Trophies, Awards, Life Members

Orienteering NZ Trophies

ONZ Trophies – Women 2019  ONZ Trophies – Men 2019


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.

Discontinued awards

  • 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)