News Updates from Orienteering NZ – including National Volunteer Week; ONZ General Manager applications invited; View from the Chair; Event Liaison Update; High Performance Update; WorkSafe NZ Policy Clarification; Sport NZ – Healthy Active Learning; Review of Walking Access Act 2008
Wagga Wagga and Surrounds, 27 September to 6 October 2019 This year, two teams of equal ability will be selected to compete for the Southern Cross Trophy against the six Australian states and the Australian Capital Territory in the 2019 Australian Schools Championships. Team 1 (Harua) Team 2 (Karahiwi) Senior Boys: Mitchell Cooper (AK) […]
Managing the NZ Orienteering Team 2019 as part of the Australian Championships carnival 27 Sept to 6 Oct 2019. Applications close Friday 21 June 2019.
Sport NZ has launched nationwide public consultation on its review into sport integrity, calling on anyone involved in sport to share their thoughts on a range of integrity issues through an online survey that will be open for the next six weeks. The online survey and a Sport NZ discussion document are available at sportnz.org.nz/integrity. The […]
Instead of a vlog of the NZ JWOC 2018 Team resting, check out what the team got up to today, making Friends!
Applications are invited for the role of Junior Pinestars 2018 Team Manager. Applications close Friday 13 July 2018.
Junior orienteers will be invited to join the Regional invitation team traveling to the 2018 Australian Orienteering Championships carnival after the NZ schools team has been posted on the ONZ website.
The Junior World Orienteering Championships 2018 will be held in Kecskemet, Hungary from 8-15 July 2018. The team selected to represent New Zealand is: Men : Cameron de L’Isle (NWOC) Max Griffiths (NWOC) Joe Lynch (Wellington) Daniel Monkton (NWOC) Callum Hill (NW) Will Tidswell (HB) Reserve: Kurtis Shuker (CMOC) Women : Katie Cory-Wright (PAPO) […]
Orienteering NZ invites applications for the NZ Team Coach and NZ Team Manager for the Southern Cross Challenge 2018.
Applications are now being sought for the Team Manager roles for WOC and JWOC 2018 and 2019. Team Managers provide an integral part to our travelling teams both pre-competition and during the competition itself so we are looking for someone who has the time to commit to the role hopefully for this 2-year period.
With the major news and events in September coming right at the end of the month I have delayed this issue a little to capture them. These include the Australian Champs Carnival, incorporating of course the Southern Cross Challenge, and then this last weekend the final round of the 2017 IOF World Cup where Tim […]
After the sprint and middle distance events at the Australian Championships the New Zealand Pinestars trail the Australian Bushrangers in M20E, W20E and W21E, and New Zealand hold a narrow lead in M21E. Highlights for NZL have been Matt Ogden placing 2nd in both races in M21E and similar 2nd places for Cameron de L’isle […]
Going to the Australian Carnival week in Sept? Have you entered the relay? Did you not enter the relay as you didn’t have a team? Jean Cory-Wright is coordinating the relay teams for the Australian Relay champs (not Aus schools relay) on Sun 1 Oct for all age groups. She will use the entry list […]
The New Zealand Pinestars will compete against the Australian Bushrangers at the Australian Championships Carnival to be held in the Bathurst area of NSW from 23 September – 1 October 2017. Women Men 21E Renee Beveridge (S, M) Duncan Morrison (S, L, R, M) Greta Knarston (S, M) Matt Ogden (S, L, R, M) […]
Australian Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships, Wingello NSW – 7-8 October 2017 The New Zealand Team to compete in the ANZ challenge competition at the Australian MTBO Championships, Wingello NSW, Australia on 7- 8 October is: Women Saskia Learmonth W16 Dunedin Jorja Simpson W16 Taranaki Jessica Sewell W16 North West Tayla Simpson W20 Taranaki Tegan Knightbridge […]
The provisional New Zealand Secondary Schools Team to compete for the Southern Cross Trophy against the six Australian states and the Australian Capital Territory in the 2017 Australian Schools Championships – Bathurst, NSW, 23 Sept to 1 Oct 2017.
The New Zealand Pinestars will compete against the Australian Bushrangers at the Australian Champs Carnival to be held in the Bathurst area of NSW from 23 September – 1 October 2017. Pinestars teams will be selected in M21E, W21E, M17-20E and W17-20E for races at all individual distances and a relay. All orienteers interested in selection […]
Applications are now being invited for the following roles: NZ Schools Team Manager NZ Schools Team Coach Technical Committee Convenor Click here to find out more about these roles
Applications are invited for the vacancy of NZ JWOC 2017 Coach. Applications close 1 May 2017.
The Pinestars team will compete against Australia at the Oceania Championships which will be held in Auckland on 14-17 April 2017.
The New Zealand Team Selection Announcement for Junior World Orienteering Championships (JWOC) for 2017 to be held in Finland 9-16 July 2017.
A couple of incidents in the last little while set me thinking about professionalism in sport. To most people this probably means getting payed for what you do. Surely then, to orienteering, where even in Scandinavia the number of people who fall anywhere near this category can probably be counted on one hand, it has […]
Updated 28 March 2017 The ANZ Challenge will be held in Auckland on 14-17 April 2017 as part of the Oceania Championships. Women Men Grade Name Grade Name 16 Olivia Collins 16 Isaac Egan Jessica Sewell Tom Harding Georgia Skelton Liam Stolberger 18 Katie Cory-Wright 18 Andrei Popovici Danielle Goodall Calum Sutherland Jenna Tidswell Ryan […]
View from the Chair; ONZ Vacancies & Council Vacancy – Applications Open; World Masters Games – Marshals Needed;
WANTED: Current or past NZ Defence Force personnel; NZ School Championship Grades for 2017; SuperSeries 2017
Applications are invited for the volunteer position of Orienteering NZ ANZ Challenge (Oceania) Team Manager 2017. Applications close: 22 December 2016. The Team Manager is appointed by Orienteering NZ to lead and manage a Team, once selected, of elite athletes to represent New Zealand at the Oceania Championships.