Score OY. Pines Beach

Sunday 30 October 2022
Pines Beach
Event Type:
Jacob Knoef
Scott Smith

Score OY. Pines Beach

Held on the stunning coastal sand dune forest of Kairaki and the Pines Beach, north of Christchurch. 

A range of orienteering courses available, with something to suit everyone, from beginners to experts. Includes easy courses for those who are new to the sport and would like to give it a go. All welcome! Event suitable for the whole family.

Course options:
3 course options will be available:

  • 60 minute score (rogaine) event with controls at Red/Orange navigation level.
  • 45 minute score (rogaine) event with controls at Yellow/White navigation level.
  • White course. (Follow controls in order - not score format).

If you are unsure which event option to enter, please email for advice.

Entries: Pre-entries preferred.
Enter here:
Pre-enties close Thurs Oct 27th.
Limited enter on the day will be available. Enter on the day will be charged at non-member prices for all entries.

Payments: Credit card payments can be made from the entry system (EnterO). For bank transfers, please credit the PAPO bank account: 03-0823-04259310-00. Please reference your surname and "SCOREOY"
Costs: Standard PAPO costs apply see Note that fees have been increased from Oct-2022 as agreed at the AGM. Member fees are only available for pre-entries.
Costs for non-member family entries & teams entries: Due to limitations with the entry system, the maximums for non-member families and teams may not be correctly applied. If the total amount calculated by the entry system is more than the maximum stated here, please choose the Bank Transfer option and pay the maximum shown. Please email if you have done this.
VIP points: If you want to use a VIP card to pay, please mark this with "SCOREOY" and choose Bank Transfer on the entry form. Forward your email confirmation to with a photo of your VIP card.
Helpers on the day: If you are helping out with the event and will take a free run, please choose Bank Transfer on the entry form. Forward your email confirmation to with a note that you part of the team helping to put the event on.
Any other entry queries: Please email

Travel directions: From SH1 north of Christchurch, take third exit after crossing the Waimak (signed Rangiora), turn right and cross motorway, travelling along Smith St. At intersection with Williams St, go straight ahead into Beach Road. Follow Beach Rd for about 1.6km before turning left into Ferry Rd (gravel) - follow signs and keep gates closed behind you - Parking in paddock.
Start location: Adjacent to parking.
Registration: from 10am
Start times: 10.30am - 12.30pm
Course closure: 2.30pm
Dogs: Sorry no dogs.

This event is part of the PAPO OY series, with OY points awarded to PAPO club members.