Read more at: https://mailchi.mp/orienteering.org.nz/compass-point-june-2023 M e m b e r n e w s & v i e w s | J U N E 2 0 2 3 U p d a t eNotes from the GMView from the Chair E v e n t R e vi e w2023 Hillary Challenge Finalists E […]
Member news & views | APRIL 2023 UpdateNotes from the GMView from the Chair Event ReviewUS JWOC trialsEaster 4 daysKiwis podium in UK JK2022 Southern Cross challenge Coming eventsKing’s Birthday & Tūāraki-Northern Regional ChampionshipsUniversity of Canterbury Orienteering Club’s UltralongHigh performanceHP news Sport2022 Orienteering New Zealand Award RecipientsEYOC, JWOC, and WOC Teams NamedIn memorium MTBOAlexandra MTBO […]
When asked how he chose NZ, Ewan Musgrove says it was “almost a toss of a coin between Australia and New Zealand”. But the call to travel from he Highlands in Aberdeenshire in Scotland to the other side of the world was definitely strong. PAPO advertised the summer coach position late last year, to see if […]
Member news & views | SEPTEMBER 2022Update Notes from the GM View from the Chair Sport Junior Camp Update – we urgently need a Camp Manager and Lead Coach U23 Entries close 14th October Non binary inclusion Chat with Toby Scott High Performance update ONZ High Performance Hui World Schools Selection process update Event reports WUOC/ FISU MTB orienteering NZMTBO […]
If you think “Rip a page from a book” might make a change from SI Air, and maps with minimal or inaccurate vegetation could be fun, then the Berkley Marathon might be your event. It has worldwide notoriety, and a small hardy field of entrants in a ‘last man standing’ style-event that not many finish […]
Update Note from the GM View from the Chair Sport Junior Camp cancelled, regional camps to take its place. High Performance update – NZ HiPOs – Scotland 2024 campaign We need a new Event Liaison Officer – could this be you? ONZ fixed term Marketing, Communications and Promotions Advisor. Will vaccinations become mandatory in orienteering? […]
Member news & views | SEPTEMBER 2021 Update Note from the GM View from the Chair Sport Increased ONZ Focus on Sprint Orienteering High Performance update – World Cup round 2, Sweden Understanding our membership Club forum Updated ONZ guidelines for club events at level 2 Sports People Interview with ONZ Chair Peter Swanson Events […]
This month Southland Orienteering Club’s (SOC’s) fantastic little newsletter featured an interview with ONZ’s Chairperson which was well worth sharing. Thank you to Sally Duston for allowing us to share this great interview. In the interview Peter shares insights into his involvement in Orienteering as well as ONZ’s structure. Well worth a read! Click here […]
Member news & views | AUGUST 2021 Update Note from the GM View from the Chair Sport Junior Camp Registrations now open Orienteering and Covid – a brief look at things in the UK High performance update – World Cup Event Two Understanding our membership Club forum New club/school resources launched Do orienteers improve with age? Sports People Interview […]
In June ONZ announced the Southern Cross team and staff which we had hoped would be travelling to Australia to compete in the Australian Schools Competition. For the third year in a row, the team included members of the Baker family. This year the coaching staff also included one of the Baker family. For those […]
When did you first get involved in orienteering? In the mid-1970s I was studying at Cambridge University and had a friend at who was a British Junior Orienteering International who encouraged me to give it a try, so I did. Up to then, although I had a physics teacher at school who was passionate about it, […]
IOF World Cup Event Director Per Forsberg interviews Tim Robertson on all things orienteering and the influence of Covid. To hear the interview click here
Wairarapa Orienteers stalwart Jim Barr describes his club as having been “in recess” for nearly a decade. During this time club members have continued to compete at various events around the country, but the club has not hosted events. On 6th December last year something changed. The return of former member Brian Teahan, and with […]
Tom Reynolds talks about his own orienteering experiences, and medical orienteering practises, as well as sports governance.
Talk with Christo Peters | ONZ General Manager Christo (on the right) is a good sport. Not only has he taken on the GM position with gusto for Orienteering NZ, but he answered some of our not so serious questions as well: When did you start working for ONZ? Sept 2019 What other sports have you worked in/with prior to […]
Q+A with The Sprint Mapper, Planner, and Controller.