The New Zealand Orienteering Championships 2023 will be held Friday 7th April 2023 to Monday 10th April 2023 in Hastings and Elsthorpe, hosted by Hawkes Bay Orienteering Club. (Plus a knock out Sprint Tuesday 11th April 2023). Bulletin One will be published as soon as possible. This embargo applies to all New Zealand Orienteering Championship […]
Te Tau Ihu NavSport Festival 2023 – Nelson / Marlborough 8-15 July 2023
Nelson OC, Marlborough OC and the NZ Rogaining Association are hosting three navigation based events for School A
The area of Woodhill Forest outlined on the map below is embargoed for all participants in the 2022 Tūāraki North Regional Orienteering Championships. Moreover, the area is all private land and there is no access without the specific written permission of the landowners. The area covers The Hedley Dunes and Karaka Swamp maps (a) north of Hedley […]
Orienteering Bay of Plenty are hosting the NZ MTBO Champs in and around Rotorua on the 19th and 20th November 2022. The following embargo notices apply for the Middle and Long Distance events: Cougar Park, Tokoroa (Long Distance Champs) – the main riding area at Cougar Park is embargoed from 14/07/2022 until 21/11/2022 and may not be visited […]
Entries are now open for the Oceania Sprint Championships on the school and uni campuses of the Gold Coast, Australia. Put April 21-24 2022 in your diaries for some fabulous sprint orienteering.Book your flights and accommodation now. · five fantastic events on the Gold Coast · includes three brand new maps, an updated university map and a sand dune […]
Nelson Orienteering Club invites all orienteers to the 50th New Zealand Orienteering Championships from the 15-18 April 2022. Programme: Friday 15 April – Sprint – Nelson College Saturday 16 April – Middle – Canaan Downs South Sunday 17 April – Long – Canaan Downs North Monday 18 April – Relay – Moturoa East “I am very pleased to be welcoming everyone to my […]
Kia ora, Orienteering Wellington is excited to announce the Pokapu Champs Saturday November 27th and Sunday November 28th 2021. We have two great sand dune maps in the Manawatu for your challenge and enjoyment; Hydrabad, a classic pine forest on sand dunes and a return to a freshly updated Manga Pirau map at Waikawa, predominantly […]
Taupo Orienteering Club and Orienteering Bay of Plenty would like to invite orienteers from the Northern Region, and other areas of New Zealand, to come and join us for a weekend of four fun and high quality orienteering events over Labour Weekend 2021. We cannot stress enough that accommodation will be at a premium in […]
Highlights from the recent NZSS Champs hosted by Hawkes Bay Orienteering Club. Footage was paid for by Sky Sport through the New Zealand Sports Collective which Orienteering New Zealand is a member of. Thanks to production company Stream Shop Live for this year’s footage and to our wonderful MC Ed Cory-Wright who drove up from […]
As a nation-wide event to celebrate high competition in a friendly environment Nationals 2020 ticked all the boxes. It was a very rocky journey to the start line for this event due to the global pandemic. After every successful event there are key learnings. The organisers will do a thorough debrief over the coming weeks […]
And so it came to pass….after a 9 month gestation the baby that was the 2020 ONZ Championships was finally born, and what a weekend it was. Even without the trimmings of split times, results boards, social etc. etc, the general feeling seemed to be that everyone was so glad to actually have a major […]
The reemergence of Covid-19 in the community in August and subsequent escalation of alert levels has created uncertainty regarding many of our marque events. This update provides the most up-to-date information about these key events to provide a degree of clarity for the Orienteering Community.
Latest news including – International Team Travel Policy Consultation; View from the Chair; Event Liaison Update; High Performance Update; Other News; GM Starting New Adventure;
May Update e-Newsletter from ONZ including: Have Your Say – Major Events; Vacancies; View from the Chairs; 2019 AGM & Club Forum; New Council Members; New Life Members; Event Liaison Update; High Performance Update; and other news…
Ōamaru Mail press article on NZ Orienteering Championships 2019 being held in the area.
The comprehensive NZOC 2019 programme and Start Lists are now available on the event website. The Programme has all the information and will be your reference guide for the event. The website has most
Dates and venues for the 2019 North Island Secondary Schools Championships and New Zealand Secondary Schools Orienteering Championships have been confirmed.
Vindaloo MTBO Weekend 2018 Orienteering Bay of Plenty (OBOP) is running the Vegas Vindaloo Mountain Bike Orienteering (MTBO) Weekend on 29-30 September 2018. MTBO Sprint, MTBO Long and MTBO Rogaine on the fantastic trails around Rotorua. Central Districts Foot Orienteering Championships 2018 OBOP is also resurrecting the Central Districts Foot Orienteering Champs on 3-4 November […]
The Programme contains all the information you are likely to need to know for the duration of the New Zealand Secondary Schools Orienteering Championships event and is available to download from the homepage of the event website.
Experience the variety that the Kapiti and Manawatu coasts have to offer at the 2017 Wellington Orienteering Association Champs. 25th-26th November 2017
Full event information and start lists are available for the New Zealand Orienteering Championships 2017 – four events in the sunny Hawkes Bay over the three day Labour weekend holiday.
Early bird entries closing 5th October for 2017 National Champs in Hawkes Bay over Labour Weekend 20-23 October 2017 . After Thursday late entry fees will apply until entries close 12th October.
Hawkes Bay Orienteering Club announces a brand new map and location for the Middle distance event at the NZ Orienteering Champs 2017 being held in Hastings 20-23 October 2017.
Hawkes Bay Orienteering Club invites all orienteers from near and far to the 2017 New Zealand Orienteering Championships.
Entries are open for the event being held over Labour Weekend 20-23 Oct 2017
Spring time in the Hawkes Bay is a wonderful time to visit, with new lambs, fruit blossoms and lush green pasture to greet you.
A strict embargo is in place on two areas in Woodhill Forest with respect to NZ Orienteering Championships 2018. The embargo applies until the events on 31 March, 1st and 2nd April 2018.
All people aiming to compete in the NZ MTBO Champs on 18-20 November 2016, should note the following embargo notices.
The confirmed NZ Junior and Senior Pinestars team selected to compete against their Bushrangers counterparts at the forthcoming Australian Championship Carnival to be held in Queensland between 24 September and 2 October 2016.
Wellington Orienteering Club and Orienteering Hutt Valley invite you to 3 days of coastal dune and pine forest orienteering over the Queen’s Birthday weekend, on the Horowhenua coast, including two IOF World Ranking Events.
A revision of courses grades for schools orienteering championships is proposed. This is rationalised on purpose of the championships, increasing experience and training opportunities for juniors, and the success of Year 7/8 championships in recent years. No changes to the grades for sprint or relay competitions are proposed.