Peninsula and Plains Orienteering

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


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Upcoming Events

MTB orienteering McLeans Island

Saturday 14 December 2019

MTBO is about map reading as you bike. The biking and navigation usually stays along trail and track networks, but can go over some open areas - do check for each event - as it can vary from event to event and on different areas of the map. more info

Quail Island

Sunday 2 February 2020

Quail Island more info

Waikari OY

Sunday 16 February 2020

Waikari OY 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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