The NZ Orienteering Junior Camp Bulletin 1 has been published and is available for download. Held in the stunning Auckland forests, as well as superb sprint terrain, Junior Camp 2015 in Auckland (13-18 December 2015) is not to be missed!
Orienteering ACT is offering a $2,500 scholarship to a talented, enthusiastic individual to enjoy orienteering and coaching in Canberra Australia’s Capital.
The Orienteering NZ Kiwi-O manual, published July 2014 replaces the previous versions of the NZOF Kiwisport manual – a very popular online resource for helping teach primary and intermediate children between the ages of 5 and 12.
During 2014 several Swedish orienteering clubs lead by Göran Andersson ran a school orienteering project called “Skol-Sprinten”. It was a great success and this year they are continuing with the project in a bigger scale and their vision is to create a new Guinness World Record on May 11, 2016. As part of the project they recognised the lack […]
Orienteering New Zealand’s Development Squad Camp 2014 – A fun video from the awesome week of training in December!! Enjoy!!
JWOC2014 and Australian Ultra-Long 2014 – Read full articles from the December 2014 issue of “The Australian Orienteer” Magazine.
“This week is a big one for NZ Orienteering, with the World Cup in Tasmania only weeks away, we have a new High Performance Leader – Malcolm Ingham. Correspondingly, I think it’s a great time to spark up some talk around how we can best improve…
Bulletin 2 of the Orienteering NZ D-Squad 2014 Camp has been published. While this camp attendance is by selection – the bulletin is provided here for general interest. You can download the D-Squad Camp bulletin two here: D-SquadCampBulletin2 (PDF 8MB) or from the D-Squad Camps Facebook group page. The Development Squad (D-Squad) is made up of orienteers […]
Excited? Less than 2 weeks to go before we have just under 100 attending this years junior training camp, plus lots of coaches and supporting adults. Bulletin 3 now available, giving details on who the coaches are, kit list, where we are staying, maps etc. Read now. Order your t-shirt
“Yay, you can come to camp” or “Sorry, not this year” emails have now been sent out to all those that said they were interested in attending. If you applied and for some reason haven’t heard anth
This Orienteering NZ Event Controllers Clinic is designed specifically for aspiring A grade event controllers, although will benefit any controller, including A grade, who seeks to enhance their skills.
Expression of interest to attend the Junior Training Camp is due by the end of August (this Sunday). Places are limited. To show your interest please complete the submission form in the following link. http://wellingtonorienteering.org.nz/schools-orienteering/junior-training-camp-2014/
An earlier start to the day, with the athletes expected to have breakfasted and be ready for their ‘JWOC shuttle’ service to the start of the Long distance simulation by 8.30am. It was an 80 minute drive to the town of Marchaevo. We arrived at the finish area, then ‘shuttled’ the athletes up a very […]
The team arrived in various stages to our accommodation at the Lion Hotel in Borovets: There was an advance party at midday who established base camp and enjoyed checking out the spacious rooms in the quiet, peaceful hotel set in the trees. Some ventured out for a 30 minute run to check the local surroundings, […]
An interview with Rob Jessop (AK) – team coach for the 2014 New Zealand Junior World Orienteering Championships Team. How did he start?
The OrienteeringNZ Update May 2014 is available now. (PDF 482KB) including: New logo, website and emails launched Thanks to Wellington for hosting the Nationals at Easter Nationals E21 Results Full Results In memory of John Davies (1940 – 2014) Rebranding to Orienteering NZ Website Information for Clubs Discussion Document – Weekday Schools Levy Policy (feedback by […]
Three positions: High Performance Leader, National Squad Coaching Co-ordinator, and Development Squad Co-ordinator advertised – applications close 30 June 2014. Full descriptions and details are available. High Performance Leader The High Performance Leader is primarily responsible for raising the performance levels of a selected group of elite orienteers and providing a believable pathway to success for the […]
All you need to do is spike those controls!! “The Little Book of Orienteering Techniques” Selling now in support of Ed Cory-Wright and the NZ junior team going to JWOC and representing New Zealand. The book has been written by Jean Cory-Wright who has competed in 10 world O champs and has coached both New Zealand and British teams and worked with Canterbury […]
(USA) Open Position – For Immediate Hire – Volunteer Female Assistant Coach & Chaperone The USA Junior Orienteering program is looking for a Volunteer Female Assistant Coach and Chaperone (1 position) to help the head coach as the team travels and races in Europe this summer. The team will arrive in Finland 10.June for racing […]
Silva Service to NZ Orienteering Derek Morrison (Hawke’s Bay) has received the Silva Service to NZ Orienteering, joining a highly prestigious list of recipients before him. The award is our premier service award, honoring an individual who has contributed in a most deserving manner to the development of orienteering in New Zealand. Derek has been […]
The NZOF_Update_2014_March is available now. (PDF 355KB) includes: Nationals; WOC Team Trials; WOC Manager – Applications invited; 2014 NZOF AGM; JWOC Trials; World Cup Selections; NZOF Annual Awards 2014 nominations close 4 April; 2014 Affiliation Fee and Event Levy; Coaching Scholarship – Australia; Pathway to Podium (HPSNZ);
Well congratulations for finding your way here – to the coaching blog, the self-help section of this website. You have managed to correctly orient yourself. Here is where we care about you as an orienteer. Many have mulled about the name “orienteering”. While certainly not as unfortunate as “rogaining”, it has never been an easy […]
Having a critical-mass of members is important for the sustainability of any member-based organisation. We need to refresh, have turnover of key volunteer roles and also have a constant stream of enthusiasm to maintain and grow the sport that we all love. Therefore having people become members is important for the long-term sustainability of orienteering […]