With lockdowns continuing to varying degrees around the country September has been another difficult month. With doubt now on not only the Oceania Championships but also the Northern Championships it has been difficult to keep motivation up, especially for those stuck in Level 3. Nevertheless, the world goes on around us and planning continues on […]
At the IOF General Assembly in 2020, an important change was made to the IOF Statutes opening for the direct representation of 2 Athletes Representatives as voting members on the IOF Council, beginning from the next general assembly in 2022. This direct representation also means that a formal process for the election of athletes representatives […]
The North West Orienteering Club team has preparations for this year’s New Zealand Orienteering Championships (NZOC2021) well underway, for an exciting Easter Weekend of orienteering and renewing friendships in under two weeks from now! Entries have closed, camping information will be emailed out shortly, clubs will be asked for input on their relay teams, and […]
IOF World Cup Event Director Per Forsberg interviews Tim Robertson on all things orienteering and the influence of Covid. To hear the interview click here
M e m b e r n e w s & v i e w s | D E C E M B E R 2 0 2 0 U p d a t e Note from the GM View from the Chair S p o r t 2020 Member survey results Forum response U23 […]
Are New Zealand international athletes disadvantaged by taking COVID-19 seriously?Recently the International Orienteering Federation (IOF) circulated the minutes of their November Council Meeting showing a clear preference to press on with the international calendar despite Covid-19. This approach may come at a cost – true international representation. IOF is proposing that world championships in all […]
And so it came to pass….after a 9 month gestation the baby that was the 2020 ONZ Championships was finally born, and what a weekend it was. Even without the trimmings of split times, results boards, social etc. etc, the general feeling seemed to be that everyone was so glad to actually have a major […]
The IOF is looking for volunteers who want to help and support the global development of Orienteering by working in one or more working groups of the Global Development Commission (GDC) or chair the IT Commission. In its Strategic Directions the IOF has a goal of increasing the diversity in the volunteer organisation, which primarily […]
Subscribe to Compass Point Emails or update your preferences July 2020 – GM’s Foreword Hi all, Welcome to another issue of Compass Point. Since our last newsletter most club events have been able to be run as normal. Like other organisations we have faced a number of rescheduling challenges. Despite this, I am pleased to […]
Welcome to the first issue of what I hope will be a regular newsletter keeping you all informed about changes and advancements in the world of orienteering.
May Update e-Newsletter from ONZ including: Have Your Say – Major Events; Vacancies; View from the Chairs; 2019 AGM & Club Forum; New Council Members; New Life Members; Event Liaison Update; High Performance Update; and other news…
News Updates for April 2019 – View from the Chair; 2019 AGM and Club Forum Notice; Annual Report 2018; High Performance Update; Have Your Say; In Other News.
Orienteering World is the official annual journal of the International Orienteering Federation (IOF). In the new 2019 issue you will find many interesting orienteering articles. Don´t miss out!
The International Orienteering Federation has re-launched its official website and rebranded to new address orienteering.sport.
Orienteering NZ News, Updates, and with the end of the year approaching fast, its timely to have a look at what’s happened in 2018.
Orienteering NZ fully supports the IOF in the development of this policy on preventing harassment within our sport.
The full policy (in PDF format) is available on the IOF website and on the Orienteering NZ website “Policy and Procedures” page.
The Minutes of the XXIX IOF Ordinary General Assembly have been approved and are now published on the IOF website. Read all about the various reports, proposals and the Council elections which took place.
this issue includes: View from the Chair; Team Staff Vacancies; Senior Selector and Technical Convenor Appointed; HP Update; Event Liaison Update; ONZ Annual Awards; World Orienteering Day; Sport and Recreation Awards; ONZ Policy Updates; IOF Council Nominations;
The IOF World Orienteering Day have produced a new leaflet “Let’s GO Orienteering” – download from the ONZ website publications or schools resources pages.
in this issue: View from the Chair; AGM Notice – Confirmation of Venue, Date and Time; Event Liaison Update
NZ Annual Awards Nominations Open; New Mapping Specification; ONZ Policy Updates;
in this Issue: View from the Chair; 2018 Council Elections Results; JWOC Coach Vacancies; High Performance Update; Event Liaison Update; NZ Annual Awards Nominations Open; Parks Week; ONZ Policy Updates;
French Orienteering Federation published a special edition magazine, dedicated to Thierry Gueorgiou after his retirement from the national team at the end of 2017.
in this Issue: View from the Chair; ONZ Committee Vacancies – 10 August deadline; Junior Orienteering Camp – Applications Close 31 July; Coaching Positions for Junior Camp – Applications Close 31 July; High Performance Update;
The ONZ Mapping Committee have prepared two information summaries for NZ Orienteers and Mappers on the new ISOM2017 mapping specification changes.
Advice for NZ mappers regarding the changeover to the new IOF ISOM2017 mapping specification for standard orienteering events.
In this issue: View from the Chair; ONZ Committee Vacancies; New IOF Mapping Standards; Junior Orienteering Camp; Coaching Positions for Junior Camp; High Performance Update;
The IOF has agreed a new mapping specification for standard orienteering events. Over the next few years you will run on a mixture of old (ISOM 2000) and new (ISOM 2017) mapping. The organisers will make it clear what you are going to get.
in this Issue: View from the Chair; ONZ New Vacancies!; 2016 ONZ Award Recipients; Oceania & Auckland World Masters Games; New Mapping Standard; High Performance Update
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
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.