A Hawke’s Bay Orienteering club member, Amron has been drawing and constructing maps voluntarily for the past 10 years and for him, volunteers were essential for sport in the region.
On Queen’s Birthday weekend, 2 to 4 June, as the rain hammered much of the North Island and many of us crawled a little deeper under the duvet, Kurtis was traipsing through mud and bush in the depths of West Auckland, as he continued challenging his body in the sport of orienteering.
Stuff Article – Pukekohe Intermediate School’s best orienteering students are off to the North Island Secondary School Orienteering Championships in Levin this week.
The 26 students will be defending their 2017 titles for best overall boys and best over all school.
Their success was recently honoured with the Junior Team of the Year prize at the Counties Manukau Sport Franklin Junior Sports Awards and Volunteer Recognition Ceremony.
in this Issue: View from the Chair; ONZ New Vacancies!; 2016 ONZ Award Recipients; Oceania & Auckland World Masters Games; New Mapping Standard; High Performance Update
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.
Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) is seeking feedback on proposed changes to the price of its paper topographic maps as well as the way they are printed.
In this Issue: View from the Chair; ONZ Vacancies – NEW!; Consultation Feedback Update; High Performance Update;
Oceania and World Masters Champs Update;
View from the Chair; ONZ Appointments & Vacancies; Consulation Feedback; HP Update; Safety Management – we want your help.
Covering topics like: Nokian Tyres World Orienteering Championships 2016, the first Belarusian WOC medalist; WOC Clinic helps smaller nations on their way; Great gathering of young leaders; WTOC: New Relay format brings medals to new nations; reports from the longest General Assembly ever.
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;