10:45am Fri 14 April before the Sprint race at Unitec there will be a Whakatau Mihi to welcome all our visitors onto Unitec campus and bless the Oceania Championships 2017. Everyone is welcome to come and we encourage you to attend.
At 9:12am on 13 April The New Zealand Metrological Service issued a Severe Weather Warning. Our advice to competitors.
The Oceania 2017 Bulletin 2 has been updated. Updated 11 April 2017 – Amendments to Registration, Sprint quarantine, Sprint map size, Sprint distance to start, Sprint embargoed area, Middle quarantine. The latest version of the Bulletin (including amendments below) is on the Oceania 2017 website.
The Pinestars team will compete against Australia at the Oceania Championships which will be held in Auckland on 14-17 April 2017.
View from the Chair; Notice of Annual General Meeting – Venue Details; ONZ Council Update; IOF Event Advisors Clinic – Reminder; Oceania & Auckland World Masters Games; High Performance Update
A couple of incidents in the last little while set me thinking about professionalism in sport. To most people this probably means getting payed for what you do. Surely then, to orienteering, where even in Scandinavia the number of people who fall anywhere near this category can probably be counted on one hand, it has […]
Don’t miss the opportunity to participate in the biggest orienteering carnival New Zealand has ever seen!
Marlborough and Nelson Orienteering Clubs are each hosting a weekend of orienteering in the lead up to Oceania 2017. On Saturday 25 March 2017, Marlborough Orienteering Club (MOC) will host the first of the Top of the South OYs, known as the Pelorus Challenge, at Pine Valley Adventure Camp on the northern bank of the Wairau River. […]
The final Bulletin has been published for the 5th March 2017 orienteering double-sprint event Massey Campus, Albany. Online Entries for the event close 11:59pm Tuesday 28th February 2017.
Orienteering Bay of Plenty (OBOP) was blown away by the number of competitors at this year’s MTB Adventure Quest.
The iconic 37th Katoa Po event will be held on the upgraded and expanded Whakaipo Bay map close to Taupo.
Friday 3 March is the deadline to register for most sports in World Masters Games 2017. So if you’re not signed up, it’s your last chance!
You are warmly invited to the Australian Orienteering Carnival 2017 Hill End and Bathurst, Central-Western New South Wales
September 23rd to October 1st.
View from the Chair; ONZ Vacancies & Council Vacancy – Applications Open; World Masters Games – Marshals Needed;
WANTED: Current or past NZ Defence Force personnel; NZ School Championship Grades for 2017; SuperSeries 2017
LLama Rogaining Chile 2017 invite participants to their Rogaining event on April 1, 2017 in Chile. 3 hour, 6 hour and 12 hour options. MTB or on Foot. See website for more details.
Volvo Car NZ, official vehicle partner of WMG2017, is giving one lucky New Zealand resident WMG2017 athlete a V60 Cross Country for keeps.
In this Issue: View from the Chair; ONZ Vacancies – NEW!; Consultation Feedback Update; High Performance Update;
Oceania and World Masters Champs Update;
Early Bird Entries for Oceania Orienteering Championships 2017 in Auckland, New Zealand have been extended until the 16th October 2016 NZ time.
All people aiming to compete in the NZ MTBO Champs on 18-20 November 2016, should note the following embargo notices.
We invite everyone to be part of Waikaia O Weekend 2017! Held over Waitangi weekend next year, the event will include an exciting new Chris Forne produced map in Queenstown followed by two days in the fabled Waikaia forest just over two hours drive from Queenstown.
Reminder that entries for Alpine O 2016 close in just under 1 month on 14th October 2016 BUT to get the cheaper price you have to register by 7th October. Includes new maps in the Canterbury high country and a World Ranking event!
Early-Bird entries for Oceania 2017 close on 30th September 2016! Just six months to go until our first Oceania event kicks off two weeks of international level orienteering on our back-door step…
Call for volunteers for next year’s Oceania and World Masters Orienteering Champs 2017. View Shaun Collins presentation slides on the organisational challenges in bringing it together.
Details for NZ participants entered in the Australian Relay Champs 2016. Jean Cory-Wright is the relay coordinator for all NZ entries. Please contact her with your email address.
Regrettably there will be no public races run in conjunction with Orienteering events at the World Masters Orienteering Championships, as part of World Masters Games 2017.