The North West Orienteering Club team has preparations for this year’s New Zealand Orienteering Championships (NZOC2021) well underway, for an exciting Easter Weekend of orienteering and renewing friendships in under two weeks from now! Entries have closed, camping information will be emailed out shortly, clubs will be asked for input on their relay teams, and […]
Meet the NZ team heading to the Junior World Orienteering Champs 2019 being held in Silkeborg, Denmark 6-12 July 2019. Follow the team: NZ JWOC Team (Instagram) Elite NZ Orienteering (Facebook) ONZ Website JWOC Posts NZ JWOC Team Supporters (Facebook) Event Website: 2019 Junior World Orienteering Championships – Denmark 6-12 July 2019 Youngest to eldest, ladies before […]
Video – Orienteering engages youths’ minds and bodies. Made with funding from NZ On Air. At this week’s Hawke’s Bay Schools Sprint Championship there were 267 entries.
Orienteering World is the official annual journal of the International Orienteering Federation (IOF). In the new 2019 issue you will find many interesting orienteering articles. Don´t miss out!
Adventure racer Sam Bain continues to learn how to push the barriers in his life and play.
The Year 9 Cambridge High School student completed the gruelling Hillary Challenge at Tongariro National Park as a part of an eight-member school team in May.
Nelson Central School’s orienteering fundraiser is back. Designed for all ages and abilities, the Central Challenge is a unique fundraiser involving teamwork, exercise and cunning, but above all it’s about fun.
Event organiser Janja Heathfield was excited to see it run again for its second year.
Moving fast and finding your way around an unfamiliar area are two very different skills. But they are pair that go together well for Tom Spencer and Alistair Richardson.
The Dunedin duo will be among the top contenders at this weekend’s South Island orienteering championships, to be held in the Dunedin Botanic Garden and on Signal Hill.
More than 200 people from around New Zealand and Australia are expected at the event, with one competitor coming from as far away as Israel.
Full event information and start lists are available for the New Zealand Orienteering Championships 2017 – four events in the sunny Hawkes Bay over the three day Labour weekend holiday.
Early bird entries closing 5th October for 2017 National Champs in Hawkes Bay over Labour Weekend 20-23 October 2017 . After Thursday late entry fees will apply until entries close 12th October.
Hawkes Bay Orienteering Club announces a brand new map and location for the Middle distance event at the NZ Orienteering Champs 2017 being held in Hastings 20-23 October 2017.
Hawkes Bay Orienteering Club invites all orienteers from near and far to the 2017 New Zealand Orienteering Championships.
Entries are open for the event being held over Labour Weekend 20-23 Oct 2017
Spring time in the Hawkes Bay is a wonderful time to visit, with new lambs, fruit blossoms and lush green pasture to greet you.
Advice for NZ mappers regarding the changeover to the new IOF ISOM2017 mapping specification for standard orienteering events.
The IOF has agreed a new mapping specification for standard orienteering events. Over the next few years you will run on a mixture of old (ISOM 2000) and new (ISOM 2017) mapping. The organisers will make it clear what you are going to get.
Orienteering coaches include four Danish junior elites who have experience of coaching this age group at training camps in Denmark.
Tane Cambridge has posted a race review of his experiences at Queen’s Birthday Orienteering Race on his personal website blog.
Gene Beveridge has posted a blog reviewing his experiences at the 2016 Queens Birthday Orienteering races.
Video – Orienteering – more than just running
Hawke’s Bay Orienteering looks forward to welcoming competitors to North Island Secondary Schools Orienteering Championships 2016 on 28-30 April 2016.
Applications invited for OrienteeringNZ volunteer roles: Technical & Mapping committee members; Selectors; Fixtures Coordinator; & Volunteer Training Coordinator.
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.
Well congratulations for finding your way here – to the coaching blog, the self-help section of this website. You have managed to correctly orient yourself. Here is where we care about you as an orienteer. Many have mulled about the name “orienteering”. While certainly not as unfortunate as “rogaining”, it has never been an easy […]