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New Website Thursday, 8 March 2012 This site is no longer updated. Our new site can be found here.
BOSS 6 Location Change Tuesday, 21 February 2012
BOSS5 drags them in. Monday, 20 February 2012 With the weather finally allowing for some sunshine and the promise of a new area for MTBO, the event was shaping up for a big attendance.
Welcome New Juniors Wednesday, 15 February 2012 The club would like to extend congratulations to club member Emily Wheatley and the birth of her twin girls.
Newcastle Gains another International Wednesday, 15 February 2012 Australian WOC representative, Kathryn Ewells has joined our club through here recent marriage to fellow Australian representative, Rob Preston.
Updated bulletin and info Wednesday, 25 January 2012 Coalfields classic - May 12/13th
Swansea Street event: Parking Changes Tuesday, 24 January 2012 Due to unforseen construction activity parking on the east side of Burragallana Reserve (Channel Street) will be unavailable. The best parking for the street o on Wednesday 25th January will be to the west of the soccer fields in Pelican Street.
Results: BOSS4 - Stanford Merthyr Tuesday, 17 January 2012 Report/Results from BOSS4 @ Stanford Merthyr
BOSS 5 Details Monday, 9 January 2012 Mountain Bike Orienteering comes to Blue Gum Hills Regional Park, Minmi
SSS11 - Raymond Terrace Monday, 9 January 2012 Summer arrives for Street OIrienteering at Raymond Terrace
BOSS3 - Killingworth Tuesday, 20 December 2011 BOSS series continued with event 3 contested at Killingworth.
SSS9 & Bush Presentations Friday, 16 December 2011 The latest event in the Street series was followed by the clubs bush presentations.
Massey & Blatchford make National Junior Squads Friday, 9 December 2011 Alex Massey & Nicola Blatchford have been selected in national Junior squads.
SSS8 - Metford Friday, 9 December 2011 Round 8 of the Street series was contested in mild conditions at Metford.
Swedish Orienteer seeks local digs Wednesday, 7 December 2011 A swedish orienteering is looking for lodgings in Newcastle.
SSS7 - Redhead Monday, 5 December 2011 Thanks to Daniel & Kathy Orr foe another fun event.
BOSS2 - Wallaroo (Lone Pine Road) Monday, 28 November 2011 The second event of the Boss series took place on a new map north of the Wallaroo Map (used in previous years).
SSS6 - Carrington Thursday, 24 November 2011 Report from SSS6 at a very wet Carrington.
SSS5 - Telarah Monday, 21 November 2011 Hmmm - wet weather for Telarah seemed to frighten a lot of competitors away.
SSS4 Raspberry Gully Monday, 21 November 2011 Results from Raspberry gully
DuO Series First event at Killingworth Tuesday, 8 November 2011 Online entry now available.
SSS3 Blackalls Tuesday, 8 November 2011 The results and routegadget are available for this event.
"The sun always shines on the BOSS" Sunday, 30 October 2011 Series three of the Mountain Bike Orienteering Summer Series kicked off to perfect weather with a new MTBO map produced by Denis Lyons.
SSS2 _ Cardiff North Thursday, 27 October 2011 Results available
BOSS events kick off this Sunday Tuesday, 25 October 2011 The first of the 2011-2012 BOSS events is on this Sunday morning at Killingworth.
Order your New(castle) top now! Monday, 24 October 2011 A second order for Newcastle O tops will be placed at the end of this week.
Street Event1: Stockton Thursday, 20 October 2011 The first event of the 2011/12 Summer Street Series was contested yesterday at Stockton.
Summer Street Series Kick Off Tuesday, 18 October 2011 The "Warm-Ups" are over and now the 22nd Summer Street Series kicks off tomorrow afternoon, Wednesday 19th October, at Stockton.
Local Orienteers take on Adventure Racing world Champs. Monday, 17 October 2011 The AR World Championships will be held in Tasmania from 31 Oct to 11 Nov. Two Newcastle club members, Steve Todkill and Matt Bacon will be competing along with 100 odd other teams from around the world.
Abernethy Results Monday, 17 October 2011 The last bush event for the year was contested at Abernethy.
On ya bike! Thursday, 29 September 2011 NPWS is holding a "Family Mountain Bike Riding Day" at glenrock to celebrate the official opening of the fabulous new riding tracks.
Summer Street Series - Brochure Monday, 26 September 2011 The 2011/2012 Summer Street Series is nearly upon us so check out the details in the new flyer.
Botanic Gardens Report/Results Sunday, 25 September 2011 Report for Botanic Gardens event
Newcastle Orienteering Club Tops Thursday, 15 September 2011 The new club uniforms are almost ready.
Pedalfest MTBO - Report Friday, 9 September 2011 On Saturday our club held a very successful MTBO event as part of the Dungog PedalFest.
NOY7 Awaba Monday, 5 September 2011 Results for NOY7 on Heart-Rate Hills map.
NOY6 Wallaroo - Results Monday, 22 August 2011 Wet weather fails to deter Newcastle Orienteers.
20th Lake Macquarie 6/12 hour Rogaine Monday, 22 August 2011 20th Lake Macquarie 6/12 Hour Rogaine Saturday 13 August 2011
Preston amongst world's best Tuesday, 9 August 2011 rob Preston is in Europe preparing for WOC in France.
NOY5 Pelaw Main - Results Monday, 8 August 2011 NOY5 was contested at Pelaw Main on Sunday 7th August 2011.
Lake Macquarie Rogaine - Entries Closing!!! Wednesday, 3 August 2011 Entries for the Lake Macquarie rogaine are about to close
Minor Event - Mount Sugarloaf Monday, 1 August 2011
State League 9 - wrap up Monday, 18 July 2011 State League 9 was contested on the new "Lone Pine Road" map at Wallaroo State forest on Sunday 17th July.
More sad news Monday, 18 July 2011 Ross Martin (husband of club member Toy Martin) sadly passed away on 2 July 2011 at Royal North Shore Hospital after sustaining injuries in a cycling accident a week earlier.
State League 9 - Final info & Start Lists Sunday, 10 July 2011 State League 9 - Final info & Start Lists
NOY4 - Pelton fire Trail Monday, 4 July 2011 Over 80 competitor turned out on a brisk, foggy Pelton morning for the 4th installment of the Newcastle Orienteer of the Year (NOY) series.
Coaching Day postponed one week Thursday, 30 June 2011 The coaching day has been postponed a week.
Newsletter now available Thursday, 30 June 2011 The latest "Orienteering in Newcastle" newsletter is available.
NOY3 - O'Donnelltown Monday, 27 June 2011 Results from the event
Sad News Friday, 17 June 2011 It is with great sadness we report that the husband of club member Emily Wheatley (nee Harper) passed away suddenly whilst playing sport on Monday night.
35th Annual Hunter Region Schools Orienteering Championships 2011 Tuesday, 7 June 2011 Entry forms will be sent to Hunter High Schools. Entries are also welcome from all NOC juniors and students who are coached by NOC members
Winter Night Event - Results Tuesday, 7 June 2011 This was a bit of an experiment in event scheduling for our club, a second night event for the year, this one falling in winter, maybe not in the middle of winter, but winter never the less.
State League 9 - Online entry now available Friday, 3 June 2011 Get online and fill in your entry for our main event for 2011.
Night Event - Saturday 4th June Friday, 3 June 2011 The club will be conducting its second night-o for the year at Cameron Park.
Club Minor & Duo Orienteering results Monday, 30 May 2011
Club Minor & Duo Orienteering events Wednesday, 25 May 2011 The club will be holding a club minor that will allow participants to add a MTBO component if they wish.
Hunter Valley Championships Monday, 23 May 2011 The Hunter Valley champs were contested on a new map at Congewia Valley.
It MAY be a very busy month Thursday, 12 May 2011 The month of May is chock full of top notch local orienteering events and activities.
COURSE PLANNING WORKSHOP Thursday, 12 May 2011 This is a beginners workshop where you will learn how to plan and set Bush Orienteering Courses from Blue to Red standard. Is it for you?
Mapping workshop - practical activity. Thursday, 12 May 2011 Wet weather prevented us from running this last month. It's been rescheduled to Saturday, May 28 from 1.30-3.30pm.
Easter or Wester? Monday, 9 May 2011 This Easter club members travelled far and wide.
NOY2 - Abernathy Monday, 9 May 2011 NOY2 Results...
Minor Event - The Farm Sunday, 24 April 2011
NOY1 -Kitchener Thursday, 7 April 2011 The first of our club "NOY series" of events was contested today at Kitchener
Newcastle Club email bulletins - sign up now. Friday, 1 April 2011 Subscribe now to recieve news about orienteering in Newcastle.
Newcastle Night Champs Thursday, 24 March 2011 More than 40 brave souls ventured into the wilds of Brush Creek last night!
Lake Macquarie Masters - Results Monday, 21 March 2011 The Lake Macquarie Masters results now available.
HVC Preview anyone? Monday, 21 March 2011 Away from Newcastle on May 22nd but like to check the Hunter Valley Championship courses before you leave?
March Newsletter Wednesday, 16 March 2011 March newsletter is now available from the "newsletter" page.
Park Final - results/report Tuesday, 15 March 2011 Report and results from the Park Final contested at Hunter River High School
Kathy & Daniel Saturday, 12 March 2011 Club members Daniel Orr & Katherine Grace were joined in marriage today at 3 pm at St Columban Church, Mayfield.
MAPPING WORKSHOP Saturday, 12 March 2011 Anybody interested in mapping?
Park3 King Edward Park & Gradings Friday, 11 March 2011 The last of the park series qualifiers was contested on the beautiful slopes of King Edward Park.
BOSS6 & wrap-up Tuesday, 8 March 2011 The Boss series concluded on Sunday at "The Farm"
2011 AGM - Thursday 10th March Monday, 7 March 2011 Our AGM is set down for Thursday 10th March to be held at the Todkill residence at 7:30pm (email for directions).
Park2 - Raymond Terrace Friday, 4 March 2011 The Park series continued at Raymond Terrace
Park1 - Maitland Park Friday, 25 February 2011 The 5th Park tour commenced on Wednesday at Maitland Park.
SS17 - Marmong and Final Results Tuesday, 22 February 2011 The series concluded with this event at beautiful lakeside location of Marmong/Booragul.
Newcastle Park Series - 5th Tour Tuesday, 22 February 2011 Fear not the end of the street series for the Park series shall replace it.
BOSS5 -Pelaw Main Tuesday, 15 February 2011 The 5th event in this MTBO series was contested on Sunday morning at Pelaw Main
SS16 - Merewether Thursday, 10 February 2011 The penultimate event in this years series.
SS15 Telarah - results Monday, 31 January 2011 Results now available for Telarah
Bush Planners/Organisers needed NOW Thursday, 27 January 2011 The 2011 bush calendar is in urgent need of some volunteers.
SS14 - Adamstown Thursday, 27 January 2011 High range temperatures combined with our National Holiday were expected to reduce participants but over 70 hardy individuals braved the heat and took on the challenge.
Club members in Lake Sportstar Finals Thursday, 20 January 2011 Congratuations go to club members Damien and Jenny Enderby for both having reached the finals of the Lake Macquaire Sportstar of the Year award.
SSS13 - East Maitland Thursday, 20 January 2011 This week East Maitland where some even visited an old cemetary.
BOSS4 - Killingworth Monday, 17 January 2011 An amazing number of competitors turned out for the latest round of the BOSS series.
SS12 - Kilaben Bay Friday, 14 January 2011 Event 12 of the series was contested on the tough hills of Kilaben & Carey Bays.
BOSS4 & Series totals Saturday, 8 January 2011 BOSS Event4 is to be contested at Killingworth on January 16th.
SS11: Maryland Friday, 7 January 2011 Summer street events recommenced after a one week holiday.
SSS10 - Results now available Monday, 27 December 2010
SS10 - Elermore Vale Thursday, 23 December 2010 Last event for the year
BOSS3 - Wallaroo 19th December Monday, 20 December 2010 69 Competitors took part in BOSS event number 3 at Wallaroo, beating the previous BOSS attendance record by 2.
Street Series Results/News Thursday, 16 December 2010 News and results from series
SSS7 - Green Point Monday, 6 December 2010 Event seven in this popular summer street event
Street Series Brochure Thursday, 25 November 2010 Make sure you have the full updated version.
SSS06 - West Wallsend Thursday, 25 November 2010 This week the street series moved to the sleepy adjoining hamlets of Holmesville and West Wallsend.
NOC on Facebook Monday, 22 November 2010 Greg Wright has set up a Facebook account for our club to keep all those fans of that social networking system happy.
BOSS2 - Hawkemount Monday, 22 November 2010 Completing the trifecta of events contested this week was the second BOSS event held at Hawkemount and planned by Alex Massey and Damina Welbourne (they have had a ver y busy weekend).
Presentation Pairs Monday, 22 November 2010 A fun afternoon and evening was had at the presentations pairs and formal bush season presentations.
SSS05 - Caves Beach Monday, 22 November 2010 The weather was kind and it was a great location.
SSS04 – Dudley Thursday, 4 November 2010 Summer street event 4 at Dudley
SSS03 - Irrawang Thursday, 4 November 2010 The third event in this series was contested at Irrawang near Raymond Terrace
Bacon on fire! Monday, 1 November 2010 Greg Bacon has produced two top quality events in 4 days
SSS01 - Speers Point Thursday, 21 October 2010 Series 21 commenced at Speers Point yesterday evening.
Presentations - save these dates Tuesday, 19 October 2010 Both the OANSW Presentation evening and our own club presentations are to be held next month
Street Series Kick off Tuesday, 19 October 2010 It's the 21st series of this popular series.
Bike Orienteering Summer Series Tuesday, 19 October 2010 Our second series is about to commence.
Street Warm-up Results Tuesday, 19 October 2010 Results of the 2 warm up events
Street Series - New Teams Competition Tuesday, 12 October 2010 Register your team before event #1 commences!
Tocal results Tuesday, 12 October 2010 Tocal event results now available
NOY8 Killingworth - results Friday, 17 September 2010 The final in what has been a well patronised local orienteering series.
NOY7 - Results Thursday, 16 September 2010 Sorry for the delay in posting these results.
Latest Newsletter Available Wednesday, 11 August 2010 New editor Daniel Orr has completed the next installment of our newsletter.
Todkill and Enderby take out 2010 Hunter Valley Champs Thursday, 29 July 2010 Steven Todkill and Jenny Enderby have taken out the Hunter Valley Championship titles contested at Wallaroo on Sunday 1st August.
SL9 & SL10 results Monday, 26 July 2010 Results, splits, routegadget and a few photos are now available.
NOY6 Results Tuesday, 6 July 2010 Another fine club event in a great area.
Hunter Regional Schools Results Wednesday, 30 June 2010 Hunter Regional Schools Results results now available.
Sydney Series1 & NOY5 Results Monday, 28 June 2010 Newcastle Club members hope you enjoyed this event. A report, results, splits, RouteGadget, photos and even the opportunity for (constructive) feedback is now available.
36 Years of Dedication to “Orienteering in Newcastle” Friday, 11 June 2010 Edition 211 of “Orienteering in Newcastle”, the Newcastle Orienteering club’s newsletter, is at this stage rather unique. It is the first newsletter in the clubs history that has been produced by someone other than Allan Wright.
Dark Hill minor results Tuesday, 8 June 2010 David and Ann Kitchener opened up their property to club members for an exciting dash around their "yard"
NOY4 - Gymea Gullies Tuesday, 25 May 2010 The fourth round of the Newcastle Orienteer of the Year (NOY) series was contested on the Gymea Gullies map north of Cooranbong on Sunday. This area is predominantly spur gully with enough vegetation to lessen visibility but not hinder progress through it too much.
Rob Vincent wins major award Thursday, 6 May 2010 Newcastle orienteering legend, Rob Vincent was recently the recipient of the Silva Award for Services to Orienteering at the OA annual presentation of awards
NOY3 - Masses come to the Mountain Monday, 3 May 2010 Newcastle club held a come and try it day at Mount Sugarloaf
Newcomer Promotion Friday, 30 April 2010 Our club is having a newcomer promotion on National Orienteering Day, Sunday 2nd May at Mount Sugarloaf
Josh Bound for Denmark Monday, 26 April 2010 Newcastle junior Joshua Blatchford has been selected to represent Australia at the 2010 Junior World Orienteering Championships (JWOC), to be held in Aalborg, Denmark, from July 4 to 10.
Wet track suits Charlton Monday, 26 April 2010 Peter Charlton revelled in the damp conditions to take out top points in NOY2 held yesterday at Kitchener.
A Couple of Surveys Thursday, 22 April 2010 Two surveys you might find time to answer
MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL Wednesday, 14 April 2010 Members and those wishing to become members of our fine club should be aware that fees are now due.
Cameron Park results Monday, 12 April 2010 Over 70 people took part in a minor club event at Cameron Park on Sunday.
Night Final to SteveO Wednesday, 31 March 2010 Steven Todkill took out the Night Champs at Eleebana tonight
NOY1 - Canyons Country Monday, 29 March 2010 With Easter 3-Days looming this was one of the few bush events available to hone those navigational skills that have maybe been a little rested over the off season and this perhaps explains such an outstanding number of participants showing up.
NightO - Jesmond Wednesday, 24 March 2010 Plenty of orienteers braved the dark woods of Jesmond Park
Calling All Photographers Monday, 22 March 2010 Want to share your orienteering photos with other club members and possibly even the wide wide world?
Whiteheads Lagoon - Eraring Monday, 22 March 2010 The first club bush event for 2010
Park Final - Wetlands Friday, 19 March 2010 The concluding event to the Park Tour was conducted on Wednesday at the Hunter Wetlands.
Presidents Report - March 2010 Tuesday, 16 March 2010 The presidents report as tabled at last week's AGM.
Park3 - Braye Park Thursday, 11 March 2010 The final qualifier of the Park series was contested yesterday in miserable wet and slippery conditions at Braye Park.
BOSS5 -Pelaw Main Tuesday, 9 March 2010 Dennis Lyons predictably set a great course for the final event of the inaugural series.
Park2 - HRHS Saturday, 6 March 2010 Park2 was contested on the brilliant new map of the Hunter River High school and surrounds at Heatherbrae.
O’Shea 2-Day: Berkholz triumphs Saturday, 6 March 2010 Last weekend saw 24 teams battle it out for the Central Coast Club’s prestigious, long running event, the O’Shea 2-Days.
Jenny Enderby wins prestigous Sports Award Thursday, 25 February 2010 Two medal winning performances at the 2009 World Master Orienteering Championships (WMOC), was the highlight of a very good year for Newcastle Orienteering Club member Jenny Enderby
Park-O(pener) - Speers Point Thursday, 25 February 2010 Over 100 contestants turned out for the opening round of the 2010 Newcastle Park Tour Series yesterday afternoon at picturesque Speers Point Park.
BOSS4 - "Another Day on The Farm" Monday, 22 February 2010 And another mud free BOSS event. The area dried out really well after all the rain we had a couple of weeks ago.
SSS17 - Plattsburg Monday, 22 February 2010 The final event of the series was contested last Wednesday. congratulations to all the winners of the various categories.
February Newsletter Saturday, 13 February 2010 is now available for downloading
SSS16 - Newcastle Friday, 12 February 2010 This week's event saw a near record 119 entries turn out to tackle the Newcastle CDB.
Learnings from a first time street setter Monday, 8 February 2010 The Berkholz set their first street event last week. Here are some thoughts about what they learnt.
SSS15 - Ashtonfield Thursday, 4 February 2010 This was a first time organising a street event for the Berkholz clan and it was a job well done.
EXTREMELY URGENT Thursday, 28 January 2010 We urgently need more volunteers to assist with the running of upcoming bush events.
IMPORTANT SAFETY MESSAGE Thursday, 28 January 2010 In an effort to minimise the risk of vehicle and human contact, street event participants should consider the following two points.
SSS14 - Acadia Vale Thursday, 28 January 2010 A lakeside setting is always a bonus for a street event but sadly the cooler weather meant that the adjacent pool didn’t get utilised by anyone.
SSS13 - Warabrook Thursday, 21 January 2010 Well we're getting toward the pointy end of the season and the main contenders seem to be holding there places. Is there still time left for a challenge?
BOSS3 - Killingworth Monday, 18 January 2010 It was good to see the killingworth area surprisingly mud free after all the rain of recent months. Steve Todkill achieved his first win of the season, whilst Mary Fien notched up her second.
SSS12 - Charlestown South Friday, 15 January 2010 This was only our second event on this map after last years inaugural run and once again it proved to be a very challenging, hilly area.
Central Coast Navsport Series Tuesday, 12 January 2010 Fro those wanting to keep their feet on the ground and not on MTBO pedals there is a Central Coast event on the same day at Avoca (or like Mick Kavur you could do both)
SSS11 - Beresfield Tuesday, 12 January 2010 Summer Street Series continued - this time at Beresfield.
Christmas 5-Day Sunday, 3 January 2010 Over 20 Newcastle members travelled down to the Southern highlands between Christmas and New Year to contest this ‘social’ orienteering event.
SSS10 - Valentine Sunday, 27 December 2009 73 competitors turned out for our last event of the year.
BOSS2 - Wallaroo Tuesday, 22 December 2009 A record 66 competitors took part in the second BOSS event at Wallaroo.
Volunteers for 2010 Events Friday, 18 December 2009 Newcastle club has a reputation for conducting high quality orienteering events and this doesn’t just happen.
Dear Santa..... Friday, 18 December 2009 Still looking for that last minute present???
SSS9 - Broadmeadow Thursday, 17 December 2009 Event 9 in this popular summer series was held at Broadmeadow.
SSS8 - Medowie Saturday, 12 December 2009
SSS7 - Pelican Thursday, 3 December 2009 Round 7 of the summer street series was contested on the almost flat Lake Macquarie suburb of Pelican.
SSS6 - Cardiff South Friday, 27 November 2009 Stu Adams asserted his authority to grab his second outright win for the series to date, and be just 3 points behind Steve Todkill who holds on to his series lead.
Boss1 - Hawkemount Sunday, 22 November 2009 The inaugural BOSS series kicked off today with 50 people competing on the 75 minute score course.
Brickworks - Park/Street/Presentations Sunday, 22 November 2009 A new map....a Club get together...a spectacular sound, light and water show.... what more could you ask for?
Street Event 5 - Lakelands Thursday, 19 November 2009 Another fine afternoon of street orienteering
BOSS - Bike Orienteering Summer Series Tuesday, 17 November 2009 For the first time, the Newcastle Orienteering Club is running a (mtb) Bike Orienteering Summer Series (BOSS)
Socialgaine - Morisset Monday, 16 November 2009 A lot of our club members had a go at the 6 hour socialgaine yesterday at Morisset
Street Series Superstars Thursday, 12 November 2009 Who are the real street series superstars?
Street Event 4 - Waratah Thursday, 12 November 2009 This weeks event was quite a contrast to the previous week with many more contour lines confronting participants and points quite a lot more difficult to bag.
Street Event 3 - Irrawang Thursday, 5 November 2009 We must be getting close to having no decent mappable street event areas left to map in the greater Newcastle area, but Greg Bacon has eked out another for us
Social O – Presentation Night (plus a run of course) Tuesday, 3 November 2009 Park O and a Street Scatter course will be on offer. Plus the club presentations to be held afterwards.
Central Coast Summer Series Tuesday, 3 November 2009 Central Coast Orienteers commence their Navsport Series on Sunday 8th November.
Summer Street Series Event 2 Thursday, 29 October 2009 Second event in and an introduction to those brown squiggly lines - contours.
OANSW Annual Presentation Dinner Tuesday, 27 October 2009 The Sixteenth Annual Awards Presentation Dinner will be held on Saturday 14 November 2009 at North Ryde RSL Club on Pittwater Road, North Ryde.
Bush Season finale Tuesday, 27 October 2009 The Farm was the location of our last bush event for this season and it hosted a smaller but no less enthusiastic number of participants.
Summer Street Series Event 1 Thursday, 22 October 2009 The street season proper kicked off yesterday with many turning out to Islington Park and surrounding suburbs.
Infromation available for the inaugural Mountain Bike Orienteering Summer Series. Thursday, 22 October 2009 The Newcastle Orienteering Club is proud to announce the inaugural Mountain Bike Orienteering Summer Series.
The 20th Annual Newcastle Summer Street Series. Monday, 19 October 2009 This long running series is about to commence it's 20th year this Wednesday 21st of October at Islington Park.
World Masters Silver comes to Newcastle. Monday, 12 October 2009 Newcastle's Jenny Enderby takes out the Silver medal in the World Masters Sprint
Streets Warm Up Thursday, 8 October 2009 The street series warm up event took place yesterday evening.
Photos of club members at the Aus Champs and Schools Champs (Bushranger 09 carnival) Wednesday, 7 October 2009 Available now in the club album.
Awaba Results Sunday, 4 October 2009 The Awaba event was attended by 32 people despite clouds, day light savings and many members away competing at state events.
WMOC Sprint Warm-Up at ‘CALLAN PARK’ Fri 9th Oct Tuesday, 22 September 2009 Newcastle based junior squad members will play a prominent role in the staging of this event. Josh Blatchford is the course setter, and a number of other juniors from our club will act as officials, either control watching in areas of higher general public activity on the map, or officiating at the start / finish.
2009/10 Summer Street Series brochure available Monday, 21 September 2009 The brochure with information about the 2009/10 summer street series is now available
34th Hunter Valley Champs Sunday, 20 September 2009 HVC were contested at Wallaroo today 20 September
September Newsletter now available. Thursday, 17 September 2009 The club newsletter is now available for download.
NOY 8 - “Rural Acres” Singleton Results Monday, 14 September 2009 NOY 8 - “Rural Acres” Singleton Results posted
Blue Mountains Challenge Thursday, 27 August 2009 Did you miss entering WMOC? Too young? Too tight? Worried about the competition? Well do you know about the Public races on offer?
NOY 7 - Dark Hill Tuesday, 25 August 2009 a terrific first up event at Dark Hill (Seaham)
2009/2010 Street & Park Series Tuesday, 25 August 2009 We still need a couple of setters for these series. If you think you would like to give it a go then contact series co-ordinator (guru) Malcolm Roberts.
NOC Members Win Lake Macquarie Rogaine Monday, 3 August 2009 Newcastle Orienteers took out first place in both the six and twelve hour categories of the Lake Macquarie Rogaine last Saturday.
2009/2010 Street & Park Series Monday, 3 August 2009 The time has come to begin planning the Summer Season 2009 - 2010.
The Gardens Monday, 3 August 2009 Our first event at Hunter Botanic Gardens
Cranks Bikes MTBO SuperSeries 6 & 7 Thursday, 30 July 2009 Entries closing soon
NOY6 - Brokenback Ridge Monday, 27 July 2009 NOY6 - contested on 26/7/2009
On the Right Track Monday, 20 July 2009 Angus Roberts was recently featured in the "Lakes Mail" newspaper.
NOY Pointscore Monday, 20 July 2009 Pointscores for NOY competition have been updated.
33rd Hunter Schools Championships Monday, 20 July 2009 Another successful event was held on the last Monday of Term 2 this year. It was great to see increased numbers from Hunter River High and Maitland Grossman High.
NOY5 - O'Donnelltown Tuesday, 14 July 2009 NOY5 was contested on Sugarloaf No1 at O'Donnelltown.
JWOC Middle Qualification Friday, 10 July 2009 Another update from JWOC
JWOC Update Thursday, 9 July 2009 A more detailed report is available on the OANSW site.
The Blatchfords - Newcastle's "Primiero" family Wednesday, 8 July 2009 The Blatchfords are slap bang in the middle of their European oddessy in support of Joshua's Junior World Orienteering Champs quest.
Next Event - this Sunday Wednesday, 8 July 2009
Muddy riding at Wallaroo Wednesday, 1 July 2009
Newsletter now available Monday, 22 June 2009 June Newsletter now available.
Accommodation for Australian Orienteering Championships Monday, 22 June 2009 Jim Lee is booking some accomodation for Aus Champs - any takers?
Wet event at the Range? Monday, 22 June 2009 Well it was wet but it wasn't raining.
NOY4 - Abernethy Results Monday, 22 June 2009 Sorry - these got missed in the QB3 scramble
Newcastle Juniors to "Stand and Deliver" on 'Bushrangers '09' Tour Monday, 15 June 2009 No fewer than nine of the eighteen available places in the 2009 NSW Schools Orienteering Team, 'The Carbines', have been awarded to Newcastle junior members
QB3 and NSW Sprint Champs wrap. Wednesday, 10 June 2009 The concluding day of the Queens Birthday 3 day event (which is also the NSW Sprint Championships) was contested in the grounds of Newcastle University.
QB3 - Long Distance Results Sunday, 7 June 2009 Rsults now available on QB3 page.
Dent & Davey take QB3-Day1 Saturday, 6 June 2009 Day one of the NSW QB3 event was held today at Kitchener near Cessnock.
QB3 - Final Information & Start Lists Tuesday, 2 June 2009 Final info and Start lists available on the QB3 page on the Newcastle Club web site.
QB3 - Club Roster Monday, 1 June 2009 Roster for club members for QB3
QB3 Entry Confirmation - please check your details Tuesday, 26 May 2009 We have had some minor difficulties with our super dooper email entry form.
QB3 Entries Last Chance Thursday, 21 May 2009 QB3 entries closing soon
50% Free Kilometres - at no extra cost. Monday, 18 May 2009 NOY3 was held in superb weather conditions at Brush Creek, Glendale.
Freemans Event Wednesday, 29 April 2009 A great range of diverse courses were available at this event.
Dry day at Cameron Park Wednesday, 15 April 2009 We had a fantastic roll-up for a public holiday weekend with only one map left from the 80 printed!!
Electronic Newsletter. Wednesday, 8 April 2009 From next issue newsletter available electronically.
Presidents Report 2009 Wednesday, 8 April 2009 Presidents report as submitted to the AGM.
NOY2 Gymea Gullies Results Sunday, 5 April 2009 An overcast start to a fine day saw another big attendance at our second major bush event.
NSW JUNIOR SQUAD RETURNING TO THE HUNTER Wednesday, 1 April 2009 Following a successful squad training camp based at Tocal Agricultural College in 2008, the NSW junior squad will return to Tocal for their first squad camp of 2009.
Who's afraid of the dark? Thursday, 26 March 2009 Apparently not the 60+ Newcastle orienteers that enjoyed the all too rare experience of orienteering in the dark last night at Speers Point Park.
Night Orienteering anyone? Monday, 23 March 2009 A rare opportunity for some night time shenanagins this Wednesday evening at Speers Point Park.
NOY1 Mount Sugarloaf - results Monday, 23 March 2009 A fine day saw a big attendance at our opening bush competition event.
Too scared to try the bush? Thursday, 19 March 2009 If you are a bush orienteering first-timer we have some help.
Park Tour Final Thursday, 19 March 2009 The 2009 Park Tour final has been run and won.
2009 Park Tour Gradings Thursday, 12 March 2009 Gradings after the qualifying rounds.
Amazing Park Tour Event 3 Thursday, 12 March 2009 The Newcastle Park Tour continued with event three contested at Bluegums Hills Regional Park, Minmi
Newcastle Park Tour event 2 - Rathmines Park Thursday, 5 March 2009 Second event in the Park Tour series
Fassifern Ridge Event - Report Monday, 2 March 2009 Newcastle orienteers went back to the bush for the first time this year at Fassifern Ridge.
Newcastle Park Tour numbers near the ton. Thursday, 26 February 2009 The 2009 Newcastle Park tour series kicked off in fine style with participation numbers just one competitor shy of the magic 100 mark.
Victorian Bushfire Appeal Thursday, 26 February 2009 Newcastle Orienteering club has donated the takings from its Charlestown South street event, a total of $330. This also included a few small donations.
Mayfield West Wednesday, 18 February 2009
Winding Creek Wednesday, 11 February 2009
Newcastle Park Tour 2009 Friday, 6 February 2009 The details of the 3rd Newcastle Orienteering Park Tour are now available.
BeJewelled Wednesday, 4 February 2009
Wangi - Arcadia Vale Wednesday, 28 January 2009
Tenambit Wednesday, 21 January 2009
Christmas 5-day report Tuesday, 20 January 2009 Just an quick update of what went on in Victoria.
Mentoring Scheme Thursday, 15 January 2009 A new scheme is being introduced to produce more club course setters.
Beresfield Wednesday, 14 January 2009
Raspberry Gully Wednesday, 7 January 2009
South for Christmas Wednesday, 24 December 2008 Many Newcastle Club members are heading to Victoria to contest the Christmas 5 Day event.
Raymond Terrace North Wednesday, 17 December 2008
Lambton Common Wednesday, 10 December 2008
Medowie Wednesday, 3 December 2008
Rathmines Wednesday, 26 November 2008
Park Series 2009 Course Setter and Map Needed. Thursday, 20 November 2008
Birmingham Gardens Wednesday, 19 November 2008
Carnley Chaos Wednesday, 12 November 2008 Event 5 in the summer street series saw us commence at Novocastrian Park, New Lambton.
Draw for Partners Relay and End of Year Presentation Sunday, 9 November 2008 The traditional Drawer for Partners relay completed the Bush event for 2008
Blatchford's first win of the series Thursday, 6 November 2008 Karen Blatchford has her first win in this seasons street series.
Navsport Summer Series Thursday, 6 November 2008 Central Coast Club invites you to their Navsport Summer Series.
DFP Relay and Presentations. (Mt Sugarloaf) Tuesday, 4 November 2008 Don’t forget that this Sunday 9th November is the date of the annual Draw for Partner Relay.
Clean sweep at Stockton. Thursday, 30 October 2008 Steven Todkill impressed in the latest street event contested at Stockton yesterday.
Orienteers tough it out - Newcastle Event2 Friday, 24 October 2008 Over 80 street orienteers braved very windy, wet and cold conditions at Newcastle on Wednesday afternoon to contest the 2nd event in the current street series.
NOY 8 - Heat is on at the Quarry Monday, 20 October 2008 The eight and last event of our Newcastle Orienteer of the Year (NOY) was contested on Sunday at Ryhope.
They're off and racing Thursday, 16 October 2008 The Summer Street Series commenced yesterday afternoon at Swansea.
Freemans Waterholes - Jigadee Jog Sunday, 5 October 2008 The weather was good, the turn out was good of Orienteers was only matched by the leaches!
Hot Results at Australian Schools Championships Friday, 26 September 2008 Josh Blatchford won the senior boys category at the Australian Championships at Maryborough, Queensland.
Rogaine Partners Required Wednesday, 17 September 2008 Lake Macquarie Rogaine
Street Series planning nearly complete Monday, 15 September 2008 We now have enough setters for this years street series. A calendar of the events will be published shortly.
Entry List - MTBO SS5 (KILLINGWORTH) Thursday, 28 August 2008 Check if your entry has been received and your class and SI are correct.
Singleton - Rural Acres Tuesday, 19 August 2008 Minor event just up the highway at Singleton
NOY 7 - Killingworth Friday, 8 August 2008 The seventh event of our Newcastle Orienteer of the Year (NOY) was contested on Sunday at Killingworth.
33rd Annual Hunter Valley Orienteering Championships - Abernethy Monday, 28 July 2008 The 33rd Annual Hunter Valley Orienteering Championships were contested on Sunday at Abernathy.
NOY6 - O'Donnelltown Rock Tuesday, 8 July 2008 The sixth event of our Newcastle Orienteer of the Year (NOY) was contested on Sunday at O'Donnelltown.
32nd Annual Hunter Region Schools Orienteering Championships – Glendale Tuesday, 1 July 2008 The 32nd Annual Hunter Region Schools Orienteering Championships have been run at Glendale. Result are now available
NOY5 - Pelton Monday, 23 June 2008 Glorious weather saw a return to large competitor turnout for the fifth round of the Newcastle Orienteer of the Year Series (NOY)
Orienteering Short Film – not quite. Saturday, 21 June 2008 Below is a link to a short film Mapgirl and I made for a competition in the local newspaper. It is about an individual sport….the word “orienteering” does appear in it …..and it is about the great outdoors and the average Aussie’s attitude towards it.
Junior Training at The Quarry Thursday, 19 June 2008 Cold, some drizzle and a howling wind did not stop our Newcastle Juniors at a training day held in conjunction with the club minor event at The Quarry.
A new club member! Tuesday, 17 June 2008 The Trotter family gets a bit bigger.
Update from - Ireland Monday, 16 June 2008 Rob Preston sends a quick update from Ireland where he is preparing for another huge adventure race.
Club Members walk Kokoda Monday, 16 June 2008 Recently Greg and Kerry Bacon spent some time walking the Kokoda Trek.
First time setters at Freemans Monday, 16 June 2008 The Roberts family (that’s the Wangi ones) took up the challenge of course setting and teamed up with Denis Lyons to produce some fun orienteering at Freemans Waterhole.
Astleys Tower MTBO (SuperSeries 4) – 1 June 2008 Monday, 2 June 2008 Despite the grey clouds, and the forecast of showers, the weather held off until all the controls had been collected and everything was packed away.
Newcastle Junior Orienteers Training Day - Sunday 15th June Wednesday, 28 May 2008 A training day is being held for junior orienteers in conjunction with the minor event at "The Quarry" on the 15th June.
NOY series past half way mark Monday, 26 May 2008 100+ runners turned out to participate in Wallaroo state forest, just North of Raymond Terrace for event Number 4 in the Newcastle Orienteer of the year series.
Newcastle Club Member makes Australian MTBO team. Friday, 23 May 2008 Congratulations to Melanie Simpson who has broken through to take a place on the Australian MTBO team to contest the world champs in Poland this August.
MTBO Super Series Event 4 – Sunday 1st June 2008 Friday, 16 May 2008 We are now accepting entries for SS4 "Asleys Tower", which is at Kitchener (near Cessnock)
Vale Bill Chalmers Monday, 12 May 2008 Newcastle Club member Bill Chalmers died suddenly last Wednesday while holidaying in WA.
Record Numbers for a Newcastle Club event. Monday, 5 May 2008 It was National Orienteering Day yesterday and Newcastle Club officials were ecstatic with the response to their “free for first-timers”, promotion at Glendale.
Hunter Valley hosts NSW Junior Squad Tuesday, 22 April 2008 Hunter Valley hosts NSW Junior Training Squad
The Curse of Cameron Park Monday, 21 April 2008 Another wet event at Cameron Park
SL4 - Results available Sunday, 13 April 2008 State League4 has been run and won at Abernethy today.
Waitangi Wander Monday, 31 March 2008 Last February Leepback and Mapgirl two of Newcastle’s finest orienteers represented their club at the International “Waitangi Carnival” on the North island of New Zealand. Here is the belated journal of their exploits.
NOY2 – West Wallsend Monday, 31 March 2008 Round 2 of the “Newcastle Orienteer of the Year” series was contested on the northern sections of “The Range” map at West Wallsend yesterday morning.
It's Blatchford again Thursday, 20 March 2008 Josh Blatchford takes another club title
Youth wins O'Shea 2-day Wednesday, 19 March 2008 Alex Massey & Josh blatchford teamed up to easily win the 2008 O'Shea 2-Day on the Central coast.Josh Blatchford takes our Park Tour Final
The President has spoken Tuesday, 18 March 2008 Presidents report tabled at 2008 AGM.
Park Tour Finals - Gradings Monday, 17 March 2008 The gradings for the park tour finals are now available.
Croudace Criss-cross Thursday, 13 March 2008 This the third qualifying event in the 2008 park series, (final next week) was once again very tightly contested with the margin between outright first and second on the long course being only 5 seconds.
NOY series commences Monday, 10 March 2008 The club’s traditional bush season opened yesterday with the first event in the “Newcastle Orienteer of the Year" (NOY) series on the “Hawk Mount” map at Awaba.
Black Ducks and Blackbutts? Friday, 7 March 2008 Round two of the 2008 Newcastle Park tour was contested on Wednesday evening at the picturesque but hilly Blackbutt Reserve.
SL3 & SL4 Invite - Abernethy Tuesday, 4 March 2008 Your invited to participate in State League 3 and 4 at Abernethy
Flat out at Maitland Park Thursday, 28 February 2008 Yesterday evening saw a very successful kick-off of Newcastle’s second “Park Tour” on a new map of Maitland Park.
Britney Visits With Sons Monday, 25 February 2008 You probably all heard the fabulous, and heartwarming news that Britney Spears has spent 3 hours with her 2 sons and that she and Kevin Federline have finally reached an agreement on visitation rights, right? Well, unbelievably I have some even more sensational news. Are you ready? Well here goes………
Anybody got an abacus? Thursday, 21 February 2008 Confusion reigned as to which male actually won the summer street series as the final event at Blackalls Park wound down and the presentations commenced.
Trackwork, Trigonometry and Terminators Thursday, 14 February 2008
Redhead, Runners and Rain Wednesday, 6 February 2008
Park Orienteering 2008: 2nd Tour Tuesday, 5 February 2008 Program details for the 2008 Park O Tour
Fractals and Hills No Match for Stu and Karen! Wednesday, 30 January 2008
Newcastle well represented at Waitangi Wednesday, 30 January 2008 Newcastle club has sent two of it's most competitive athletes to contest the "Waitangi 2008" carnival in NZ.
Closest competition in years! Friday, 25 January 2008 The 2007/8 series is turning out to be the closest fought street series in many years
Ten green bottles. Thursday, 17 January 2008 After 11 rounds of the street series we have only 10 competitors left that have attended all events.
Local junior at National training Camp Thursday, 10 January 2008 Josh Blatchford attended the National Junior training camp along with 3 others from NSW.
Runners clean up at Rathmines Thursday, 10 January 2008 Rathmines was the venue for evnt #10 in our street series
Vale Heather Dynon Friday, 4 January 2008
Beware of the brown lines! Friday, 4 January 2008 The street series recommenced at cardiff
Wine & Waves Results Friday, 28 December 2007
We miss “miss universe” at Holmesville. Friday, 21 December 2007 Jennifer Hawkins wasn’t home in Holmesville yesterday when 75 plus orienteers came to visit her sleepy little suburb.
Wine & Waves Final Info Monday, 17 December 2007 Final information and start lists now available
Wine & Waves - Entries closed Monday, 17 December 2007 Wine and Waves Christmas 5 Day oreinteering carnival - entries have now closed
Burgess hits the Mark(s Point) Thursday, 13 December 2007 Event 7 of the summer Street series was contested at Marks Point.
Wine & Waves - update Wednesday, 12 December 2007 News related to the Christmas 5 day orienteering carnival
Wild animals at Wallsend Wednesday, 12 December 2007 Wild animals attack at Wallsend street-o
Invitation: 5 Days of Wine and Waves Sunday, 2 December 2007 Newcastle Orienteers have great pleasure in inviting you to the 2007 "Wine and Waves" Christmas 5-Days.
Event5 - Thornton Thursday, 29 November 2007 Street series event 5 was conducted in the western suburb of Thornton.
Expressions of interest Friday, 23 November 2007 Your club needs you!
Blatchford makes national squad Thursday, 22 November 2007 Promising junior Josh Blatchford has run his way into the National junior squad.
Raymond Terrace Thursday, 22 November 2007 Street Series event No4 @ Raymond Terrace
Bonnells Bay Thursday, 15 November 2007 A new map to add to our growing collection
Walka - DFP Relay Tuesday, 13 November 2007 What a great day we had at Walka Water Works where we held our annual draw for partner relay and club bush presentations.
Maryland - very wet lands! Tuesday, 13 November 2007 The second round of the street series was conducted on the "wetlands view" map at Maryland
6 Hour Street Orienteering? Friday, 9 November 2007 The socialgaine is on in our region on Sunday 18th November.
Maptalk Australia - forum Thursday, 8 November 2007 A new era dawns where Australia has its own orienteering forum.
Onebygamba - Carrington Monday, 5 November 2007 The summer series kicked off with a great update/extension of the Carrington map.
Summer Street Series Commences Tuesday, 30 October 2007 The 18th annual summer street series commences tommorrow afternoon, 31st October at Carrington.
Oncology Donation Monday, 15 October 2007 We will be donating all proceeds of yesterdays HVC event to the Mater Hospital Oncology unit in memory of Diane van Netten.
HVC – Welcome Back Wallaroo Monday, 15 October 2007 Unbelievably a gap of 12 years had elapsed since any foot orienteering had been contested in the Wallaroo State Forest. The last two years had seen the re-introduction of orienteering at Wallaroo, but only the MTBO variety.
World Masters 2009 Friday, 28 September 2007
NOY8 - Pelton Thursday, 27 September 2007
Down at the Farm Thursday, 27 September 2007
Newcastle club loses a friend Thursday, 6 September 2007
YAMBO - Combined Clubs event Tuesday, 4 September 2007 Central Coast and Newcastle held a joint event at Dooralong
MTBO SS5 - Results Tuesday, 21 August 2007 A still and foggy morning awakened into a gloriously sunny but mild day at Wallaroo State Forest.....
NOY7 - Setting no problem for Simons Monday, 20 August 2007 First time course setter Mark Simons produced some great courses at Jigadee.
MTBO event in your own backyard Wednesday, 8 August 2007 Our club in association with Mountain Devils is organising the fifth event of their Super Series to be contested locally at Wallaroo State Forest.
  • Monday, 23 July 2007 Subdivision of this map is really starting to bite into the useable area. How much longer will we be able to utilise this lovely bushland?
  • Wednesday, 30 May 2007 Another sunny day - another large turnout.
  • Monday, 7 May 2007 Club officials were delighted with the huge turnout at yesterdays “National Orienteering Day” event, but horrified that they had underestimated it so much that the map supply was exhausted 45 minutes before last official start.
  • Wednesday, 2 May 2007 Carolyn & Russell Rigby tell us what Newcastle Club members got up to in the great South Australian outdoors.
  • Sunday, 22 April 2007 Once again Rob Vincent showed true class to take top points of the day.
  • Sunday, 18 March 2007 Wes Dose came from the middle of the pack to claim the first "Newcastle Park Tour" title.
    Park Tour - competitor gradings Friday, 16 March 2007 Here it is hot off the press, your grading for the Park Tour final.
    Vincent on top at WWW Friday, 16 March 2007 Rob Vincent took out the third even of the Park Tour at Walka Water Works on Wednesday evening. This result saw three different winners over the three events.
    We're back Friday, 9 March 2007 Finally we are up and running again, albiet in a limited form, after our host company crashed and burnt.
    Newcastle's Endless Summer Thursday, 8 March 2007 one really does get the feeling that this IS local Orienteering’s endless summer – but who’s complaining.
    A Tour of Jesmond Park Wednesday, 7 March 2007 Newcastle Park Tour continued with event2 contested at Jesmond.
    Hot scores at O'Donnelltown Sunday, 4 March 2007 Orienteering or the beach...seems like many chose the later with another hot day at O'Donnelltown.
    Series kick-off at Speers Point Wednesday, 28 February 2007 The inaugural "Newcastle Park Tour" commenced this evening with a bang....a thunderclap!