Entries are open for the 2019 NZ Orienteering Championships. Enter before 31 December 2018 to go in the early bird entries prize draw.
An embargo is in place for the National 2019 Sprint Distance Championship event on Good Friday within the Ōamaru city centre.
Dates and venues for the 2019 North Island Secondary Schools Championships and New Zealand Secondary Schools Orienteering Championships have been confirmed.
Bulletins 1 and 2, Terrain and Old Maps available for JWOC 2019 being held in Denmark 6-12 July 2019.
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.
including: Junior and U23 Camp Registrations closing; Events Update; View from the Chair; High Performance Update; Events Liaison Update;
Labour Weekend 2018, incorporating the WOA Championships, will be held in the sunny Wairarapa based around Masterton. Enter at https://entries.wellingtonorienteering.org.nz/ Entries close 7 October. Saturday 20 October: Riverside/Riverlands 15km N or Masterton Middle distance, start times from 1pm Planner: Malcolm Ingham Largely river flats with multiple gullies and depressions and scattered copses of open native forest, but […]
In this issue: View from the Chair; ONZ Policy Updates; Junior Camp & U23 Camp Registrations OPEN; HP Update; Event Liaison Update; WANTED: Quality areas for NZ Champs; STILL LOST: National Championship Trophies;
ONZ reminds clubs we now have a Safety Management System. We also require clubs to report any accidents or incidents using our online accident report.
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 […]
Jean Cory-Wright is coordinating all NZ teams for the Australian Relay Championships event on Sunday 30th Sept 2018. NZ participants are asked to contact Jean with additional details.
Find out the latest in mapping, including case studies in the use of LIDAR, the new mapping specifications and converting old maps to the new mapping specifications. Friday 5 October 2018, No cost, Para Wirra National Park.
In this issue: View from the Chair; ONZ Policy Updates; Team Staff Vacancy – Pinestars Manager; Introducing the Council – Alison Comer; HP Update; Event Liaison Update; WANTED: Quality areas for NZ Champs; Active NZ Participation Survey Results; STILL LOST: National Championship Trophies;
The Junior World Orienteering Championships 2018 (#JWOC2018) starts with Long on Monday July 9th, continues with Sprint on Tuesday, Middle Qual on Thursday, Middle Final on Friday and Relay on Sunday.
Junior orienteers will be invited to join the Regional invitation team traveling to the 2018 Australian Orienteering Championships carnival after the NZ schools team has been posted on the ONZ website.
On Queen’s Birthday weekend, 2 to 4 June, as the rain hammered much of the North Island and many of us crawled a little deeper under the duvet, Kurtis was traipsing through mud and bush in the depths of West Auckland, as he continued challenging his body in the sport of orienteering.
The Great Forest Rogaine and NZ Secondary School Rogaine Champs are taking place in Rotorua on Saturday 28th July 2018. 3 and 6 hour Foot and MTB options. For all the info and to enter check out www.obop.org.nz.
Tim Robertson, Tommy Hayes and Laura Robertson all made it through to the sprint final on the first day of the European Orienteering Championships which double as the opening round of the 2018 IOF World Cup. After qualifying 10th in heat 1, Tim will be disappointed not to have made the top 10, finishing 17th, […]
In this issue: View from the Chair – New Chair Jane Harding; Team Staff Vacancies; HP Update; Event Liaison Update; ONZ Policy Updates; IOF Council Nominations;
Anyone can register on the Orienteering NZ website and upload updates, links, and images into groups on the ONZ website. From there they can be shared out to multiple Facebook/Twitter groups and pages.
Moving fast and finding your way around an unfamiliar area are two very different skills. But they are pair that go together well for Tom Spencer and Alistair Richardson.
The Dunedin duo will be among the top contenders at this weekend’s South Island orienteering championships, to be held in the Dunedin Botanic Garden and on Signal Hill.
More than 200 people from around New Zealand and Australia are expected at the event, with one competitor coming from as far away as Israel.
Deadline for ordering NZOC2018 commemorative running shirts is Sunday February 25th 2018 so they can be produced in time for Easter.
in this Issue: View from the Chair; 2018 Council Elections Results; JWOC Coach Vacancies; High Performance Update; Event Liaison Update; NZ Annual Awards Nominations Open; Parks Week; ONZ Policy Updates;
Orienteers have produced some fabulous performances this weekend at both the Coast to Coast and the Tawera Ultra. Pride of place to Chris Forne and Gene Beveridge. Chris was 5th in the Longest Day in a time of 11 hours 55 minutes and 26 seconds, about 40 minutes behind the winner, while Gene took 3rd […]