Entries by Brian Long

2020 Junior Training Camp

This year’s Junior Training Camp will be held in Nelson from 13 to 18 December with applications closing on 31 August. Information on the camp can be found here .

Revised Event Programme for 2020

The events page on this website has been updated with new dates for AOS events, North Island Secondary School Champs, NZ Secondary School Champs, National Club Champs, Auckland Interclub Relay Champs.

July 5 event at Woodhill Forest

AOS 2 – Whitelines, Woodhill Forest – 05 July Pre-Entry Required This is just to confirm that North West Orienteering Club will be hosting AOS2 ( was AOS6) in Woodhill Forest on the Whites Line map on 5 July 2020 as previously scheduled. Entry is via Rimmers Road, off SH6. The club is encouraging pre-entry […]

Online Orienteering Coaching Sessions

Two of NZ’s elite orienteers, Gene Beveridge and Thomas Reynolds, who have represented NZ at World Orienteering Championships, have co-hosted online orienteering coaching sessions aimed at orienteers moving from intermediate (orange in NZ) to advanced (red in NZ) navigation. #1: A Navigation Process, recorded on 11/05/2020 (first part of the session not recorded) #2: Stepping […]

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 […]