Newlands College
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Orienteering

CODE CONVENOR: Mr A Riddle
Email: ariddle@newlands.school.nz

BACKGROUND
Orienteering is a sport requiring participants to navigate themselves through unfamiliar terrain by visiting checkpoints, known as controls, in the correct order using a map. The aim is to correctly complete the course in the shortest time. In 2015 there are a number of events planned for Wellington schools. These are held on Sundays, approximately every two weeks from 22 February to 21 June.

TRAINING
Once a week in Terms one and two

UNIFORM
PE top & PE shorts
Polyprop and leggings (provided by the college)
College tracksuit for all students travelling to North Island and National events.

COSTS
$40.00 plus event costs

COMPETITIONS
22 February - 21 June - CSW Championship Series
15-18 April - North Island Championship - Manawatu

SEASON
Terms Two and Three

 

 

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