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.
9 Days, 11 Events, 3 Regions. Get your entry in now! The Carnival will begin on the Gold Coast on 29 September 2016…
World Masters Games 2017 has a NZD$5,000 fun fund up for grabs. And to win, all you have to do is register as a competitor or supporter before 30 September 2016. Amazing!
6 days until entries close on Thursday 7th July 2016 for the New Zealand Secondary School Orienteering Championships (including Years 7 and 8). Check out some photos of St Peters School in Cambridge, Waikato. Location for Sprint and Relay.
View from the Chair; NZSS Team Announcement Date; ONZ Appointments & Vacancies; High Performance Update;
2016 Junior & Regional Squad Camps; 2017 World Masters Games & Oceania Updates & Call for Volunteers; IOF Environment Commission;
Bulletin 1 for the Alpine-O IOF World Ranking Event being held on Sunday 23rd October 2016 during New Zealand’s Labour Weekend has been published and is available for download now.
Orienteering Waikato looks forward to welcoming competitors to the New Zealand Secondary Schools Orienteering Championships 2016 on July 21-23 2016. The event will be based at St Peters School in Cambridge which will provide a fantastic centre for 3 days of top class orienteering. Entries are open and close 7th July 2016. Event information is available now. […]
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.
This week, World Masters Games 2017 celebrates ‘One Year to Go’ – one of the most important milestones in the lead up to the Games! New Zealanders who enter the World Masters Games 2017 by 31 May 2016 will go in the draw to win a $500 sporting goods voucher!
Congratulations to the winners of GODZone 2016 – Team Yealands. Several orienteers competed in various teams in the adventure race that included map navigation legs and an elite level foot orienteering course set by Nelson Orienteering Club.
Don’t miss three days orienteering with four events in the spectacular dune forest running of the mighty Manawatu!
Some cool coverage of the Spirited Women’s Adventure Race held in Rotorua last weekend. The race involved several orienteers and included a Rogaine stage around the Redwoods.
We had a good number of teams this year, 14 five-person and 7 seven-person teams. Five-Person Po Kerukeru Trophy Auckland1 won the five-person Po Kerukeru trophy closely followed by Taranaki Turkeys and Hawkes Bay 5.1. Seven-Person Katoa Po Trophy North West 7.1 won the seven-person Katoa Po trophy followed by Hawkes bay 7.1 and […]
Matukituki West- great training for JWOC 2016 Switzerland Southern Orienteering Week 2016 was a great success with up to 250 people competing in the events over the course of the week. It started on Monday 18th of January up in the newly mapped alpine terrain in the Matukituki Valley, though unfortunately the drizzle and […]
The New Zealand Orienteering Championships 2016 event programme available. The champs will be in the Nelson Tasman region, upper South Island on 25 to 28 March 2016. Entries close on Friday 4th March 2016.