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News | Orienteering New Zealand- Part 5
2019 Orienteering NZ Junior Camp – Applications Reopened - 24/10/2019 11:31
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

We are reopening applications for the Junior Camp as we have a few spaces left, and we would like to give those that haven’t applied a chance to take advantage of this opportunity to be selected.

Auckland Champs 2019
Labour Weekend – Auckland Orienteering Champs Wynyard Quarter Sprint & Woodhill New Maps – Entries close Friday. - 17/10/2019 12:46
By Auckland Orienteering Club

Enter now – Entries close Friday 18 October 2019. Auckland Orienteering Champs 26-28 October 2019. New Maps!

Selection Announcement: ONZ Under 23 Development Camp 2019 - 16/10/2019 01:33
By Malcolm Ingham

The athletes have selected for the 2019 Orienteering NZ High Performance Under 23 Development Camp which will be held in Counties Manukau from 7-13 December 2019.

Have your say: what ONZ should prioritize in its plans for 2020 - 16/10/2019 12:28
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

As part of ONZ’s annual planning process, we are keen to get input from clubs and individual orienteers. Help ONZ understand the issues and priorities that matter most in 2020.

Map Training
Compass Point – October 2019 - 11/10/2019 12:07
By Christo Peters

The latest news update including: View from the Chair; Legends of Orienteering – Robbie; High Performance Update – 2020 Trials dates; Camps update; Club Spotlight; Map Making Course;

Pinestars lose out to Bushrangers in close fought Test Match - 07/10/2019 12:15
By Malcolm Ingham

After a week of orienteering at the Oceania Carnival, taking into account the combined scores of the Queen’s Birthday and Carnival, the Australian Bushrangers have beaten the New Zealand Pinestars by 395.7 to 394.4. NZL were relatively well beaten on Australian soil scoring only 3 class wins over the 5 races – the W20E’s in […]

High performance News #57 – September 2019 - 01/10/2019 09:27
By Malcolm Ingham

It seems somewhat odd to be writing this in Wellington while a substantial number of NZL orienteers are in Australia at the Oceania Carnival. Nevertheless it has allowed me to keep an eye on both the goings on over the ditch over the weekend, and the happenings in Switzerland where the final round of the […]

NZ MTBO Champs - Rotorua 2019 9-10 November
NZ MTBO Champs 2019, Rotorua – Entries open - 27/09/2019 03:09
By Erin Swanson

Want to experience a fantastic weekend of top level mountain bike orienteering?  The 2019 NZ MTB Orienteering Champs will be hosted in Rotorua, NZ’s MTBing mecca, on 9th and 10th November.

Coming up – World Cup Round 3 and Oceania - 26/09/2019 11:19
By Malcolm Ingham

While the attention of most in New Zealand is on the upcoming Oceania Carnival let’s not forget that the third round of the 2019 IOF World Cup starts in Switzerland on Friday evening New Zealand time. NZL has only two entrants, Laura and Tim Robertson, for a 3-day programme that starts wth a middle distance […]

Selection Announcement – ANZ MTBO CHALLENGE 2019 - 19/09/2019 10:13
By Catriona McBean

Maryborough, Victoria, 25-27 October 2019 NZ has been invited to take on Australia in an ANZ challenge competition at the Australian MTBO champs, Maryborough. The riders selected to represent New Zealand at the 2019 ANZ MTBO Challenge are: Conal Boland-Bristow M/W21 Tegan Knightbridge  Ryan Moore   Marquita Gelderman   Brent Simpson M/W40 Erin Swanson Peter […]

Oceania 2019 - Orienteering Fun on the A41
Oceania 2019 – Relay NZ Teams Coordination Update (Revised) - 05/09/2019 05:57
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

Jean Cory-Wright is coordinating the NZ contingent for the Oceania relay championships in Australia.

Vacancy: 2019 ANZ Challenge NZ Team Manager - 05/09/2019 12:14
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

A manager is sought for the New Zealand team for the 2019 Australia-New Zealand Orienteering Challenge, to be contested as part of the 2019 Oceania Championships from Saturday 28th September to Sunday 6th October in NSW and Victoria.

Selection Announcement – ANZ TEST MATCH PINESTARS 2019 - 03/09/2019 09:28
By Catriona McBean

The New Zealand Pinestars will compete against the Australian Bushrangers in Victoria and New South Wales, Australia, 28 September – 6 October 2019. Women Men 20 Tessa Burns (Sprint) Oliver Egan Katie Cory-Wright (Long, Middle) Ronan Lee Marina Comeskey Scott Smith Kaia Joergensen Liam Stolberger Tegan Knightbridge (Long, Middle) Will Tidwell Penelope Salmon (Sprint) Jessica […]

Selection Announcement – ANZ Challenge Team 2019 - 03/09/2019 09:08
By Catriona McBean

NZ Team Announcement for the Australia – New Zealand Challenge that will take place as part of the Oceania Championships held in New South Wales and Victoria, Australia from 28 September to 6 October 2019.

Junior Training Camp
2019 Junior and U23 Orienteering Training Camps Registrations Open - 03/09/2019 06:00
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

    2019 Junior Orienteering Training Camp Sunday 15 – Friday 20 December 2019 Location – Wesley College, Pukekohe Supported by Counties Manukau Orienteering Club Junior Camp Criteria Because of demand for the ONZ Junior Camp over the last few years that we have now put some limits on who can attend.  This is so we […]

Lonely Mountain Sprints – 24-27 January 2020 – Entries Open - 03/09/2019 12:20
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

Entries now open. Orienteering Taranaki invites you to a festival of sprint orienteering – the “Lonely Mountain Sprints” featuring the NZ World Orienteering Championships (WOC) trials alongside the very best 4-day sprint orienteering from Orienteering Taranaki.

High Performance News #56 – August 2019 - 02/09/2019 10:12
By Malcolm Ingham

A little later in the year than usual, but the first forest only WOC since the advent of sprint orienteering has now come and gone. The compressed programme compared to previous years left little time for reflection during the event, those appear below. WOC has also left little time to consider other issues so the […]

Orienteering NZ - Find Your Adventure
Compass Point – August 2019 - 31/08/2019 11:03
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

Orienteering News – View from the chair; Introducing Christo Peters – New GM; Southern Cross Staff appointments; Event Liaison Update; High Performance Update; and more.

NZ Secondary Schools Orienteering Championships – Sprint Video - 25/08/2019 03:18
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe
NZSSOC Day 2 Long Distance
NZ Secondary School Champs 2019 Day2 – Long Distance Video - 24/08/2019 09:58
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

Video from Day 2 of the NZ Secondary Schools Orienteering Championships – Long Distance – held today in Woodhill Forest, Auckland

NZ Secondary School Champs 2019 Day1 – Relay Highlights Video - 23/08/2019 08:44
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

Highlights from day one – the Relay at the NZ Secondary Schools Orienteering Championships 2019 in Woodhill Forest, Auckland.

WOC Report #6 – and the rain came down, and down, and down - 18/08/2019 10:27
By Malcolm Ingham

After really promising starts in both the women’s and men’s relays team NZL faded to finish 21st and 19th respectively on a day when nearly 24 hours of rain, varying from near torrential to torrential, turned the Mork arena into a quagmire. The overcast skies and the late start (6.30 pm for the men) set […]

WOC Report #5 – problems for Lizzie and Tim in middle final - 17/08/2019 06:27
By Malcolm Ingham

In a tough WOC middle distance final both Lizzie Ingham and Tim Robertson had problems, ending up in similar places (38th and 39th respectively) about 10 minutes behind the winners. After a small waver on control 2, Lizzie came unstuck on control 11 where she drifted left and took some time to correct. Thereafter it […]

JWOC2022 goes to Romania - 16/08/2019 07:41
By Malcolm Ingham

Although there has been no official communication, the IOF website is announcing that JWOC2022 has been awarded to Romania. Thus, after 15 months of preparation of a bid, culminating in a presentation given to the Foot-O commision on Monday morning, sadly tthis event will not be heading our way. Thanks to all those who contributed […]

WOC Report #4 – Toby, Gene and Lizzie lead the way for NZL - 15/08/2019 06:49
By Malcolm Ingham

Toby Scott produced the best men’s NZL result in WOC long distance for many years when he finished in 30th place in today’s race at Mork. Toby was just under 4 minutes ahead of Gene Beveridge who also contributed to an impressive team performance in finishing 34th. In the women’s race Lizzie Ingham had her […]