Orienteering Bay of Plenty (OBOP) was blown away by the number of competitors at this year’s MTB Adventure Quest.
You are warmly invited to the Australian Orienteering Carnival 2017 Hill End and Bathurst, Central-Western New South Wales
September 23rd to October 1st.
Rotorua, New Zealand’s mountain biking mecca, is hosting the 2016 New Zealand Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships. Orienteering Bay of Plenty (OBOP) will be using two new maps, and one relatively unused area, for the Sprint, Middle and Long (Classic) events. The Sprint map will use the new Tihiotonga-Waiariki map, providing park like and intricate […]
The World MTBO Championships will be held in Agueda, Cantanhede and Mealhada, Portugal from 25-30 July 2016. Selection Criteria Athletes will be selected on “Known Form” as no trial is required. Emphasis will be placed on recent New Zealand or Australian Championship performances. [as per the Orienteering Policy G1 – Selection Policy approved December […]
A compilation annual of the MTBO pages that have appeared in The Australian Orienteer magazine in 2015 is available online.
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.
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.
News and updates from Orienteering NZ. Including update from President, Health & Safety information, World Masters Updates, articles of interest, and more.
The International Orienteering Federation has published its annual year book in full colour online and in-print – “Orienteering World” 2015.
Over 80 MTBO riders competed in the 3 events that make up the annual Vegas Vindaloo MTBO challenge in Rotorua on the 5-6 Sept 2015. The 3 events – MTBO Sprint, Classic, and Rogaine provided contrasting challenges…
The Orienteering NZ eNewsletter – Compass Point February 2015. WOC & JWOC Team Vacancies/Selection; AGM Notice; Orienteering NZ Panel and Committee Appointments & Vacancies
Applications invited for OrienteeringNZ volunteer roles: Technical & Mapping committee members; Selectors; Fixtures Coordinator; & Volunteer Training Coordinator.
All athletes that participate in World Ranking Events in any of the orienteering disciplines need to create themselves a user account in IOF Eventor before taking part in the event. This is what to do: Go to eventor.orienteering.org, and click on “Create user account”. Please choose the first option: “I am an athlete participating in […]
Orienteering NZ has published the Orienteering NZ Update for December 2014 (PDF 441KB) including the following items: Orienteering NZ Vacancies (Refer to Vacancies page for full position descriptions) (includes recent review of structure of Orienteering NZ) Volunteer Committee Positions Technical Committee Selectors – Senior, Junior or Mountain Bike (MTB) Mapping Committee Fixtures Coordinator Contracted Position – Volunteer Training Coordinator […]
The International Orienteering Federation has published the list of MTBO World Ranking Events to be organised during season 2015.
Fantastic weekend of Mountain bike Orienteering in beautiful Hanmer Springs, Canterbury planned for Saturday November 22nd and 23rd. More info (lots of it!!) here. Entries close midnight Sunday 16th November. Make a week of it and come down for the South Island Foot O Champs Saturday November 15th and Sunday 16th too? See the last News […]
Fantastic weekend of Mountain bike Orienteering in beautiful Hanmer planned for Saturday November 22nd and 23rd. More info (lots of it!!) here. Entries close midnight Sunday 16th November. Make a week of it and come down for the South Island Foot O Champs Saturday November 15th and Sunday 16th too? More info here. entries close midnight […]
The Orienteering New Zealand Update Newsletter for August-September 2014 is available for download now!
The 2014 World MTBO Championships were a highly successful event for New Zealand, with Marquita Gelderman winning gold in both the Sprint and Middle Distance in W40 and Tim Robertson winning gold in the Middle Distance in M20 (Juniors) in addition to a silver in the Sprint Distance in M20. The first day of competition […]
Download the OrienteeringNZ Update June-July 2014 (PDF 392KB) including the following: Discussion Documents (update) Policy Updates Fundraising Events Policy 2010 (Rescinded 2014) Miscellaneous Policies and By-Laws (Updated 2014) NZ Secondary Schools Orienteering Championships NZ Secondary Schools Rogaine Championships World Masters Games 2017 Sport Programme Announced Orienteering NZ Vacancies NZ Schools Team Manager NZ Schools Team Coach High Performance […]
I just thought I would do a blog to let people know what I am actually doing while I am away for four months! I am currently writing in Melbourne airport after finally escaping the worries of trying to fit my bike and four months’ worth of gear into my 30kg and 7kg carry on […]
The OrienteeringNZ Update May 2014 is available now. (PDF 482KB) including: New logo, website and emails launched Thanks to Wellington for hosting the Nationals at Easter Nationals E21 Results Full Results In memory of John Davies (1940 – 2014) Rebranding to Orienteering NZ Website Information for Clubs Discussion Document – Weekday Schools Levy Policy (feedback by […]
The New Zealand team to challenge Australia at the MTBO Challenge held in Alice Springs 14–16 June are: Men Greg Barbour (Taranaki) Alister Metherell (PAPO) Michael Wood (Hutt Valley) Joe Sheriff (Southland) Chris Gelderman (North West) M Open Sprint & Middle – Greg M40 Long – Greg M50 – Alister M60 – Michael & Joe […]
Selection Notice: Mountain Bike Orienteering – World Cup Events 17-20 July, Skane, Sweden All riders wishing to be considered for selection to the New Zealand Team to compete in round 2 of the MTBO World Cup should notify the MTBO High Performance Coordinator, Rob Garden, by 16 May 2014. Notification should be by email to firstname.lastname@example.org […]
Biaystok, Poland, 23-30 August 2014 All riders wishing to be considered for selection to the New Zealand Team to compete in the World MTBO Championships or the Junior World MTBO Championships should notify the MTBO High Performance Coordinator, Rob Garden, by 16 May 2014. Notification should be by email to email@example.com or to 45 Slater Road, RD 1, […]