The following have been provisionally selected to represent New Zealand in the Australia New Zealand Challenge, being held as part of the Oceania Championships in Tasmania – 7th – 12th January 2023. (Updates: Team finalised 31/12/22 and “Provisional” removed, M55 Sprint Team updated 30/11/2022) W20 Sprint Long Middle Relay Anna Babbington Katheine Babbington Katheine Babbington […]
Selection Announcement – Availability ANZ Challenge (Oceania Championships) Tasmania, 6 – 12 January 2023 Saturday 7 January Oceania Sprint Championships Monday 9 January Oceania Long Championships Wednesday 11 January Oceania Middle Championships Thursday 12 January Oceania Relay Championships Australia New Zealand Challenge. For 2023, New Zealand will challenge Australia in the 4 Oceania Championships races, in […]
Orienteering – find your adventure: and that was just the walk to the arena at the not Oceania middle distance in the limestone rocks and cliffs of Flock Hill station. It was a day of sufficient complexity that he/she who made the least mistakes would come out on top. In the elite classes this proved […]
Joseph Lynch, Matt Ogden and Lizzie Ingham have taken the honours over the first two days of the Not Oceania Championships in Canterbury. Joseph and Lizzie were the winners in Monday’s sprint at Rangiora High School. Joseph finished 45 seconds ahead of Gene Beveridge with Matt a further 20 seconds back. For Gene this was […]
8-16 January, South Island New Zealand Latest update Due to the continued border closure these events will no longer be Oceania Champs. However we are still all go with planning for some great orienteering events in January 2022 for New Zealanders as ‘Not the’ Oceania. Specific changes: There are revisions to Bulletin 2 – version […]
Quite apart from the fact that no New Zealand based orienteers have had the chance for any international representation for the last 2 years, the Covid-induced pause has also brought more starkly into focus the split of the World Championships (WOC) into separate sprint and forest events in alternate years. As a result, ONZ has been […]
Hi everyone, We’re excited to open entries for Oceania Champs 2022, and release Bulletin 1 which provides more detail about each of the events. The Nelson, Marlborough, Dunedin and Peninsula and Plains (Christchurch) orienteering clubs have combined forces to plan an awesome week of orienteering for you. Get your entry in and book your summer […]
Member news and views Update Note from the GM View from the Chair Sport No New Zealand-based Team at WOC, but still a bronze! The Southern Cross Challenge has been cancelled – what now? Junior Camp Update High performance update Events NZSS Champs Round-up Oceania Update ONZ Updates What is your national Council up to […]
After the loss of Queen’s Birthday 2020 to Covid-19 it was a near-run thing that the 2021 version did not get disrupted by the Canterbury flooding in the week leading up. However, we escaped and a report follows below. WOC2021 is also on the immediate horizon, with Toby Scott and Tim Robertson the only NZL […]
With the loss of Riverhead Weekend to an Auckland lockdown, like January and February, March has come and gone without a real start to the national orienteering scene and we are left looking towards the ONZ Champs at Easter. Fortunately, activity did not grind to a halt everywhere, with a well-attended training camp run by […]
The reemergence of Covid-19 in the community in August and subsequent escalation of alert levels has created uncertainty regarding many of our marque events. This update provides the most up-to-date information about these key events to provide a degree of clarity for the Orienteering Community.
In this issue: View from the Chair; Legends – Bunny Rathbone; Peter Snell the Orienteer; 40th Katoa Po Event; Rogaine Update; 2020 Council Nominations;
Latest Embargo notice for Oceania Orienteering NZ champs 2021 Read the full document and fire us some of those great questions that always follow an embargo map post. We have been following the IOF recommendations as closely as possible and some good technical discussions have been floating around. Many thanks to all the NZ technical […]
The area covered by red shading on the map below is henceforth embargoed until the end of the Oceania Orienteering Championships, January 2021.
News updates including View from the Chair; Legends of Orienteering; High Performance; NZ MTBO Championships; Junior Camp – How it works; Newly Confirmed Events; PAPO’s Yr 5-8 Camp;
October has been a month with a hectic start and an even more hectic finish. Beginning with the second weekend of the Oceania Carnival – which saw some excellent individual performances , but Australia taking the Aspin-Key Trophy – and culminating with both the final round of the IOF World Cup and the Auckland Championships […]
The latest news update including: View from the Chair; Legends of Orienteering – Robbie; High Performance Update – 2020 Trials dates; Camps update; Club Spotlight; Map Making Course;
After a week of orienteering at the Oceania Carnival, taking into account the combined scores of the Queen’s Birthday and Carnival, the Australian Bushrangers have beaten the New Zealand Pinestars by 395.7 to 394.4. NZL were relatively well beaten on Australian soil scoring only 3 class wins over the 5 races – the W20E’s in […]
It seems somewhat odd to be writing this in Wellington while a substantial number of NZL orienteers are in Australia at the Oceania Carnival. Nevertheless it has allowed me to keep an eye on both the goings on over the ditch over the weekend, and the happenings in Switzerland where the final round of the […]
Jean Cory-Wright is coordinating the NZ contingent for the Oceania relay championships in Australia.
A manager is sought for the New Zealand team for the 2019 Australia-New Zealand Orienteering Challenge, to be contested as part of the 2019 Oceania Championships from Saturday 28th September to Sunday 6th October in NSW and Victoria.
The New Zealand Pinestars will compete against the Australian Bushrangers in Victoria and New South Wales, Australia, 28 September – 6 October 2019. Women Men 20 Tessa Burns (Sprint) Oliver Egan Katie Cory-Wright (Long, Middle) Ronan Lee Marina Comeskey Scott Smith Kaia Joergensen Liam Stolberger Tegan Knightbridge (Long, Middle) Will Tidwell Penelope Salmon (Sprint) Jessica […]
NZ Team Announcement for the Australia – New Zealand Challenge that will take place as part of the Oceania Championships held in New South Wales and Victoria, Australia from 28 September to 6 October 2019.
Orienteering News – View from the chair; Introducing Christo Peters – New GM; Southern Cross Staff appointments; Event Liaison Update; High Performance Update; and more.
Entries for Oceania 2019 Carnival close 31st August 2019. Competition starts in New South Wales, Australia with the Oceania Sprint at Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga on the afternoon of Saturday 28 September 2019 and concludes with the Oceania Middle in Victoria at Beechworth on the morning of Sunday 6 October 2019.
May Update e-Newsletter from ONZ including: Have Your Say – Major Events; Vacancies; View from the Chairs; 2019 AGM & Club Forum; New Council Members; New Life Members; Event Liaison Update; High Performance Update; and other news…
in this Issue: View from the Chair; 2018 Council Elections Results; JWOC Coach Vacancies; High Performance Update; Event Liaison Update; NZ Annual Awards Nominations Open; Parks Week; ONZ Policy Updates;
Gene Beveridge reflects on winning his A-goal race, Oceania Orienteering Champs Long Distance.
The Oceania Orienteering Championships 2017 took place 14-17 April in Auckland, New Zealand. Despite the severe weather conditions in the area, the competitions could go ahead as planned, and the Oceanian orienteers battled it out for titles in Sprint, Middle, Long and Relay.
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.