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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 […]

ISF
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2014 (PDF 392KB) including the following: Discussion Documents (update) Policy Updates Fundraising Events Policy 2010 (Rescinded 2014) Miscellaneous Policies and By-Laws (Updated 2014) NZ Secondary Schools Orienteering Championships NZ Secondary Schools Rogaine Championships World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 […]

Race
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.

Scientific Journal of orienteering Ed 19
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  […]

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 rgmg@xtra.co.nz […]

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 gm@orienteering.org.nz 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 rgmg@xtra.co.nz or to 45 Slater Road, RD 1, […]

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