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New Zealand Rogaine Championships November 7th & 8th - Hamner, North Canterbury
The course will be a real mix of exotic and native forest, scrub and open areas with of course the odd hill here and there. For this event all junior (under 23) entries will be free of charge, so no excuses for not giving it a go. New For more information and regular updates see New Zealand Rogaine Championships 2020.
World Rogaining Champs August 14th & 15th 2021 - Sierra Nevada, California, USA
See new date due to Covid-19 postponement. Current registrations are automatically transferred to 2021. You do not have to do anything, your fees will not increase, and you are guaranteed entry!
See WRC 2020 for more information.
Event Calendar
With events starting up again albeit in a modified form we are looking at updating the calendar. If you are organising and event, please notify us at webmaster@rogaine.org.nz so that we may include your event/s.

Next Events - see the Event Calendar for more detail and for further events.

Virtual Events

      Wicked Virtual Series Any Day, Any Time 18-25 Jun, 25-2 Jul, 2-9 Jul - 2hrs with family options - Christchurch Port Hills
Each week, on Wednesday, a new course will be released. Course will be open for a week and participants can choose when they want to do it. People will be able to download a printable version of the map. For a wicked time check out Wicked Rogaines for more details or on facebook.

Series of Shorter Events

      Don't Get Lost Rugged Rogaine Sundays Jun 14, Jul 12 - Different locations in the Waikato
The Don't Get Lost Rugged Rogaine Series is a fun way to explore the beautiful Waikato countryside, experience an adventure sport, practice map reading and navigation, and improve your fitness. Run, jog, or walk - you set the pace. By yourself, in a team, or as a family. Fun adventure or a competitive challenge and race For more details see orienteeringwaikato.org.nz.

      Winter Series Wednesdays Jul 1, 22, 29, Aug 12 - 90 mins - Nelson Area
See Nelson Orienteering Club for more details.

      Monthly Afterwork Rogaine Series Mid Week - Jun 23, Jul 7, Aug 11, Sep 10, Oct 14, Nov 12 - Wellington, Hutt Valley area
All at different locations in the Wellington, Hutt Valley area. Put these in you calendar and break up the week. More details at Orienteering Hutt Valley.

Major Single Events

Saturday July 18th - 6 & 3 hours - Snow Farm, Wanaka
Highland Events bring you New Zealand's coolest rogaine! Ski (skinny or otherwise) or snow-shoe. The course will include some Snow Farm trails plus lots of 'off piest' country. You will need to know how to read a map! If it's cloudy you'll need to know how to use a compass as well. (Instruction given prior to start). See highlandevents.co.nz/events.

Great Forest Rogaine
Saturday July 25th - 6 & 3 hours - Whakarewarewa Forest, Rotorua
Orienteering Bay of Plenty is DELIGHTED to be able to go ahead and run the 2020 Great Forest Rogaine, and on its planned date! The Great Forest Rogaine is a 3 or 6 hour, foot or mountain bike team rogaine open to all ages and abilities. The event will take place through the Whakarewarewa Forest area. You won't know where exactly until you receive the map on the day. Whakarewarewa Forest has hundreds of the world's best mountain bike and walking tracks.You're guaranteed to go somewhere new, and it's all part of the ADVENTURE! Check the website at Great Forest Rogaine 2020.

Wicked Winter Rogaine
Sunday August 2nd - 6, 4 & 2hrs with family options - Somewhere in Canterbury
These fun rogaines are suitable for gurus to newbies. Anybody that has a moderate level of fitness can participate. A high level of navigation ability is not required. See Wicked Winter 6 hour Rogaine.

Full Moon Rogaine - Rabbit Island
Wednesday August 5th - 90 minutes - Rabbit Island, Nelson See Nelson Orienteering Club for more details.

Amuri Basin Rogaine
Sunday August 16 - 6, 3 & 1.5 hours - Culverden Area, North Canterbury
Yes, it will be back again. A new location and just as much fun. This year's location promises to be a fantastic course with incredible views. A fantastic family day out, there is something for all ages and abilities. The post-race hospitality of the Rotherham and Amuri schools will not disappoint. We look forward to seeing everyone out and about to support this fantastic school fundraiser. More details on facebook Amuri Basin Rogaine Enter now at www.rogaine.org.nz/entry/entry.php?eventId=25.

Recent Results - consult the Results page for previous results and stories.

Mid Winter O - Hunt for the Wilderpeople - 4 July - Mid Winter O - Hunt for the Wilderpeople
Results at Hunt for the Wilderpeople Results.

Heights of Winter 2020 - 4 July - Hakatere Conservation Park
Despite the weather leading up to the event competitors were treated to a pleasant day in a wonderful location covering mainly undulating country with a few steep climbs and some marshy areas in the tussocks. Although the morning started cool, it was not freezing and the promised rain was fleeting. Provisional results at HoW 2020 Results. Also see Rogaine Results thanks to Greig Hamilton.

Wicked Winter Night Series
Another great series has finished leaving people wondering what to do on Wednesday night. LOok out for the next series. Results at Winter 2020 Results

Don't Get Lost Rugged Rogaine - 14 June - Pukekura
Everyone enjoyed being able to get out and explore places again. See Pukekura 2020 Results

P-Max 2020 - 30 May to 1 June - Hutt Valley
This "event" is an assembly of past P-Max events, re-run between 30 May and 1 June 2020. A three-day challenge to ease back into orienteering or rogaining at your own pace. Complete one or more 60-minute urban score events, sometime over the long weekend. The results are at P-Max Results 2020