Orienteering NZ Trophies
Orienteering NZ Awards
Orienteering NZ Awards Recipients
About the Orienteering NZ Awards
Orienteering NZ celebrates excellence in orienteering each year with the presentation of a range of Awards. The awards are announced and presented at the Annual Dinner during the New Zealand Orienteering Championships (Nationals).
The Awards are:
- Award for Services to New Zealand Orienteering
Our premier service award honouring an individual who has contributed in a most deserving manner to the development of orienteering in New Zealand.
- International Performance of the Year
For achievement by an individual or team in international competition in the year nominated.
- Kapiti HAVOC Trophy (Junior International Performance of the Year)
For international performance by a junior in the year nominated.
- Coach of the Year
For outstanding contribution in coaching by an individual during the year nominated.
- Mountain-Bike Orienteer of the Year
For meritorious performance by an individual or team in mountain bike orienteering during year nominated.
- Rogainer of the Year
For meritorious performance by an individual or team in rogaining during year nominated.
- NZOF Administrator of the Year
For outstanding contribution in administration for either a club, NZOF or a special project by an individual during the yearnominated.
- President’s Award
For outstanding volunteer contribution to a club (or clubs) by an individual during year nominated.
- National Volunteer Awards
For volunteer service at national level (5 per year).
- Brighouse Trophy
For the best combined performance by an affiliated NZOF member in national and provincial long-distance events during the year by an individual. Refer to Brighouse Trophy Rules.
- Ampro Sales Club Growth Award (1982 – 2007)
- Silva Magazine of the Year (1992 – 2006)
Orienteering NZ Life Members
Life Membership is conferred upon a person in recognition and appreciation of their outstanding service to orienteering.
1992 – Terry Brighouse
2003 – John Robinson (CMOC)
2003 – Graham Teahan
2003 – Michael Wood (HVOC)
2018 – Rob Crawford (previously CMOC)
2018 – Rob Garden (NW)
2018 – Bunny Rathbone (HBOC)
2018 – Val Robinson (CMOC)
1975 – Sverre Moen (deceased 1976)
1976 – Ralph King (deceased 2014)
1988 – Tony Nicholls (deceased 1995)
1992 – John Davies (deceased 2014)
2003 – Bruce Collins (deceased 2018)