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. 

Xmas event - The Groynes

Sunday 4 December 2022

Xmas event - The Groynes. 

The PAPO end of year social and prizegiving will happen after the Xmas event at around 1.30pm.

Entries: Pre-entries preferred.
Enter here: https://entero.co.nz/evento.php?eventName=xmas-2022
Entries close Thurs Dec 1st.
Limited enter on the day will be available. Enter on the day will be charged at non-member prices for all entries.

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 "XMAS2022"
Costs: Standard PAPO costs apply see https://papo.org.nz/faq/costs. Note that fees have been increased from Oct-2022 as agreed at the AGM. Member fees are only available for pre-entries.
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 https://papo.org.nz/faq/costs, please choose the Bank Transfer option and pay the maximum shown. Please email PAPOentries@gmail.com if you have done this.
VIP points: If you want to use a VIP card to pay, please mark this with "XMAS2022" and choose Bank Transfer on the entry form. Forward your email confirmation to PAPOentries@gmail.com 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 PAPOentries@gmail.com with a note that you part of the team helping to put the event on.
Any other entry queries: Please email PAPOentries@gmail.com  

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 10.00am
Start times: 10.30am - 12.00pm
Course closure: 1.00pm
Dogs: Dogs under effective control are allowed.

End of year prizegiving & social: The PAPO end of year social and prizegiving will happen after the Xmas event at 1.30pm in the start/finish area. We will be presenting the 2021 trophies for the OY series, most improved orienteers and volunteer awards. Hopefully there will be a sausage sizzle as a fundraiser for Juniors travelling to orienteering events.

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Waitangi weekend day 1. Individual Sprint. Lincoln Schools

Waitangi Orienteering Weekend 2023

Saturday 4 February 2023

*Waitangi weekend 2023 day 1 (morning). Lincoln Schools individual sprint. * Waitangi weekend 2023 starts with an individual sprint on the brand new map of Lincoln Schools.   For the Elite grades, this will be a National Sprint League (NSL) race and World Ranking Event (WRE).

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Waitangi weekend day 1. Elite Knock-out Sprint & public individual sprint.

Waitangi Orienteering Weekend 2023

Saturday 4 February 2023

*Waitangi weekend 2023 day 1 (afternoon). Lincoln university * For the Elite grades, this will be a Knockout sprint with 3 rounds of head-to-head racing.   Quarter Finals Lincoln Schools (run in the morning after the public sprint race).

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Waitangi weekend day 2. Woodend Forest

Waitangi Orienteering Weekend 2023

Sunday 5 February 2023

*Waitangi weekend 2023 day 2. Woodend Forest  * Elite double middle: Morning middle distance race. Starts from 10am.    Afternoon middle distance with chasing start (start time based on overall time for morning race). Starts from 2pm.

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Waitangi weekend day 3. Sprint Relay. Burnside High

Waitangi Orienteering Weekend 2023

Monday 6 February 2023

*Waitangi weekend 2023 day 3. Sprint Relay (and public individual sprint)*   The final race of the weekend is a Sprint Relay. Teams of 4 will compete with forked head to head racing The Elite relay will have mixed regional teams of 2 male/2 female in W-M-M-W leg order.

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Evening Sprint. Papanui High

Tuesday 21 February 2023

Evening Sprint. Papanui High

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Evening Sprint. Orton Bradley

Saturday 25 February 2023

Evening Sprint. Orton Bradley

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Orton Bradley OY

Sunday 26 February 2023

Orton Bradley OY

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Evening Sprint. Hansen Park & schools

Tuesday 28 February 2023

Evening Sprint. Hansen Park & schools

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UCOC ultrasprint

Sunday 5 March 2023

UCOC ultrasprint

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