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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.

By Catriona McBean

The Halberg Foundation has announced a record 93 nominations received for six categories at the 56th ISPS Handa Halberg Awards – New Zealand’s pre-eminent event to celebrate and honour sporting achievements from 2018. 43 sporting codes are represented in the nominations, submitted by National Sporting Organisations. Key for orienteering are the nominations for the Sportswoman […]

Selection Notice – JUNIOR WORLD ORIENTEERING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019 - 11/12/2018 06:09
By Catriona McBean

The Junior World Orienteering Championships 2019 will be held in Aarhus, Denmark from 6-13 July 2019.   Selection Criteria As per the Orienteering NZ G1 Selection Policy and in particular the 2019 JWOC team will be selected on Known Form from the following events. 30-31 March 2019 in Auckland ONZ National Championships in Canterbury 19-22 […]

Selection Notice – WORLD ORIENTEERING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019 - 11/12/2018 06:04
By Catriona McBean

The World Orienteering Championships 2019 will be held in Sarpsborg, Norway from 12-17 August 2019. Selection Criteria As per the Orienteering NZ G1 Selection Policy and in particular the 2018 WOC Team will be selected on Known Form from the following events. For New Zealand based athletes: ONZ National Championships in Canterbury 19-22 April 2019 […]

ONZ Compass Point – November/December 2018 - 04/12/2018 04:21
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

Orienteering NZ News, Updates, and with the end of the year approaching fast, its timely to have a look at what’s happened in 2018.

2019 Orienteering NZ Council Vacancies - 04/12/2018 02:48
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

Orienteering NZ is inviting applications from suitable applicants for two vacancies on the Council.

HP News #47 – November 2018 - 03/12/2018 06:36
By Malcolm Ingham

Although November started with CDOA Championships, highly successfully hosted by OBOP, it has since been an essentially quiet month. On the HP front much of it has been taken up with final preparation of the ONZ bid for JWOC2022, and with mapping, planning and general organization for the U23 Development Camp which starts next Saturday. […]

Sport Integrity Review
By Catriona McBean

Sport NZ has launched nationwide public consultation on its review into sport integrity, calling on anyone involved in sport to share their thoughts on a range of integrity issues through an online survey that will be open for the next six weeks. The online survey and a Sport NZ discussion document are available at sportnz.org.nz/integrity. The […]

HP News #46 – October 2018 - 31/10/2018 11:45
By Malcolm Ingham

October brings with it the end of the international season and, with the exception of the rejuvenated CDOA Champs and the Canterbury Champs, also the wind-down of the domestic competition year. Still to come of course are the U23 and Junior Camps in December. Here though we can summarize the last round of the World […]

IOF Harassment Policy
IOF Policy on Preventing Sexual Harassment and Abuse in Orienteering - 23/10/2018 06:28
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

Orienteering NZ fully supports the IOF in the development of this policy on preventing harassment within our sport.
The full policy (in PDF format) is available on the IOF website and on the Orienteering NZ website “Policy and Procedures” page.

Minutes of the XXIX IOF General Assembly published (IOF) - 23/10/2018 05:38
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

The Minutes of the XXIX IOF Ordinary General Assembly have been approved and are now published on the IOF website. Read all about the various reports, proposals and the Council elections which took place.

Selection Announcement – JUNIOR CAMP 2018 - 23/10/2018 11:45
By Catriona McBean

The following Junior Orienteers have been selected to attend the Junior Camp in Hawkes Bay 15-20 December 2018.   First Name Last Name Orienteering Club Adam Bateman Auckland Samantha Bixley Dunedin Ollie Bixley Dunedin Cameron Bonar North West Manon Bonar North West Simon Bond Taranaki Nathan Borton Auckland Cara Bradding North West Thomas Brendolise Auckland […]

Embargo – Ōamaru – 2019 NZ Orienteering Sprint Championships - 16/10/2018 11:14

An embargo is in place for the National 2019 Sprint Distance Championship event on Good Friday within the Ōamaru city centre.

Schools Start Orienteering
2019 North Island and NZ Secondary School Orienteering Championships Dates/Venues Announced - 11/10/2018 12:27
By Russell Higham (ONZ Events Liaison)

Dates and venues for the 2019 North Island Secondary Schools Championships and New Zealand Secondary Schools Orienteering Championships have been confirmed.

Less than a month to Central Districts Orienteering Champs - 11/10/2018 11:45
By Erin Swanson

3-4 November 2018.  Middle, Sprint and Long distance events.  The Long distance will be an A Level event on our fantastic new Okareka Map.  “You have to run a top level event on this map” in the words of Nick Hahn, the mapper. 

Entries for Labour Weekend close tonight - 07/10/2018 03:17
By Malcolm Ingham

Entries for Labour Weekend 3-day close tonight – avoid late entry fees. Day 1: Middle distance on Riverside/Riverlands – subtle contour details on river flats plus the added bonus of a rocky hillside. remapped and extended by Bryan Teahan in 2018. Day 2: Long(ish) distance aon Mingimingi – rolling pine forest in the eastern Wairarapa. […]

Aussies take ANZ Test Match while Czech rocks - 07/10/2018 09:53
By Malcolm Ingham

The Australian Bushrangers have taken out the second leg of the ANZ Test Match after the Australian Long Distance Championships held in South Australia. With no elite competitors from NZL it was left to Oak Jones and Jason Bond, 3rd and 5th respectively in M20E, and Briana Steven And Katie Cory-Wright, 2nd and 3rd in […]

Kiwis struggle in World Cup KO Sprint - 05/10/2018 10:00
By Malcolm Ingham

The first ever knock-sprint at a World Cup race took place overnight in Prague. Of the 4 NZL athletes Tim Robertson and Lizzie Ingham both made it through the qualification race to make the knock-out quarter-finals. Here, however, unlike the qualification and later semi-finals and final, the courses could almost be said to have been […]

Play True
Athletes rights in focus in The Athlete Charter and at WADA Global Athlete Forum (IOF) - 04/10/2018 05:07
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

The aim with The Athlete Charter is to be the world’s largest athlete-focused survey ever commissioned. All elite-level athletes are invited to share their voice. Integrity and Clean Sport is one of the key topics. Clean Sport was also the main topic on the 1st WADA Global Athlete Forum with the theme The sport we want.

HP News # 45 September 2018 - 02/10/2018 09:37
By Malcolm Ingham

September always seems to be a bit of a dead month coming after the excitement of JWOC and WOC, and before the Australian Championships Carnival. For that reason it is the time to pause, take stock and work out where we are. Hence…no major event reports but a lot of reading. How did we really […]

Vacancy: 2019 NZ Junior World Orienteering Championships (JWOC) Coach - 02/10/2018 07:22
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

Applications are invited for the position of 2019 NZ Junior World Orienteering Championships (JWOC) Coach. Applications close: Friday 26 October 2018

2019 NZOC Orienteering Nationals
Easter 2019 NZ Orienteering Championships to be held around Oamaru - 29/09/2018 05:10

Peninsula and Plains Orienteers are excited to be able to offer three new maps around Oamaru for the 2019 NZ Orienteering Championships in a part of New Zealand that has rarely been mapped or used for orienteering before, and to supplement them with an area first used for Oceania in 2009 with the quirky but cute name of “Humpy Bumpy” near Earthquakes for the relay.

ONZ Compass Point – September 2018 - 27/09/2018 11:16
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe

including: Junior and U23 Camp Registrations closing; Events Update; View from the Chair; High Performance Update; Events Liaison Update;