Women with Baby Orienteering
MTBO Starters
ONZ Annual Report 2018 Front Pages
Orienteering NZ Annual Report 2018 - 10/04/2019 05:27
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

The Orienteering NZ Annual Report for 1 Jan to 31 Dec 2018 is available for download. Includes reports from the Chairperson, General Manager, Make it easy, sustaining growth, enhancing performances, financials, International representation and results, awards, trophies, club membership statistics and event participation numbers.

Queen’s Birthday 2019 – Entries are OPEN - 05/04/2019 05:46
By Malcolm Ingham

Incorporating NZL Pinestars v AUS Bushrangers Test Match at Senior and Junior Elite levels NOL Round 4 Schools Inter-regional Challenge Join Wellington and Red Kiwi Orienteering Clubs to enjoy 3 days of top orienteering in the Horowhenua/Manawatu. Saturday 1 June Multi-day distance Whirokino (Waitarere Forest) – remapped 2019 by Bryan and Graham Teahan Planner – […]

HP News #51 – March 2019 - 02/04/2019 10:24
By Malcolm Ingham

As we move towards the ONZ Championships at Easter, March has been a relatively busy month, not only with the start of many of the regional OY Series, but also a HP camp in Rotorua, the Otago Champs and, at the end of the month, the first set of JWOC Trials. Outside orienteering there has […]

Orienteering NZ AGM 2019 Draft Agenda, Remits, and 2018 AGM Minutes - 02/04/2019 12:12
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

The draft ONZ AGM Agenda 2019 with Remits is available and has been sent to all clubs. Three remits have been received for consideration at the AGM. The ONZ is intending to provide a response to the remits after the Council meeting scheduled for 26 March. The 2018 AGM Minutes – to be approved at AGM is also available for review.

Orienteering World 2018 - Cover
Orienteering World 2018 magazine available – includes NZ’s Lizzie Ingham - 31/03/2019 06:17
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

Orienteering World is the official annual journal of the International Orienteering Federation (IOF). In the new 2019 issue you will find many interesting orienteering articles. Don´t miss out!

The Perfect Event
ONZ Major Events Model Discussion Paper – For Consultation - 28/03/2019 12:52
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

A review of the Major Events has been undertaken and ONZ has identified the need to consider alternatives to how events are allocated and managed.  It is imperative for the continued growth and development of our sport that we review events and look at the best options for delivering these in the future.

2019 NZOC Orienteering Nationals
NZ Orienteering Championships in Oamaru at Easter – Normal Entries Closing this week – Thursday 28 March 2019 - 27/03/2019 11:41

Last orders for entries, social dinner and awards evening tickets or t-shirts and bags. Enter Now and get your orders in!

Orienteering NZ - Find Your Adventure
JWOC2019 Trials – March 30/31 - 18/03/2019 01:28
By Malcolm Ingham

The Bulletin and Final Information for the JWOC Trials in Auckland on 30/31 March can be found here JWOC Trials Bulletin Updated start lsits can be found here 2019 JWOC Trials Start List Updated . These now include NOL allocated start times for elites. Because of conditions of access to Kings College for the sprint […]

Orienteering NZ - Find Your Adventure
Call for selection IOF World Cup Round 1 - 13/03/2019 04:20
By Malcolm Ingham

The first round of the 2019 IOF World Cup will be held in Helsinki, Finland from 8-11 June 2019. The round consists of a middle distance, a long distance with a chasing start based on the results of the middle distance, and a sprint relay. All orienteers who wish to be considered for this round […]

Compass Point – March 2019 - 08/03/2019 10:56
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

March Monthly eNewsletter including: View from the chair; AGM & Club Forum Notice; Council Elections; High Performance Update; Event Liaison Update; Have your Say!; Risk Management Question; And other news

By Catriona McBean

The 2019 MTBO World Championships and Junior World Championships will be held in Denmark, 28 July – 3 August 2019. Selection Criteria As per the Orienteering NZ G1 Selection Policy, athletes will be selected on the basis of known form. Known form will include results from all known races with emphasis on the recent 2018 […]

Council Election – 5 Candidates Apply for 2 Vacancies - 05/03/2019 01:20
By Catriona McBean

Five applications were received for the two vacancies on the ONZ Board.

High Performance News #50 – February 2019 - 04/03/2019 09:26
By Malcolm Ingham

After a busy January with training camps and the South Island Champs, February almost seems like a break between the summer and the real orienteering season starting, as despite numerous local mid-week introductory events, the only goings-on at HP orienteering level have been somewhat in the background. Nevertheless if we look more widely at the […]

Katoa Po Start
Katoa Po 2019 – Annual Interclub Night Relay Saturday 9 March 2019 - 28/02/2019 05:29
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

The premier night orienteering competition in New Zealand. 2019 is going to be another classic so bring your tent, your cow bell and your club spirit for this event!

IOF Website
The IOF relaunches official website at orienteering.sport - 28/02/2019 04:32
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

The International Orienteering Federation has re-launched its official website and rebranded to new address orienteering.sport.

Whirokino Mapping Project
Wellington Orienteering – Whirokino Mapping expression of interest by 1 March 2019 - 20/02/2019 10:41
By WgtnOC

Wellington Orienteering Club is seeking expressions of interest for remapping two areas that have not been used for competition in recent years.

Oceania 2019 - Orienteering Fun on the A41
Oceania 2019 – Entries Now Open – Bulletin 1 - 19/02/2019 10:57
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

Entries for Oceania 2019, the biggest multi-day orienteering carnival of this years Australian calendar, have opened. Take advantage of early bird rates until 30 April 2019. Introductory information about the carnival and each day’s events is available in bulletin 1.

ONZ Compass Point – February 2019 - 11/02/2019 05:58
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

Latest News Updates including View from the Chair; 2019 Council Elections; High Performance Update; Event Liaison Update; have your Say on Trophies and Southern Cross Challenge (NZ Schools Team); MTBO Controlling and Organising Workshop; Condolences and other news.

Wellington Orienteering – Mapping expression of interest - 11/02/2019 03:19
By WgtnOC

As part of preparations for the Queen’s Birthday orienteering festival, the Wellington Orienteering Club is seeking expressions of interest for remapping two areas that have not been used for competition in recent years.

HP News #49 – January 2019 - 31/01/2019 09:06
By Malcolm Ingham

A New Year, new hopes for all of us as we seek to improve our own and others performances and further develop orienteering. Before launching fully into the new year, below are further comments on a couple of issues arising from the Under 23 Camp in December – food for thought at least. There is […]

National O League Round 1 – SI Champs - 30/01/2019 04:35
By Malcolm Ingham

A hot weekend for the first round of the NOL (SuperSeries). No surprises in M21E and W21E where Gene Beveridge and Nick Hann fought it out for the men, and Lizzie Ingham was a clear winner on all 3 days for the women. Very interesting in the 20’s though with Ronan Lee taking the sprint […]

2019 ONZ Council Elections Applications Close 28 February 2019 - 29/01/2019 02:11
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

2 vacancies for Orienteering NZ Council Members are now open and will close on 28 February 2019.

JWOC2022 Application – Embargoed Areas - 13/01/2019 10:12
By Malcolm Ingham

As per IOF requirements, as part of the New Zealand application for JWOC2022 all potential areas have to be embargoed while the application is assessed. Areas under consideration are shown on the attached link (https://drive.google.com/open?id=123UVuPWzwWBdZlpt8rYl3een0iiiNSob&usp=sharing). All forest areas (Areas 1 to 5) are strictly OUT OF BOUNDS to all orienteers. Passage on forest roads through […]

HP News #48 – December 2018 - 24/12/2018 08:49
By Malcolm Ingham

Having reported in brief on the Canterbury Champs last month, the main happening in December has been the Under 23 Camp which has again tested the physical and mental stamina of our up-and-coming elites. Also, however, December has seen the submission of the ONZ bid for JWOC2022. So now, sit back, relax and enjoy the […]

Entries open for Nationals, Easter 2019 - 11/12/2018 11:42
By Joolz

Entries are open for the 2019 NZ Orienteering Championships. Enter before 31 December 2018 to go in the early bird entries prize draw.