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 […]
Invitation for expressions of interest from appropriately experienced course planners and controllers for the 2017 World Masters and Oceania international championship events to be held in the Auckland area in April 2017.
How do we ensure we get the best possible people sitting on the Orienteering NZ Council? A discussion including why, potential alternatives, and request for your feedback.
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…
Presidents Piece; Nationals 2015; Orienteering AGM; JWOC Trials; 2015 NZ Schools Southern Cross Challenge Selection Notice; 2015 Team Appointments; Vacancies and more.
The Orienteering NZ eNewsletter – Compass Point February 2015. WOC & JWOC Team Vacancies/Selection; AGM Notice; Orienteering NZ Panel and Committee Appointments & Vacancies
The International Orienteering Federations “Inside Orienteering” February 2015 issue is available online. Features: The story of the Czech TV man you see in photos running after orienteers. Orienteering in Egypt – one year on and more.
All the info and link to online entry is at http://tourdepeninsula.weebly.com/ Come find out what this guy has to do with anything Orienteering….
A new issue of “Inside Orienteering” – the magazine from the International Orienteering Federation is now available. In this issue: President’s Column; Meet Tom Hollowell, new IOF CEO; Bengt Saltin; North South East West: Costa Rica; X-mas 5 Days in Sydney; World University Championships 2014; News in brief.
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!
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 […]
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 […]
All you need to do is spike those controls!! “The Little Book of Orienteering Techniques” Selling now in support of Ed Cory-Wright and the NZ junior team going to JWOC and representing New Zealand. The book has been written by Jean Cory-Wright who has competed in 10 world O champs and has coached both New Zealand and British teams and worked with Canterbury […]
The New Zealand orienteers to compete at the World Cups in Europe in June and October are as follows: Men Ross Morrison (Hawkes Bay) – Events 3 & 5 Shamus Morrison (Wellington) – Events 3 & 5 Peter Watson Convenor of Selectors Download Announcement: World Cups 2014 Selection Announcement
Alice Springs, Australia 14-16 June 2014 All riders wishing to be considered for selection to the New Zealand Team to compete against Australia in the up-coming ANZ MTBO Challenge 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, […]
Silva Service to NZ Orienteering Derek Morrison (Hawke’s Bay) has received the Silva Service to NZ Orienteering, joining a highly prestigious list of recipients before him. The award is our premier service award, honoring an individual who has contributed in a most deserving manner to the development of orienteering in New Zealand. Derek has been […]
As expected, tight racing and close fields were the order of the day on the Manga Pirau map at Waikawa, a peaceful seaside town on the Horowhenua coast. That tranquility was broken, at least for a few hours, as competitors wrestled with the challenges of the coastal dunes and forest, which was also the location […]
Orienteering Nationals kicked off on Easter Friday with a great Sprint at the Ohakea Air Base. The Elite Mens category was taken out by Tim Robertson, followed by Nick Hann and Shamus Morrison. Darren Ashmore was pleased with his 8th place, commenting that he was probably already over 20 years old when all the competitors […]
The new April 2014 issue of Inside Orienteering is now available. You can find it here: http://orienteering.org/resources/publications/inside-orienteering/ In this issue: 5 Days of Italy Ski orienteering in Turkey North South East West: Portugal Danish Royals orienteering Club relays Underground orienteering New IOF Orienteering World Ranking News in brief Note: There is a small mistake in […]
Selection Announcement: New Zealand Junior World Orienteering Championships (JWOC) Team 2014 The New Zealand team to compete at JWOC in Borovets, Bulgaria 21– 28 July 2014 is as follows: Men Ed Cory-Wright (Peninsula And Plains) Nick Hann (Wellington) Callum Herries (Hawkes Bay) Shamus Morrison (Wellington) Tim Robertson (Hutt Valley) Cameron Tier (North West) Women Helena […]
The IOF Orienteering World Ranking site is now launched! There is a news article all about it and the Official IOF World Rankings.