Mid Winter AGM and Social Night with a PAPO Life Membership to be Awarded - Tuesday 31st July

13 July 2018

It is just under 3 weeks until our Mid Winter AGM and Social evening . There will be something for everyone on the night so please come along and show...

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NZ Secondary Schools Champs - Update no.1 and 2

28 May 2018

The first and second formal Bulletins containing detailed information about the New Zealand Secondary Schools Orienteering Championships 2018 have now been published.

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Stepping Stones / Feature Jumping

19 February 2018

Stepping stones / feature jumping is going from feature to feature (like from a hill to a hill) and can involve quite intense map reading.

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Compass and Pace-counting Exercises

5 February 2018

A training exercise based from the Bottle Lake Forest Visitor's Centre to allow you to practice “running on the compass”.

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Club Event Thur 22nd Feb - Come and learn from a planners perspectiive

31 January 2018

Everyone is welcome to a Club evening at the Canterbury Community House on Thurs 22nd Feb where some of our experts will let us know the ins and outs of planning...

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17 September 2017

After a great weekend of racing here are the results:

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Canterbury Schools Champs 2017 - Event Programme

12 September 2017

This year the Canterbury Schools Orienteering Festival will be held at Ferrymead Heritage Park and Spencer Park the weekend of 16th, 17th September.

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Canterbury Schools Champs 2017

11 August 2017

This year the Canterbury Schools Orienteering Festival will be held at Ferrymead Heritage Park and Spencer Park the weekend of 16th, 17th September. All students welcome, from the novice to the experts.

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Annual General Meeting August 2017 - Geraldine. All Welcome

13 July 2017


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Mapping Specifications Have Changed

10 May 2017

International mapping specifications have changed. From May 1st competition maps can now be in the new ISOM2017 specification.

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2017 AGM - Report

27 February 2017

Luckily the rain had cleared up and we had a good turn out at the AGM last week after the Van Asch event.

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PAPO uniform O top order

6 February 2017

If you’ve been hankering after one of the very nice, very cool go-faster PAPO Trimtex Katie Bolt designed Orienteering tops worn by many of the club stalwarts, then hanker no...

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Time to renew your Sub now

6 February 2017

PAPO subscriptions for January 2017 to June 2017 are now due!

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NightNav 2016

5 September 2016

NightNav is back for 2016 starting this Wednesday, 7th September. MTBO and Foot options available!

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NZ Secondary Schools Champs 2016

26 July 2016

Last weekend a group of PAPO school age competitors went up to the Waikato to compete in the NZ Secondary Schools Orienteering Championship.

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Great results for PAPO Members at World Rogaine Championship 2016

25 July 2016

At the World Rogaine Championships last weekend near Alice Springs - PAPO members placed in top 6 were

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Heights of Winter 2016

29 June 2016

Full results are now available at

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Rogaine Strategy

21 June 2016

A really good turn out of people for the our social talk. Some great tips for all those doing the Heights of Winter Rogaine.

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Halswell Quarry Permanent Course Opening

19 June 2016

 Here's some photos from the official opening of the Halswell Quarry permanent course.

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Lost Property

11 June 2016

The caravan has been cleaned out and some lost property was found. If you recognise any of these items then pick them up at the caravan at any event before...

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