Orienteering in the beautiful Houto Forest. Enjoy running (or walking) in a picturesque private forest. 4 courses on offer, from beginner level (no experience required) to courses for seasoned orienteers. Shortest course is under 2km long. Options to start with the easiest then try a longer option if keen on a bit more running. Courses start from a slightly different place and include completely different control points from the recent event organised by Dave Nevin.
Houto Road, approx 2km up the road from the intersection of Kirkopuni Valley Road and Houto Road. Head out of Whangarei towards Dargaville on SH14. Kirkopuni Valley Road turnoff is approx 30mins drive from central Whangarei. TAKE EXTREME CARE TURNING RIGHT off SH14 on to Kirkopuni Valley Road. Signs will be out on SH14, visible both from Dargaville and Whangarei.
Sunday September 22nd. Start anytime between 9.30am and 11.30am. Info and help available for those new to orienteering.