CANCELLED - Double Sprint day (morning) - The Groynes

Sunday 31 July 2022
The Groynes
Event Type:
William Steel
Sarah Steel
Val Fletcher

Unfortunately due to severe flooding at The Groynes, it is not possible to hold the morning part of the sprint day. 

The afternoon sprint at Rangiora High will proceed as planned, with start times from 2.30pm after the AGM.

See here, for the afternoon event at Rangiora.

 If you have already entered and have any questions about your entry, please email: 


Double Sprint day morning. The Groynes.

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. For PAPO club members, these sprints count as an OY event with the total time for the 2 events used to calculate OY points.

Double sprint morning event - The Groynes.

Entries: This event is pre-entry. Enter here:  
Travel directions: The Groynes is accessed from SH1 northbound or from Groynes Drive off Johns Rd, Northwood.
Parking: Once at the Groynes, follow signs to parking and the event centre. 
Start location: Adjacent to parking.
Registration: from 9.30am
Start times: 10.00am - 11.00am
Course closure: 11.30am
Costs: Standard PAPO event costs apply. See here. Your entry fee covers both events on this day. (Same fee if you only run one event). Those doing both events will still need to register for the afternoon event prior to starting their run.
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 "DSD" 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
Dogs: Dogs under effective control are allowed.

See here, for the afternoon event at Rangiora.