Presidents Piece; Nationals 2015; Orienteering AGM; JWOC Trials; 2015 NZ Schools Southern Cross Challenge Selection Notice; 2015 Team Appointments; Vacancies and more.
A New Zealand Secondary Schools Team is to be selected to compete for the Southern Cross Trophy against the six Australian states and the Australian Capital Territory in the 2015 Australian Schools Championships (Ballarat, Victoria 25 September to 4 October 2015).
The Orienteering NZ Kiwi-O manual, published July 2014 replaces the previous versions of the NZOF Kiwisport manual – a very popular online resource for helping teach primary and intermediate children between the ages of 5 and 12.
During 2014 several Swedish orienteering clubs lead by Göran Andersson ran a school orienteering project called “Skol-Sprinten”. It was a great success and this year they are continuing with the project in a bigger scale and their vision is to create a new Guinness World Record on May 11, 2016. As part of the project they recognised the lack […]
The 2017 Oceania Championships will be held in the Auckland Region directly ahead of the World Masters Orienteering Championships, which are part of the Auckland World Masters Games. The Oceania Championships will therefore be held over Easter and likely partway into the week following. Pip Poole, Auckland Region representative on the Orienteering NZ Council mentioned […]
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…
Selection Announcement New Zealand Schools Team 2014/15 Perth, Western Australia 27 September – 5 October 2014 and Tasmania 2 – 11 January 2015 The orienteers selected for the New Zealand Secondary Schools Team to compete against Australia for the Southern Cross Challenge, as part of the Australian Orienteering Championships in Perth, Western Australia 27 September […]
World Schools Orienteering Championships 2015 The following Schools have been selected as Representative Schools in the following categories at the World Schools Orienteering Championships in Turkey 18-25 April 2015 M1 Senior Boys – Napier Boys High School W1 Senior Girls – Napier Girls High School M2 Junior Boys – Napier Boys High School W2 Junior Girls – Havelock North […]
The Expression of Interest deadline for schools for the 2015 World Schools Orienteering Championships has been extended. Expressions of Interest can be handed to Linda Smith, Schools Coordinator, who will be in attendance at the NZSS Orienteering Champs NO LATER THAN 10am (before the first start time) on Day 2 on Friday 18 July.
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 […]
Selection notice for World Schools Orienteering Championships Team 2015 (Turkey 18-21 April 2015).
The WSOC is open both to school teams and selected teams. See the Notice for full details.
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 […]
An interview with Rob Jessop (AK) – team coach for the 2014 New Zealand Junior World Orienteering Championships Team. How did he start?
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 […]
Selection Notice for New Zealand Schools Team 2014/15 Perth, Western Australia 27 September to 5 October 2014 and Tasmania 7-8 January 2015
Position descriptions for the 2014/2015 NZ Schools Team Coach & Manager Vacancies are available for download. These positions are being advertised for covering both the New Zealand Schools Team 2014/15 competitions in Perth, Western Australia 27 September to 5 October 2014 and Tasmania 7-8 January 2015. Applications Close Friday 4 July Applications to Catriona McBean […]
This year’s NISS was organised by Waikato Orienteering Club. It was an awesome event that I had been looking forward to, having missed out on it last year. The Sprint was at Hamilton Boys High and neighbouring Marian Catholic School . The thing I loved most about this map was the combination of close building […]
Selection Announcement: New Zealand Junior World Orienteering Championships (JWOC) Team 2014 The New Zealand team to compete at JWOC in Borovets, Bulgaria 21– 28 July 2014 is as follows: Men Ed Cory-Wright (Peninsula And Plains) Nick Hann (Wellington) Callum Herries (Hawkes Bay) Shamus Morrison (Wellington) Tim Robertson (Hutt Valley) Cameron Tier (North West) Women Helena […]
Oceania Update It is just on a year to the 2015 Oceania Championships in Tasmania which will also include the opening round of the 2015 IOF World Cup, the Australia/New Zealand Challenge and an Aust/NZ Schools Test Match. That’s not all, stay on after Oceania and orienteer in and around Tasmania’s capital city Hobart in […]