While our Trans-Tasman cousins had a record haul of 12 gold medals in the WMOC sprint final held on Auckland University today, it was a thin day for NZL athletes with only 3 silvers and 3 bronzes to show at the end of the day. Best results came in the 50 grades with Yvette Baker and […]
Gene Beveridge reflects on winning his A-goal race, Oceania Orienteering Champs Long Distance.
New Zealand Pinestars have had a convincing victory over the Australian Bushrangers at the Oceania Championships held over Easter weeeknd. NZL were victorious on all four days winning Friday’s sprint at Unitec by 119-81, the long distance on Rototoa by 118-81, the relay by 105-80, and the middle distance in the rocks of Pongaroa Road […]
Lizzie Ingham would normally be on home ground this Easter, but the leader of the IOF FootO Athletes’ Commission is missing one of the highlights of the Oceania orienteering calendar.
Applications are invited for the vacancy of NZ JWOC 2017 Coach. Applications close 1 May 2017.
The Pinestars team will compete against Australia at the Oceania Championships which will be held in Auckland on 14-17 April 2017.
The New Zealand Team Selection Announcement for Junior World Orienteering Championships (JWOC) for 2017 to be held in Finland 9-16 July 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 […]
World Cup Round 1, Turku-Lohja, Finland 23-28 May All orienteers interested in selection for the 2017 World Cup Round 1 must register their interest, year of birth, and cell phone number to the Convenor of Selectors Al Cory-Wright ([email protected]) by Friday 7 April 2017.
The World Games will be held in Wroclaw, Poland 25-27 July 2017 Men Ross Morrison (Hawkes Bay) Tim Robertson (Hutt Valley) Women Lizzie Ingham (Wellington) Laura Robertson (Hutt Valley)
The World Masters Games 2017 Orienteering Sports Information Guide (Bulletin 2) is now available.
To download the Bulletin for the above, including start times, click on the link below. Trials Bulletin
Updated 28 March 2017 The ANZ Challenge will be held in Auckland on 14-17 April 2017 as part of the Oceania Championships. Women Men Grade Name Grade Name 16 Olivia Collins 16 Isaac Egan Jessica Sewell Tom Harding Georgia Skelton Liam Stolberger 18 Katie Cory-Wright 18 Andrei Popovici Danielle Goodall Calum Sutherland Jenna Tidswell Ryan […]
Southern O Week provides plenty to put in the February HP News – it doubled as the first round of the SuperSeries and was followed by a successful, HP camp.
You are warmly invited to the Australian Orienteering Carnival 2017 Hill End and Bathurst, Central-Western New South Wales
September 23rd to October 1st.
The above events will take place in the wellington area on Saturday/Sunday 25/26 March as reported in the last HP News. To enter the trials please visit https://entries.wellingtonorienteering.org.nz/online-entry Entry fees are $12 per race payable at the event.
The end of January already and a new season of orienteering beckons with the upcoming Waikaia Orienteering Weekend marking the start of the 2017 SuperSeries, and to be followed by the High Performance Camp. Already, however, Wellington has run a very successful regional camp reported below, and preparations are on-going for a whole list of […]
Marshals Urgently needed; View from the Chair; ONZ Vacancies – NEW!; World Masters Games; Oceania Championships & Middle Earth; NZ School Championship Grades for 2017; World Orienteering Day Ambassadors wanted
Rather belatedly, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all – obviously my New Year’s resolution is to not be late with HP News in 2017. That said, December has been a quiet month, albeit marked by both the U23 camp and the Junior camp. I was hoping to have a report on the former […]
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
ONZ is seeking feedback and comment no later than 1 February 2017 on the proposed Rogaine Rule Changes.
Applications are invited for the volunteer position of Orienteering NZ ANZ Challenge (Oceania) Team Manager 2017. Applications close: 22 December 2016. The Team Manager is appointed by Orienteering NZ to lead and manage a Team, once selected, of elite athletes to represent New Zealand at the Oceania Championships.
View from the Chair; ONZ Appointments & Vacancies – NEW!; Orienteering Australia Scholarship; IOF Commission Vacancies
Tom Reynolds appointed to IOF Medical Commission; High Performance Update & Squads; PAPO Year 5-8 Camp Invitation Reminder; World Masters Games;
Although orienteering activity has been somewhat scarce during November there has been a lot going on behind the scenes. This includes putting together as far as possible details of training camps in the first half of the year, organizing dates for trials for various teams, and an entertaining weekend of having various members of the HP Squads test running courses for WMOC2017 in Woodhill Forest.