The IOF has agreed a new mapping specification for standard orienteering events. Over the next few years you will run on a mixture of old (ISOM 2000) and new (ISOM 2017) mapping. The organisers will make it clear what you are going to get.
Skills Active are setting up an industry advisory group for the outdoor sector to help advise on training pathways and how to attract and retain staff.
As the next HP News is due while I am in Estonia for WOC I thought I would send this out in advance giving the final results of the 2017 SuperSeries. Malcolm Ingham (email@example.com) SuperSeries 2017 The 2017 SuperSeries rounded off on a very cold, very wet Queen’s Birthday Weekend in Canterbury, with snow actually […]
The New Zealand Pinestars will compete against the Australian Bushrangers at the Australian Champs Carnival to be held in the Bathurst area of NSW from 23 September – 1 October 2017. Pinestars teams will be selected in M21E, W21E, M17-20E and W17-20E for races at all individual distances and a relay. All orienteers interested in selection […]
Applications are now being invited for the following roles: NZ Schools Team Manager NZ Schools Team Coach Technical Committee Convenor Click here to find out more about these roles
All orienteers interested in selection for the 2017 World Cup Round 3 in Latvia must register their interest, year of birth, and cell phone number to the Convenor of Selectors Al Cory-Wright (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 7pm Sunday 2 July 2017.
After the madness of April there has been relatively little activity in May up until the last two weeks. These have seen the final WOC training camp in Estonia, on which Lizzie Ingham reports below, and then the first round of the World Cup giving another wonderful sprint performance from Tim Robertson. Both perhaps give […]
in this Issue: View from the Chair; ONZ New Vacancies!; 2016 ONZ Award Recipients; Oceania & Auckland World Masters Games; New Mapping Standard; High Performance Update
Tim Robertson has produced another outstanding sprint performance, finishing 8th in the first race at World Cup Round 1 being held in Finland. Tim was about 30s behind winner Yannick Michiels who gave Belgium their first ever victory in a World Cup race. Tim had earlier qualified easily in joint 15th place out of nearly […]
All orienteers interested in selection for the 2017 World Cup Round Switzerland must register their interest, year of birth, and cell phone number to the Convenor of Selectors Al Cory-Wright (email@example.com) by 7pm Sunday 28 May 2017.
Australian Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships, Wingello NSW – 7-8 October 2017 This year NZ takes on Australia in an ANZ challenge competition at the Australian MTBO champs, Wingello NSW on 7- 8 October. The Championships include sprint, middle and long distance races, as well as two warm up events – details can be found […]
April has been a busy month. The announcement of the JWOC team following the trials in late March, the Oceania Championships – with excellent NZL results, followed by the announcement of the team for WOC, the Schools Test Match, and culminating in a highly successful WMOC2017. Hard to know where to start, so pick and […]
PAPO welcomes you to the 2017 Queens Birthday orienteering three day! Enjoy some of the best terrain Canterbury has to offer, with two day’s on our intricate sand dune maps just north of Christchurch and then one day in the foothills of the Torlesse Range.
Bathurst, New South Wales, 23 September to 1 October 2017 A New Zealand Secondary Schools Team is to be selected to compete for the Southern Cross Trophy against the six Australian states and the Australian Capital Territory in the 2017 Australian Schools Championships. The championships will be held in and around Bathurst in New South […]
Early Bird entries for the Australian Orienteering Carnival in September 2017 have been extended to this Friday 5th May.
Carey Nazzer has won New Zealand’s only gold medal at WMOC2017 taking out the W55 Long Distance final by just over 1 minute from Dorthe Hansen of Denmark. Silver medals have gone to Karl Dravitzki (M35), Carsten Joergensen (M45), Bill Edwards (M50), and Marquita Gelderman in W50, with Greg Flynn and Ross Brighouse picking up bronze […]
3.45 pm Friday and the arena is set and almost ready to go, controls are out and checked, the starts are laid out waiting the masses, so what are New Zealand’s prospects for breaking the gold medal duck? NZL had two heat winners over the two days of qualifying held at Temu Road. In M70 Ross […]
The World Orienteering Championships for 2017 will be held in Otepää, Estonia, 30 June – 8 July 2017. Men : Gene Beveridge – NW Nick Hann – PAPO Tommy Hayes – AK Ross Morrison – HB Tim Roberston – HV Women : Lizzie Inham – WN Laura Robertson – HV Imogene Scott – […]
While our Trans-Tasman cousins had a record haul of 12 gold medals in the WMOC sprint final held on Auckland University today, it was a thin day for NZL athletes with only 3 silvers and 3 bronzes to show at the end of the day. Best results came in the 50 grades with Yvette Baker and […]
New Zealand Pinestars have had a convincing victory over the Australian Bushrangers at the Oceania Championships held over Easter weeeknd. NZL were victorious on all four days winning Friday’s sprint at Unitec by 119-81, the long distance on Rototoa by 118-81, the relay by 105-80, and the middle distance in the rocks of Pongaroa Road […]
10:45am Fri 14 April before the Sprint race at Unitec there will be a Whakatau Mihi to welcome all our visitors onto Unitec campus and bless the Oceania Championships 2017. Everyone is welcome to come and we encourage you to attend.
NZ residents WMG2017 competitors – Be in to win a brand new 2017 Giant Defy Advanced 2 road bike when you collect your accreditation between 16-18 April. *Ts and Cs apply.
Lizzie Ingham would normally be on home ground this Easter, but the leader of the IOF FootO Athletes’ Commission is missing one of the highlights of the Oceania orienteering calendar.
At 9:12am on 13 April The New Zealand Metrological Service issued a Severe Weather Warning. Our advice to competitors.
The Oceania 2017 Bulletin 2 has been updated. Updated 11 April 2017 – Amendments to Registration, Sprint quarantine, Sprint map size, Sprint distance to start, Sprint embargoed area, Middle quarantine. The latest version of the Bulletin (including amendments below) is on the Oceania 2017 website.