News

Recent news updates

25 April

Congratulations to all the winners and competitors at this years National Orienteering Championships. It has been an exciting four days of racing and all of us in HB are extremely happy with the turnout at this years competition. Full results can be found on the results page along with links to the split times. We all hope you had as much fun as we did running this year's event.

22 April

Sprint results and Winsplits are now up on the results page.

19 April

M/W 10 Classes.

If you made a special start time request on your entry, to allow your child to be accompanied on their course, then the child has been classified as 'nc'. They will not be eligible for awards in their class. Only children who are classified as 'nc' will be allowed to be accompanied on their course. If you wish to change the classification of your child, to either make them 'nc' or to make them official, please do not hesitate to contact the organisers. Please note, that the start times for M/W10 competitors have been changed for the Sprint and Middle distance events.

14 April

The full programme and event information is now available. Please also note the draft event information was incorrect with the relay compositions, and these have been updated to the current NZOF rules. Start lists for the Sprint Middle and Long are now also available on the events page.

7 April

No event entries will be received after Friday 8th April.

2 April

Congratulations, we have had 535 entries at 1st April cutoff. This makes it one of NZs biggest nationals events. The large fields will ensure racing will be exciting and competitive, and the radio controls will ensure that spectators will be part of the action.

If you have paid, please check that your name appears on the official entry list shortly, as a few of you have not made any reference with your online banking. The full event information and programme will be available online later this week.

26 March

Old map of the sprint event is available on the events page.

16 March

Just a reminder that there are only 2 weeks to go before entries close. Please get your entry in early to help the organisers. To those of you from Christchurch (papo) we have extended this deadline. If there are other ways we can achieve your attendance, please contact us directly.

9 February

Google Map added to the events page.

19 January

Official entry list now available on the entries page.

7 December

Entries are now open for the 2011 NZ National Orienteering Championships. Get your entry sorted early!

Photos added for Woodford House Sprint Distance event.

Gallery page added.

22 November

Nationals Tee Shirt design available to order when you enter. Online Entry and printable copies of entry available late November.

Example T-Shirts available

28 October

World Ranking status confirmed for the Sprint, Middle and Long distance competitions.

23 October

Event info updated with photos of the new Waipoapoa map and new website courtesy of Jack Vincent.

20 October

Help finding accommodation available in Hawke's Bay now viewable. Book now if you haven't already as Easter is a busy time!

The prizegiving and dinner event has been confirmed. This will of course be part of the entry booking, which will be available shortly.

5 August:

Photos, accommodation and social event information soon.