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. 

Night MTBO. Bottle Lake

Saturday 31 July 2021

Night MTBO. Bottle Lake.

Mountain bike orienteering at night on the Bottle Lake map, starting from the main Bottle Lake carpark on Waitikiri Drive. The event will use point-to-point orienteering courses (i.e. it will not be rogaine format). There will be three course distances available. 

There will be a small number of MTBO map boards available for hire at $5 each, ask at registration.

Courses available:

Short: 6km
Medium: 13km
Long: 20km 
The long and medium courses uses lots of the single track though which is fast and fun.  
The short is easy navigationally so suitable for children (those under 14 must be accompanied by an adult). 

Entries: Enter on the day (assuming we are at alert level 1).  
Travel directions: Bottle Lake carpark on Waitikiri Drive
Parking: Waitikiri Drive carpark.
Start location: Adjacent to parking.
Registration: 4.30pm
Main Start block: 5.00pm-5.30pm
Later starts: Starts up to 6pm for are possible for those on the short course or experienced riders.
Course closure: 8pm
Costs: Standard PAPO event costs apply see here.
Dogs: Sorry no dogs.

 

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Double sprint day (morning) - Spencer Park

Sunday 8 August 2021

Two sprints in one day, do one or do both to score the Orienteer of the Year (OY) points. Courses suitable for everyone from beginners to sprint champions.

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Double sprint day (afternoon) - Cashmere High

Sunday 8 August 2021

Two sprints in one day, do one or do both to score the Orienteer of the Year (OY) points. Courses suitable for everyone from beginners to sprint champions.

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MTBO #4. McLeans Island

Sunday 29 August 2021

MTBO #4. McLeans Island. Mountain bike orienteering event on the McLeans Island map. There will be 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.

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Ultralong - Butlers bush

Saturday 4 September 2021

Ultralong - Butlers bush

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Castle Hill village OY

Sunday 5 September 2021

Castle Hill village OY

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NightNav 1 - Haslwell Quarry

Wednesday 8 September 2021

NightNav 1 - Haslwell Quarry. NightNav is one hour rogaine/score event in the dark. You can compete in teams or individual. Get some friends together and grab a headtorch to give it a go! There is a briefing at 6. 45pm before the mass start at 7. 00pm See more at: http://www.

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Schools day 1 - The Groynes

Saturday 11 September 2021

Schools day 1 - The Groynes

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Schools day 2 - Bottle lake

Sunday 12 September 2021

Schools day 2 - Bottle lake

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NightNav 2 - McLeans Island

Wednesday 15 September 2021

NightNav 2 - McLeans Island NightNav is one hour rogaine/score event in the dark. You can compete in teams or individual. Get some friends together and grab a headtorch to give it a go! There is a briefing at 6. 45pm before the mass start at 7. 00pm See more at: http://www. nightnav.

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