Entries by Brian Long

Orienteering activities under Covid 19 – Orienteering NZ guidelines

As an orienteering club, we must comply with Orienteering New Zealand (ONZ) guidelines that have been released. The most recent guidelines can be found here. Key elements of the Guidelines are below (key point is to avoid congregation in large groups) Clubs not rushing in  maximum of 100 people per football field is not comparable or […]

More Pukekohe orienteering courses

John Robinson has created three more no contact orienteering courses in Pukekohe at Rooseville Park. The instructions can be found here. The three courses can be found here and here and here.

Georgia Skelton – Mountain Bike Orienteer of the Year 2020

At the Orienteering New Zealand AGM (held remotely) on 15 April 2020, Georgia Skelton was awarded Mountain Bike Orienteering of the Year. Georgia was selected to be a member of the NZ team at the Junior Mountain Bike Orienteering World Championship held in Denmark in July, 2019. She was 5th in the sprint race (podium […]

Pukekohe orienteering courses

Two no contact orienteering courses have now been created by John Robinson in Pukekohe at Colin Lawrie Fields. The instructions can be found here. The two courses can be found here and here

More Pakuranga/Howick orienteering courses

One of our club members , Llew McGivern, has created some no contact orienteering courses in Lloyd Elsmore Park, Pakuranga, which will be set up for tomorrow and Sunday (2/3 May). Location: Lady Marie Drive, Pakuranga. Parking is available in the carparks between the hockey club and Rugby club off  Lady Marie Drive. Start/ finish […]

Howick/Pakuranga O courses

Members of the club in the Howick area, the McKinnon family, have not been idle during the lockdown.  They have done a sterling job creating several orienteering courses in the Half Moon Bay area for people to enjoy. A Facebook group has been formed “HMB O-courses” where maps and info about the courses can be […]

CMOC success at Katoa Po 2020

Katoa Po is an all night relay event held in Taupo each year. This year the event was on 14 March, and a CMOC team were placed third in the 5 man relay competition. Congratulations to Charlotte Wood, Oscar Vink, Daniel Wood, Jo Wood and Fenton Loveday on this achievement.