Peninsula and Plains Orienteering
Welcome to the Peninsula and Plains Orienteers (PAPO), Canterbury's orienteering club.
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Van Asch farm. Score OY
Sunday 1 November 2020
A return to the Van Asch farm adjacent to Halswell Quarry. A map that has not been used for a number of years but has now been re-mapped for this event.
Bottle Lake MTBO OY
Friday 13 November 2020
Local MTBO at Bottle Lake on the Friday of show weekend.
Canterbury Champs - Long Distance
Saturday 14 November 2020
South Island & Canterbury champs day 1 - Long distance. Acheron, near Lake Lyndon, Canterbury High Country.
Summer O camp for Juniors 5-8
Juniors in school years from 5-8 are invited to an orienteering training camp in Nelson, Friday 19th evening – Monday 21st afternoon December.
South Island and Canterbury Champs
There are plenty of technical map challenges to keep you occupied on the Canterbury long weekend coming up soon. Entries are now open to the Canterbury champs and South Island / Taitonga champs are a NOL (National Orienteering League) event for elites. The weekend lies on Canterbury Anniversary weekend, or Show weekend.
Southern O 2021
Peninsula and Plains Orienteers, as well as Nelson and Marlborough Orienteering Clubs are excited to be inviting orienteers from around NZ to enjoy a series of high-quality orienteering events in January. Although no longer the Oceania Championships these events will offer a great orienteering experience for all! The events will...