SI/Canterbury Schools Champs - Kairaki

South Island / Canterbury Schools Champs 2016

Saturday 30 April 2016
Event Type:
Classic Distance
Al Cory-Wright
Peter Cleary
Richard Smith

For non-schools competitors starts available between 12:30 and 1:30pm.

Eight courses available;  long or short options available for each level, red, orange, yellow and white. 

Competitors in the Schools Competition see the schools page for the event programme and start times.

Registration: In the tent (not the caravan) 


  • From east Christchurch; travel through the main street (Williams St.) of Kaiapoi. (there may be road works – follow detour signs). After crossing the river, turn right at fourth intersection into Beach Road. Travel to end of road, turn left at the Pines/Kairaki intersection and follow orienteering signage and directions below for parking. 
  • Via Northern motorway; take third exit (to Rangiora), turn right and cross motorway, travelling along Smith St. At intersection with Williams St, go straight ahead into Beach Road, proceed as above. 
  • From North; turn left into Williams St at Pineacres corner, then left into Beach Road. Continue as above. 
  • From Rangiora; travel to Kaiapoi via Lineside Road, cross the motorway and continue along Smith Street and across Williams St into Beach Road. Continue as above. 

Parking: Adjacent to the Pines Beach Oval. Park on the grass verges of the Red-zoned land

Event Centre: On the Pines Beach Oval Registration: At Event Centre Start: 5 minutes walk from the event centre

Finish: At the event centre

Out of bounds: The forest.

Hazards: Low branches, blackberry, mountain bikers, motor cycles and other vehicles on dunes. Pines Beach roads are open CHECK FOR TRAFFIC if crossing.


This event is part of the SI/Canterbury Schools Champs. See the series page for more details.