In this edition – introduction of ISOM 2017 and the issues this creates for map management. Includes articles on the introduction of ISOM 2017 and conversions, overprint settings for colours in OCAD, good practice for symbol numbering and the introduction of a possible ISOM 2017 conversion tool.
Wellington College student Joseph Lynch has navigated his way to victory. The 17-year-old won both the senior boys’ sprint and long titles at the New Zealand Secondary Schools Orienteering Championships in Masterton last month.
Rogaining, or score events, add some different challenges from traditional orienteering. Not only do you have to find the controls, but you have to decided which order to collect them. Planning a good route can be helpful in terms of controlling the difficulty of navigation, making the most of your strengths and maximising points for a given distance. There are a few key things to think about when sitting down to plan a rogaine. Here’s my take on a good process to approach planning a rogaine route.
The JWOC long distance event is available live online tonight NZ 6pm 14 July 2017 onwards.
In the men’s class New Zealand’s Tommy Hayes showed yet again that New Zealand is a top Sprint nations -taking the Silver medal only 8 seconds behind Ojanaho.
The Kiwis have done very well internationally for some years. In the Sprint, New Zealand got yet another medal at JWOC. Tommy Hayes flew into the leader time and was in front in the men’s class, which had 173 participants, for almost 42 minutes. As one of the last starters, Olli Ojanaho managed to get […]
The NZ JWOC team move on to the sprint on Wednesday night. GPS coverage and live results will be available on the competition website.
World of O article – JWOC2017 Middle: Maps and Results
As part of their JWOC campaign, Jenna Tidswell, Danielle Goodall and Katie Cory-Wright have been competing in the European Youth Orienteering Champs in Slovakia this weekend.
Advice for NZ mappers regarding the changeover to the new IOF ISOM2017 mapping specification for standard orienteering events.
After many years of waiting, I have finally experienced the Jukola mass start. This outrageously big race has never been at the right time of the year for me to compete in, but with WOC earlier than usual this year the opportunity arose.
Here I am on the eve of my first Jukola surrounded by orienteering in another European summer.
Introducing the 2017 New Zealand JWOC Team.
Brawn before beauty
Post session cheat meal: Tiramisu
Roll up song: All Star
Interval session: 10 x 100m Hill Reps in Au
A biting southerly wind tested the participants in the 2017 South Island schools orienteering championships in Nelson at the weekend.
Simon Rouse shares his video highlight real from his time at the New Zealand Orienteering Carnival 2017 – featuring Oceania 2017, Middle Earth, and the World Masters Games 2017 Orienteering Championships.
How to follow World Cup Round 1; Leho: World Orienteering Day and World Cup; WOC 2017: Time to suit up again; MTBO World Cup 2017: Who will be this year’s winners? Clare Durand: “I’m the only serious Trail Orienteer within a three hour drive”
Orienteering in focus in seven big European cities; Walking through footmarks of the past with Gytis Juska; Successful event in Malaysia
Havelock North High School students Georgia Hulls and Jenna Tidswell are no strangers to representing their country in their respective sports, and both are soon to do it again.
A screening of the documentary “50 Years of TWALK” will be held at Bivouac Outdoor, Tower Junction, Christchurch on the 17th of May at 7:30 pm.
Only 3 weeks to go now. Online entry now available. The North Island Secondary Schools Orienteering Champs 19-21 May 2017
World Masters Orienteering Championships 2017 and World Masters Games 2017 finished with long distance final in Woodhill Forest “Hedley Dunes” north of Auckland. 23 gold medallists from Australia, Bulgaria, Finland, Great Britain, New Zealand, Norway, Russia, Sweden and Switzerland.
The International Orienteering Federation (IOF) conducted an Event Advisers Clinic in Auckland, New Zealand on April 28th. The Clinic was held on the rest day of the World Masters Orienteering Championships 2017.
The Sprint Final in the World Masters Orienteering Championships 2017 was held today in Auckland, New Zealand as part of the World Masters Games. Twelve of the twenty-three gold medals went to Australia.
The World Masters Orienteering Championships (WMOC), the biggest sport within the 2017 World Masters Games, starts today in Auckland, New Zealand with more than 1750 competitors from 40 countries taking part.
Gene Beveridge reflects on winning his A-goal race, Oceania Orienteering Champs Long Distance.
The Oceania Orienteering Championships 2017 took place 14-17 April in Auckland, New Zealand. Despite the severe weather conditions in the area, the competitions could go ahead as planned, and the Oceanian orienteers battled it out for titles in Sprint, Middle, Long and Relay.