Wednesday, 14 January 2009
New Zealand Awarded 9th World Rogaining Championships
The New Zealand Rogaining Association has been awarded the 9th World Rogaining Championships in an announcement from the International Rogaining Federation today.
Tuesday, 22 July 2008
Silva NZ Secondary School Championships
The New Zealand Secondary School Orienteering Championships took place in the Waikato over the weekend.
The event, held in Wharepapa South in rocky farmland terrain, attracted 325 entrants for two days of racing.
New Zealand Secondary Schools Orienteering Relay Championships
Results from the inter-school relays held on the final day of the Silva New Zealand Secondary School Orienteering Championships in the Waikato.
Family Affair at NZ Secondary School Orienteering Championships
Scott McDonald and Kate Morrison, both just returned from competing for New Zealand at the Junior World Orienteering Championships in Sweden, wasted no time in reasserting their presence on the domestic scene.
Monday, 18 February 2008
NZ Junior Worlds Team Announced for 2008
The SILVA New Zealand Junior Team to compete at the 2008 Junior World Orienteering Championships in Gothenberg, Sweden on 30 June-6 July 2008, has been announced.
Monday, 14 January 2008
Bushrangers team for Test Match
Australia will field a team mixed with great experience and youthful enthusiasm next month for the Bushrangers/Pinestars test match.
Friday, 11 January 2008
One Week to go for Waitangi Entries
There is just one week to go as of today for entries to the Waitangi Summer Carnival for 2008.
Monday, 31 December 2007
Orienteering Pinestars announced
The NZ Pinestars Team to compete against the Australian Bushrangers in a Test Match Series at the Waitangi Summer Carnival, 2-10 February 2008, has been announced.
Friday, 30 November 2007
Pressure Building in O-Max
With four out of six O-Max events run in Wellington and the Hutt Valley, a single point separates the top two in both mens and womens categories.
JWOC Interim Squad & Trials Announced
The New Zealand Orienteering Federation has named the interim squad for the Junior World Orienteering Championships 2008 team. The championships for 2008 move back to Europe, this time to the powerhouse of orienteering being that of Sweden.
Thursday, 8 November 2007
Gelderman teaches a few lessons in Australia
Helensville's Marquita Gelderman has won all three open women's titles on offer at the Australian mountain bike orienteering championships in New South Wales.
Sunday, 16 September 2007
Kerrison dominates Auckland Long Distance Champs
Today's Auckland Long Distance Orienteering Champs were held on a map named Pinus Restallis in Woodhill Forest north-west of Auckland city, but there competitors were made to battle through much more than pine alone.
Auckland Middle Distance Championships
Auckland's top orienteers were to be found in Woodhill Forest on Auckland's
West Coast today for the first day of the Auckland Orienteering
Championships. Today's Middle had a winning time of roughly 30 minutes for
most grades, and saw a good turnout from both Auckland residents and out of
towners. This event is the kick-off of a new season of events, and this year
is the first of the regional championships held from Spring to Autumn.
Sunday, 26 August 2007
Forne top Kiwi in Sprint Final
Chris Forne (PAPO) placed 28th in the sprint distance final at the World Orienteering Championships. Joining Forne in the final was Ross Morrison (Hawkes Bay) who ended up placing 42nd out of the field of 45.
NZ 22nd in World Orienteering Champs relay
The New Zealand team finished off the pace in the men's relay at the World Orienteering Championships in Ukraine.
Friday, 24 August 2007
Robinson strong in long distance final.
Tania Robinson (Counties Manukau), once again confirmed that she is the most consistent New Zealand orienteer on the world stage, when she placed 23rd in the long distance final at the World Orienteering Championships in Ukraine.
Wednesday, 22 August 2007
36th and 37th for Kiwis in Middle Final
Tania Robinson (Counties Manukau) placed 36th in the womans final for the middle distance, whilst Ross Morrison (Hawke's Bay) placed 37th in the mens final.
Tuesday, 21 August 2007
Middle Qualification adds another two finalists
Ross Morrison (Hawkes Bay) and Tania Robinson (Counties Manukau) have both qualified for the middle distance final at the World Orienteering Championships.
Monday, 20 August 2007
Two Kiwis into Long Distance Final at WOC
Tania Robinson (Counties Manukau) has comfortably qualified for the long distance final at the World Orienteering Championships in Ukraine. Joining Robinson in the finals from NZ will be Chris Forne (PAPO).
Sunday, 19 August 2007
Morrison and Forne into Sprint Final at WOC
Ross Morrison (Hawke's Bay) and Chris Forne (PAPO) have both qualified for the Sprint Final at the World Orienteering Championships in Ukraine.
Tuesday, 7 August 2007
NZ National Squad
The reselected NZ Orienteering National Squad has been announced. Changes to the squad include the additions of Tane Cambridge and Martin Peat.
Thursday, 2 August 2007
2008 Waitangi Summer Carnival Announced
Head organisers Greg Flynn and Simon Addison are proud to announce that a 2008 version of the highly successful 'Waitangi' Orienteering Event will take place.
Wednesday, 1 August 2007
NZ Secondary Schools Team Announced
The NZ Secondary Schools Orienteering Team to compete against the Australian Schools Orienteering Team at the Oceania Championships in ACT, Australia.
Wednesday, 25 July 2007
NZ Pinestars Test Team Announced
The New Zealand "Pinestars" team that is to contest a test match against Australia in early October has been announced by the New Zealand Orienteering Federation.
Monday, 23 July 2007
Elite orienteering photo system for Maptalk
A new feature has been created for maptalk, to help with the promotion of orienteering in New Zealand.
Tuesday, 17 July 2007
Dravitzki second in Australian Championships
Karl Dravitzki (Taranaki) produced a strong performance at the Australian Championships in the long distance, placing second behind Dave Shepherd of Australia.
Sunday, 15 July 2007
Strong performances in JWOC relay
Thomas Reynolds (North West) was the best of the New Zealanders in the relay at the Junior World Championships, coming in on the first leg in 5th place.
Thursday, 12 July 2007
Berthelsen bags another top-20 for NZ
Tineke Berthelsen (Hamilton) has joined the top-20 party here at JWOC.
Lundanes wins second gold as Lonnkvist blitzes field
Olav Lundanes (Norway) took his second gold medal of the Junior World Championships when he took out the middle distance race on Thursday.
Wednesday, 11 July 2007
Berthelsen and Ingham lead the way
Tineke Berthelsen (Hamilton) and Lizzie Ingham (Wellington) have both produced stunning runs in the middle qualifier at JWOC, placing 2nd and 3rd respectively in their heats and putting both through to a great starting position in the A-final which is to be held on Thursday.