Rangiora High School – Tuesday March 31, Sprint event

Please park on East Belt before the school
Registration from 5.30pm near the south end of the school on East Belt.
Starts from 6 to 7pm
Nearest toilet at Maria Andrews Park on Coldstream Road about 1km north of school
Start and finish are close to registration area.
Course closure is 8pm

Short beginner (1 ­ 1.1 km)
Medium (approx 2 km)
Long and challenging (approx 2.5 km)

Senior (over 20) $12 per map (groups can run with one map)
Junior (20 or younger) $6 per map (groups can run with one map)
Sport ident hire ­ $3 (one per competitor or one per group to record your
control visits)

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Apollo Hill OY – Sunday 29th March

Directions: State Highway 73, 7km past Springfield (please be careful turning right into paddock).

Terrain: Rolling hill country farmland with pockets of interesting vegetation, with an amazing backdrop of the Torlesse Range.

Perfect warm up for upcoming Nationals and South Island Schools.
6 courses ranging from easy white to long red.

Start area: There is a ten minute walk up a small hill to the start area.
Starts from 10:30am.
Course closure 2:30pm.

Fire danger: Things are still quite dry so no smoking or open fires please.

As it is a working farm no dogs are allowed.

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South Island Schools’ Orienteering Championships

South Island Schools’ Orienteering Festival


South Island Secondary Schools’ Orienteering Championships

Saturday 18 April – Orton Bradley


Sunday 19 April 2015 – Lincoln University


Entries Close: Thursday 2 April

Download information (pdf)  SI Schools 15 entry info

and Entry form (Excel) South Island Schools Orienteering 2015 entry form

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Victoria Park results

Results of the event held at Victoria Park on 22nd March.  Planned by Andrew Johnstone and controlled by Carsten Joergensen and Jenni Adams.
Victoria Park Results     Victoria Park Score results

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Sprint 5 Opawa Results

Results of the Sprint event at Opawa School – Hansens Park – Rudolf Steiner School, 17 March, planned by Katie Cory-Wright and Briana Steven.
2015 Sprint 5 Opawa Results (pdf)

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March 22: Victoria Park, CCC follow-on event

If you enjoyed the CCC family fun day come and try orienteering again in one of Christchurch’s favourite parks. Registration is at the Victoria Park main picnic area beside the children’s playground. The start and finish are both adjacent to registration.

There will be five point to point courses available: white, yellow, orange and two red level, and also a score event (the same format as at the CCC family fun day) aimed at families who would like flexibility in how long they are out for. Sport ident will be used for the point to point courses.

Senior $12,  Junior (20 years or younger) $6, White course $6, Family $30, Sport Ident hire $3
Note that because it is a follow-on event from the family fun day, costs are at PAPO member rates for all participants. Now is the time to join PAPO if you want to enjoy this price for all events.

Starts between 10:30am and 1pm.
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March 17: Sprint Series Event 5 Opawa-Steiner Hansens Park

Opawa-Steiner Hansens Park

  • Tuesday 17th March
  • Please park in Ford Road or Kitchener Road near Opawa school
  • Registration from 5:30pm on Opawa School basketball court
  • Starts from 6 pm – 7 pm – they are about 8 mins walk from the registration : go along Ford Road then turn left on to Hawford Road and follow this to the entrance of Hansens Park
  • Finish – at the caravan on Opawa School basketball court
  • Course closure 8 pm
  • Nearest toilets are in Hansens Park near the start. Go before you arrive!
  • Courses:
  • Short beginner (1 – 1.5 km)
  • Medium (approx 2 km)
  • Long and challenging (approx 2.5 km)


  • Senior (over 20) $12 per map (groups can run with one map)
  • Junior (20 or younger) $6 per map (groups can run with one map)
  • Sport ident hire – $3 (one per competitor or one per group to record your control visits)


As this is our last event we will be having a sausage sizzle and cake stall as a fundraiser for the Canterbury juniors who will go with the South Island rep orienteering team to Auckland in June.  Please bring a few $ cash and enjoy their great baking and skilled sausage cooking!

Online registration available here.  On the day registration will also be available.

There may also be another event or training opportunity for all at Rangiora High School, watch this space- www.papo.org.nz

Start getting your teams together for the South Island Schools Orienteering Festival on 18th and 19th April in the Christchurch region. (also on www.papo.org.nz)

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Results of Sprint 4: Papanui High School

Results of Sprint 4 held at Papanui High School on 10th March.
Planned by Ed Cory-Wright and Marisol Hunter.  Controlled by Jean Cory-Wright.
Papanui Sprint results 2015 (pdf)

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Sprint Series Event 2 Results – Mairehau

The beautiful summer evenings continue.  Here are the results


And for leg by leg details see winsplits here.

Thanks to Sophie and Zoe as planners, Jean as controller, and the team of helpers who made this a successful evening.

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Final Results for Groynes: February 22

The final set of results for the Groynes event can be found here.

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