The club has free permanent orienteering courses available to the public. You can choose to explore any course at your own risk. If you have a mobile phone with camera you can use the iOrienteering App to time your run by scanning the QR codes at the control points.
To use a Park-O course.
- Select a course from these maps...
- Download the course pdf file and print your own map and instructions.
- The map and instructions are designed to fit on separate A4 pages.
- You can contact us by email at parko (at) hborienteering.com
To use the iOrienteering app to time your run.
- Download and install the free iOrienteering app from your phones App Store.
- Start the iOrienteering app and follow the onscreen instructions
- Scan the course details QR code on page 2 of the course map
- When you are at the start point scan the Start QR code
- Follow the course on the map, scanning the QR code at each control point
- When you reach the end of the course scan the End QR code
- Help and Suggestions for scanning the QR codes is [here]
Maps & Courses
- The maps are drawn using orienteering colours and symbols. Study the map legends taking special note of the more dangerous (impassable, uncrossable) features on the map.
- The 'North' lines on the maps point to Magnetic north.
- Shortened map legends are included with each maps instructions or you can download [Sprint map legend] and [Std. map legend] full legends.
- 'Line' courses - follow a set course, visiting control points in the order listed on the map. Determine your own best route from the map. The line shows the direction to the next control point, not the route you should take. Do not follow the line between the control points.
- 'Score' courses - visit the control points in any order, earning points, within a time limit.
HB had four teams running in the Taupo Katoa Po event on Saturday night.
Winning Schools are decided.
New Members Information Booklet replaces the annual Preview [pdf]