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PAPO membership

To join PAPO, use the following online membership form: 

PAPO has a new membership database for the 2020-2021 year. All existing members need to register in the new database. 

Membership year runs from July until June.  If joining after January membership is half price.

If you have any questions or issues, filling in the membership form, please email  

Joining PAPO gives you these great benefits:

  • Earn VIP points for volunteering. VIP points build towards free events.
  • Members’ rates at all events (typically 50% of non-member rates)
  • Access to PAPO coaching and skills development sessions
  • Affiliation to the Orienteering New Zealand (ONZ), qualifying you to participate in regional, national and international events.
  • Juniors are eligible for a grant towards the cost of travel to compete in major NZ events outside Canterbury. See PAPO Junior Travel Fund Policy
  • Juniors and seniors selected for a NZ team competing overseas are eligible for a grant. See PAPO International Travel Fund Policy.

Membership costs

20 years or younger at the end of the calendar year, or a full-time student. Junior members may be eligible for travel grants. 
 One or two seniors and any number of juniors, all of whose primary home address is the same.
For members of another orienteering club (gives access to member-only activities).