April has been a busy month. The announcement of the JWOC team following the trials in late March, the Oceania Championships – with excellent NZL results, followed by the announcement of the team for WOC, the Schools Test Match, and culminating in a highly successful WMOC2017. Hard to know where to start, so pick and […]
Carey Nazzer has won New Zealand’s only gold medal at WMOC2017 taking out the W55 Long Distance final by just over 1 minute from Dorthe Hansen of Denmark. Silver medals have gone to Karl Dravitzki (M35), Carsten Joergensen (M45), Bill Edwards (M50), and Marquita Gelderman in W50, with Greg Flynn and Ross Brighouse picking up bronze […]
3.45 pm Friday and the arena is set and almost ready to go, controls are out and checked, the starts are laid out waiting the masses, so what are New Zealand’s prospects for breaking the gold medal duck? NZL had two heat winners over the two days of qualifying held at Temu Road. In M70 Ross […]
The Sprint Final in the World Masters Orienteering Championships 2017 was held today in Auckland, New Zealand as part of the World Masters Games. Twelve of the twenty-three gold medals went to Australia.
At 9:12am on 13 April The New Zealand Metrological Service issued a Severe Weather Warning. Our advice to competitors.
The World Masters Orienteering Championships 2017 “Start Lists” for the Long Quals and Sprint Qual have been published and can be downloaded from the Orienteering page on the World Masters Games website or from the WMOC2017.com website.
World Masters Games 2017 are working closely with Orienteering New Zealand, our sport delivery partner, and as the Games draw closer we have a number of updates to provide you.
Friday 3 March is the deadline to register for most sports in World Masters Games 2017. So if you’re not signed up, it’s your last chance!
Volvo Car NZ, official vehicle partner of WMG2017, is giving one lucky New Zealand resident WMG2017 athlete a V60 Cross Country for keeps.
Although orienteering activity has been somewhat scarce during November there has been a lot going on behind the scenes. This includes putting together as far as possible details of training camps in the first half of the year, organizing dates for trials for various teams, and an entertaining weekend of having various members of the HP Squads test running courses for WMOC2017 in Woodhill Forest.