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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 2016 there are a number of events planned for Wellington schools. These are held on Sundays, approximately every two weeks from 21 February to 22 May. Depending on numbers and ability a team will be selected to represent the school at the North Island Championships.

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
21 February - 22 May - CSW Championship Series
28-30 April - North Island Championship - Manawatu

SEASON
Terms Two and Three

 

 

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