Oceania Championships and Middle Earth Program of Events
Day 1: Friday 14 April 2017 – Oceania Sprint (Easter Friday)
Unitec Institute of Technology (Mt Albert Campus), Auckland.
Day 2: Saturday 15 April 2017 – Oceania Long
Woodhill Forest, Rototoa, approx 90 minutes north-west of Auckland
Day 3: Sunday 16 April 2017 – Oceania Relay
Woodhill Forest, Lake Kereta, approx 80 minutes north-west of Auckland
Day 4: Monday 17 April 2017 – Oceania Middle (Easter Monday)
Ponganui Road, Onewhero, approx 80 minutes south of Auckland
Day 5: Wednesday 19 April 2017 – Middle Earth (Middle/Long Distance)
Rotorua – Forest Map
Day 6: Thursday 20 April 2017 – Middle Earth (Sprint Distance)
Oceania Championships Programme of Ceremonies
Prizegivings will be held for:
- 14th April – Oceania Sprint Championships – approx 3.30pm
- 15th April – Oceania Long Distance Championships – approx 3.30pm
- 16th April – Oceania Relay Championships – approx 12.30pm
- 17th April – Oceania Middle Distance Championships – approx 1.30pm
Wednesday 19th April Te Puia Cultural Show and Dinner (Rotorua)
For those who are planning on travelling to Rotorua for the ‘Middle Earth’ carnival (between Oceania and World Masters), we have some special offers from Te Puia for you to enjoy in your downtime.
Te Puia is located only minutes from central Rotorua and is home to the world famous Pohutu Geyser as well as the New Zealand Maori arts and crafts Institute.
They will be hosting a traditional Hangi dinner as well as a cultural performance for orienteers on the 18th April (pre-bookings only)
- 6.00pm Arrival
- 6.15pm Lifting of the Hangi Food
- 6.30-7.15pm 45min Cultural Show
- 7.30pm Dinner
- 8.20pm Hot Chocolate by the Geyser
- Depart by 8.45pm
Tickets are $84 Adults, $42 Children.
To arrange a ticket please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively you may purchase tickets at the registration/information tent during the Oceania Competition.
Tickets must be arranged before 16 April.
In addition to this, they are offering a 15% discount on day passes to all participants with proof of entry.
World Master Orienteering Championships (At World Masters Games)
For more information visit http://www.worldmastersgames2017.co.nz/ or http://www.orienteering.org.nz/world-masters-2017/
Friday 21 April 2017
Event centre opens and Opening Ceremony
Saturday 22 April 2017
Model event – sprint
Sunday 23 April 2017
Monday 24 April 2017
Prize giving ceremony
Tuesday 25 April 2017 (Rest day)
Model event – long distance
Wednesday 26 April 2017
Long distance qualification #1
Thursday 27 April 2017
Long distance qualification #2
Friday 28 April 2017 (Rest day)
Saturday 29 April 2017
Long distance final
Sunday 30 April 2017