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Public afterwork event
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Event Date

Wed 02 Nov 2022

Botanic Gardens
Botanic Gardens

Yes - SPORTident
Event Location
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Event Information

Entry details


Details here:  https://www.wellingtonorienteering.org.nz/results/event-pricing


Pre-entry is available at https://entries.wellingtonorienteering.org.nz/

Pre-entries close on the day at noon.

Enter on the day:

Maps will be available.



Helpers are needed to coordinate parking, help with registration, start procedures and download.

A link to a sign-up form is here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdIVxRDsj7J9-CQSUoB0zLKe3ePjlGjqjweX3-WQ4e-bDQOBw/viewform?usp=sf_link


Parking and directions

Park along Glenmore Street (or better, use public transport) and enter through the West Gate (picket fence) shown on the map below.


You will then follow the signs past (9) and (10) on the map to Magpie Lawn which is the Event Centre.



Afterwork event

Fast-ish orienteering, generally around schools or streets which will test your decision-making after a day in the office/classroom. Winning times 15-25 minutes.


Steep well-made paths, tracks and roads around areas of native bush and gardens.


Course Classes Length, Climb and Number of Controls Difficulty
Long N/A 3.5km, 25 controls Technically demanding
Short N/A 2.0km, 16 controls For developing orienteers

Start times

6pm to 7pm

Distance to start

At event centre



Several toilets are available in the gardens; the most appropriate for competitors are by the Seasonal flower beds near Founders Gate (shown on the map above)


Embargoed areas

Wellington Botanic Gardens



Specific Hazards and Notes:

  • Many other Gardens users, please be considerate
  • Stay on marked paths and open grass, do not cut across garden beds
  • Please take care around areas of construction
  • Paths and grass may be slippery and uneven; that staff work with machinery and that service vehicles drive within the Botanic Garden
  • Please keep children supervised and safe near water, power outlets and vehicles
  • No climbing on fences, railings or structures
  • Toilet floor may be slippery and surface could be uneven in parts
  • Some plants are toxic. Do not touch plants and supervise children


Event officials

Planner: Rachel Baker

Controller: Yvette Baker

Contact Details

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