News

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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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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