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News | Orienteering New Zealand - Part 9
High Performance News #65 – May 2020
By Malcolm Ingham - Wed 03 Jun 2020

Well, if I thought April was difficult to find anything to write about, it was nothing on May! However, as (touch wood) the drop to Level 1 appears just over the horizon there is now at least the opportunity for some forward planning for what remains of the 2020 orienteering season. Read on. Malcolm Ingham […]

Orienteering NZ - Find Your Adventure
ONZ Compass Point – May 2020
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Fri 29 May 2020

In this issue: GM’s foreword View from the Chair ONZ Covid-19 Update  Club Spotlight – PAPO NZ Champs Update Oceania Update Major Events Update Expressions of Interest for Junior Camp Manager and Coaches Medal Survey Slack resource sharing platform Minecraft Orienteering GM’s Foreword Hi all, In recent weeks we have entered level two.  For most […]

Covid-19 Novel Coronavirus Information and Updates
Updated COVID-19 Alert Levels and Club Guidelines May 26 2020
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Tue 26 May 2020

Updated:  May 26 2020 Yesterday’s announcement by the Government said that “From 12 noon Friday 29 May 2020, gatherings can be held with up to 100 people“.  For Orienteering this is great news as it is a big improvement from the previous 10 person limit.  Cabinet has said that it will again review the settings of […]

WOC2020 Cancelled
By Malcolm Ingham - Fri 08 May 2020

The IOF has announced that WOC2020 rescheduled for October in Denmark has now been cancelled. The full IOF announcement is here: https://orienteering.sport/nokian-tyres-world-orienteering-championships-2020-and-european-orienteering-championships-2021-cancelled/ . IOF has attempted to reschedule what would have been the first sprint only WOC, including apparently trying to incorporate a sprint into WOC2021 in Czech Republic, but have been unable to find […]

Orienteering NZ - Find Your Adventure
High Performance News #64 – April 2020
By Malcolm Ingham - Thu 30 Apr 2020

After 5+ years of writing HP News this is the first time I have had to put one together with absolutely no actual events or training camps to report on! It leaves me therefore to at least keep people up to date, as far as possible, with the likely implications for domestic and international orienteering […]

Orienteering NZ Controller Newsletter
ONZ Controllers Newsletter – April 2020
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Wed 29 Apr 2020

Welcome to the first issue of what I hope will be a regular newsletter keeping you all informed about changes and advancements in the world of orienteering.

Orienteering NZ - Find Your Adventure
WOC 2020 and JWOC 2020 Update
By Malcolm Ingham - Tue 28 Apr 2020

At present it is still the intention of IOF that WOC2020 and JWOC2020 will be held in October. A final decision on this will be made by IOF by 1 July. Given the continuing situation with COVID-19, both domestically and internationally, ONZ will not make any final decisions about participation or team selections for these […]

Orienteering NZ - Find Your Adventure
ONZ Compass Point – April 2020
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Mon 27 Apr 2020

ONZ Covid-19 Update and Alert Level Guidelines; Legends of Orienteering – Robyn Davies
AGM; ONZ Annual Prizegiving; New Slack resource sharing platform; Maprun; Major Events Update
Lightbox and Neon free trial

Covid-19 Novel Coronavirus Information and Updates
COVID-19 Alert Level Club Guidelines – April 25 2020
By Christo Peters - Sat 25 Apr 2020

The new Alert Level Guidelines for clubs as well as updated Club Event Guidelines which only come into play at Level two when club events become possible.

Selection Update – NZ Secondary Schools Team 2020 and World Schools Championships Orienteering 2021
By Steve Oram - Fri 17 Apr 2020

The existing Selection Notices for the New Zealand Secondary Schools Team 2020 and the World Schools Championships Orienteering 2021 have been withdrawn.

OrienteeringNZ Annual General Meeting - Wed 15th April 2020
ONZ Annual General Meeting Wed 15 April 2020 at 7:30pm
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Wed 15 Apr 2020

A final reminder that the ONZ Annual General Meeting (AGM) is being held online on Wednesday 15th April at 7:30pm.

High Performance News #63 – March 2020
By Malcolm Ingham - Tue 31 Mar 2020

Well, what a difference a month makes. At the end of February we were looking to trials for JWOC and WUOC, and those in Wellington were fully engaged in preparations for the ONZ Champs. Now we wonder when we are even going to be able to orienteer again, and globally major events, if not cancelled, […]

Covid-19 Novel Coronavirus Information and Updates
COVID-19 – Cancellation of all club events for 4 weeks – 23 March Update 
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Mon 23 Mar 2020

Orienteering New Zealand has cancelled all club orienteering events until 22nd April 2020. Today Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced that NZ has shifted to Alert Level 3 immediately and will move to Level 4 within 48 hours (by midnight Wednesday).

Orienteering NZ - Find Your Adventure
ONZ Compass Point – March 2020
By Christo Peters - Sun 22 Mar 2020

New ONZ Council Members Decided; ONZ to hold first ever virtual AGM; Staying up-to-date with event rescheduling; GM’s foreword; View from the Chair;

Covid-19 Novel Coronavirus Information and Updates
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Revised Club Guidelines – March 20, 2020
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Sat 21 Mar 2020

The latest version of Orienteering NZ Coronavirus (COVID-19) Club Guidelines will be available at: https://www.orienteering.org.nz/covid-19/ These guidelines super-cede the guidelines issued on 17/03/2020, and are based on advisories issued by the Ministry of Health, as well as advice from Medical professionals associated with orienteering, and looking at the practices adopted by other sports in NZ. […]

By Malcolm Ingham - Thu 19 Mar 2020

Cancellation of JWOC / WUOC trials this weekend We are sorry for the very short notice for this but the trials for the Junior World Orienteering Championships (JWOC) / World University Championships (WUOC) this weekend are now cancelled. The primary concern is the number of people who would be travelling to and from Auckland by air at […]

Covid-19 Novel Coronavirus Information and Updates
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update – March 17, 2020
By Christo Peters - Tue 17 Mar 2020

As advised previously, Orienteering New Zealand (ONZ) has been monitoring the situation around COVID-19 closely, and following the advice provided by the Ministry of Health.

NZOC 2020 10-13 April
Orienteering Nationals 2020 postponed due to COVID-19
By WgtnOC - Tue 17 Mar 2020

It is with regret that we let you know that Orienteering Wellington and Orienteering New Zealand have come to the joint decision to postpone the NZ Orienteering Championships 2020. We believe that this is in the best interest of our orienteering community at this time.

Final Bulletin and Start Times for JWOC/WUOC Trials/NOL Rd 2 – 21 and 22 March
By Malcolm Ingham - Sat 14 Mar 2020

The Final Bulletin for the Trials weekend is here Final Bulletin Trials 21+22 March 2020 The Start Times for both days are here Trials Start Times March 2020  

Impact of coronavirus on orienteering
By Malcolm Ingham - Sat 14 Mar 2020

Over the last week the spread of coronavirus around the world has led to the cancellation or postponement of many sporting events. The International Orienteering Federation has just released a statement on the current and possible future impact on orienteering events. The full IOF statement is here (https://orienteering.sport/coronavirus-covid-19-update-from-the-iof/). With regard to the major international events […]

NZOC 2020 10-13 April
Nationals 2020 Update – Entries, AGM, Trophies Request & Terrain Photos
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Fri 06 Mar 2020

Entries are open for the NZ Orienteering Championships 2020 (‘Nationals’) hosted by Orienteering Wellington 10-13 April 2020. Entries are open; trophies return requested; and AGM date confirmed.

High Performance News #62 – February 2020
By Malcolm Ingham - Mon 02 Mar 2020

After the sprints of January there has been somewhat of a lull throughout February although weekly club events have started up around the country. From a HP perspective the main happening has been a training camp held in Nelson/Nelson Lakes, reported on below. But as we move into March and the serious business of trials, […]

Orienteering NZ - Find Your Adventure
ONZ Compass Point – February 2020
By Christo Peters - Fri 28 Feb 2020

In this issue: View from the Chair; Club Spotlight – Hawkes Bay Orienteering; Vote 2020 – A call for ONZ Council Nominations; High Performance News; Mapping Update; Large events that are rapidly looming

Selection Notice – World Schools Championships Orienteering 2021 (Withdrawn)
By Christo Peters - Fri 28 Feb 2020

The World Schools Championship Orienteering 2021 is scheduled to be held in Belgrade, Serbia.  ONZ will select a school in each grade (M1, W1, M2, W2) to compete in the school teams category.

Selection Notice – New Zealand Secondary Schools Team 2020 (Withdrawn)
By Christo Peters - Fri 28 Feb 2020

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 2020 Australian Schools Championships.

ONZ COVID-19 Information