Teams Relay Event

Saturday 1st May 2021

Massey University Campus & Farm, Palmerston North


Relay results are published. Also on Winsplits


  • Start times: First starts will be at 10am
  • Course Planner: Chris Tuffley
  • Controller: Tony Paterson


8:30 amRegistration opens, school teams receive race bibs.
9:00 amRunners in composite teams gather near registration to meet their team members and obtain their race bib.
9:45 amRace briefing.
10:00 amSenior Girls and Intermediate Girls start.
10:05 amSenior Boys and Intermediate Boys start.
10:10 amJunior Girls and Y7/8 Girls start.
10:15 amJunior Boys and Year 7/8 Boys start.
12:30 pmCourse closure.


  • Recently updated Massey park and farm
  • Scale: 1:4000
  • Contour: 2.5m

You can download an older map of the area here.

Competition levels

All runners run the Standard grade for their (long event) class — except Legs 1 and 3 of the Junior Boys and Girls, who run their Championship grade.

  • Senior Boys/Girls: Orange
  • Intermediate Boys/Girls: Yellow
  • Junior Boys/Girls: Yellow/White (see above)
  • Yr 7 & 8 Boys/Girls: White


“Official teams” consist of 3 students, according to the Special Rules for New Zealand Secondary Schools Orienteering Championships (see


Palmerston North. Park and farm area near the Massey University campus. Generally flat with a few hills to contend with for the longer courses.

Embargo / Out of Bounds

All of the Massey Campus and associated farm to the northwest of the campus as shown below:

Any attempt to survey, train or carry out a navigational activity in the competition terrain illustrated below is forbidden unless explicitly permitted by the organiser. Attempts to gain any information related to the courses, beyond that provided by the organiser, is forbidden before and during the competition.

See the full embargo notice here.