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.
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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 […]
The June News eNewsletter from Orienteering NZ including comments from the president, appointments and vacancies, constitution review, JWOC team departure, and more.
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…
The 2015 AGM documents have been published and are available online now.
The AGM will be held 7:30pm, Friday 3 April, Wesley College Dining Room, Wesley College, Paerata.
Presidents Piece; Nationals 2015; Orienteering AGM; JWOC Trials; 2015 NZ Schools Southern Cross Challenge Selection Notice; 2015 Team Appointments; Vacancies and more.
Orienteering NZ vacancy for National Controller – World Masters Games 2017. A position description is available in the vacancies on the Orienteering NZ website.
The Orienteering NZ eNewsletter – Compass Point February 2015. WOC & JWOC Team Vacancies/Selection; AGM Notice; Orienteering NZ Panel and Committee Appointments & Vacancies