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Katie, Cameron, Max and Joseph into JWOC Middle Final - 13/07/2018 04:51
By Malcolm Ingham

Four Kiwis will line up in the middle distance finals at JWOC on Friday. After two tough days in the long and the sprint, Cameron de l’Isle squeaked through to the final in the last qualifying place in Heat 1by a mere 6 seconds, while in Heat 3 Joseph Lynch had marginally more room to […]

Top 20 finish for Joseph Lynch in JWOC Sprint - 11/07/2018 03:50
By Malcolm Ingham

Joseph Lynch has produced another wonderful run to finish in 15th equal place in the JWOC sprint’ Joseph’s time of 16:35 was just over 45 seconds behind slightly surprise winner Colin Kolbe of Germany, with Matthew Fellbaum of Britain edging out Finn Otto Kaario and Norway’s Kasper Fosser by 1 second for the silver. Cameron […]

Top runs for Lara and Joseph in JWOC Long - 10/07/2018 02:32
By Malcolm Ingham

Lara Molloy and Joseph Lynch both produced excellent performances in the JWOC Long Distance at Kecskemet, Hungary on Monday. Both mens’ and women’s races had run-away winners in the complex largely open/semi-open terrain, but Lara (31st) and Joseph (45th), in large fields, were only just over 10 minute behind the silver medallists. In the womens race […]

Good start to the summer at WMOC2018, now for JWOC - 09/07/2018 06:56
By Malcolm Ingham

NZL has started the season of IOF World Championships with a gold medal as Gillian Ingham has taken out the W60 Sprint title at the World Masters Championships in Copenhagen. Gillian, having finished 2nd in her qualifying heat yesterday, won by 2 seconds from a Swiss runner and another 10 s ahead of a 3rd placed Hungarian.

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Juniors Invited to the 2018 Australian Orienteering Carnival - 04/07/2018 12:08
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

A number of promising juniors have been invited to join the New Zealand Schools Regional Invitation Team to travel to the Australian Orienteering Carnival in late September/ early October in Adelaide and region.

ONZ High Performance News #42 – June 2018 - 28/06/2018 09:40
By Malcolm Ingham

As we await the start of the 2018 round of World Championships, June has seen the Pinestars-Bushrangers Test Match and some keen individual competition at Queen’s Birthday in Auckland. This also saw the culmination of the SuperSeries for 2018 with well deserved senior titles going to gene Beveridge and Imogene Scott. Also below a few […]

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Orienteering NZ Compass Point e-Newsletter – June 2018 - 19/06/2018 07:19
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

including: View from the Chair; New Health & Safety Policy; Team Staff Vacancy; HP Update; Event Liaison Update; WANTED:  Quality areas for NZ Champs; Svend Pedersen recognised; Kauri Dieback Programme; LOST:  National Championship Trophies; World Orienteering Day

Selection Announcement – New Zealand Secondary Schools Team 2018 - 15/06/2018 08:35
By Catriona McBean

Adelaide and Surrounds, 29 September to 7 October 2018 The New Zealand Secondary Schools Team selected to compete for the Southern Cross Trophy against the six Australian states and the Australian Capital Territory in the 2018 Australian Schools Championships is:   Senior Boys: Jason Bond (Taranaki) Tom Harding (PAPO) Oak Jones  (Taranaki) Liam Stolberger (North […]

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Vacancy: Junior Pinestars 2018 Team Manager - 15/06/2018 01:10
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

Applications are invited for the role of Junior Pinestars 2018 Team Manager. Applications close Friday 13 July 2018.

Council Extraordinary Vacancy – Update - 15/06/2018 11:36
By Catriona McBean

2pm Following the announcement earlier today (below) of the applications for the ONZ Council Extraordinary Vacancy, Tommy Hayes has advised his withdrawal. Therefore, in accordance with the Orienteering NZ Constitution, Alison Comer has been appointed to the vacancy.   11.30am Applications have now closed for the ONZ Council Extraordinary Vacancy. Two applications were received which […]

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Juniors Regional Invitation Team invites to be made after NZ Schools Team Announced - 13/06/2018 07:54
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

Junior orienteers will be invited to join the Regional invitation team traveling to the 2018 Australian Orienteering Championships carnival after the NZ schools team has been posted on the ONZ website.

NZ SECONDARY SCHOOLS CHAMPS – Bulletin NO.1 - 11/06/2018 11:09
By PAPO

The first formal Bulletin contains detailed information about the New Zealand Secondary Schools Orienteering Championships 2018, and can be downloaded from https://nzssoc2018.papo.org.nz/. Please note: Entries close on the 6th of July.

Selection Notice – PINESTARS v BUSHRANGERS Test Match, Australian Champs Carnival - 06/06/2018 10:41
By Malcolm Ingham

The New Zealand Pinestars will compete against the Australian Bushrangers at the Australian Championships Carnival Birthday to be held in South Asutralia from 29 September to 7 October 2018. Pinestars teams will be selected in M21E, W21E, M20 and W20 based on known form. All orienteers interested in selection should contact the Convenor of Selectors Al Cory-Wright […]

NZL Pinestars take out QB Test Match - 05/06/2018 02:09
By Malcolm Ingham

The New Zealand Pinestars have overcome the Australian Bushrangers in the annual Test Match held at the Queens Birthday 3-day in Woodhill Forest. Although the Australians prevailed in W21E, New Zealand were convincing winners in the other three classes. In M21E, W21E and M20 there were also fascinating personal batteles between the top athletes from […]

High Performance News #41 – May 2018 - 31/05/2018 09:57
By Malcolm Ingham

May has seen an upsurge in events both domestically and overseas. At international level we have seen the first round of the 2018 World Cup, in association with the European Championships, with mixed results for the small New Zealand contingent. At home the second round of JWOC trials, early in the month, including the Ultralong […]

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Vacancy: 2018 Orienteering NZ Council Extra-Ordinary Vacancy - 22/05/2018 01:49
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

A vacancy for 1 Council Member is now open and will close on Wednesday 13 June 2018 following the retirement of David Turner (previous ONZ Chair) due to him travelling in Europe for the next few months.

Call for selection – World Cup Rounds 3 and 4 - 19/05/2018 07:36
By Malcolm Ingham

The third round of the 2018 IOF World Cup will be held in the Ostfold area of Norway from 31 August – 2 September 2018. The round consists of a long distance, a double extended middle distance with a chasing start for the second race, and a relay. The fourth and final round of the […]

Selection Announcement – ANZ TEST MATCH PINESTARS 2018 - 17/05/2018 03:16
By Catriona McBean

The provisional New Zealand Pinestars team will compete against the Australian Bushrangers at the Jafa Queens Birthday 3-day event to be held in Woodhill Forest 2-4 June 2018.   W20E Meghan Drew (AOC)   Marisol Hunter (PAPO)   Tegan Knightbridge (NWOC)   Jenna Tidswell (HBOC)       W21E Renee Beveridge (Day 1 and 2 […]

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A rough day for Tommy – European Champs Middle Distance Final - 10/05/2018 09:06
By Malcolm Ingham

Tommy Hayes will have mixed feelings about the middle distance at the European Orienteering Champs. Although the only Kiwi to qualify, a big mistake on control 9 where he lost over 4 minutes on the fastest split, followed by another small error on 10, left him in 50th place, well down the field. The terrain […]

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Tommy Hayes makes middle final at EOC - 09/05/2018 01:27
By Malcolm Ingham

Tommy Hayes is the only one of the three strong Kiwi contingent to make the final of the middle distance at the European Orienteering Championships. In steep and rocky terrain near Ticino, Tommy ran a steady qualification to finish in 8th place in Heat 2, 2 minutes 20 s down on heat winner Florian Howald […]

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Updated Selection Announcement – JUNIOR WORLD ORIENTEERING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2018 - 09/05/2018 07:57
By Catriona McBean

The Junior World Orienteering Championships 2018 will be held in Kecskemet, Hungary from 8-15 July 2018. The team selected to represent New Zealand is: Men : Cameron de L’Isle (NWOC) Max Griffiths (NWOC) Joe Lynch (Wellington) Daniel Monkton (NWOC) Callum Hill (NW) Will Tidswell (HB) Reserve: Kurtis Shuker (CMOC)   Women : Katie Cory-Wright (PAPO) […]

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Three Kiwis in sprint final at World Cup Round 1 - 07/05/2018 12:58
By Malcolm Ingham

Tim Robertson, Tommy Hayes and Laura Robertson all made it through to the sprint final on the first day of the European Orienteering Championships which double as the opening round of the 2018 IOF World Cup. After qualifying 10th in heat 1, Tim will be disappointed not to have made the top 10, finishing 17th, […]

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Orienteering NZ Compass Point e-Newsletter – May 2018 - 02/05/2018 09:38
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

In this issue: View from the Chair – New Chair Jane Harding; Team Staff Vacancies; HP Update; Event Liaison Update; ONZ Policy Updates; IOF Council Nominations;

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Selection Notice – New Zealand Secondary Schools Team 2018 - 01/05/2018 04:22
By Catriona McBean

New Zealand Secondary Schools Team 2018 Adelaide and Surrounds, 29 September to 7 October 2018 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 2018 Australian Schools Championships. The championships will be held in and […]

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Selection Announcement – WORLD ORIENTEERING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2018 - 01/05/2018 10:06
By Catriona McBean

The provisional New Zealand Team to compete at the World Orienteering Championships 2018 to be held in Riga and Sigulda, Latvia from 3-11 August 2018.   Men : Gene Beveridge (NW) Cameron de l’Isle (NW) Matt Ogden (NW) Tim Robertson (OHV) Toby Scott (AK)   Women : Lizzie Ingham (WN) Kate Morrison (HB) Laura Robertson […]

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