New Zealand Orienteering Federation

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New Zealand Orienteering Federation
Sport Orienteering
Jurisdiction New Zealand
Founded 1973
Affiliation IOF
Regional affiliation Oceania
President Simon Addison
Official website
New Zealand

New Zealand Orienteering Federation is the national Orienteering Association in New Zealand. It is recognized as the orienteering association for New Zealand by the International Orienteering Federation, of which it is a member.[1]

In addition to the traditional foot orienteering, the NZ Orienteering Federation also organizes Mountain bike orienteering, Ski orienteering and Rogaining.[2]


The New Zealand Orienteering Federation joined the International Orienteering Federation in 1974, and New Zealand participated in the World Orienteering Championships first time in 1976.[3]


  1. ^ "IOF Member Federations". International Orienteering Federation. Archived from the original on 2008-06-18. Retrieved 2008-11-07. 
  2. ^ "Orienteering In New Zealand". Retrieved 2008-11-07. 
  3. ^ Knut Berglia, Tom-Erik Brohaug, Kristoffer Staver, Kaare Thuesen, Torgeir Strandhagen, ed. (1987). Orienteringsidretten i Norge gjennom 90 år (in Norwegian). Norges Orienteringsforbund. p. 278.