Peninsula and Plains Orienteering

COVID-19: All events are postponed due to COVID-19. See the COVID-19 page for the latest status.


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

find out more about PAPO

PAPO are hosting the Oceania orienteering champs in January 2021. For more information see the Oceania website.

Upcoming Events


Sunday 5 April 2020

EVENT CANCELLED. To be rescheduled at a later date after the COVOD-19 Lockdown. more info

Acheron OY

Sunday 3 May 2020

Acheron OY more info

MTBO weekend. Saturday sprints

Saturday 9 May 2020

First event of three MTBO events over the weekend. Short and fast MTBO courses around the northern part of Bottle Lake. more info

Latest News

COVID-19 - Cancellation of all club events for 4 weeks

Hi Everyone,No doubt you will be aware and preparing yourselves for the next 4 + weeks as the NZ will go into "Lock down" to combat the spread of the Corona virus, SARS-CoV-2 and the associated disease COVID-19. In light of this, and on the advice of Orienteering NZ and the NZ Government, all Orienteering... more info

PAPO COVID-19 response

The PAPO committee met on 19/3/2020 to discuss whether we should continue to hold events and if so what changes we should make to the events we hold. We took into account the current NZ Government advisory, the Orienteering NZ recommendations and advice from two health professionals who are PAPO... more info

Orienteering Training for 2020

Orienteering training will be happening over the next few weekends up until Nationals at Easter. Great for those planning to go to Nationals and anyone looking to improve their orienteering. more info

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