As part of their JWOC campaign, Jenna Tidswell, Danielle Goodall and Katie Cory-Wright have been competing in the European Youth Orienteering Champs in Slovakia this weekend.
In this issue: View from the Chair; ONZ Committee Vacancies; New IOF Mapping Standards; Junior Orienteering Camp; Coaching Positions for Junior Camp; High Performance Update;
The first term of the ONZ Committee members are now up for renewal. Firstly, we are seeking applications for the Junior Development, MTBO and Rogaine committees.
A biting southerly wind tested the participants in the 2017 South Island schools orienteering championships in Nelson at the weekend.
Havelock North High School students Georgia Hulls and Jenna Tidswell are no strangers to representing their country in their respective sports, and both are soon to do it again.
PAPO welcomes you to the 2017 Queens Birthday orienteering three day! Enjoy some of the best terrain Canterbury has to offer, with two day’s on our intricate sand dune maps just north of Christchurch and then one day in the foothills of the Torlesse Range.
Early Bird entries for the Australian Orienteering Carnival in September 2017 have been extended to this Friday 5th May.
Only 3 weeks to go now. Online entry now available. The North Island Secondary Schools Orienteering Champs 19-21 May 2017
Applications are invited for the vacancy of NZ JWOC 2017 Coach. Applications close 1 May 2017.
The New Zealand Team Selection Announcement for Junior World Orienteering Championships (JWOC) for 2017 to be held in Finland 9-16 July 2017.
Not all of the competitors at the rogaine champs were there to win some just wanted to make friends.
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.
View from the Chair; ONZ Council Vacancies – Election Results; ONZ Appointments & Vacancies; Notice of Annual General Meeting; WMG and Oceania 2017; IOF Event Advisors Clinic; ONZ Award Nominations OPEN; World Orienteering Day Ambassadors wanted
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
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.
The role is to assist with athlete training and preparation of the 2017 NZ representative team at JWOC. Full details available in position description.
The ANZ Schools Test Match will be held in Rotorua on 19-20 April 2017. Selection Criteria The trials for both Junior and Senior Test teams will be held in the Wellington region on the weekend of 25-26 March 2017. Trial races will consist of a Sprint distance, a Middle distance and a Long distance. The […]
The Junior World Orienteering Championships for 2017 will be held in Finland 9-16 July 2017 Selection Criteria The trials will be held in the Wellington region on the weekend of 25-26 March 2017. Trial races will consist of a Sprint distance, a Middle distance and a Long distance. The Sprint and Middle distance races will […]
Orienteering coaches include four Danish junior elites who have experience of coaching this age group at training camps in Denmark.
In this Issue: View from the Chair; ONZ Vacancies – NEW!; Consultation Feedback Update; High Performance Update;
Oceania and World Masters Champs Update;
Dr Camilla Knight talks about the support of parents of talented young athletes. The focus for young people at competitions is to enjoy it and perform to the best of their ability. Parents are important before and after training and competitions to offer support and help their child, reviewing with them what it going well and things they may want to work on.
British Orienteering shared a series of 4 short video clips of Hector Haines (GBR) talking about how his parents helped him get into orienteering and some advice for parents of young orienteers.
Time for thoughts about where we currently are at and what changes/modifications to we need to make to both the High Performance plan and how we generally approach HP orienteering in New Zealand. Congratulations to the Schools’ Team for some excellent results this week in the Australian Schools Championships.
View from the Chair; ONZ Vacancies; Proposed Change to Secondary School Grades – Consultation; HP Update – JWOC Performances – Food for Thought; Are you interested in Safety Management? We Want your Help; Russian Doping Scandal – IOF Response; Camps – Applications close 31 July; AMP Scholarships Open;
The Junior and Under 23 Regional Squads Camps will be held in Canterbury, December 2016. Applications for participants and coaches are invited now and close on 31 July 2016.