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;
In light of the discussion around the policy on International Team Funding at the AGM, the ONZ Council invites feedback on the revised policy. Feedback closes Sunday 11 June 2016.
After the 2016 AGM a vacancy for a 2-year term was advertised and applications invited. At the time a Council Postal Election Process was announced which included postal voting by clubs. Only 1 application was received, and in accordance with the new Orienteering NZ constitution, Clause 8.6 (f) ONZ have the pleasure to announce Tommy […]
In reply to the Board on the rationale for the exclusion of JWOC members from the New Zealand Secondary Schools Team Edit 2/05/2016 Subsequent to publication it has come to my attention that the proposal to exclude JWOC runners from the Schools Team was actually included as a recommendation as part of the High […]
Join the new OrienteeringNZ slack team – for live NZ Team supporters chat, sharing, and open team work.
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.
A revision of courses grades for schools orienteering championships is proposed. This is rationalised on purpose of the championships, increasing experience and training opportunities for juniors, and the success of Year 7/8 championships in recent years. No changes to the grades for sprint or relay competitions are proposed.
At the ONZ AGM on 26 March 2016 a new constitution was adopted. Within the new constitution was a new Council structure and voting process. As a result of the adoption of the new constitution, a vacancy on the Council is now available.
The ONZ Reponse to 2016 AGM Remits has been sent out to each club and is available for download.
New Zealand’s junior orienteering needs you! Orienteering NZ is currently advertising for an enthusiastic orienteering community volunteer to be part of the Junior Development Committee.
An online copy of the Orienteering NZ 2015 Annual Report has been published. A printed copy of the 2015 Annual Report will be provided to each club at the AGM.
The final version of the proposed new ONZ Constitution which will be tabled for approval at the AGM on 26 March 2016 is available for download:
OK – let’s start by wishing you all a Happy New Year and hope that you have or are still enjoying a great NZ summer. The warm weather is an excuse to ease off for a while and make the most of our wonderful outdoors.
A new constitution will be presented to the AGM in March 2016 as a Council-supported resolution.
A summary of the key changes is provided.
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 Orienteering NZ 2016 Annual General Meeting (AGM) Agenda and Constitution are available for download now.
The AGM will be held in conjunction with the New Zealand Orienteering Championships in St Arnaud, March 2016.
The Orienteering NZ High Performance Plan for the 5 year period 2015-2019 has been published and is available online now.
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 […]
Your feedback has been recently reviewed on the discussion paper on possible changes to the structure of the Orienteering NZ Council. This paper attempts to answer those queries and add clarity to help members to understand the overall process.
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.
President’s Rant – August 2015 Pride of place this month must go to our international athletes who have produced outstanding performances on a world stage. These include our Mens and Womens WOC teams in Scotland; with the potential for the men being promoted to Group 2 on the strength of their overall performance and the […]
The Oceania Orienteering Championships will be run in the Auckland region over Easter (14-17 April 2017), the weekend prior to the start of the World Masters Orienteering Championships (WMOC) being held as part of the World Masters Games from 21-30 April in Auckland. The NZ Orienteering Nationals will be hosted by Hawkes Bay Orienteering Club and will take place at Labour Weekend 2017.
President’s Rant – July 2015 Not surprisingly July has seen our young junior athletes taking all our attention. During the early part of the month, I’m sure that most of us were actively following JWOC from Norway with no indication of what was about to unfold. It’s hard to find the appropriate superlatives to acclaim […]