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 protected] 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.
Tim Robertson (Hutt Valley) has had a sensational year, representing New Zealand at both the Junior World Orienteering Championships (“JWOC”) and also the World Orienteering Championships (“WOC”). Tim was recently awarded the Young Sportsman of the Year award at the Wellington College Sports Awards. This award recognised the amazing year that Tim had for […]
JWOC – Borovets, Bulgaria – 21 -28 July 2014 JWOC 2014 Selection Notice – Updated A trial to be held as part of the North Island Orienteering Championships 28 – 30 March 2014 being hosted by North West Orienteering Club which and all interested orienteers should be prepared to take part.
World University Orienteering Champs 2014 – Olomouc, Czech – 12 -16 August 2014 Each country may enter a team consisting of up to 12 competitors (6 men and 6 women) Maximum number for participation in each race: Mixed Sprint Relay – 1 team of 2 men + 2 women. Sprint – 4 men + 4 women Middle- […]
See Oceania Update Jan 2014 about this event which will be held in Tasmania from 2nd to 11th January 2015.