Orienteering Hutt Valley Inc.


Podium Position for Tim

Tim Robertson has made the international podium again! In the World Champs Individual Sprint in Edinburgh, he finished 6th, 43 seconds behind Sweden's Martin Regborn. And right behind Tim was former Wellingtonian Joe Lynch!

OHV in World Sprint Champs This Weekend

With the World Champs in Sprint Orienteering just round the corner, NZ's 8-strong team includes two OHV members, a Lower Hutt resident, and a former Wellingtonian! Interesting to reflect on the development of the sprint in NZ, in particular the role of O-Max which we kicked off last century before there was even a NZ or a World championship.

Fabulous Finish at JWOC

Jake posted another great result in the Middle distance on Friday. And in the relay Saturday the top boys team (Jake on 2nd leg) finished 12th by country, and the girls in a best ever 8th.

Jake McLellan at JWOC - Update

Jake ran a fine third leg in Monday's JWOC Sprint Relay in Czechia, for a team result of 26th out of 77. And yesterday his Individual Sprint placing was 133/170. Today the team is running the Long. Edit: Jake an excellent 48th!

Ted Tops in Golden Bay

Ted van Geldermalsen was our most successful competitor in the Kings Birthday events held over the long weekend. He posted a 2nd and two firsts in a large M70A field. And Gavin Scott went 1-2-2 in M80.

Tim and Laura Sprint Again

Another World Cup last weekend in Italy, with Tim Robertson 7th in an Individual race, and Laura 41st. NZ was 13th nation in a Sprint Relay.

Hutt Still Ahead in CSW

It just gets better. The latest points table for the CSW Classic Championship has Hutt school and OHV members at the top of 8 of the 10 championships grades. In addition there are...

Tim and Laura in World Cup Sprints (Update 27/5)

OHV members Tim and Laura Robertson are competing in a Sprint World Cup this weekend in Switzerland. They both survived the qualifying round of a Knockout Sprint, and finished well in an Interval Sprint.

Hutt Heads CSW Classic

Hutt Valley schools and OHV members dominate the Collegesport Wellington points table, just out following the Kaukau event. Of the 10 championship grades we have 7 firsts and 6 seconds. And its depth too.

Back to the Bunkers

A start high above the Stratton St roadend gave a new perspective on the Belmont Bunkers, and the network of MTB tracks returned runners to the valley. Jake McLellan won SB in spite of illness. And a shout-out to Isla Te One who went down to JG Std...

OHV Placings in Big Nationals

Placings are hard to achieve in the steadily growing NZ Orienteering Championship. But four members placed in all three individual disciplines over Easter.

Jake Off to Europe

Jake McLellan has been selected for the European Youth Champs in Poland and the Junior World Champs in Czechia.

160 Run the Bunkers

A rare fine day up among the Belmont Bunkers for the second round of the CSW Classic Orienteering series today. Pressure is mounting in the Intermediate and Junior grades.

16 schools represented at Kaitoke

A great day at Kaitoke today with 160 participants counting non-students. 8 secondary and 8 primary schools were represented.

CSW sprinters consolidate lead

In spite of 30 more sprinters at Petone last night, the senior, intermediate and junior grade winners were exactly the same. So lets look at the runners-up.

Students Chase World Medallist

Days before returning to Sweden, Tim Robertson won the long 3.2km course round Upper Hutt College tonight. In the CSW stakes, Jake McLellan and Ali Power (both Onslow College) were the fastest seniors, McLellan just seconds behind Robertson.