Upcoming Events

Event information

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

Van Asch farm OY

Sunday 23 May 2021

Van Asch farm OY.

A return to the Van Arch farm above Halswell Quarry. 

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.
Entries: Enter on the day (assuming we are at alert level 1).  

Travel directions: Start/finish at Quarry Hill Reserve, Kennedy's Bush. Accessed from the end of Quarry Hill Terrace or Rock Hill Drive.

Parking: Park on Quarry Hill Terrace, Rock Hill Drive or Kennedy's Bush Rd.

Start location: Quarry Hill Reserve.

Registration: from 10am

Start times: 10.30am - 12.30pm

Course closure: 2.30pm

Costs: Standard PAPO event costs apply see here.

Dogs: Sorry no dogs.

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

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Queens Birthday - Sprint.

Queens Birthday 2021

Saturday 5 June 2021

*Queens Birthday day 1 - Sprint distance - University of Canterbury* Although this is a championship event, there are courses suitable for all, with recreational courses at all levels in addition to the competitive and elite grades, See the *Queen's Birthday 2021[series/view/20]** *event* *page for full list of grades.

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Queens Birthday - Night Sprint Relay

Queens Birthday 2021

Saturday 5 June 2021

*Queens Birthday day 1 evening event  - Night Sprint relay  -  Ngā Puna Wai sports hub* Relay format will be mixed gender teams of 4 people. Starting order for the 4 legs is woman-man-man-woman. *Entry: *This event is pre-entry  Enter hereSee the *Queen's Birthday 2021[series/view/20] *event page for entry details.

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Queens Birthday - Long distance - Woodend north

Queens Birthday 2021

Sunday 6 June 2021

*Queens Birthday day 2 - Long distance - Woodend* The Long distance will be held on the coastal sand dune forest of Woodend. This forest has been fully re-mapped, this will be the first use of that updated map.

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Queens Birthday - Middle distance - Woodend south

Queens Birthday 2021

Monday 7 June 2021

*Queens Birthday day 3 - Middle distance - Woodend South* The Middle distance will be held on the coastal sand dune forest of Woodend. This forest has been fully re-mapped, this will be the first use of that updated map.

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Spencer Park night OY

Saturday 26 June 2021

Spencer Park night OY

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Night MTBO. Bottle Lake

Saturday 31 July 2021

Night MTBO.  Bottle Lake

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Double sprint OY (morning) - Spencer Park

Sunday 8 August 2021

Double sprint OY - Spencer Park.

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Double sprint OY (afternoon) - Cashmere High

Sunday 8 August 2021

Double sprint OY - Cashmere High

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MTBO #4. McLeans Island

Sunday 29 August 2021

MTBO #4. McLeans Island

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