Saturday, 20 August 2011
World Orienteering Championships - middle distance
More superb results for Lizzie Ingham and Chris Forne at the World Orienteering Championships.
Thursday, 18 August 2011
World Orienteering Championships - Long distance
Tough going for New Zealanders at World Orienteering Championships.
Wednesday, 17 August 2011
Sprint final - World Orienteering Championships
New Zealand finalists in top form at World Orienteering Championships.
Tuesday, 16 August 2011
World Orienteering Championships Sprint
A strong start for some of the New Zealand team and a rest day leads to tactical team changes before the sprints start today.
Saturday, 13 August 2011
World Orienteering Championships team ready to rock
The New Zealand orienteering team is in great shape as they count down the final hours before the World Orienteering Championships kick off in Savoie Grand Revard, France.
Saturday, 9 July 2011
Relay brilliance for New Zealand junior orienteers
An exciting relay finish to the Junior World Orienteering Championships saw the New Zealand team pick up more world-class results and justify their tag of "best-ever junior team".
Friday, 8 July 2011
More fine finishes for New Zealand team at Junior Worlds
Nerves were replaced by focus and excitement for the six New Zealand orienteers competing in the Junior World Championships in Poland, leading to more fine results.
Thursday, 7 July 2011
Six through to finals at Junior World Orienteering Champs
The excellence continues - six New Zealand orienteers have qualified for the middle distance finals at the Junior World Championships, easily the best ever effort for New Zealand.
Tuesday, 5 July 2011
Excellent results again for New Zealand orienteers
Strong running from the New Zealand team saw three orienteers in the top 30 for the second day running at the Junior World Championships in Poland.
Monday, 4 July 2011
Angela Simpson 6th at Junior Worlds
Rotorua's Angela Simpson became only the second orienteer from New Zealand to finish on the Junior World Championships podium with a brilliant sprint race in Poland.
In a tough race combining urban and steep forest navigation, there were many finishers looking disappointed with their efforts in the super fast version of orienteering.
Sunday, 3 July 2011
Junior World Orienteering Championships commences
398 orienteers from 35 countries are gathering in Poland this week to contest the 18th Junior World Orienteering Championships.
New Zealand has entered a full-strength team - arguably its strongest ever.
Tuesday, 7 June 2011
Defending champions retain national series orienteering titles – and trans-Tasman Testmatch trophy.
Monday, 25 April 2011
New Zealand Orienteering Championships - Long distance
One of the most challenging orienteering areas of New Zealand was no barrier to champions Ross Morrison and Lizzie Ingham adding second titles to their weekend haul at the National Championships in Hawkes Bay.
Saturday, 23 April 2011
New Zealand Orienteering Championships - Middle distance
2010 champions Ross Morrison and Penny Kane made short work of the rocky hills of Maraetotara in Hawkes Bay to successfully defend their titles at the National middle distance orienteering championships.
New Zealand Sprint Orienteering Championships
Speed and youth were on show at the National sprint orienteering championships as junior elites Toby Scott and Kate Morrison posted the fastest times of the day, surpassing former champions Darren Ashmore and Lizzie Ingham.
Wednesday, 20 April 2011
NZ Orienteering Championships - elite men
Current National orienteering champions Ross Morrison and Carsten Joergensen face off against each other this Easter in the 2011 Orienteering Nationals in Hawkes Bay, but contrasting fitness levels could make it a one-horse race.
NZ Orienteering Championships - elite women
Defending National orienteering Champion Lizzie Ingham is relishing the prospect of a return to high level competition at Easter’s national championships after nine months on the sidelines.
Monday, 4 April 2011
Junior World Championships orienteering team announced
Tuesday, 26 October 2010
Morrison and Simpson win Silva National Orienteering series.
A battle of youth versus experience - the 2010 Silva Superseries - culminated with overall victory for youngsters Ross Morrison and Angela Simpson over defending champions Darren Ashmore and Lizzie Ingham at the Wellington Regional Championships.
Friday, 22 October 2010
Young guns poised to win National Orienteering Series.
The final three Silva Superseries Orienteering races at Wanganui are set to be the hardest fought yet as defending champions Darren Ashmore and Lizzie Ingham face challenges from the younger stars.
Sunday, 15 August 2010
Chris Forne sets another NZ orienteering best
Chris Forne set a new best for New Zealand men at the World Orienteering Championships Middle distance race, running smart and strong for 21st place in Trondheim, Norway.
Friday, 13 August 2010
Norwegian 1-2 at World Orienteering Championships
Former Junior World orienteering Champion Olav Lundanes gave the Norwegian fans a home-town result today, winning the gold medal in the World Orienteering Championships Long distance in Trondheim, Norway, with teammate Anders Norberg taking silver.
Wednesday, 11 August 2010
Canterbury orienteers qualify for Long distance Orienteering final
Canterbury orienteers Chris Forne and Lara Prince have qualified for the toughest of the World Orienteering Championships finals in Trondheim, Norway - the Long distance - both finishing in the top 15 of their heats.
Tuesday, 10 August 2010
Forne and Morrison through to Middle distance final.
Chris Forne and Ross Morrison have both qualified comfortably for the Middle distance final of the 2010 World Orienteering Championships.
Monday, 9 August 2010
Double win for Switzerland at the World Orienteering Championships Sprint.
Swiss orienteers were the big winners at the Sprint final of the World Orienteering Championships in Trondheim, picking up Mens gold and silver medals and Womens gold.
Thursday, 22 July 2010
Sixth place finish for Simpson at World University Orienteering Championships.
Waikato University student Angela Simpson has set a stunning new benchmark for New Zealand with her 6th placing at the World University Orienteering Championships Sprint in Borlänge, Sweden.
Monday, 19 July 2010
Major setback for New Zealand World University Championships Orienteering team
Disaster in the form of appendicitis has struck Ross "Rocketman" Morrison at the worst possible time, just days before the start of the World University Orienteering Championships in Borlänge, Sweden.
Sunday, 18 July 2010
Silva New Zealand Secondary Schools Orienteering Championships
Wellington Secondary Schools orienteers headed the results lists at the 2010 Silva Championships, held at Woodhill Forest, Auckland on 16 and 17 July, with Napier schools hot on their heels.
Sunday, 11 July 2010
Fine finish for New Zealand at Junior World Orienteering Champs.
New Zealand's junior orienteers were in fine form in the Relay race of the Junior Worlds as they looked to finish their week long campaign in style.
Saturday, 10 July 2010
Sweden dominates at Junior World Orienteering Champs.
Swedish orienteers prevailed in the Middle distance finals at the Junior World Orienteering Championships in Aalborg, Denmarjk, taking the top two womens and four of the top six mens podium positions.