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.
Make sure you have Katoa Po on your calendar for 12th -13th March 2016! This year the classic weekend event is on a brand new map, which is located up behind Reporoa dairy factory – so we are out of the Taupo gullies.
Preliminary details have been put on the event page for the Katoa Po relay as well as the warmup event on Saturday afternoon and the mini rogaine on Sunday morning. All the events are on a new map – Hoanga and Milky way half way between Taupo and Rotorua. The web page with entry […]
Entries close 15th January for the Orienteering Waitangi 2016 Sprints weekend to be held in Wellington.
6 sprint events over 3 days – including a WRE. All events within an hour from Wellington and accessible by public transport.
Event 4 on Sunday afternoon will be an IOF World Ranking Event (WRE).
The Orienteering NZ High Performance Plan for the 5 year period 2015-2019 has been published and is available online now.
Orienteering NZ invites applications for the following two vacancies: Orienteering NZ Event Liaison & Orienteering NZ National Coaching Co-ordinator. Applications close 31 December 2015.
7 December 2015 The Junior World Orienteering Championships for 2016 will be held in Engadin, Scoul, Switzerland 9-15 July 2016. Selection Criteria The 2016 JWOC Team will be based on the following selection events: Primary Selection event – Hawkes Bay event in 5-6 March 2016 Supplimentary Selection event – 2016 Orienteering NZ National Championships Overseas-based […]
The benefits of getting ONZ’s committee convenors together around a table were realised at a workshop held in Wellington during mid November. Whilst providing each convenor with the chance to highlight the goals and progress made by their respective committee, it also raised opportunities for interaction on common issues.
Nelson Orienteering Club is calling for expressions of interest in the position of Controller for the Long Distance event at the 2016 NZ Orienteering Champs on Easter Sunday.
We invite everyone to take part in a week of spectacular orienteering in the South Island at Southern Orienteering Week 2016. Six events spread across a diverse range of terrains including spectacular
On-line entries now open for this event, 3 races over two days. In the sprint race at Arataki on Saturday afternoon, all elite class runners will be using SPORTident Air! This is a first for any major event in New Zealand!
Come and explore a new map on the wild, beautiful East Harbour. Navigate in places you never knew existed. Run or walk on areas with incredible vistas, with rock detail, native bush and a lighthouse. Courses suitable for beginners to experts. Bring the kids, adventure with friends or compete with the best.
The Wellington Orienteering Champs – Hawkes Bay – 17-18 October 2015 Day 1: AM Middle Maraetotara Day 1: PM Sprint Arataki Day 2: AM Long Fire Station See www.hborienteering.com for more details coming soon.
The Oceania Orienteering Championships will be run in the Auckland region over Easter (14-17 April 2017), the weekend prior to the start of the World Masters Orienteering Championships (WMOC) being held as part of the World Masters Games from 21-30 April in Auckland. The NZ Orienteering Nationals will be hosted by Hawkes Bay Orienteering Club and will take place at Labour Weekend 2017.
The Auckland World Masters Games 2017 Orienteering information flier has been published.
Download it now from the Orienteeering NZ World Masters Games 2017 page.
Dunedin Orienteering Club welcomes you to NASEBY, for the 2015 South Island Orienteering Championships, which will be held over Labour Weekend 24 – 26 October 2015.
WMOC 2016 will take place from 5-14 August 2016 in Tallinn, Estonia. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to take part in one of the biggest orienteering events and discover this beautiful country. Register now for this amazing journey in Estonia.
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/