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PAPO membership

To join PAPO, use the following online membership form:

  PAPO new member registration

The PAPO Membership year runs from 1st July until 30th June the following year.
New members joining after 1st February pay half price (provides membership up to 30th June that year).
New members joining after 1st May can pay the full price for membership to 30th June the following year. 

If you have any questions or issues, filling in the membership form, please email If you are an existing member, you can change your own details in the membership database by logging in here

Joining PAPO gives you these great benefits:

  • Members’ rates at all events (typically 50% of non-member rates)
  • Access to PAPO coaching and skills development sessions
  • Earn VIP points for volunteering. VIP points build towards free events.
  • 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). 

Please email with any membership questions.