38 Hurstmere: Para-Sport Pop-Up

28 February 2020 - 29 February 2020 , .

Paralympics New Zealand invites you to be part of a new and innovative initiative!

The Para Sport Pop Up is travelling around New Zealand in the lead up to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, telling the story of New Zealand’s 50-year Paralympic history, increasing awareness of Para Sport and positively influencing community perceptions of disabled people.

Come and enjoy this activation with your family on Friday 28th and Saturday 29th from 10:00am - 4.00pm.

There will be various fun ‘have a go’ Para Sport activities including:

  • Vertical jump test challenge

  • Handcycle challenge

  • Give Wheelchair basketball a go

  • Play a Boccia game

  • Get a photo with Someity, the Tokyo 2020 mascot

  • Blind football virtual reality experience

  • Learn more about Para sport

  • Meet with Paralympians, Para athletes or local Para sport organisations

  • Leave messages of support for the New Zealand Paralympic Team

This is a free event, but feel free to donate to support the New Zealand Paralympic Team participating at Tokyo 2020.