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News | Orienteering New Zealand - Part 36
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  […]

ONZ News
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 […]

ONZ News
Orienteering NZ Vacancies
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Tue 27 May 2014

Three positions: High Performance Leader, National Squad Coaching Co-ordinator, and Development Squad Co-ordinator advertised – applications close 30 June 2014. Full descriptions and details are available. 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 […]

MTBO News
Selection Announcement: Australian & Oceania Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships 2014
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Tue 27 May 2014

The New Zealand team to challenge Australia at the MTBO Challenge held in Alice Springs 14–16 June are: Men Greg Barbour (Taranaki) Alister Metherell (PAPO) Michael Wood (Hutt Valley) Joe Sheriff (Southland) Chris Gelderman (North West) M Open Sprint & Middle – Greg M40 Long – Greg M50 – Alister M60 – Michael & Joe […]

Fundraiser - Little Book of Orienteering Techniques
Fundraiser: “The Little Book of Orienteering Techniques”
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Tue 27 May 2014

All you need to do is spike those controls!!  “The Little Book of Orienteering Techniques”  Selling now in support of Ed Cory-Wright and the NZ junior team going to JWOC and representing New Zealand. The book has been written by Jean Cory-Wright who has competed in 10 world O champs and has coached both New Zealand and British teams and worked with Canterbury […]

WOC 2014 Italy Logo
NZ Team for World Orienteering Championships 2014
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Sun 25 May 2014

Selection Announcement: The New Zealand team to compete at the World Orienteering Championships in Trentino, Veneto, Italy  5 – 12 July 2014 is as follows: Men Chris Forne (Peninsula & Plains) Ross Morrison (Hawkes Bay) Matt Ogden (North West) Tim Robertson(Hutt Valley) Sprint – Ross, Matt and Tim Sprint Relay – Matt and Tim Middle […]

Open Postion – Team USA
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Fri 16 May 2014

(USA) Open Position – For Immediate Hire – Volunteer Female Assistant Coach & Chaperone  The USA Junior Orienteering program is looking for a Volunteer Female Assistant Coach and Chaperone (1 position) to help the head coach as the team travels and races in Europe this summer. The team will arrive in Finland 10.June for racing […]

IOF MTB Orienteering World Cup
Selection Notice: MTBO World Cup 17-20 July, Skane, Sweden
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Thu 08 May 2014

 Selection Notice: Mountain Bike Orienteering – World Cup Events 17-20 July, Skane, Sweden All riders wishing to be considered for selection to the New Zealand Team to compete in round 2 of the MTBO World Cup should notify the MTBO High Performance Coordinator, Rob Garden, by 16 May 2014. Notification should be by email to [email protected] […]

Orienteering NZ - Find your adventure
Rebranding to Orienteering NZ – Information for Clubs and Members
By Simon Addison - Mon 05 May 2014

As part of our strategic planning process it was identified that the NZOF brand was in need of a refresh, and consequently work has been undertaken in recent months to develop a new brand identity.  This work has resulted in a new name, logo, and strap line, which we hope will support efforts to promote […]

Orienteering NZ - Find your adventure
New Website – Information for Clubs and Members
By Simon Addison - Mon 05 May 2014

A redeveloped website has been identified as being hugely important for the orienteering community in New Zealand.  Over the past two years significant work has been undertaken scoping, designing, developing, and implementing the new national body website. This has now been launched and can be visited at www.orienteering.org.nz. We engaged with many people within the […]

World University Orienteering Champs – Team Manager Vacancy
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Fri 02 May 2014

Applications are invited for the World University Orienteering Champs – Team Manager Vacancy. Applications for this position, including a summary of relevant experiences, to be forwarded to: General Manager [email protected] Deadline:  16 May 2014 The position is advertised on our vacancies page at https://www.orienteering.org.nz/vacancies/ Position Description: WUOC Team Manager 2014

Selection Announcement: World Cups 2014 Orienteers
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Fri 02 May 2014

The New Zealand orienteers to compete at the World Cups in Europe in June and October are as follows: Men Ross Morrison (Hawkes Bay) – Events 3 & 5 Shamus Morrison (Wellington) – Events 3 & 5   Peter Watson Convenor of Selectors Download Announcement: World Cups 2014 Selection Announcement

Selection Announcement: World University Orienteering Champs 2014
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Fri 02 May 2014

Olomouc, Czech – 12 -16 August 2014 The New Zealand team to compete at World University Orienteering Champs 2014 in Olomouc, Czech 12 -16 August 2014 is as follows: Women Renee Beveridge (North West) Kate Morrison (Hawkes Bay) Jula McMillan (North West) Tessa Ramsden (Hawkes Bay) Laura Robertson (Hutt Valley) Men Gene Beveridge (North West) Jourdan […]

Selection Notice: Mountain Bike Orienteering – World Championships and Junior World Championships
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Fri 02 May 2014

Biaystok, Poland, 23-30 August 2014 All riders wishing to be considered for selection to the New Zealand Team to compete in the World MTBO Championships or the Junior World MTBO Championships should notify the MTBO High Performance Coordinator, Rob Garden, by 16 May 2014. Notification should be by email to [email protected] or to 45 Slater Road, RD 1, […]

2014 World University Orienteering Championships Team Selection Announcement
By Simon Addison - Thu 01 May 2014

World University Orienteering Champs 2014 Olomouc, Czech – 12 -16 August 2014 The New Zealand team to compete at World University Orienteering Champs 2014 in Olomouc, Czech 12 -16 August 2014 is as follows: Women Renee Beveridge (North West)  S, L Kate Morrison (Hawkes Bay) S, SR, L, M, R Jula McMillan (North West) S, […]

Selection Notice: Mountain Bike Orienteering – Australia/New Zealand Challenge
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Wed 30 Apr 2014

Alice Springs, Australia 14-16 June 2014 All riders wishing to be considered for selection to the New Zealand Team to compete against Australia in the up-coming ANZ MTBO Challenge should notify the MTBO High Performance Coordinator, Rob Garden, by 16 May 2014. Notification should be by email to [email protected] or to 45 Slater Road, RD 1, […]

Orienteering NZ Prizegiving – Award Winners
By Simon Addison - Tue 29 Apr 2014

Silva Service to NZ Orienteering Derek Morrison (Hawke’s Bay) has received the Silva Service to NZ Orienteering, joining a highly prestigious list of recipients before him.  The award is our premier service award, honoring an individual who has contributed in a most deserving manner to the development of orienteering in New Zealand.  Derek has been […]

John Davies
In memory of John Davies (1940 – 2014)
By Simon Addison - Tue 22 Apr 2014

John Davies was awarded the Silva Award for services to orienteering in New Zealand (NZ) for 1984 and was made a life member of the New Zealand Orienteering Federation (NZOF) in 1992. John received these awards because he was passionate about orienteering and therefore gave unstintingly of his time. Volunteering seemed to be in his […]

Orienteering Nationals 2014 – Middle Results
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Sat 19 Apr 2014

As expected, tight racing and close fields were the order of the day on the Manga Pirau map at Waikawa, a peaceful seaside town on the Horowhenua coast. That tranquility was broken, at least for a few hours, as competitors wrestled with the challenges of the coastal dunes and forest, which was also the location […]

Orienteering Nationals 2014 – Sprint Results
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Sat 19 Apr 2014

Orienteering Nationals kicked off on Easter Friday with a great Sprint at the Ohakea Air Base. The Elite Mens category was taken out by Tim Robertson, followed by Nick Hann and Shamus Morrison.  Darren Ashmore was pleased with his 8th place, commenting that he was probably already over 20 years old when all the competitors […]

IOF Inside Orienteering
Inside Orienteering – April Online Newsletter Available Now
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Mon 14 Apr 2014

The new April 2014 issue of Inside Orienteering is now available. You can find it here: http://orienteering.org/resources/publications/inside-orienteering/ In this issue: 5 Days of Italy Ski orienteering in Turkey North South East West: Portugal Danish Royals orienteering Club relays Underground orienteering New IOF Orienteering World Ranking News in brief Note: There is a small mistake in […]

WMTBOC2014
MTBO: NZ to Ride in Poland
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Wed 02 Apr 2014

Kiwis may ride in the World MTBO Champs in Poland. The open, masters and junior champs are being run between 24-31 August 2014 at Bialystok, Poland. The likelihood is that we’ll have a couple of masters and a junior. Anyone can enter the masters but the federation must endorse open and junior riders. If you […]

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