The May edition of the Orienteering NZ e-newsletter Compass Point. Queen’s Birthday Weekend is almost here and looks full of promise. The event has a Pinestars v Bushrangers Senior and Under 23 Test event as well as hosting the trials for the NZ Secondary Schools Teams to compete in the Southern Cross Challenge in Ballarat in late September.
Entries for the National Secondary Schools Rogaine being held in the forests, north and south of Waitarere Beach on 8th August, are now open. Event website http://nzssrogaine.org.nz/
Full Event Details and Start Times for the New Zealand Orienteering Championships 2015 (Nationals) have been published by host club Counties Manukau Orienteering Club.
includes JWOC trials review, results & maps; SuperSeries races results & points table; information on training camps; update on Queen’s Birthday; and JWOC team!!!
The next entry deadline for the World Masters Orienteering Championships 2015 to be organized in Gothenburg, Sweden is approaching: it is still possible to enter with the 70 EUR accreditation fee until 31 March!
Experience terrain similar to World Masters Games and Oceania Orienteering 2017! The jafa 2015 Queen’s Bday Orienteering, 30 May – 1 June 2015, Auckland New Zealand website is live and entries open.
Canterbury Champs scheduled for the 9th-10th May 2015 have been postponed to the weekend of 15th/16th August 2015.
Two teams have completed the GODZone Adventure race orienteering section based on the Waikaia orienteering map. Good navigation is an essential part of the adventure race. Find out more on the event website.
Matt Ogden (NZL) has blogged ” Another European Adventure Begins” on his personal blog including orienteering, reflections on his past few months in NZ and current travelling.
All the info and link to online entry is at http://tourdepeninsula.weebly.com/ Come find out what this guy has to do with anything Orienteering….
JWOC2014 and Australian Ultra-Long 2014 – Read full articles from the December 2014 issue of “The Australian Orienteer” Magazine.
Counties Manukau Club have published details of the upcoming New Zealand Orienteering Championships 2015 event.
The 2017 Oceania Championships will be held in the Auckland Region directly ahead of the World Masters Orienteering Championships, which are part of the Auckland World Masters Games. The Oceania Championships will therefore be held over Easter and likely partway into the week following. Pip Poole, Auckland Region representative on the Orienteering NZ Council mentioned […]
All athletes that participate in World Ranking Events in any of the orienteering disciplines need to create themselves a user account in IOF Eventor before taking part in the event. This is what to do: Go to eventor.orienteering.org, and click on “Create user account”. Please choose the first option: “I am an athlete participating in […]
The International Orienteering Federation has published the list of MTBO World Ranking Events to be organised during season 2015.
The South Island Orienteering Championships start times for competitors are available on http://www.papo.org.nz The South Island Championships 2014 are being held in the Geraldine region over the 15th – 16th November 2014 weekend. A total of 213 Competitors from throughout New Zealand have entered. See the Event Programme on the website for details. Day One – Middle […]
Fantastic weekend of Mountain bike Orienteering in beautiful Hanmer Springs, Canterbury planned for Saturday November 22nd and 23rd. More info (lots of it!!) here. Entries close midnight Sunday 16th November. Make a week of it and come down for the South Island Foot O Champs Saturday November 15th and Sunday 16th too? See the last News […]
Entries for the South Island Orienteering Championships are now open. Enter using the online entry form. More info, travel times etc on the PAPO website. NB Entries close midnight Friday 31st October.
Fantastic weekend of Mountain bike Orienteering in beautiful Hanmer planned for Saturday November 22nd and 23rd. More info (lots of it!!) here. Entries close midnight Sunday 16th November. Make a week of it and come down for the South Island Foot O Champs Saturday November 15th and Sunday 16th too? More info here. entries close midnight […]
Selection Announcement ANZ Challenge (Oceania Championships) Tasmania, 3-11 January 2015 Saturday 3 January Oceania Sprint Distance Sunday 4 January Oceania Relay Championships Tuesday 6 January Oceania Middle Distance (except Elite Classes) Thursday 8 January Oceania Middle Distance (Elite Classes only) Saturday 10 January Oceania Long Distance (Elite Classes only) Sunday 11 January Oceania Long Distance […]
The Orienteering New Zealand Update Newsletter for August-September 2014 is available for download now!
World Cup 2015 – Competitions 1 – 3 Tasmania, 2-10 January 2015 Friday 2 January Prologue Sprint Saturday 3 January Event 1 – Sprint Distance Thursday 8 January Event 2 – Middle Distance Friday 9 January Model event Saturday 10 January Event 3 – Long Distance IOF Special Rules for the World Cup 2015 […]
The 2014 Junior World Orienteering Championship races start Tuesday night (Tues 22nd July, 7pm NZST) with the Sprint. JWOC2014 is being held in Borovets, Bulgaria. New Zealand has a team of 6 women and 6 men plus coach and team manager. In addition, several kiwis have travelled to support the team. The New Zealand JWOC 2014 […]
Every year in Greenland around the end of June, the Ilulissat Orienteering Club (IOG) holds the Arctic Midnight Orienteering Competition, which comprises a short, middle and ultra long race. I travelled this year via Copenhagen and Kangalussat to this extraordinary destination to see what it was all about – and I wasn’t disappointed. Ilulissat is […]
The Organising Committee of World Masters Games 2017 is thrilled to share some news. Twenty-eight sports have been confirmed into the official programme. They are: Athletics, Archery, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Canoe / Kayak, Cycling, Football, Golf, Hockey, Lawn Bowls, Netball, Orienteering, Rowing, Rugby, Sailing, Shooting, Softball, Squash, Surf Life Saving, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Touch […]