Orienteering NZ Events Listing FAQ

How do I edit one of my events?

You can change the date, location or any of the other details of the event at any time.
To edit an event, you need to be logged in as the owner of the event. Check with your club secretary or webmaster to see if your club has an Orienteering NZ website club account it uses for this purpose.

There are two ways to see a list of your events when logged in:

  1. View the event list, select your club in the search drop-down selection box, and then click search. This option will show all events created for your club by any users of the site.
  2. View the list of your events in your user profile page. This option displays only the events owned by the the logged in user.

 To edit any of your events:

  1. Log in with the club or event owner user account.
  2. View the event’s full details page. An “Edit” button will be displayed on all of your events.
  3. Click on the “Edit” button.
  4. Make required changes.
  5. Click “Submit Event” to save the changes
  6. Check the page displays as required. You may need to refresh the page using the browser refresh button.

Note: If you need to transfer an event between user accounts, please send us an email with the request to webmaster@orienteering.org.nz

How do I find my clubs “User Profile” page and edit an event?

All registered site users have a user profile page. To access it you can click on a users name link or you can follow the steps below:

  1. Log in with the club or event owners user account.
  2. Locate the logged-in user-name and click on it.
    User Profile link location

    User Profile link location – highlighted here in red

    When logged-in it is located in the top-bar (left-hand-side) beside the logout link.
    If you do not see your user name and you are logged in – please refresh the page and let us know you need to do this. 

    After clicking the user profile link, the profile page will display.
    The URL is https://www.orienteering.org.nz/members/your-club-user-name/

  3. Select the “Events” tab in the profile. An events sub-tab menu will display.
  4. Click on the “My Events” orange sub-tab, which will take you to
    https://www.orienteering.org.nz/members/your-club-user-name/events/my-events/
    A list of events owned by the logged in user with a link to edit or delete will display.
  5. Click on the event link to edit for the event. You can also delete an event from the my events page.

How do I delete one of my events?

You can only delete an event through the event owners website user profile:

  1. Log in with the club or event owners user account.
  2. View the user profile by clicking the link on your user name displayed in top bar when logged in. This will take you to https://www.orienteering.org.nz/members/your-club-user-name/
  3. Select the “Events” tab in your profile. An events sub-tab menu will display.
  4. Click on the “My Events” orange sub-tab, which will take you to
    https://www.orienteering.org.nz/members/your-club-user-name/events/my-events/
    A list of events owned by the logged in user with a link to edit or delete will display.
  5. Click on the link to delete the event.
  6. Confirm you wish to delete the event. 

How do I transfer an event from my user account to my clubs account?

If you need to transfer an event from one user to another please email webmaster@orienteering.org.nz with the details.

The events list is available at: https://www.orienteering.org.nz/events/

To customise the event list displayed, append any of the following URL parameters after ?
Additional parameters may be added separated with the joining ampersand (&) character;

  • scope= [ past | future ]  
  • clubs=[clubname]    (See note below)
  • regions=[regionname]  (See note below)
  • category=[typename]
  • limit=[number]  [Limit in number like 50,100]

Examples:

Notes:

  • parameter keywords must be in lower case letters.
  • clubs and regions with space in name – replace the space with the plus sign character (+) e.g. “Central Districts” = “Central+Districts
  • clubs with ampersand in name – ampersand is a special character in URLs and the ampersand is encoded/changed to %26 i.e. Peninsula+%26+Plains
  • There should be no spaces in the URL
  • use the URL ampersand character (&) to join parameters together
  • the question mark indicates the start of parameters

What is the RSS Feed link for the Events List?

Please refer to https://www.orienteering.org.nz/events-rss
A link to this page is available at the top of the events list.

Other Questions?

If you have a different question, correction or need help please email webmaster@orienteering.org.nz