Training leads up to Schools Festival

26 August 2020

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If you have always wanted to give orienteering a go, or want to try a few short courses and get in  practise, these small training events enable you to get...

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Covid-19 update - `16.08.2020

16 August 2020


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Membership is due

24 July 2020

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Do you like orienteering with us and coming to our events? Please do join us as a member! If you have been to more than a few events it makes...

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24 July 2020

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We will be acknowledging and thanking all our members who have volunteered to put on events, and presenting the financials from the past year amongst other things. All committee and non...

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Rogaine wintery wonderland

22 June 2020

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Fresh news from the planner and controller of the Heights of Winter, a wintery adventure is in the works.

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Post lockdown events

2 June 2020

Suffering from OWS – Orienteering Withdrawal Syndrome? PAPO will be resuming events on the calendar, starting with the postponed Leithfield event on 14th June, followed by the Heights of Winter...

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NZ-wide quiz map

4 May 2020

Test yourselves on our national NZ 'Guess the Map' quiz by our brilliant Quiz Master and Club Captain Briana.

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Response whilst in lockdown- Oceania 2021

17 April 2020

We are with many other orienteers in lockdown at the moment, just waiting it out. Be easy on yourself, we are all in this together.

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Virtual Course planning and Condes Course. Mon 13th April.

10 April 2020

For all of you who have set some self-improvement lockdown goals, we're here to help! To help you tick the "Learn a new skill" box we're holding an Orienteering course setting...

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COVID-19 - Cancellation of all club events for 4 weeks

27 March 2020

Hi Everyone,No doubt you will be aware and preparing yourselves for the next 4 + weeks as the NZ will go into "Lock down" to combat the spread of the Corona virus,...

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PAPO COVID-19 response

21 March 2020

The PAPO committee met on 19/3/2020 to discuss whether we should continue to hold events and if so what changes we should make to the events we hold.

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Orienteering Training for 2020

29 February 2020

Orienteering training will be happening over the next few weekends up until Nationals at Easter. Great for those planning to go to Nationals and anyone looking to improve their orienteering.

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2020 Summer Evening Sprint Series

31 January 2020

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Race or walk around Christchurch’s schools and parks at the 2020 Summer Sprint Series. Short orienteering courses for beginners to experts.

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Oceania 2021 - Bulletin Zero

31 January 2020

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Oceania 2021 is a dedicated world-class map sporting event with multiple days to challenge you. Every day will be in a different terrain with a variety of unforgettable navigation experiences.

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Orienteering camp for Year 5-8 students

5 November 2019

PAPO will be hosting a three day orienteering training camp from 21st-23rd December for those in Years 5-8 at school.

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Festival for orienteers of the future

13 September 2019

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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...

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Schools orienteering training - Ideal for beginners and learners

4 August 2019

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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.

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Canterbury Champs + MTBO: register your interest for accommodation

3 August 2019

Canterbury Champs + MTBO – Canterbury Show Weekend – 15-17 November 2019 – register your interest for accommodation.

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Here's your AGM invite & vote for your PAPO event of the year

26 July 2019


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28 July OY event cancelled - new MTBO date

19 July 2019

Some re-jigging of events. The Woodend OY had to be cancelled due to some new mapping taking place. We appreciate using the forests, but for orienteers they are ever-changing terrain.

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