The following have been provisionally selected to represent New Zealand in the Australia New Zealand Challenge, being held as part of the Oceania Championships in Tasmania – 7th – 12th January 2023. (Updates: Team finalised 31/12/22 and “Provisional” removed, M55 Sprint Team updated 30/11/2022) W20 Sprint Long Middle Relay Anna Babbington Katheine Babbington Katheine Babbington […]
The JWOC team are planning a sprint to accompany Queen’s Birthday competitions. All you need to do to support our New Zealand young athletes in the JWOC team this year is enter the ‘Companion Sprint‘ running along side the Queen’s Birthday events. AND you have an extra week to get organised! The Queen’s Birthday events […]
Programme Saturday 26 March: Middle distance Glenlean First start 1 pm Planner: Lizzie Ingham; mature pine forest with some leafy under-storey rock and complex contour detail. Sunday 27 March: Long distance Blairlogie/Glenlean First start 10 am Planner: Gene Beveridge; mature pine forest, moderately steep gully-spur with some rock and significant route choice. Courses and […]
Programme Friday 4 March Sprint Freyberg HS & Pit Park First start 6 pm Saturday 5 March KO Sprint Qualification Palmerston N Esplanade First start 9 am ¼ Finals Palmerston North GHS First start 11.30 am ½ Finals IPU First start 2.30 pm Final Massey University First start 5.30 pm […]
With lockdowns continuing to varying degrees around the country September has been another difficult month. With doubt now on not only the Oceania Championships but also the Northern Championships it has been difficult to keep motivation up, especially for those stuck in Level 3. Nevertheless, the world goes on around us and planning continues on […]
In June ONZ announced the Southern Cross team and staff which we had hoped would be travelling to Australia to compete in the Australian Schools Competition. For the third year in a row, the team included members of the Baker family. This year the coaching staff also included one of the Baker family. For those […]
Orienteering New Zealand is proud to announce the two New Zealand Teams that will compete in the Southern Cross Challenge in Tasmania in late September/early October: Coaching TeamGene Beveridge, Yvette Baker Team ManagersJenni Adams, Imogene Scott NZ HaruaSB: Nathan Borton, Oliver Edwards, Felix Hunt, Alex Jobbins, Daniel WoodSG: Alice Egan, Emily Hayes, Molly McGowan, Penelope Salmon, Isabella […]
Junior World Orienteering Championships 2021Turkey Selection Announcement Although New Zealand will not be sending a team to JWOC this year due to the restrictions and risks around Covid, a team (on paper) has been selected. Congratulations to the following athletes: Juliet Frater. AucklandEmily Hayes. AucklandKaia Jorgensen CanterburyPenelope Salmon AucklandJess Sewell AucklandZara Stewart Auckland Reserve: Amber […]
M e m b e r n e w s & v i e w s | F E B R U A R Y 2 0 2 1 U p d a t e Note from the GM View from the Chair S p o r t Wairarapa Orienteers are out of hibernation Get involved, Join […]
The decision about sending teams overseas is a complex one. It is clear that while vaccines are being slowly rolled out around the world, Covid-19 is still prevalent in many countries. In New Zealand, our government has prioritised three international sporting (Olympics, Paralympics & Rugby World Cup) events with regard to their discretionary managed isolation […]
Following last weekend’s National Orienteering Championships, the Junior Selection Panel has selected two New Zealand Secondary School Teams. In a regular year, these teams would take part in the Southern Cross Challenge against Australian state teams. In naming the team, selectors adhered to the selection criteria agreed with Orienteering Australia by having two teams of […]
Orienteering NZ is pleased to announce that a paper NZSS team will be named following this year’s New Zealand Orienteering Championships (Nationals 2020). The reason for naming a paper team, the event that the team will be chosen at, and the criteria for selection have been taken into consideration in reaching this decision. The suggestion […]
Subscribe to Compass Point Emails or update your preferences July 2020 – GM’s Foreword Hi all, Welcome to another issue of Compass Point. Since our last newsletter most club events have been able to be run as normal. Like other organisations we have faced a number of rescheduling challenges. Despite this, I am pleased to […]
Orienteering NZ have not currently received any expressions of interest for managing the NZ Team at 2020 & 2021 Junior World Orienteering Championships (Turkey & Portugal).
Jean Cory-Wright is coordinating the NZ contingent for the Oceania relay championships in Australia.
A manager is sought for the New Zealand team for the 2019 Australia-New Zealand Orienteering Challenge, to be contested as part of the 2019 Oceania Championships from Saturday 28th September to Sunday 6th October in NSW and Victoria.
NZ Team Announcement for the Australia – New Zealand Challenge that will take place as part of the Oceania Championships held in New South Wales and Victoria, Australia from 28 September to 6 October 2019.
Latest news including – International Team Travel Policy Consultation; View from the Chair; Event Liaison Update; High Performance Update; Other News; GM Starting New Adventure;
Applications are invited for the Coach and Staff for the New Zealand Team 2019 competitions in and around Wagga Wagga, NSW as part of the Australian Championships carnival which runs from 27 September to 6 October 2019.
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 […]