Peninsula and Plains Orienteering

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

Quail Island. Pre-entry required.

Sunday 2 February 2020

The PAPO 2020 events start with an orienteering event on Quail Island. Please pre-enter for this event by Weds 29th Jan. more info

Waikari OY

Sunday 16 February 2020

Waikari OY more info

Evening sprint - Papanui High School

Tuesday 18 February 2020

Evening sprint, Papanui High School. more info

Latest News

Orienteering camp for Year 5-8 students

PAPO will be hosting a three day orienteering training camp from 21st-23rd December for those in Years 5-8 at school. The camp will teach skills and have exercises catering from beginners to advanced (white to red level). more info

Festival for orienteers of the future

Sunday is for sleep-ins! Start times have been put back an hour for Sunday. Actually, the controller for the event has decided to do this in the interests of children's safety - so we are well away from another MTB event.  more info

Schools orienteering training - Ideal for beginners and learners

Events are on different evenings to help avoid clashing with other after-school activities. Make sure you sign up (as a school or individual) so we can provide enough maps. Mon 19 Aug | McCormacks Bay – Reserve carpark near rugby fieldsTue 20 Aug  | Halswell Quarry – Findlays Picnic Area 1Wed... more info

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