Orienteering NZ invites applications for the following two vacancies: Orienteering NZ Event Liaison & Orienteering NZ National Coaching Co-ordinator. Applications close 31 December 2015.
Come and explore a new map on the wild, beautiful East Harbour. Navigate in places you never knew existed. Run or walk on areas with incredible vistas, with rock detail, native bush and a lighthouse. Courses suitable for beginners to experts. Bring the kids, adventure with friends or compete with the best.
Entries for the National Secondary Schools Rogaine being held in the forests, north and south of Waitarere Beach on 8th August, are now open. Event website http://nzssrogaine.org.nz/
The Orienteering New Zealand Update Newsletter for August-September 2014 is available for download now!
Follow Dylan and Callum Wilkie from Callum’s perspective as they take on the New Zealand Secondary Schools Rogaine Championships for 2014. Long distance navigation saw them through over 30 checkpoints over the 4 hour race time. Whakarewrewa Forest Park, Rotorua, New Zealand credit: Callum Wilkie For more information on the event: Results Event Information
The Inaugural NZ Secondary Schools Rogaine Champs were held in Rotorua on Saturday as part of the Great Forest Rogaine. Over 60 teams took part in this first championships coming from as far north as Whangarei…
This year we see the first NZ Schools Rogaine Championships, being held in the Whakarewarewa Forest in Rotorua on the 9th of August by Orienteering Bay of Plenty. Why is this a big deal? Well – it is one of the areas identified as a growth opportunity in our Strategic Plan. There is 3 reasons […]
Download the OrienteeringNZ Update June-July 2014 (PDF 392KB) including the following: Discussion Documents (update) Policy Updates Fundraising Events Policy 2010 (Rescinded 2014) Miscellaneous Policies and By-Laws (Updated 2014) NZ Secondary Schools Orienteering Championships NZ Secondary Schools Rogaine Championships World Masters Games 2017 Sport Programme Announced Orienteering NZ Vacancies NZ Schools Team Manager NZ Schools Team Coach High Performance […]
By Sophie From before I even started High School I had been told by various different people about the Hillary Challenge event run by OPC, In effect how amazing it was and that I would really enjoy it. So when our Cashmere High School team qualified for the national final in September last year I […]
Whenever you are training the time just seems to fly by, you don’t realise how much you actually spend preparing yourself for some of the most important races that will kick start your international orienteering career. So far I have managed to fit in both university study and training, however I should probably study a […]
As I entered the second week of the school holidays I was looking forward to a good week of training finishing with a three day Hillary Challenge training with Middleton Grange School at Lake Heron and the South Island Schools Champs. I’m not a morning person to put it simply, so getting up at 6:15 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Having a critical-mass of members is important for the sustainability of any member-based organisation. We need to refresh, have turnover of key volunteer roles and also have a constant stream of enthusiasm to maintain and grow the sport that we all love. Therefore having people become members is important for the long-term sustainability of orienteering […]