Before meeting up with the team in Oslo, Dani, Kayla, Tommy, Devon and I had a couple of days in Sweden in the small town of Lund. We were able to find a sprint map close to where we were staying, which consisted of buildings and small patches of forest which helped us recover from […]
Some of our top athletes, Lizzie Ingham, Tim Robertson and Matt Ogden are asked a few questions about how they have progressed from starting out at orienteering to competing on the world stage.
A look at what some other countries are doing in the area of Athlete Development
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.
News and Updates From Orienteering NZ – So as Simon signs out, I guess that it is an opportunity for me to give you some idea of my thoughts and intentions going forward. After a few years as President of Wellington Orienteering Club…
Entries are now open for the NZ Schools Orienteering Champs being hosted by Nelson Orienteering Club from 16-18 July 2015. Bulletin 1 is available for download. Entries close 26th June 2015.
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/
Presidents Piece; Nationals 2015; Orienteering AGM; JWOC Trials; 2015 NZ Schools Southern Cross Challenge Selection Notice; 2015 Team Appointments; Vacancies and more.
includes JWOC trials review, results & maps; SuperSeries races results & points table; information on training camps; update on Queen’s Birthday; and JWOC team!!!
The provisional team selected to represent New Zealand at the Junior World Orienteering Championships for 2015 to be held in Rauland, Norway 4-10 July 2015
A New Zealand Secondary Schools Team is to be selected to compete for the Southern Cross Trophy against the six Australian states and the Australian Capital Territory in the 2015 Australian Schools Championships (Ballarat, Victoria 25 September to 4 October 2015).
The Orienteering NZ eNewsletter – Compass Point February 2015. WOC & JWOC Team Vacancies/Selection; AGM Notice; Orienteering NZ Panel and Committee Appointments & Vacancies
The Orienteering NZ Kiwi-O manual, published July 2014 replaces the previous versions of the NZOF Kiwisport manual – a very popular online resource for helping teach primary and intermediate children between the ages of 5 and 12.
During 2014 several Swedish orienteering clubs lead by Göran Andersson ran a school orienteering project called “Skol-Sprinten”. It was a great success and this year they are continuing with the project in a bigger scale and their vision is to create a new Guinness World Record on May 11, 2016. As part of the project they recognised the lack […]
Orienteering New Zealand’s Development Squad Camp 2014 – A fun video from the awesome week of training in December!! Enjoy!!
Welcome to the Orienteering NZ e-newsletter. This year we are aiming to get out to as many of our members, past and present, and interested groups with regular updates via email.
Welcome to what I hope will be the first of a regular update on high performance issues for New Zealand orienteering. In my new role as HP Leader my immediate focus will be on producing a plan to further improve and develop orienteering at the top level in New Zealand.
JWOC2014 and Australian Ultra-Long 2014 – Read full articles from the December 2014 issue of “The Australian Orienteer” Magazine.
“This week is a big one for NZ Orienteering, with the World Cup in Tasmania only weeks away, we have a new High Performance Leader – Malcolm Ingham. Correspondingly, I think it’s a great time to spark up some talk around how we can best improve…
Applications invited for OrienteeringNZ volunteer roles: Technical & Mapping committee members; Selectors; Fixtures Coordinator; & Volunteer Training Coordinator.
15 December 2014 Selection Announcement JUNIOR WORLD ORIENTEERING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2015 The Junior World Orienteering Championships for 2015 will be held in Rauland, Norway 4-10 July 2015. Selection Criteria The Selection Trail for the 2015 JWOC Team will be held in the Wairarapa 21-22 March 2015, hosted by the Wellington and Hutt Valley Orienteering […]
Junior Camp 2014 DAY 1 Today we went to the Hapua Wetlands map, a rugged farmland scattered with pockets of native bush. The forest areas were somewhat overgrown compared to what was indicated on the map, making progress through the forest fairly slow. In the morning we split into our […]
Excited? Less than 2 weeks to go before we have just under 100 attending this years junior training camp, plus lots of coaches and supporting adults. Bulletin 3 now available, giving details on who the coaches are, kit list, where we are staying, maps etc. Read now. Order your t-shirt
Orienteering NZ has published the OrienteeringNZ Update October – November 2014 (PDF 358KB) including the following items: Policy Update – (Selection) by Simon Addison, president; Work Safe NZ – Information for schools, education providers & clubs; Camps – Junior 13-18 December, D-Squad 8-12 December; OrienteeringNZ Vacancies – World Cup 2015 – Round 1 Team Manager, Team […]
“Yay, you can come to camp” or “Sorry, not this year” emails have now been sent out to all those that said they were interested in attending. If you applied and for some reason haven’t heard anth