Peninsula and Plains Orienteering

Welcome to the Peninsula and Plains Orienteers (PAPO), Canterbury's orienteering club. 

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Canterbury is currently at Covid-19 Alert Level 2 for the near future. Therefore Level 2 requirements are in effect for our AGM and all forthcoming outdoor events until further notice.

For the latest COVID-19 updates, please refer to the The New Zealand Government website:

Orienteering New Zealand also has advice online ( last updated 15 August 2020)

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Upcoming Events

Training - Leithfield Dunes

Sunday 20 September 2020

PAPO and UCOC will be holding trainings on most Sundays leading up to Nationals.  more info

NightNav 3 - Bottle Lake

Wednesday 23 September 2020

NightNav 3- Bottle Lake more info

Van Asch farm. Score OY

Sunday 1 November 2020

Van Asch farm. Score OY more info

Latest News

Start times & info for Schools Orienteering Weekend

The programme and start times are all uploaded. There is lots of information about the school orienteering weekend in the programme, so read and share with all participants. We are all looking forward to the weekend. Find all the details here  more info

Van Asch School training- now at Barnett Park on Wed 2 September

We apologise for yet another last minute change. The latest change is a swap in venue for this training session.  The location change we were not able to control. We have acted quickly, and have a new course on a new map for Barnett Park, Redcliffs which we will use tomorrow. ... more info

Training leads up to Schools Festival

If you have always wanted to give orienteering a go, or want to try a few short courses and get in  practise, these small training events enable you to get to get up-to-speed in time for the Schools Orienteering Festival. more info

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