Kiwi orienteering star Tim Robertson claimed New Zealand’s first ever medal at a World Orienteering Championships on Sunday in Latvia. In a historic performance in which the 22-year-old led at every split time, Robertson was ahead by 0.7 seconds at the final pre-warning before being edged out of the gold medal by Switzerland’s Daniel Hubmann by a slim 1.1 seconds to take silver.
In this issue: View from the Chair; ONZ Policy Updates; Team Staff Vacancy – Pinestars Manager; Introducing the Council – Alison Comer; HP Update; Event Liaison Update; WANTED: Quality areas for NZ Champs; Active NZ Participation Survey Results; STILL LOST: National Championship Trophies;
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;
View from the Chair; NZSS Team Announcement Date; ONZ Appointments & Vacancies; High Performance Update;
2016 Junior & Regional Squad Camps; 2017 World Masters Games & Oceania Updates & Call for Volunteers; IOF Environment Commission;
View from the Chair; Welcome to Tommy Hayes; Controller’s Clinic – Dunedin; ONZ Vacancies & Appointments; Travel Update – NZ Secondary Schools Team to Australia; Update from the Mapping Committee; World Orienteering Day 2016; 2017 World Masters Games & Oceania Updates; Calling Orienteering Volunteers;
The April e-Newsletter full of news and updates from OrienteeringNZ. Includes: This months “View from the Chair”; NZ representative orienteers; vacancies; NZ Secondary Schools Team – JWOC Exclusion Rationale; World Orienteering Day; WMG2017 & Oceania; Health & Safety;
A reminder that applications for the vacancy on the Orienteering NZ Council close 30 April 2016.
President’s Rant; 2016 AGM key business outcomes; ONZ Vacancies; 2016 ONZ Awards Winners; Missing National Championship Trophies; 2017 World Masters Games & Oceania Updates; Health & Safety Resources; Safe Sport for Children; and much more
The International Orienteering Federation Newsletter for March 2016 has been published and can be viewed online.
News and updates from Orienteering NZ. Including update from President, Health & Safety information, World Masters Updates, articles of interest, and more.
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Matukituki West- great training for JWOC 2016 Switzerland Southern Orienteering Week 2016 was a great success with up to 250 people competing in the events over the course of the week. It started on Monday 18th of January up in the newly mapped alpine terrain in the Matukituki Valley, though unfortunately the drizzle and […]
Presidents Rant, Constitution Review, 2016 International Team Costs, Vacancies, Appointments, AGM Notice, AWMG Updates, Community Sport Investment Update, International Olympic Academy Session for Young Participants
The latest issue of the IOF publication Inside Orienteering is now available on the IOF website. It includes articles about the upcoming northern hemisphere SkiO Season, insight into the WOC organisation process, Daniel Hubmann’s favourite map, and much more.
The benefits of getting ONZ’s committee convenors together around a table were realised at a workshop held in Wellington during mid November. Whilst providing each convenor with the chance to highlight the goals and progress made by their respective committee, it also raised opportunities for interaction on common issues.
President’s Rant – October 2015 It’s been a busy period with an overseas trip to Australia to take in their Australian Championships and two trips back to Wellington on orienteering business. Whilst over in Ballarat, I had several rounds of informal talks with our Australian counterparts largely around increasing opportunities for more competition between the […]