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News | Orienteering New Zealand - Part 35
NZ Schools Team Appeals – Update Notice
By Catriona McBean - Sat 16 Aug 2014

New Zealand Schools Team 2014/15 Perth, Western Australia 27 September to 5 October 2014 and Tasmania 7-8 January 2015 The Council received two appeals on the Junior Boys selection and one appeal on the Junior Girls selection for the NZ Schools Team to travel to Perth in September, heard under clauses 3.1 – 3.5  of […]

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Selection Announcement
By Catriona McBean - Wed 13 Aug 2014

World Cup 2015 – Competitions 1 – 3 Tasmania, 2-10 January 2015 Friday 2 January Prologue Sprint Saturday 3 January Event 1 – Sprint Distance Thursday 8 January Event 2 – Middle Distance Friday 9 January Model event Saturday 10 January Event 3 – Long Distance   IOF Special Rules for the World Cup 2015 […]

2014 NZSS Rogaine champs
Inaugural NZ Schools Rogaine Champs
By Catriona McBean - Mon 11 Aug 2014

The Inaugural NZ Secondary Schools Rogaine Champs were held in Rotorua on Saturday as part of the Great Forest Rogaine. Over 60 teams took part in this first championships coming from as far north as Whangarei…

ONZ News
Notification of Appeal
By Catriona McBean - Thu 07 Aug 2014

Orienteering NZ has received a number of appeals regarding the recently announced New Zealand Schools Team to compete in Perth, Western Australia 27 September to 5 October 2014 and Tasmania 7-8 January 2015 The appeals relate to the Junior Boys and Junior Girls teams only. A formal process, as detailed in the Orienteering NZ Selection Policy (clauses […]

NZ Schools Team
New Zealand Schools Team 2014/15
By Catriona McBean - Thu 31 Jul 2014

Selection Announcement New Zealand Schools Team 2014/15 Perth, Western Australia 27 September – 5 October 2014 and Tasmania 2 – 11 January 2015 The orienteers selected for the New Zealand Secondary Schools Team to compete against Australia for the Southern Cross Challenge, as part of the Australian Orienteering Championships in Perth, Western Australia 27 September […]

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World Schools Orienteering Championships 2015
By Catriona McBean - Thu 31 Jul 2014

World Schools Orienteering Championships 2015 The following Schools have been selected as Representative Schools in the following categories at the World Schools Orienteering Championships in Turkey 18-25 April 2015 M1 Senior Boys – Napier Boys High School W1 Senior Girls – Napier Girls High School M2 Junior Boys – Napier Boys High School W2 Junior Girls – Havelock North […]

Tim Robertson 2014 JWOC Sprint Champion
JWOC Sprint Gold Medal – Tim Robertson
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Wed 23 Jul 2014

Download the Orienteering NZ Media Release: Robertson Wins Gold – Media Release 23 July 2014 Thunderstorms did not prevent Tim Robertson from backing up his 2013 Bronze medal with a 2014 JWOC Gold medal in Samokov, Bulgaria   News Articles: International Orienteering Federation: Junior World Orienteering Championships: Sprint golds to New Zealand and Sweden International Orienteering […]

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Follow NZ Team at JWOC 2014
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Tue 22 Jul 2014

The 2014 Junior World Orienteering Championship races start Tuesday night (Tues 22nd July, 7pm NZST) with the Sprint. JWOC2014 is being held in Borovets, Bulgaria. New Zealand has a team of 6 women and 6 men plus coach and team manager. In addition, several kiwis have travelled to support the team. The New Zealand JWOC 2014 […]

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Vacancies – HP, National and D-Squad Roles
By Catriona McBean - Thu 17 Jul 2014

Applications are still being invited for the following roles: Applications for these positions, including a summary of relevant experiences, to be forwarded to: General Manager [email protected] High Performance Leader The High Performance Leader is primarily responsible for raising the performance levels of a selected group of elite orienteers and providing a believable pathway to success for the NZ High […]

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World Schools Orienteering Champs Expression of Interest Extension
By Catriona McBean - Wed 16 Jul 2014

The Expression of Interest deadline for schools for the 2015 World Schools Orienteering Championships has been extended. Expressions of Interest can be handed to Linda Smith, Schools Coordinator, who will be in attendance at the NZSS Orienteering Champs NO LATER THAN 10am (before the first start time) on Day 2 on Friday 18 July.

Lizzie
WOC Report #7 – the Relay
By Catriona McBean - Mon 14 Jul 2014

Another long, wet day at Campomulo but in the end a guaranteed promotion from Group 3 to Group 2 for the women, who finished 18th, and a 23rd place finish for the men which, as for the women, was an improvement of 3 places on last year in Finland. Once again the courses were  rugged […]

2017 World Masters Games - Orienteering
Orienteering named as part of the Auckland World Masters Games 2017
By Catriona McBean - Sun 13 Jul 2014

The Organising Committee of World Masters Games 2017 is thrilled to share some news. Twenty-eight sports have been confirmed into the official programme. They are: Athletics, Archery, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Canoe / Kayak, Cycling, Football, Golf, Hockey, Lawn Bowls, Netball, Orienteering, Rowing, Rugby, Sailing, Shooting, Softball, Squash, Surf Life Saving, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Touch […]

Ross
WOC Report #6 – the Middle Distance
By Catriona McBean - Sat 12 Jul 2014

The Middle Distance at WOC is a bit like the 1500 m at the Olympics – probably considered by men as the blue ribbon event – generally the most technical of the terrains and this year at an altitude of 1500-1700 m in the forest and alpine meadows of Campomulo. What’s more the sun shone […]

Matt - long distance finish
WOC Report #5 – the Long Distance
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Thu 10 Jul 2014

With the new groupings of how many runners each country are allocated in the middle and long distance races now based on positions in the long, middle and relay over the previous 2 years, these last three events of WOC2014 are going to be crucial for New Zealand. Thus Matt and Greta set out today […]

NZ Sprint Relay Team
WOC Report #4 – the Sprint Relay – a wet, wet, evening in Trento
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Tue 08 Jul 2014

It rained and it rained and it rained, the cobbles and shiny pavements of the old town of Trento getting slippier and slippier and the temperature dropping from about 30°C at the start to barely 20 at the finish. And along the with the rain, New Zealand’s initially bright hopes in the first ever sprint […]

Lizzie Ingham WOC2014 Sprint
WOC Report #3 – the Sprint
By Catriona McBean - Sun 06 Jul 2014

The sprint – a long, long, hot day that started at 6am so we could get the specially laid on ferry to Burano Island for the qualifying heats. Sadly these were not exactly a great success from the NZ point of view, with only Lizzie running to form and cruising into the final in 6th […]

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Selection Notice: World Schools Orienteering Championships Team 2015
By Catriona McBean - Sat 05 Jul 2014

Selection notice for World Schools Orienteering Championships Team 2015 (Turkey 18-21 April 2015).
The WSOC is open both to school teams and selected teams. See the Notice for full details.

ONZ News
Orienteering NZ Update for June/July 2014
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Wed 02 Jul 2014

Download the OrienteeringNZ Update June-July 2014 (PDF 392KB) including the following: Discussion Documents (update) Policy Updates Fundraising Events Policy 2010 (Rescinded 2014) Miscellaneous Policies and By-Laws (Updated 2014) NZ Secondary Schools Orienteering Championships NZ Secondary Schools Rogaine Championships World Masters Games 2017 Sport Programme Announced Orienteering NZ Vacancies NZ Schools Team Manager NZ Schools Team Coach High Performance […]

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World Orienteering Championships About To Kick Off In Italy
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Mon 30 Jun 2014

Just a matter of hours away from officially launching the 2014 World Orienteering and Trail Orienteering Championships (WOC-WTOC), in Italy for the first time in history. From 5 to 12 July, the cities of Venice and Trento, plus the hilly and plateau areas of Asiago Sette Comuni, Valsugana and Folgaria, Lavarone, Luserna will become an international arena with over 2500 orienteers from 54 nations fighting for medals and enjoying the sensational Italian courses.

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A special mapping issue of Scientific Journal of Orienteering published
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Fri 20 Jun 2014

The IOF has announced a new issue of Scientific Journal of Orienteering, focusing on mapping, has been published by the visiting editor Laszlo Zentai. You can find all issues of the Scientific Journal of Orienteering here: http://orienteering.org/resources/publications/scientific-journal-of-orienteering/

School Orienteering
Selection Notice: New Zealand Schools Team 2014/15
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Mon 16 Jun 2014

Selection Notice for New Zealand Schools Team 2014/15 Perth, Western Australia 27 September to 5 October 2014 and Tasmania 7-8 January 2015

School Orienteering
Vacancies – NZ Schools Team Coach & Manager
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Fri 13 Jun 2014

Position descriptions for the 2014/2015 NZ Schools Team Coach & Manager Vacancies are available for download. These positions are being advertised for covering both the New Zealand Schools Team 2014/15 competitions in Perth, Western Australia 27 September to 5 October 2014 and Tasmania 7-8 January 2015. Applications Close Friday 4 July Applications to Catriona McBean […]

JWOC 2013 Group Photo
Developing the Junior World Orienteering Championships – Open Call for Ideas
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Mon 09 Jun 2014

Do you have any ideas for developing the Junior World Orienteering Championships? (Any aspect of it). The IOF is inviting you to send in suggestions before 23rd June 2014.  The IOF Foot Orienteering Commission (FOC) was asked earlier this year by the IOF Council to further develop the programme of the Junior World Orienteering Championships (JWOC). The project group’s […]

ONZ News
Discussion Documents for Policy Updates – School Events and Selection
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Thu 29 May 2014

At the recent Orienteering NZ council meeting two policy issues were raised for consideration. The council believes these issues, which affect all clubs, are important and invite clubs to review the attached discussion documents on Weekday School Levy Policy and Selection Policy and provide feedback on the proposals. OrienteeringNZ Discussion Document – Weekday Schools Levy Policy  […]

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Orienteering NZ Update Newsletter – May 2014
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Tue 27 May 2014

The OrienteeringNZ Update May 2014 is available now. (PDF 482KB) including: New logo, website and emails launched Thanks to Wellington for hosting the Nationals at Easter Nationals E21 Results Full Results In memory of John Davies (1940 – 2014) Rebranding to Orienteering NZ Website Information for Clubs Discussion Document – Weekday Schools Levy Policy (feedback by […]

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