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News | Orienteering New Zealand - Part 30
Tommy Hayes runs hot in JWOC Sprint
By Malcolm Ingham - Sun 10 Jul 2016

Tommy Hayes has continued New Zealand’s excellent run of performances in the JWOC sprint with a fabulous 8th place finish in the streets of Scuol, Switzerland. Tommy’s time of 13:21 was only 17s behind 3rd in a race in which host nation Switzerland finished 1st, 2nd, 4th and 6th! Second best Kiwi was Devon Beckman […]

Primed and ready to go – JWOC
By Malcolm Ingham - Thu 07 Jul 2016

JWOC2016 in Switzerland starts on Sunday evening New Zealand time and the NZL team is now assembled and finishing their preparations. Perhaps unsuprisingly one of the hardest things, going by the comments on Facebook, is acclimatisation to the altitude. Nevertheless the team has been testing itself in Swiss terrain by competing in a series of […]

NZ Secondary School Orienteering Champs 2016 Entries Close 7 July
By O Waikato - Fri 01 Jul 2016

6 days until entries close on Thursday 7th July 2016 for the New Zealand Secondary School Orienteering Championships (including Years 7 and 8). Check out some photos of St Peters School in Cambridge, Waikato. Location for Sprint and Relay.

AU-Schools 2016
First Two Video Trailers for Australian School Orienteering Carnival
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Thu 30 Jun 2016

The first two trailers of 4 in a series to introduce the 2016 Australian School Orienteering Championships to be held on the Scenic Rim of SE Queensland Australia. A New Zealand Secondary Schools Team is to be selected to compete for the Southern Cross Trophy against the six Australian states and the Australian Capital Territory in the 2016 Australian Schools Championships.

WOC 2016 Sweden
IOF News: National Quotas for World Orienteering Championships 2016
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Thu 30 Jun 2016

The National Quotas for the World Orienteering Championships 2016 in Strömstad – Tanum, Sweden, are available.

High Performance News #18 – June 2016
By Malcolm Ingham - Thu 30 Jun 2016

June has been a strange month. For me it felt odd to have planned a day of Queen’s Birthday yet not be there to see the outcome – by all accounts a highly successful 3-day event for which Wellington and Hutt Valley clubs deserve full credit. Instead I have had the chance to look over […]

Orienteering NZ Compass Point e-Newsletter – June 2016
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Thu 30 Jun 2016

View from the Chair; NZSS Team Announcement Date; ONZ Appointments & Vacancies; High Performance Update;
2016 Junior & Regional Squad Camps; 2017 World Masters Games & Oceania Updates & Call for Volunteers; IOF Environment Commission;

2016 ONZ National Junior Camp and Under 23 Regional Squads Camp Entries Open
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Thu 30 Jun 2016

The Junior and Under 23 Regional Squads Camps will be held in Canterbury, December 2016. Applications for participants and coaches are invited now and close on 31 July 2016.

Alpine-O Labour Weekend 2016 WRE Bulletin 1 Published
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Wed 29 Jun 2016

Bulletin 1 for the Alpine-O IOF World Ranking Event being held on Sunday 23rd October 2016 during New Zealand’s Labour Weekend has been published and is available for download now.

By Catriona McBean - Tue 28 Jun 2016

The NZ Pinestars will compete against the Australian Bushrangers at the Australian Championship Carnival in Queensland from 24 September to 2 October 2016.   Selection Criteria Both Men’s and Women’s teams will be selected at both Senior (21E) and Junior (17-20E) levels. It is likely that the Senior Test Match will comprise the Australian Middle […]

Wharepapa v10
NZ Secondary Schools Orienteering Champs 2016 – Entries open and information published
By O Waikato - Wed 15 Jun 2016

Orienteering Waikato looks forward to welcoming competitors to the New Zealand Secondary Schools Orienteering Championships 2016 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. Entries are open and close 7th July 2016. Event information is available now. […]

By Catriona McBean - Thu 09 Jun 2016

The confirmed team selected to represent New Zealand at the World Orienteering Championships for 2016 to be held in Stromstad-Tonum, Sweden from 20-28 August 2016 has been announced.

SuperSeries 2016 – Final Points
By Malcolm Ingham - Tue 07 Jun 2016

The final round of the 2016 SuperSeries was over Queen’s Birthday. Here, in brief are the final positions, there will be a longer commentary in the June HP News, but for now congratulations to Nick Hann, Penny Kane, Tommy Hayes and Dani Goodall, and also to Northern ???, who after 4 rounds and 2 relays […]

High Performance News #17 – May 2016
By Malcolm Ingham - Sun 05 Jun 2016

First and foremost my apologies for this being a little late – Preparations for both Queen’s Birthday and going overseas have taken precedence. Secondly for the brevity – it’s being written in Melbourne airport in transit. Hopefully the most important issues are covered. Obviously the most significant news in May has been Tim Robertson’s rise […]

ONZ Orienteering NZ Compass Point e-Newsletter – May 2016
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Thu 02 Jun 2016

View from the Chair; Welcome to Tommy Hayes; Controller’s Clinic – Dunedin; ONZ Vacancies & Appointments; Travel Update – NZ Secondary Schools Team to Australia; Update from the Mapping Committee; World Orienteering Day 2016; 2017 World Masters Games & Oceania Updates; Calling Orienteering Volunteers;

Orienteering NZ Policy Review Feedback Invited – G6 International Team Funding
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Thu 26 May 2016

In light of the discussion around the policy on International Team Funding at the AGM, the ONZ Council invites feedback on the revised policy. Feedback closes Sunday 11 June 2016.

Tim Robertson in World’s Elite again at World Cup 2
By Malcolm Ingham - Mon 23 May 2016

Tim Robertson has shown again that he has earned a place among the elite sprinters of world orienteering with a 7th place in this mornings European Championships (World Cup Round 2) sprint race in Jesenik, Czech Republic. This backs up his 5th place in Round 1 of the World Cup in Poland earlier this month. […]

Reminder: Queen’s Birthday Orienteering Entries close Sunday 22 May 2016
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Wed 18 May 2016

Wellington Orienteering Club and Orienteering Hutt Valley invite you to 3 days of coastal dune and pine forest orienteering over the Queen’s Birthday weekend, on the Horowhenua coast, including two IOF World Ranking Events.

By Catriona McBean - Tue 17 May 2016

New Zealand selection details for the World Schools Orienteering Championship to be held in Palermo, Italy 22 April 2017 to 28 April 2017.

Selection Announcement – NZ PINESTARS QUEEN’S BIRTHDAY 2016
By Catriona McBean - Tue 17 May 2016

The NZ Pinestars team to compete against the Australian Bushrangers at the Queen’s Birthday 3-day event to be held in Horowhenua are: Senior Men Chris Forne – PAPO Nick Hann – PAPO Matt Ogden – North West Reserve: Gene Beveridge – North West Senior Women Penny Kane – Wellington Jula McMillan- North West Sarah O’Sullivan – Wellington Imogene Scott- […]

Tommy Hayes elected to ONZ Council
By Catriona McBean - Tue 10 May 2016

After the 2016 AGM a vacancy for a 2-year term was advertised and applications invited. At the time a Council Postal Election Process was announced which included postal voting by clubs. Only 1 application was received, and in accordance with the new Orienteering NZ constitution, Clause 8.6 (f) ONZ have the pleasure to announce Tommy […]

Selection Notice: World Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships 2016
By Catriona McBean - Thu 05 May 2016

  The World MTBO Championships will be held in Agueda, Cantanhede and Mealhada, Portugal from 25-30 July 2016.   Selection Criteria Athletes will be selected on “Known Form” as no trial is required.  Emphasis will be placed on recent New Zealand or Australian Championship performances.     [as per the Orienteering Policy G1 – Selection Policy approved December […]

Tim Robertson 5th in World Cup Sprint
By Malcolm Ingham - Mon 02 May 2016

Tim Robertson has produced the best result in over 20 years by a New Zealand man in a World Cup race with a stunning 5th place in the sprint final run early Monday morning in Wroclaw, Poland. In a complex old town with multiple route choice problems, Tim was 21s behind winner Matthias Kyburz of Switzerland […]

High Performance News #16 – April 2016
By Malcolm Ingham - Fri 29 Apr 2016

With the ONZ Champs, as the final selection event, out of the way the selectors have been busy in analysing performances and finalising the teams for WOC and JWOC. These are highlighted below. April has also seen the first High Performance Squad camp under the new National Squad structure. This was held in Wellington/Masterton and, […]

Orienteering NZ Compass Point e-Newsletter – April 2016
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Thu 28 Apr 2016

The April e-Newsletter full of news and updates from OrienteeringNZ. Includes: This months “View from the Chair”; NZ representative orienteers; vacancies; NZ Secondary Schools Team – JWOC Exclusion Rationale; World Orienteering Day; WMG2017 & Oceania; Health & Safety;

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