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Tough WC Middle for Tim - 09/06/2019 12:45
By Malcolm Ingham

A tough middle distance overnight at the World Cup in Helsinki. The World Cup continues tonight with a chasing start long distance based on the middle results. Lizzie again will not start and Tim is off at 8.42 pm Sunday (NZST).

IOF World Cup starts tonight - 08/06/2019 01:31
By Malcolm Ingham

The first round of the 2019 IOF World Cup starts tonight in Helsinki with a middle distance. New Zealand has two entrants – Tim Robertson and Lizzie Ingham, although Lizzie picked up an ankle injury last week and is in doubt of starting. Details of live coverage can be found at https://orienteering.sport/event/orienteering-world-cup-round-1/middle/#current with the women’s […]

Call for Selection – IOF World Cup Rounds 3 and 4 - 07/06/2019 09:21
By Malcolm Ingham

The 3rd round of the 2019 IOF World Cup will be held in Laufen, Switzerland from 27-29 September 2019. The round consists of a middle distance, a knock-out sprint, and an individual sprint. Bulletin 1 is here: WC3-Bulletin-1 The 4th and final round of the World Cup will be held in Gaungdong, China from 24-30 […]

National Orienteering League – and the winners are….. - 05/06/2019 10:02
By Malcolm Ingham

The Queen’s Birthday 3-day event was also the final round of the NOL. The series consisted of 11 races in total with the best 8 scores to count, with competition in men’s women’s senior and junior elites classes. The M21E title was retained by Gene Beveridge who was in fact the only one in this […]

Pinestars take first leg of Test Match - 03/06/2019 08:29
By Malcolm Ingham

The New Zealand Pinestars, led by strong performances from Matt Ogden, Imogene Scott, Joseph Lynch, Kurtis Shuker and Kaia Joergensen have taken the lead after the home leg of the annual Test Match against the Australian Bushrangers run in the Manawatu over Queen’s Birthday weekend. Matt (M21E), Imogene (W21E), Jospeh and Kurtis (both in M17-20E), […]

Vacancies: MTBO Selection Panel - 03/06/2019 01:55
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

Do you have experience in MTBO competition? Have a good knowledge of MTBO athletes and willing to commit some time into selecting our MTBO teams to represent New Zealand internationally?

ONZ High Performance News #53 – May 2019 - 28/05/2019 08:04
By Malcolm Ingham

With no second JWOC trial this year to fill the gap between the ONZ Champs and Queen’s Birthday there has been a bit of a lull, notwithstanding events on the various local scenes. Following the naming of the JWOC and WOC teams, in mid-month there was a successful HP camp held in Auckland, largely, but […]

Review of the Walking Access Act 2008 – Public Meeting Invitation - 28/05/2019 03:52
By Catriona McBean

As many of you are likely aware, the Ministry for Primary Industries is reviewing the Walking Access Act 2008. We want to hear from you and people in your networks interested in access to the outdoors, so we get the best possible results from the review.  The Act is about increasing free access to tracks, […]

Selection Notice – ANZ MTBO CHALLENGE 2019 – Update - 28/05/2019 01:30
By Catriona McBean

UPDATE – Extension of Deadline to 2 June   Please forward applications to Josie Boland josie.boland@xtra.co.nz   Maryborough, Victoria, 25-27 October 2019 New Zealand has been invited to take on Australia in an ANZ challenge competition at the Australian MTBO champs, Maryborough, 25-27 October 2019. The Championships include mass start, sprint, middle and long distance […]

Orienteering NZ Compass Point – May 2019 - 27/05/2019 03:05
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

May Update e-Newsletter from ONZ including: Have Your Say – Major Events; Vacancies; View from the Chairs; 2019 AGM & Club Forum; New Council Members; New Life Members; Event Liaison Update; High Performance Update; and other news…

Vacancies: Manager / Lead Coach – 2019 ONZ Junior Camp - 23/05/2019 12:53
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

The 2019 Junior Camp is being hosted by Counties Manukau 15-20 December 2019. Applications are invited for the Junior Camp Manager and Junior Camp Lead Coach. Applications close 21 June 2019.

Selection Notice – New Zealand Secondary Schools Team 2019 - 23/05/2019 12:42
By Catriona McBean

Wagga Wagga and Surrounds, 28 September to 6 October 2019 This year, two teams of equal ability will be selected to compete for the Southern Cross Trophy against the six Australian states and the Australian Capital Territory in the 2019 Australian Schools Championships. The championships will be held in and around Wagga Wagga in New […]

Vacancy: 2019 Southern Cross Challenge NZ Team Manager - 23/05/2019 12:39
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

Managing the NZ Orienteering Team 2019 as part of the Australian Championships carnival 27 Sept to 6 Oct 2019. Applications close Friday 21 June 2019.

Selection Announcement – ANZ TEST MATCH PINESTARS 2019 - 21/05/2019 09:48
By Catriona McBean

The New Zealand Pinestars will compete against the Australian Bushrangers at the Queen’s Birthday 3-day event to be hosted by Wellington 1-3 June 2019. W20E Katie Cory-Wright (PAPO)   Marisol Hunter (PAPO)   Briana Steven (PAPO)   Reserve: Kaia Jorgensen (PAPO)       W21E Renee Beveridge (NWOC)   Lara Molloy (WGTN)   Imogene Scott (AOC) […]

Selection Announcement – WORLD ORIENTEERING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019 - 16/05/2019 07:35
By Catriona McBean

The World Orienteering Championships 2019 will be held in Sarpsborg, Norway from 12-17 August 2019. The final team to represent New Zealand at the World Orienteering Championships are:   Women: Lizzie Ingham (Wellington) Greta Knarston (Counties Manukau) Kate Morrison (Hawkes Bay)   Men: Gene Beveridge (North West) Cameron de l’Isle (North West) Tommy Hayes (Auckland) […]

Selection Announcement – JUNIOR WORLD ORIENTEERING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019 – Full Team Announcement - 03/05/2019 12:20
By Catriona McBean

The Junior World Orienteering Championships 2019 will be held in Aarhus, Denmark from 6-13 July 2019. The confirmed full team selected is listed below.   Men : Max Griffiths (NW) Stephen Harding (PAPO) Joe Lynch (PAPO) Daniel Monckton (NW) Kurtis Shuker (CMOC) Will Tidswell (HBOC) Reserve: Scott Smith (PAPO)     Women : Katie Cory-Wright […]

ONZ High Performance News #52 – April 2019 - 01/05/2019 08:10
By Malcolm Ingham

So the ONZ Championships, with new locations and a variety of challenging terrain, have come and gone. Congratulations to all the winners and place getters and to PAPO as the lead organizers. Out of the ONZ Championships we now await the final announcement of the WOC and JWOC teams and, below, is updated the points […]

National Orienteering League – standings after Rnd 3 - 24/04/2019 10:16
By Malcolm Ingham

After 8 events of the 2019 National Orienteering League the top 3 positions in each of the classes are as follows (for the full list click on the link): Senior Men : 1. Gene Beveridge 580 pts (8 scores), 2. Nick Hann 439 (5), 3. Matt Ogden 230 (3). Senior Women : 1. Lara Molloy […]

Four Life Members Announced - 22/04/2019 08:55
By Catriona McBean

Last night at the 2019 Orienteering National Championships Prize Giving Ceremony in Oamaru, Orienteering NZ announced four new Life Members. Life Membership is conferred upon a person in recognition and appreciation of their outstanding service to orienteering. The four new life members are: Rob Crawford (previously CMOC) Rob has had many years involvement in orienteering, […]

Orienteers Converging (Ōamaru Mail) – NZOC2019 - 19/04/2019 06:31
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

Ōamaru Mail press article on NZ Orienteering Championships 2019 being held in the area.

By Catriona McBean

 Denmark, 28 July – 3 August 2019 The confirmed riders selected to represent  New Zealand at the 2019 MTBO World Championships and Junior World Championships are: Juniors Tegan Knightbridge – North West Georgia Skelton – Counties Manukau Open Devon Beckman – Hawkes Bay Conal Boland-Bristow – PAPO Tommy Hayes – Auckland Tim Robertson – Hutt […]

NZOC 2019 Programme and Start Lists Available - 12/04/2019 03:48

The comprehensive NZOC 2019 programme and Start Lists are now available on the event website. The Programme has all the information and will be your reference guide for the event. The website has most

ONZ Compass Point – April 2019 - 11/04/2019 05:48
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

News Updates for April 2019 – View from the Chair; 2019 AGM and Club Forum Notice; Annual Report 2018; High Performance Update; Have Your Say; In Other News.

Orienteering NZ Annual Report 2018 - 10/04/2019 05:27
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

The Orienteering NZ Annual Report for 1 Jan to 31 Dec 2018 is available for download. Includes reports from the Chairperson, General Manager, Make it easy, sustaining growth, enhancing performances, financials, International representation and results, awards, trophies, club membership statistics and event participation numbers.

Queen’s Birthday 2019 – Entries are OPEN - 05/04/2019 05:46
By Malcolm Ingham

Incorporating NZL Pinestars v AUS Bushrangers Test Match at Senior and Junior Elite levels NOL Round 4 Schools Inter-regional Challenge Join Wellington and Red Kiwi Orienteering Clubs to enjoy 3 days of top orienteering in the Horowhenua/Manawatu. Saturday 1 June Multi-day distance Whirokino (Waitarere Forest) – remapped 2019 by Bryan and Graham Teahan Planner – […]