Multi-Sprints - Nga Puna Wai

Sunday 12 May 2024
Nga Puna Wai
Event Type:
Hector & Christina Symons, Ned & Barnaby O'Neill
Katie Symons
Steve O'Neill

Multi-Sprint day. There will be several sprints available, all based from the same event centre at Nga Puna Wai. 

A range of orienteering courses available, with something to suit everyone, from beginners to experts. It 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. 


Pre-entries are preferred for all PAPO events. Member rates will apply to pre-entries.
Enter here:
Pre-entries close: Wednesday prior to event date.
Any queries on the entry system, please email

Limited enter on the day will be available. Enter on the day will be charged at non-member prices for all entries.


There will be several short sprint courses available to run in any order. 
We plan to have 5 courses available:

  • 2 different easy courses (white level) around 1km each.
  • 3 different hard courses up to 2km each.

Enter once and run as many courses as you wish. When entering, you will be required to choose easy or hard (this helps us print the right number of maps). On the day it is OK to run a mixture of easy/hard.


Standard PAPO costs apply see 
This entry fee covers as many courses as you want to run (or walk). 


All entries to be paid by credit/debit card at time of entry via the entry system (EnterO), we no longer accept bank transfers for event entries.
Helpers on the day and PAPO members paying with VIP points can choose the VIP points option when paying.

Any other entry queries: Please email

Travel and Parking

Ngā Puna Wa sports centre is at the end of Augustine Drive off Lincoln Road.
Event registration and start area:  A short walk from the Nga Puna Wai carparks.

Event timetable:

Registration: From 10am
Start times: 10.30am – 12.30am.
Course closure: 2.30pm
Electronic Punching: SI Air+ will be turned on for this event, bring your SI Air card if you have one. For those without an SI Air card (and anyone hiring a SI card) punch in the usual manner.


Sorry no dogs permitted.