” 2015.

Gergo at 2015 NZ Orienteering Champs, Sprint
In Memory of Gergo Verhas
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Tue 02 Feb 2016

Gergo Verhas, a valued friend and Auckland orienteering club member died in a climbing accident Monday morning on Mt Rolleston. Gergo was active, supportive, and passionate about many things including orienteering, mountain biking, tramping, climbing, and skiing.

Taupo Orienteering Club
Get ready for Katoa Po weekend!
By Lyndon Haugh - Mon 01 Feb 2016

Make sure you have Katoa Po on your calendar for 12th -13th March 2016! This year the classic weekend event is on a brand new map, which is located up behind Reporoa dairy factory – so we are out of the Taupo gullies.

High Performance News #13 January 2016
By Malcolm Ingham - Mon 01 Feb 2016

New Year – new challenges. With much of 2015 devoted to getting a High Performance plan finalised and adopted, the on-going issue in 2016 is to make that plan both a reality and a success. Organizationally this means getting the different levels of squads functioning well and providing the training and coaching that is needed […]

ONZ News
Orienteering NZ eNewsletter – Compass Point – January 2016
By Catriona McBean - Sat 30 Jan 2016

OK – let’s start by wishing you all a Happy New Year and hope that you have or are still enjoying a great NZ summer. The warm weather is an excuse to ease off for a while and make the most of our wonderful outdoors.

ONZ News
Annual General Meeting Agenda 2016
By Catriona McBean - Fri 29 Jan 2016

Clubs are advised the final agenda for the Annual General Meeting for 2016 is available for download now. It will be held in conjunction with the NZ Orienteering Championships on Saturday 26 March 2016, 5.00pm.

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GO-4-12 Youth Adventure Race 2016
By Roger Woodroofe - Mon 18 Jan 2016

The 2016 GO-4-12 New Zealand Secondary Schools Adventure Racing Champs will be held on 8-10th April 2016 in the stunning Kaiteriteri Tasman District of the South Island. The event is suitable for all adventurous youth and orienteers love this event with it being won many times over by those good with a map. The GO-4-12 Youth Adventure […]

Orienteering Waitangi 2016 Sprints - Wellington
Waitangi Orienteering Sprints – Wellington – Entries Close 15 January
By Roger Woodroofe - Tue 12 Jan 2016

Entries close 15th January for the Orienteering Waitangi 2016 Sprints weekend to be held in Wellington.
6 sprint events over 3 days – including a WRE. All events within an hour from Wellington and accessible by public transport.
Event 4 on Sunday afternoon will be an IOF World Ranking Event (WRE).

Orienteering Student running
NZ Secondary Schools Champs 2016 – Event Information published
By O Waikato - Wed 06 Jan 2016

Orienteering Waikato looks forward to welcoming competitors to NZSS2016 on July 21-23 2016.
The event will be based at St Peters School in Cambridge which will provide a fantastic centre for 3 days of top class orienteering.

St Arnaud Embargoes NZOC2016
Embargoed Areas – 2016 NZ Orienteering Champs
By Michael Croxford - Tue 29 Dec 2015

Two areas are now embargoed for the 2016 New Zealand Orienteering Championships to be held in the Nelson Tasman region at Easter.  Details can be downloaded from the event website.

ONZ News
Orienteering NZ Compass Point – Constitutional Review Special Edition 3
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Mon 21 Dec 2015

A new constitution will be presented to the AGM in March 2016 as a Council-supported resolution.
A summary of the key changes is provided.

Santa with O Map
Orienteering NZ Compass Point e-Newsletter – December 2015
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Mon 21 Dec 2015

Presidents Rant, Constitution Review, 2016 International Team Costs, Vacancies, Appointments, AGM Notice, AWMG Updates, Community Sport Investment Update, International Olympic Academy Session for Young Participants

ONZ News
Orienteering NZ AGM Agenda and Consititution
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Fri 18 Dec 2015

The Orienteering NZ 2016 Annual General Meeting (AGM) Agenda and Constitution are available for download now.
The AGM will be held in conjunction with the New Zealand Orienteering Championships in St Arnaud, March 2016.

Selection Notice – WORLD UNIVERSITY ORIENTEERING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2016
By Catriona McBean - Tue 15 Dec 2015

15 December 2015   Selection Criteria   The World University Orienteering Championships for 2016 will be held in Miskolc, Hungary 30 July – 4 August 2016.   The 2016 WUOC Team will be based on the following selection events:   Primary Selection event 2016 Orienteering NZ National Championships   Overseas-based athletes who are unable to […]

Selection Notice – WORLD CUPS 2016 – Rounds 1 & 2
By Catriona McBean - Tue 15 Dec 2015

15 December 2015   The Orienteering World Cups for 2016 will be held in Wroclaw, Poland (30 April – 2 May) and Jesenki, Czech Republic (21-28 May). Selection Criteria The 2016 World Cup selections will be based on KNOWN FORM.   [as per the Orienteering Policy G1 – Selection Policy approved December 2014]. The following […]

ONZ High Performance Plan 2015
Orienteering NZ High Performance Plan Published
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Wed 09 Dec 2015

The Orienteering NZ High Performance Plan for the 5 year period 2015-2019 has been published and is available online now.

ONZ COVID-19 Information