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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 2017 there are a number of events planned for Wellington schools. These are held on Sundays, approximately every two weeks from 19 February to 21 May.

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
19 February-21 May - CSW Championship Series
1 April - NZSS Rogaine Champs, Hawkes Bay
19-21 May - North Island SS Orienteering Champs - Taupo
20-22 July - NZSS Orienteering Champs - Wellington

SEASON
Terms Two and Three

 

 

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