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News | Orienteering New Zealand - Part 8
NZOC 2020
Live tracking for ONZ Championships 2020
By Malcolm Ingham - Mon 19 Oct 2020

There will be live tracking of selected athletes in each of the three races at the ONZ Champs 2020. Tracking in the Long Distance will be of 10 athletes in W21E, in the Middle Distance it will be 10 of the M21E field. It is likely that in the sprint tracking will be of 5 […]

Summer O Camp 2020 school years 5-8
Juniors Year 5-8 Summer O Training Camp | Nelson December 2020
By Joolz - Sun 18 Oct 2020

Year 5-8 Orienteers are invited to an orienteering training camp in Nelson, Friday 18th evening – Monday 21st  afternoon December 2020. Orienteering coaching will be available for all abilities from beginner to experienced. There will also be a chance to enjoy swimming in the beautiful Nelson rivers and beaches. Cost for accommodation, food and maps $185 […]

Orienteering NZ Junior Camp 2020
ONZ Junior Camp 2020 Update
By Christo Peters - Tue 13 Oct 2020

ONZ asked parents of Junior Camp attendees to hold off purchasing travel until Monday 12th October when a decision would be made about the camp going ahead in regard to Covid. With all of NZ at level one, we are all go and are now asking parents who enrolled their children in the camp by […]

Orienteering NZ Junior Camp 2020 Entries reopened until Friday 16th October 2020
ONZ Junior Camp 2020 Entries re-opened until Friday 16 Oct!
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Mon 12 Oct 2020

Entries for Junior Camp Re-opened until this Friday 16th Oct 2020! Since applications closed, ONZ has moved to finalise the list of attendees. A handful of those who registered are now unable to attend due to other commitments. Despite receiving a number of emails from clubs and parents asking for their son/daughter to be included […]

NZOC 2020
Entries to NZOC 2020 close at midnight Friday!
By WgtnOC - Tue 06 Oct 2020

Entries for the NZ Orienteering Championships (‘Nationals’) close at 11.59pm Friday 9 October 2020. That’s just a few days left to get your entries in! So, here are a few of the things that you’ll need to know: Nationals will be a 3-day event (24-26 October) with long distance on Saturday, middle distance on Sunday, and […]

High Performance News #69 – September 2020
By Malcolm Ingham - Fri 02 Oct 2020

At last, after several months in abeyance, an event (the Ultralong, to report on! Not only that but the renewed prospect of the ONZ Champs at Labour Weekend (even without the relay) and hopefully more to come after that. So, sit back, take a deep breath, and read on….                                                                                                                                                             Malcolm Ingham ([email protected]) Ultralong The […]

ONZ Compass Point – September 2020
Compass Point – September 2020
By Joolz Moore (ONZ Editor) - Thu 01 Oct 2020

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ONZ to select 2020 NZSS Team at Nationals
2020 New Zealand Secondary School Paper Team to be chosen at Nationals
By Christo Peters - Wed 30 Sep 2020

Orienteering NZ is pleased to announce that a paper NZSS team will be named following this year’s New Zealand Orienteering Championships (Nationals 2020).  The reason for naming a paper team, the event that the team will be chosen at, and the criteria for selection have been taken into consideration in reaching this decision. The suggestion […]

ONZ 2020 Members Survey
Calling NZ based orienteers – Please complete the ONZ 2020 members survey!
By Pete Swanson (ONZ Chair) - Tue 29 Sep 2020

Calling NZ based orienteers – Please complete the ONZ 2020 members survey! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/3CPPQDD At ONZ we are committed to working with orienteers on growing the sport, improving what we do, and focus on the priorities that matter most. To do this we need to hear your views on how things are going, and what you […]

NZOC 2020
Two weeks to enter the Nationals!
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Mon 28 Sep 2020

Two weeks to enter the Nationals! A week ago, we at Orienteering Wellington outlined our plans to proceed with the NZ National Orienteering Championships (‘Nationals’) and the criteria for making a decision. The Government has this week given clear direction that Auckland will still be in COVID-19 Alert Level 2 as of 30 September, with […]

NZOC 2020
Moving forward with ONZ Nationals 2020 at Labour Weekend
By WgtnOC - Fri 18 Sep 2020

Ngā mihi nui! We’re delighted to let you know where we’re at with planning for the 2020 ONZ National Foot-O Championships. Further to Orienteering NZ’s recent major events update, Orienteering Wellington would like to present our plan for the 2020 Nationals. Our key considerations in developing this plan have been to ensure the safety of competitors and […]

Covid-19 Novel Coronavirus Information and Updates
Amended Covid Alert level guidelines – September 16 2020
By Christo Peters - Wed 16 Sep 2020

Updated:  September 16 2020 The latest version of ONZ Coronavirus (COVID-19) Club Guidelines on the ONZ website will always be available at: https://www.orienteering.org.nz/covid-19/

CMOC - North Island Secondary School Champs 2020
2020 North Island Secondary School Orienteering Champs – Event Postponed to 17th & 18th October
By Roger Woodroofe - Tue 15 Sep 2020

15 September 2020 After the Government’s announcement yesterday regarding the extension of level 2.5 for Auckland, it has been agreed that Counties Manukau Orienteering Club will postpone the North Island Secondary School Championships scheduled for 26/27/28 Sept 2020 to the backup date of 17th and 18th October 2020.   If further restrictions prevent this date being used […]

2020 NZ Secondary School Orienteering Champs – Event Cancellation
By Roger Woodroofe - Tue 15 Sep 2020

15 September 2020 The Hawkes Bay Orienteering Club in association with Orienteering NZ have taken what we know will be a very disappointing decision for all the students and teams who have entered or intended entering our NZ Secondary Schools Orienteering Championships 8-10th October in Hawke’s Bay.  As indicated previously, this championship can only proceed […]

ONZ Major Events Special Update – 11 September 2020
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Fri 11 Sep 2020

The reemergence of Covid-19 in the community in August and subsequent escalation of alert levels has created uncertainty regarding many of our marque events. This update provides the most up-to-date information about these key events to provide a degree of clarity for the Orienteering Community.

High Performance News #68 – August 2020
By Malcolm Ingham - Fri 04 Sep 2020

Like the advertising quote from Jaws “…just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water…” here we are again, with events, at least in Auckland, back in abeyance. Hopefully it does look, notwithstanding the extra week and a bit continuation of Levels 2.5 and 2, as though things are under control […]

National O League 2020 – Live tracking for Ultralong on Saturday
By Malcolm Ingham - Fri 04 Sep 2020

Following its enforced COVID-19 break, the National O League resumes on Saturday with the Ultralong on Hogsback near Castle Hill. Live tracking will be available for selected runners in both M21E and W21E. The link for M21E is https://log.gl/0dhj-g , while that for W21E is https://log.gl/HL2euA W21E will go live at 11.05 and M21E at […]

Compass Point - Orienteering New Zeland's Member Newsletter
Compass Point – August 2020
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Mon 31 Aug 2020

GM’s Foreword Hi all, Welcome to the August issue of Compass Point. Orienteering continues to try and function in difficult times. The escalation of Covid19 levels from the level one we were quickly used to has definitely made things more challenging. Tomorrow [Mon 31 Aug 2020] all of New Zealand will be at level 2 […]

High Performance News #67 – July 2020
By Malcolm Ingham - Thu 06 Aug 2020

Firstly my apologies….although I sent out the pdf version of this News last weekend, as I didn’t have full internet I forgot about this Web version. If there are any avid readers out there who wondered where it was, read on….. As events pick up in New Zealand but second waves of Covid-19 hit many […]

ONZ Champs 2020 – Entries Open
By Malcolm Ingham - Wed 29 Jul 2020

Entries for the re-scheduled ONZ Championships at Labour Weekend are now open at https://events.orienteering.org.nz/nationals/ With the change of dates, due to circumstances beyond the control of Orienteering Wellington and ONZ, there has been a change to the sprint area. The sprint will now take place in Levin on the late afternoon of Friday 23 October. […]

Entries for the ONZ Junior & U23 Camps 2020 are now open
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Wed 29 Jul 2020

Entries for the 2020 Orienteering New Zealand Junior and U23 Camps are now open! Both are being hosted in Nelson in December. Information on each camp can be found below. Please read the information carefully before completing the application form. RegardsChristo [email protected] ONZ Junior Camp 2020 Entries Now Open Below is information for this year’s […]

Controllers Clinic being held in Nelson – August 8 & 9 2020
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Fri 24 Jul 2020

Nelson Orienteering are hosting a 2 day Controllers Clinic on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th August 2020. The clinic will be run by Marquita Gelderman (an IOF Adviser). We are inviting you to come and join us. This would interest orienteering course planners and controllers that want to start on the path to being an […]

Schools Start Orienteering
2020 North Island Secondary School Orienteering Champs Entries Open
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Fri 24 Jul 2020

The 2020 North Island Secondary School Orienteering Championships event will be run between Saturday 26th to Monday 28th September 2020. Details are now available and entries are open online. The 2020 NISS Orienteering Champs are officially sanctioned by the NZSSSC and include Years 7 and 8. The championships are being hosted by Counties Manukau Orienteering […]

Compass Point - Orienteering New Zeland's Member Newsletter
ONZ Compass Point – July 2020
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Wed 08 Jul 2020

Subscribe to Compass Point Emails or update your preferences July 2020 – GM’s Foreword Hi all, Welcome to another issue of Compass Point. Since our last newsletter most club events have been able to be run as normal. Like other organisations we have faced a number of rescheduling challenges. Despite this, I am pleased to […]

Orienteering NZ - Find Your Adventure
High Performance News #66 – June 2020
By Malcolm Ingham - Wed 01 Jul 2020

Three weeks into Level 1 and signs of orienteering life, at least in New Zealand, are starting to emerge. PAPO were first off the mark with an OY on 14 June attended by about 175 people. More local events have taken place around the country including Bay of Plenty, Palmerston North and Wellington. The Auckland […]

ONZ COVID-19 Information