Van Asch Farm

Sunday 19 June 2022
Van Asch Farm
Event Type:
Ryan Moore
Tane Cambridge / Marcus Diprose
Steve O'Neill

Van Asch Farm Orienteering,

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. 

Terrain: The Van Arch farm above Halswell Quarry features steep farmland with rock detail.

Entries: This event will be pre-entry. Pre-payment required by credit card or bank transfer. Enter here:
Entry closing date: Thurs 16th June 2022.
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 "VANASCH"
Costs: Standard PAPO costs apply see
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 "VANASCH" 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: 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.
Registration: From 10am
Start times: 10.30 – 12.30.
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.
Course closure: 2.30pm
Dogs: Sorry, no dogs. Event is held on a working farm.
Course distances & climb: (Shortest routechoice, sensible climb)

  • Red long: 8.9km | 535m
  • Red medium: 6.5km | 395m
  • Red short: 4.4km | 320m
  • Orange: 6.3km | 285m
  • Yellow: 3.4km | 215m
  • White: 2.8km | 145m