Sporting hero comes to Christchurch to inspire you

8 May 2023

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Nathan Fa'avae invites you to reflect on your own life's purpose and passions. Get ready to be uplifted, motivated, and  changed by Nathan Fa'avae's incredible story of triumph and resilience. At ...

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Canterbury makes 50% of selected Junior World team

8 May 2023

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Congratulations to a huge PAPO contingent named in the Orienteering NZ JWOC team, there is going to be some intense training happening around here.

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2022 AGM minutes

31 January 2023

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Have a read of last years' AGM minutes and see what PAPO are doing for you and the club.  It is in our best interest to hold orienteering events and encourage more get...

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PAPO Coach in residence - summer 2023

28 October 2022

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This NZ Summer PAPO is offering a scholarship for a Coach in Residence. The scholarship is aimed at University-aged orienteers from outside of New Zealand who are looking to improve...

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Enter the schools festival now

2 September 2022

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Haere mai! You’re invited to the Canterbury Schools Orienteering Festival 2022.

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7 July 2022

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It is time again for the PAPO AGM.  The date for the AGM is on Sunday 7 August at 1pm at Rangiora High School.  The observant will notice that Rangiora...

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5 PAPO members in NZ JWOC team

12 May 2022

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We are thrilled to congratulate five Peninsula and Plains Orienteers that have been selected to represent New Zealand at the Junior World Orienteering Championships (JWOC) .  Congratulations Katherine Babbington, Kaia Joergensen, Felix...

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2022 National Sprint Orienteering League

20 January 2022

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The 2022 National Sprint Orienteering League events are a NZ sprint event series including individual and sprint relays spread over four rounds (see event list below).

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'Not the' Oceania Bulletin2 v2 & start lists

5 January 2022

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There are revisions to the 'Not the' Oceania Bulletin 2 - version 2  is now available released 5 January 2022 .

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'Not the' Oceania Bulletin 2

30 December 2021

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Bulletin 2 for 'Not the' Oceania 2022 has been released. Details include: A change to the Sprint location; Entry for the two warm-up events (Sat 8 Jan / Sprint...

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School years 4-8 orienteering camp

23 November 2021

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Year 4-8 orienteers are invited to an orienteering training camp based at Spencerville, Saturday 18th December 10am – Monday 20th December 4pm 2021. Orienteering coaching will be available for all abilities from beginner...

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Victoria Park - new permanent courses

9 November 2021

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Carsten Jørgenson, our mapping co-ordinator, has planned a number of new courses for Victoria Park from easy to more challenging, including a rogaine-style course for those who like to test themselves on...

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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

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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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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