Upcoming Events

See the FAQ for more information about the costs and orienteering in general, including what you need to wear and bring. 

Canterbury University Sprint

Sunday 28 May 2017

Event info:

3 courses on offer:

  • Course 1 (Red level)
  • Course 2 (Orange level)
  • Course 3 (White/Yellow level)

Event Schedule:

  • 10:00am : Registration Open
  • 10:30am : First Start
  • 12:30pm : Last Start
  • 1:30pm : Course closure

Event Directions

Parking, registration and start/finish near the University of Canterbury club, entry via Ilam road or Homestead Lane (Google 87 Ilam Road or follow the link below : https://goo.gl/maps/zzmkQ2PH9SF2)

Please note that there is limited parking space at the event center - additional car parks are available at the UCSA car park on the east side of Ilam Road opposite the event center.

Terrain

A flat urban map with a variety of built-up area, open space, and some forested areas.

Cost

Sprint cost : $10 Adult /$5 Junior ($3 SI hire)

Unique price for PAPO Members and general public

Special Info

No public toilet in the direct vicinity of the Registration/Start/Finish – nearest are in Ray Blank Park on Maidstone Road

 

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Queens Birthday Day 1

QBW2017

Saturday 3 June 2017

Leithfield will offer a fast introduction to the weekends racing. Almost dead-flat, the terrain includes a mixture of mature pine forest and low-visibility pine set on relatively vague inland sand dunes, intricate coastal dunes and extremely fast open farmland.

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Queens Birthday Day 2

QBW2017

Sunday 4 June 2017

One of PAPO’s classic maps, Butler’s Bush has been fully updated by Russell Higham to bring it up to standard. The map is majority rolling open farmland with vegetation (matagouri and some kanuka) in places, and there is also a block of mixed beech and pine forest.

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Queens Birthday Day 3

QBW2017

Monday 5 June 2017

First used for National Champs 2013, this map is a true technical challenge with an abundance of intricate sand dunes to navigate.

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Heights of Winter Rogaine

Saturday 10 June 2017

The Heights of Winter Rogaine will be run this year by the New Zealand Rogaine Association.  Offering both 6 and 12 hour options this event is a must do on the rogaine calendar.  All details can be found here: http://www. rogaine. org. nz/how/index. php 

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PAPO Training Weekend

Saturday 7 October 2017

This training weekend will be focused towards orange/red level orienteering.  Co-ordinated by Nick Smith to help hone your technique in an amazing part of the country.

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PAPO Training Weekend

Sunday 8 October 2017

This training weekend will be focused towards orange/red level orienteering.  Co-ordinated by Nick Smith to help hone your technique in an amazing part of the country.

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