Farewell Pamela Morrison
Orienteering NZ
by Christo Peters
4d ago
On Thursday 15th February 2024 the New Zealand Orienteering community sadly lost a valued member. Pamela Morrison passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones in the beautiful Hawke’s Bay. Pamela has been part of the New Zealand orienteering community for 30+ years, devoting an immense amount of time to the sport. She held various committee […] The post Farewell Pamela Morrison first appeared on Orienteering New Zealand ..read more
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Chat with Alistair Landels |First kiwi on world orienteering podium
Orienteering NZ
by Christo Peters
2w ago
1. When did you discover you had a passion and skill for orienteering?I guess during 1984/85 as a 15-16 year old, was fortunate to have the speed to keep up with a lot of the NZ elite from an early age, first WOC in France 1987 at age 18, finished 47th, 29 mins behind the […] The post Chat with Alistair Landels |First kiwi on world orienteering podium first appeared on Orienteering New Zealand ..read more
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View from the Chair – January 2024
Orienteering NZ
by Christo Peters
2w ago
It’s such a privilege to be able to lead the board of a sport that has given me so much over the years: friends, experiences and fun times on a map. If you don’t know me well, I ABSOLUTELY LOVE ORIENTEERING!! At the top of the Board’s list for the start of the year was […] The post View from the Chair – January 2024 first appeared on Orienteering New Zealand ..read more
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Entries open for 2024 NZ Orienteering Champs  |  29 March – 1 April 2024
Orienteering NZ
by Christo Peters
2w ago
Run in top quality events on the Crater Block map, and enjoy the thermal wonderland of Rotorua and Taupō. Entries are now open for the NZ Orienteering Champs taking place at Easter 2024, including three events on the epic Crater Block map, Te Pūtake Maunga. Enter now via enterO Early bird entry fees apply until Sunday 25 February. Be an extra […] The post Entries open for 2024 NZ Orienteering Champs  |  29 March – 1 April 2024 first appeared on Orienteering New Zealand ..read more
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Katoa Po |Enter Relay by 29 February & Explorer by 3 March
Orienteering NZ
by Christo Peters
2w ago
Have you planned your trip to Taupō?  The 44th 2024 Katoa Po entry dates are getting closer! This challenge is appropriate to all levels of skills and fitness and ideal for keen school teams to test their navigation skills, before heading for events like the Hillary Challenge (with trials in winter and a competitive school event in September (run by […] The post Katoa Po |Enter Relay by 29 February & Explorer by 3 March first appeared on Orienteering New Zealand ..read more
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World Orienteering Week
Orienteering NZ
by Christo Peters
2w ago
Did you know that World orienteering day has become World Orienteering Week? Anything held between 18 – 26 May 2024 can be registered.  It’s a chance to try something new; maybe a short micro sprint or maze for your local school, or longer score rogaine, or score event, or a encouraging pairs in any style of  competition. A […] The post World Orienteering Week first appeared on Orienteering New Zealand ..read more
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MOC’s new van reveal
Orienteering NZ
by Christo Peters
2w ago
When Nelson decided they wanted a new gear trailer, their nearby sister club – Marlborough Orienteering Club (MOC) jumped at the chance to take on a cheap 25 year old trailer and renovate it. MOC liked the fact that it opened up on both sides like an instant marquee. Stephen Bradley took it home, and his […] The post MOC’s new van reveal first appeared on Orienteering New Zealand ..read more
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Auckland school’s orienteering
Orienteering NZ
by Christo Peters
2w ago
This is the latest update on school events around Auckland: Sprint Series The number of events varies in each zone, due to volunteer availability and access to suitable venues. All Zones except Central Zone begin the competition in the week of 19 February 2024, with Central Zone starting a week later on 28 February. All […] The post Auckland school’s orienteering first appeared on Orienteering New Zealand ..read more
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ONZ Board Applications close Fri 17 Feb!
Orienteering NZ
by Christo Peters
2w ago
Every year two Board Members complete their three-year term and we invite applications for these positions. If you are interested, follow the link below to read about the responsibilities of the Board as well as the time frames for receiving and voting on applicants. We encourage anyone interested to in applying to talk to any of […] The post ONZ Board Applications close Fri 17 Feb! first appeared on Orienteering New Zealand ..read more
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End of an era | High Performance & Events
Orienteering NZ
by Christo Peters
2w ago
Malcolm Ingham standing down as Performance Leader After more than eight years in the role, ONZ’s Performance Leader has chosen to retire following the inaugural Oceania Sprint Championships. Malcolm has been instrumental in all aspects of our High Performance Programme – from the creation of the Oceania Sprint Championships, U23 Camp and National Sprint League, the creation and […] The post End of an era | High Performance & Events first appeared on Orienteering New Zealand ..read more
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