New Zealand Orienteering Championships Hawkes Bay 7 - 10th April 2023

Event Information

Hawke’s Bay Orienteering Club looks forward to welcoming competitors to 4 events, 7th – 10th April 2023 plus a Knock-out Sprint hosted by ONZ on Tuesday 11th April.

SPRINT CHAMPIONSHIPS – Friday 7 April

  • Map: Splash Planet
  • Scale: 1:4,000
  • Contour: 2.5m intervals
  • Location: Windsor, Hastings
  • Terrain: Amusement and urban park
  • Level: A-Grade event, WRE, ONZ National Sprint League. First starts from 1:00pm.
  • Start times: First starts from 1:00pm.

INDIVIDUAL LONG CHAMPIONSHIPS – Saturday 8 April

  • Map: Edenham
  • Scale: 1:10,000, 1:7.500 and 1:5,000
  • Contour: 5m intervals
  • Location: Atua Rd, Elsthorpe approx. 50 km SE from Hastings (approx. 50 minute drive)
  • Terrain: Open gully spur farmland with scattered trees.
  • Level: A-Grade event, WRE and ONZ National Orienteering League.
  • Start times: First starts from 10.30am.

INDIVIDUAL MIDDLE CHAMPIONSHIPS – Sunday 9 April

  • Map: Paeroa
  • Scale: 1:10,000, 1:7,500 and 1: 5,000
  • Contour: 5m intervals
  • Location:Kokatewai Rd, Elsthorpe, approx. 48 km NW from Hastings (approx. 50 minute drive)
  • Terrain:
  • Hillside farmland with areas of testing native bush interspaced with smaller sections of trees.
  • Level:
  • A-Grade event, WRE and ONZ National Orienteering League. First starts will be at 10.00am.
  • Start times: First starts will be at 10.00am

INDIVIDUAL RELAY CHAMPIONSHIPS – Monday 10 April

  • Map: Paeroa
  • Scale: 1:10,000, 1:7,500 and 1: 5,000
  • Contour: 5m intervals
  • Location: Kokatewai Rd, Elsthorpe, approx. 48 km NW from Hastings (approx. 50 minute drive)
  • Terrain: Hillside farmland with areas of testing native bush interspaced with smaller sections of trees.
  • Level: A-Grade event
  • Start times: Briefing at 10.00am. First starts will be at 10.15am.

KNOCK-OUT SPRINT, National Sprint League event – Tuesday 11 April

  • Maps: Arataki and Hereworth maps
  • Scale: 1: 4,0002.5m intervals
  • Contour: 2.5m intervals
  • Location: Havelock North
  • Terrain: Urban
  • Level: ONZ National Sprint League. To be advised.
  • Start times: To be advised.

EMBARGOED AREAS

  • Sprint – Windsor Park, Splash Planet and Karamu High School
  • Long Distance – Entire Edenham Station
  • Middle Distance and Relay Events – Entire Paeroa Station
  • Knock-out Sprint – Te Mata Primary, Havelock North Intermediate, Havelock North High and Hereworth Schools. Boundary details are available on the website https://www.oevents.nz/nzoc2023/embargoes/

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