in this Issue: View from the Chair; ONZ New Vacancies!; 2016 ONZ Award Recipients; Oceania & Auckland World Masters Games; New Mapping Standard; High Performance Update
Simon Rouse shares his video highlight real from his time at the New Zealand Orienteering Carnival 2017 – featuring Oceania 2017, Middle Earth, and the World Masters Games 2017 Orienteering Championships.
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.
More spaces for Orienteers at World Masters Games 2017 With the number of registered orienteers for WMG2107 approaching the originally anticipated ceiling of 1,000 athletes five months out from the Games Opening Ceremony, Orienteering New Zealand has negotiated with WMG2017 spaces for an additional 400 orienteers in both the Sprint and Long Distance competition. WMG2017 […]
Only 6 months to go! The first event (The Oceania Sprint at Unitec, Auckland New Zealand) is kicking off the carnival on the 14th April 2017.
Early-Bird entries for Oceania 2017 close on 30th September 2016! Just six months to go until our first Oceania event kicks off two weeks of international level orienteering on our back-door step…
Call for volunteers for next year’s Oceania and World Masters Orienteering Champs 2017. View Shaun Collins presentation slides on the organisational challenges in bringing it together.
Regrettably there will be no public races run in conjunction with Orienteering events at the World Masters Orienteering Championships, as part of World Masters Games 2017.
World Masters Games 2017 has a NZD$5,000 fun fund up for grabs. And to win, all you have to do is register as a competitor or supporter before 30 September 2016. Amazing!
View from the Chair; NZSS Team Announcement Date; ONZ Appointments & Vacancies; High Performance Update;
2016 Junior & Regional Squad Camps; 2017 World Masters Games & Oceania Updates & Call for Volunteers; IOF Environment Commission;
The World Masters Orienteering Championships/World Masters Games 2017 Organizing Committee is seeking course planners for the sprint qualification and sprint finals races to be held on the Auckland Waterfront and Auckland University City Campus areas on Sunday and Monday April 23rd and 24th 2017 respectively. If you have experience at planning sprint events and are […]
News and updates from Orienteering NZ. Including update from President, Health & Safety information, World Masters Updates, articles of interest, and more.
The World Masters Games 2017 Orienteering Sports Information Guide (Bulletin One) is available. Registrations open on the 17th February 2016
OK – let’s start by wishing you all a Happy New Year and hope that you have or are still enjoying a great NZ summer. The warm weather is an excuse to ease off for a while and make the most of our wonderful outdoors.
Invitation for expressions of interest from appropriately experienced course planners and controllers for the 2017 World Masters and Oceania international championship events to be held in the Auckland area in April 2017.
President’s Rant – August 2015 Pride of place this month must go to our international athletes who have produced outstanding performances on a world stage. These include our Mens and Womens WOC teams in Scotland; with the potential for the men being promoted to Group 2 on the strength of their overall performance and the […]
An exciting opportunity to provide leadership and be the event manager for one of the two upcoming 2017 major international orienteering events based in Auckland. Applications close 30 August 2015.
The Oceania Orienteering Championships will be run in the Auckland region over Easter (14-17 April 2017), the weekend prior to the start of the World Masters Orienteering Championships (WMOC) being held as part of the World Masters Games from 21-30 April in Auckland. The NZ Orienteering Nationals will be hosted by Hawkes Bay Orienteering Club and will take place at Labour Weekend 2017.
President’s Rant – July 2015 Not surprisingly July has seen our young junior athletes taking all our attention. During the early part of the month, I’m sure that most of us were actively following JWOC from Norway with no indication of what was about to unfold. It’s hard to find the appropriate superlatives to acclaim […]
The World Masters Games 2017 embargo areas and previous maps have been published on the Orienteering NZ website. To view and download the embargo information and maps visit the Orienteering NZ World Masters 2017 page.
The Auckland World Masters Games 2017 Orienteering information flier has been published.
Download it now from the Orienteeering NZ World Masters Games 2017 page.