Peninsula and Plains Orienteering

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


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Upcoming Events

Summer Sprint 3 - Lincoln University

Tuesday 27 February 2018

More information available on the Summer Sprint Series site. more info

Event for Beginners - Woodend

Sunday 4 March 2018

White and Yellow courses available. Starts between 10:30am and 12:00 noon, course closure 1pm. more info

Training Event - Woodend

Sunday 4 March 2018

Training event suitable for orange to red level orienteers. There will be instruction and coaching available at 10am and 11am meet at Woodend Beach car park. more info

Latest News

Stepping Stones / Feature Jumping

Stepping stones / feature jumping is going from feature to feature (like from a hill to a hill) and can involve quite intense map reading. But it is possible jump between bigger features and disregard all the smaller detail and then it is less intense map reading. more info

Compass and Pace-counting Exercises

Controls will be available until 15th February. more info

Club Event Thur 22nd Feb - Come and learn from a planners perspectiive

Everyone is welcome to a Club evening at the Canterbury Community House on Thurs 22nd Feb where some of our experts will let us know the ins and outs of planning great courses. This is a great way to improve your orienteering knowledge/skills, even if you are not intending to plan... more info

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