The Club - News Archive

O for Kids Term 1 2024

General  |  Mon 29 Jan 2024

Cancellation Notice  -...

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Junior Camp January 2024

General  |  Fri 10 Nov 2023

17th - 19th January

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Training Day Sunday 7th May

General  |  Thu 13 Apr 2023

All are welcome, free entry.

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O For Kids

General  |  Sat 28 Jan 2023

Events going ahead as advertised will depend on the state of each school venue...

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Club Christmas Relay at Waimarama Beach

General  |  Fri 18 Nov 2022

Friday 9th December 

Followed by AGM and Prizegiving

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Junior Camp January 2023

General  |  Wed 16 Nov 2022

24th - 26th January

Join up soon!

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DTM Rogaine - Otamauri

General  |  Thu 27 Oct 2022

The 2022 Deborah Turner Memorial rogaine will be held on Sunday 6th November at...

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Schools Relay

General  |  Mon 06 Jun 2022

Sunday 12th June

Signposted from Corner of Ohiti Rd/Taihape Rd.


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Matariki Pokapu Champs 2022

General  |  Mon 06 Jun 2022

The Matariki Pokapu Champs 2022 are hosted by Hawke's Bay Orienteering Club on 24-26...

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Training Day

General  |  Wed 04 May 2022

Sunday, 8th May 2022

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Rangiora Trust Rogaine, Sunday 7 November 2021

General  |  Sun 24 Oct 2021

Combines Deborah Turner Memorial Rogaine and HB Sec Schools Rogaine 2021

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Rotoma Pairs Score Event

General  |  Tue 10 Aug 2021

Event Notice for Rotoma Pairs Score event on August 15th

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Mother's Day Event

General  |  Wed 28 Apr 2021

This is a MapRun event.

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Katoa Po 2021

General  |  Thu 18 Feb 2021

Please register your interest with our Club Captain, Kevin Harvey to get your club...

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O for Kids Day 1 CANCELLED

General  |  Sun 14 Feb 2021

These events may only go ahead under Alert Level 1.

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O for Kids 2021 starts soon

General  |  Mon 01 Feb 2021

Competitions start in Week 3 for Primary and Yr7/8.

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January 2021 News

General  |  Sun 24 Jan 2021

Event information for 27th January

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Members Booklet

General  |  Tue 12 Jan 2021

The 2021 club members

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Junior Camp Training Day 2022

General  |  Fri 08 Jan 2021

Day Camp..... Tuesday 25th January, 2022.

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Junior Camp January 2021

General  |  Thu 29 Oct 2020

For teenage members running yellow, orange or red course grades. 18 - 20 Jan 2021.

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Southern-O Jan 2021

General  |  Thu 29 Oct 2020

A week of O in the South, 9th - 17th Jan 2021.

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Battle of the Bays

General  |  Thu 29 Oct 2020

Come to Taupo Sunday 6th Dec for this inaugrual event.

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Pokapu (Central) Region Champs

General  |  Thu 29 Oct 2020

Inaugrual event on Sat 28th and Sun 29th November in Manawatu.

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Rogaine on a new map in CHB.

General  |  Mon 05 Oct 2020

The Debra Turner Memorial Rogaine is an annual team...

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Training Days Coming Up

General  |  Thu 25 Jun 2020

11-12th July. Don't miss these sessions.

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COVID Level 2 Rules

General  |  Thu 28 May 2020

While we are under COVID Level 2 we need to run our events a little differently to...

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Launching now in HB - MapRunner App

General  |  Mon 27 Apr 2020

Contact-less orienteering activity for your whole family.

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SUSPENDED - New Zealand Schools Orienteering...

General  |  Tue 17 Mar 2020

School Sport New Zealand has suspended all school sports events on the national...

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NZ Champs - Easter

General  |  Mon 24 Feb 2020

Join us for 4 days of orienteering.

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Katoa Po 2020

General  |  Mon 24 Feb 2020

Run with HB members at a night event. 

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School Training Day

General  |  Mon 17 Feb 2020

This coming Sunday, 23rd Feb.

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New Membership System

General  |  Sun 26 Jan 2020

OrienteeringNZ now requires all clubs to use the revolutioniseSport membership...

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CANCELLED - Competitions in Term 1

General  |  Mon 06 Jan 2020

Primary School and Yr 7/8 students.

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Xmas event & AGM

General  |  Sun 17 Nov 2019

Christmas event, AGM and dinner on Friday 6th December.

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Schools Rogaine report

General  |  Thu 24 Oct 2019

A report on the recent schools rogaine is

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Junior Camp 2020

General  |  Tue 22 Oct 2019

Registration is now Closed. 

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DTM & Schools Rogaine

General  |  Fri 04 Oct 2019

Deborah Turner Memorial roagaine combined with HB Schools rogaine 20th October,...

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Oceania 2019

General  |  Fri 27 Sep 2019

Ten day orienteering carnival In ACT Australia

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North Island Secondary School Champs

General  |  Wed 17 Jul 2019

Kicks off at 2pm Thursday this week at Te Aute College.

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Will Tidswell qualifies for next race.

General  |  Wed 10 Jul 2019

In Denmark last night, Will qualified for the Middle Distance U20 World Championship...

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Waiata for Te Aute College - Ta Aroha

General  |  Tue 09 Jul 2019

We are being welcomed to Te Aute College with a powhiri at 12.30pm.


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Queen's Birthday Events

General  |  Fri 10 May 2019

Two Forests and Back-to-Back Sprint events over 3 days - Lots of fun!

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Will Tidswell selected for JWOC team.

General  |  Thu 02 May 2019

Congratulations to Will. He will be travelling to Denmark to attend the Junior...

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O-Training on Sunday 12th May for all.

General  |  Mon 29 Apr 2019

Assemble at 10.30am at 825 Ohiti Rd

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2017 AGM Minutes

General  |  Mon 26 Nov 2018

Please read the 2017 AGM Minutes

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Xmas event & AGM

General  |  Tue 06 Nov 2018

Fun relay at the Hastings Golf course on Friday 7th December followed by AGM....

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Hawke’s Bay juniors the whizzes of Oz

General  |  Thu 11 Oct 2018

What do you do if you are not picked...

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HBOC wins at Australian Champs.

General  |  Fri 05 Oct 2018

Tessa Burns won the W16 grade in the Long Distance Championship.

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Registration is open for the HB 2019 O-Camp for...

General  |  Fri 07 Sep 2018

This is a popular summer camp for Yr 9 - 13s teenage club members. Designed to lift...

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National Camp for Junior Orienteers in Dec 2018

General  |  Fri 07 Sep 2018

An O-Camp for 13 - 16 year olds orange and red-course grade runners.

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Cancellation Notice- 29 May 2018

General  |  Mon 28 May 2018

O-Practice at Porritt Primary School is cancelled this...

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HB Team National Winners

General  |  Mon 02 Apr 2018

The 3-man HB O-Team won the 2018 NZ National Relays Competition at the NZ...

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Past member competing in Godzone team.

General  |  Thu 01 Mar 2018

Sam Eames is the navigator in the team Soul Rebels in the Godzone event.

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Bay O Team win Great Lake Race

General  |  Tue 20 Feb 2018

A team of nine Hawke’s Bay school runners showed all the adults how to do in...

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Members Booklet

General  |  Sun 28 Jan 2018

The 2018 club members 

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Being honest

General  |  Fri 26 Jan 2018

There was some wayward orienteering on show at the Woodford House event

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Have a great end of year break.

General  |  Thu 14 Dec 2017

We will see you all back in 2018. Next year's schedule of O-events will be posted...

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End-of-year event, Xmas lunch and our 40th AGM.

General  |  Tue 14 Nov 2017

On Sunday 10th December - Relay, lunch and AGM notices.

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Members win at the HB Secondary School Sports...

General  |  Mon 30 Oct 2017

Congratulations to three ....

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NZ Schools Team Win in Australia

General  |  Thu 28 Sep 2017

Our NZ team is once again bringing home the Southern Cross Challenge Trophy.

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Camp for Juniors in 2018

General  |  Mon 04 Sep 2017

Our first event in 2018 will be the Junior Camp. 

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They will come from all over NZ.

General  |  Sat 22 Jul 2017

The HB Club is to host the NZ Orienteering Champs during Labour Weekend in October...

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Silver Medal for NZ at Finland

General  |  Wed 12 Jul 2017

Tommy Hayes, from Auckland, won Silver at JWOC.

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O-Camps for Juniors are planned again.

General  |  Tue 11 Jul 2017

Information for these camps are becoming available.

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HBOC Juniors start at World O-Champs in Finland.

General  |  Sun 09 Jul 2017

All the NZ runners have GPS trackers while they race today. 

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Jenna Tidswell stops off in European Youth...

General  |  Fri 30 Jun 2017

Jenna ran in the Sprint W18 grade of the European Youth Orienteering Champs...

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Congrats to Juniors selected for NZ Rep Team

General  |  Sat 24 Jun 2017

Junior Members, Will Tidswell and Carolyne Nel, have been selected for the NZ...

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Juniors do well down south.

General  |  Mon 05 Jun 2017

Some junior members travelled to Christchurch to compete over Queen's Birthday...

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HBOC Members are selected for NZ Rep Teams

General  |  Tue 28 Mar 2017

Congratulations to Ross Morrison, heading to the World Games in the NZ Team. And to...

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HB Team 2nd at Night Relay Event

General  |  Tue 14 Mar 2017

HB had four teams running in the Taupo Katoa Po event on Saturday night.

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O for Kids 2017 finishes -

General  |  Fri 10 Mar 2017



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Club Open Day

General  |  Tue 14 Feb 2017



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Members Booklet

General  |  Mon 13 Feb 2017

New Members Information Booklet replaces the annual Preview

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Hills & Honey Fundraiser

General  |  Mon 06 Feb 2017

Several teams competed in the heat on Sunday in the 2 hour event around Bluff Hill,...

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Everyone had fun at O-Camp

General  |  Thu 02 Feb 2017



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Xmas Event & AGM (Updated)

General  |  Tue 22 Nov 2016

27th November, Weka Point Scout Camp. See

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Junior O Camp ..... Registrations are now open

General  |  Wed 16 Nov 2016


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DTM Rogaine - Postponed

General  |  Sat 29 Oct 2016

DTM Rogaine postponed from 6th November to 2017.

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Life member, Ted Sapsford, passed away on 19...

General  |  Thu 20 Oct 2016

Ted and family joined the club in 1980.

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General  |  Tue 04 Oct 2016


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Make your vote count for Bunny

General  |  Tue 27 Sep 2016


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Bay Girls win Relays

General  |  Sat 24 Sep 2016



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Members fly in Aussie Champs.

General  |  Sat 24 Sep 2016



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Two HB Schools teams chosen for World Schools...

General  |  Fri 29 Jul 2016

Senior teams in NBHS and NGHS were chosen. Full details can be found on the ONZ...

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Our Three National Reps

General  |  Wed 27 Jul 2016

Havelock North High brother and sister Will and Jenna Tidswell and Napier...

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HB Juniors did well at the NZ Secondary School...

General  |  Sat 23 Jul 2016

The Sprint was held at St Peters College, Cambridge.

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NZ Team does well at JWOC

General  |  Sun 17 Jul 2016

Finishing 11th overall the JWOC team is once again the best of the Non-European...

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Devon Beckman at JWOC

General  |  Tue 12 Jul 2016

The Sprint and Log Distance races proved difficult.

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Not there to look good

General  |  Tue 28 Jun 2016

Hillary Challenge 6hr Adventure Race won by a team from HNHS and NGHS most of whom...

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Devon Beckman

General  |  Fri 17 Jun 2016

Says his preparation ahead of leaving for Switzerland this month is going well.

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Junior Team Annoucement for Queen's...

General  |  Mon 16 May 2016

Congratulations to the Juniors named to represent Hawke's Bay/BOP Region. Those in...

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NISS Champs Link

General  |  Fri 13 May 2016

The link to the 2016 NISS Champs website is now in the Archives tab under 'Links to...

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NISS Champs Reviews

General  |  Sun 01 May 2016

Steve Armon has reviewed members efforts in the

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Juniors can go to Queen's Birthday Event.

General  |  Thu 21 Apr 2016

This is the Annual Regional Representative Challenge for Juniors.

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Congratulations to Devon Beckman -

General  |  Sat 02 Apr 2016

Selected for the Junior World O-Team.

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O-In-the-Dark on 12th March.

General  |  Wed 24 Feb 2016

This year the annual Katoa Po Night relay race is being held near Reporoa.

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HB members did well at W6s

General  |  Wed 10 Feb 2016

Congratulations to several members who won all six Sprint events at the Wellington...

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Life member, Brian Crawford, passed away on 26...

General  |  Wed 27 Jan 2016

He had been a club member for nearly 40 years.

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2016 Summer Series

General  |  Sun 24 Jan 2016

When, where and what you need to know about the Summer Series is

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2016 Preview

General  |  Tue 19 Jan 2016

All you need to know for the 2016 season is in the

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Wellington 6s ... a great way to spend Waitangi...

General  |  Sun 10 Jan 2016

Entries closed Friday 15th. For more details see the information pages on the...

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Welcome to 2016

General  |  Sun 10 Jan 2016

Events will kick off for the year at 6pm on Wednesday 27th January - the first of our...

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Junior Camp 2016

General  |  Sun 10 Jan 2016

Starts Monday 25th January. Camp registration has now closed.

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Black holes

General  |  Thu 07 Jan 2016

They are at the centre of every galaxy and...

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Fixed Bug

General  |  Thu 03 Dec 2015

Bug in results splitbrowser link.

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NBHS Fundraiser

General  |  Sun 25 Jan 2015

East Pier Hotel Estuary Explorer on 8th February, see the

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Competitor PINs

General  |  Fri 23 Jan 2015

Nothing to say !

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2015 Summer Series

General  |  Sun 18 Jan 2015

The Summer Series starts on Januray 21st. Events are held on School Grounds, Parks and...

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More Junior Camp Info

General  |  Thu 15 Jan 2015

An information sheet from the Head Coach, Geoff Morrison, is

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Junior Camp 2015

General  |  Fri 19 Dec 2014

Starts early afternoon on Monday 19 January at the Guthrie Smith Outdoor Centre, Tutira.

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Devon Beckman in World Cup Team

General  |  Tue 25 Nov 2014

Congratulations to our club member, Devon for recent selection into the NZ...

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Cape Reinga to Bluff

General  |  Tue 18 Nov 2014

Ex HBOC member Rory Hart is walking the length of N.Z. to raise awareness about mental...

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Winners in the Peak Trailblazer

General  |  Sat 15 Nov 2014

Members did well racing up to the top of Te Mata Peak today in the Havelock North...

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General  |  Tue 30 Sep 2014

Fundraising night event on Halloween at EIT.

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Splash Planet Event

General  |  Sun 31 Aug 2014

This Father's Day, Sunday 7th Sept.

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Sprint-Relay event

General  |  Sat 02 Aug 2014

A Sprint-Relay event has been added to the calendar for August 10th as a fundraiser...

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HB students will head to Australia

General  |  Fri 01 Aug 2014

Three HB students will represent NZ in the Australian Schools Championship in September...

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HB Schools win selection

General  |  Fri 01 Aug 2014

Four teams from HB can go to the World School Orienteering Champs next year.

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NZ wins Gold at Junior World Champs

General  |  Wed 23 Jul 2014

Tim Robertson, 18 years-old, won the Sprint at JWOC, winning by 6 seconds.

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2014 DTM Rogaine

General  |  Fri 04 Jul 2014

Deborah Turner Memorial Rogaine, pre-entry required by 23rd July.

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Photos on Facebook

General  |  Mon 16 Jun 2014

The HB School Champs have finished - over 200 students raced every event. Lots of...

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Schools Champs, Sunday 25th May

General  |  Mon 19 May 2014

 The HB Championship races will be held on a farm up the Maraetotara Road on Sunday...

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May Social Event

General  |  Thu 15 May 2014

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Winners at the WOA Champs

General  |  Mon 12 May 2014

A group from HBOC went to  the Wellington Regional Champs over Queen's Birthday weekend...

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Regional Representive Challenge

General  |  Tue 29 Apr 2014

HBOC will have a HB Rep team at the Queen's Birthday O-event.

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Secondary School North Island Champs

General  |  Thu 24 Apr 2014

Live coverage from North Island Secondary Schools Champs on 1st May

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Sport HB 2014 Finalists

General  |  Wed 23 Apr 2014

 Congratulations to the Club members.  

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NZ Championships - HB winners

General  |  Wed 23 Apr 2014

Several of our HB club members are podium winners at the National Orienteering...

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Super Summer Series Final Results

General  |  Fri 28 Mar 2014

Results for the Super Summer Series Finals top six races are available

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N.Z.O. Champs

General  |  Thu 20 Mar 2014

NZ Orienteering Champs, Easter (18 - 21 April).  Pre-entry required, entries close 6...

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Event Calendar Change

General  |  Wed 26 Feb 2014

The event on the Sleeping Giant map has been moved from 16th March to 23rd March.

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Course Planning

General  |  Tue 18 Feb 2014

Training evening, 7:00pm Tuesday 18 Feb, Karamu High School. Park in Beatson Rd.

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Super Summer Series

General  |  Wed 22 Jan 2014

Eight races, points based system,

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2014 Junior Camp Info.

General  |  Mon 20 Jan 2014

Essential information for those attending the HBOC Junior Camp,

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JWOC 2014

General  |  Fri 17 Jan 2014

JWOC Trials notice plus application forms for Team Manager and Coach are on the

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2014 Preview

General  |  Thu 09 Jan 2014

The Preview booklet for 2014 is now available in the Archives - Compass Points...

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2014 Junior Camp

General  |  Thu 19 Dec 2013

HBOC Summer Junior Camp, January 21 - 24.

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+100 Relay

General  |  Tue 03 Dec 2013

Xmas event on 8th December.

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2013 AGM

General  |  Wed 06 Nov 2013

Hawkes Bay Orienteering Club's...

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2013 DTM Rogaine

General  |  Mon 28 Oct 2013

Deborah Turner Memorial Rogaine, pre-entry required by 6th November

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Frank Smith 2013

General  |  Sun 13 Oct 2013

Frank Smith Trophy and Red Kiwi Challenge Results

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Condes 9

General  |  Thu 29 Aug 2013

New version of course setting software now available.

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NZOF Junior Camp 2013

General  |  Wed 21 Aug 2013

Information is now available for the NZOF Junior Camp 2013.

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Juniors Selected for Australia

General  |  Mon 19 Aug 2013

NZSS Australian Team Announcement

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Events Calendar

General  |  Mon 12 Aug 2013

The calendars in the Preview and Compass Points magazines are out-of-date.

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