This year we’ll find ways to test your knowledge about orienteering in New Zealand to celebrate our 50th year anniversary. The answers will be after the ‘Last points’ at the end of this news email. (You may need to click on the three dots at the base, to see the full newsletter).
Many thanks to Bryan Teahan’s ongoing work to compile a history of ONZ this year. If you have any memorabilia, photos, or old programmes etc, do pass them on.
This month’s theme is around WOC, JWOC, World Games, and World Cup.
Q1: Which school is shown above with the winning trophies? Who was the tall legendary farm owner who presented the trophy? What was the year, and the event held in the rain and mud? What was the name of the map?
Q2: When was the first NZ Secondary Schools champs held? By which club?
Q3: Who introduced a school championship in the Bay of Plenty and in what year?
Q4: Which club hosted a school event with over 1200 participants? In what year?
Q5: For the World Schools Orienteering championships, what great results were achieved in what country in 2016? Also, in 2019?
Q6: In 2019, NZSS teams were 1st and 2nd at the Southern Cross Challenge. How many times up to this point had New Zealand retained the trophy?