Jenni Adams in the Piopio forest, Waitango 2007. Credit: Jamie Stewart
Race Start NZ Champs 2015 Middle – The Rockery Onewhero. Credit: Karen Woods
Auckland Orienteering Series 2015 – Woodhill. Credit: Karen Woods
Selfs Farm Summer Orienteering
By Catriona McBean - Tue 12 Dec 2017 11:10am
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Note:  Updated Venue and Date Details

Austria, 5-13 August 2018

The MTBO selection panel invites riders wishing to represent NZ at the 2018 MTBO World Championships and Junior World Championships, to apply for selection by 31 January 2018.


Selection Criteria

As per the Orienteering NZ G1 Selection Policy and in particular the 2018 ANZ Challenge team will be selected on the basis of known form.

Known form will include results from all known races with emphasis on the recent 2017 Australian MTBO Champs. Please include any relevant recent results in your application.

Riders must be current financial members their orienteering club at the time of the NZ Champs to qualify as part of the NZ Team, so please ensure your club memberships are up to date.


Riders wishing to be considered for selection in the New Zealand Team to compete against Australia in the ANZ MTBO Challenge should notify the MTBO Selection Panel Convenor, Peter Swanson, by 31 January 2018.

Notification should be by email to, or post (to 29a Lewis Road, Lynmore, Rotorua, BOP 3010). Please include your club, date of birth and preferred age class/es where you are eligible for more than one class (remembering that your age class is determined by your age at 31/12/2018).


Orienteering Australia has invited NZ to join their team in the lead up and competition itself, sharing travel, accommodation and training logistics, and which promises to create a great team atmosphere through the championships.

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