News

Event Update

30 August 2021

PAPO event postponement and cancellation update: The Canterbury Schools orienteering festival has been postponed to term 4. This will now be held on the weekend of 6th/7th November.

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MTBO Sunday 29th Aug cancelled

23 August 2021

The Ultralong and OY event the following weekend at Castle Hill will be decided upon once the alert level announcement from the government has been made at the end of this...

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COVID event cancellations

17 August 2021

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All of New Zealand moves to Alert Level 4 at 11:59pm on  17 August 2021. Some of our events will be cancelled or deferred.

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School coaching & training sessions - 16 Aug - 7 Sept 2021

10 August 2021

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Leading up to the Canterbury Schools Orienteering Festival on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 September there will be special coaching and training sessions especially for  school-aged children to have a...

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Southern Cross trip cancelled

26 July 2021

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Following the government announcement that the travel bubble with Australia would be closed for eight weeks, Orienteering New Zealand’s Council has voted unanimously to cancel the trip. Since the announcement, investigation...

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PAPO AGM 2021

22 July 2021

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The 2021 PAPO will be held on Monday 16 August in the Sydenham room at the South Library starting at 7pm.

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Queen's Birthday Bulletin 1

2 June 2021

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Thankyou for your patience. The Bulletin is a bit later than normal, but it was necessary to do some extra checks on terrain over the last few days.

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Queen's Birthday weekend entries

14 May 2021

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Shocker! For this weekend only, there are a few bargain-priced Queen's Birthday weekend entries left! Get snappy with your entry, as the price inflation hits on Monday.

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Going ahead at Godley with Level 2 procedures

27 February 2021

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The orienteering event at Godley Head for Sunday 28th February is going ahead following ONZ level 2 procedures following tonight’s government announcement.  Auckland will be at Alert Level 3 and...

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Burnside Evening sprint postponed to March

16 February 2021

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The first summer evening sprint event at Burnside scheduled for 16th February has been postponed due to the Covid Level 2 restrictions now in place in Christchurch.

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Southern O Week Programmes

8 January 2021

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The programmes for all Southern O week events have been uploaded ready for you to download. There is an individual programme for each day's event.

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Southern O week

11 December 2020

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Our controllers were out at Le Bons today soaking up the sun by the beach. We are looking forward to seeing you out here next month.

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MTBO & Crocodile XC trails

22 November 2020

The tracks are open this morning. The tracks have been so dry any small amounts of rain should dry out quickly.

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Entry extended for Canterbury Champs and South Island Champs

31 October 2020

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We have extended the closure date for the Canterbury Champs and the Taitonga / South Island Champs to midnight Sunday 1 November due to the enquiries and demand we have...

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Summer O camp for Juniors 5-8

19 October 2020

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Juniors in school years from 5-8 are invited to an orienteering training camp in Nelson, Friday 19th evening – Monday 21st afternoon December.

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South Island and Canterbury Champs

18 October 2020

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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...

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Southern O 2021

1 October 2020

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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.

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Oceania NZ 2022

30 September 2020

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Yes, Oceania has moved along a year! Wow, and what a year it has been so far. Current restrictions at the New Zealand border are very tight in response to COVID-19.

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Start times & info for Schools Orienteering Weekend

10 September 2020

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The programme and start times are all uploaded. There is lots of information about the school orienteering weekend in the programme, so read and share with all participants.

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Van Asch School training- now at Barnett Park on Wed 2 September

1 September 2020

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We apologise for yet another last minute change. The latest change is a swap in venue for this training session.  The location change we were not able to control.

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