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Para Sport Pop Up in Takapuna

Community involvement Auckland

Posted: 24 January 2020
Notice reference #: 1HA4g3

Paralympics New Zealand invites you and your students 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 different ‘have a go’ Para sport activities including:

  • Vertical jump test challenge
  • Handcycle challenge
  • Give wheelchair basketball a go
  • Play a goccia game
  • Get a photo with Someity, 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 in Tokyo.

Events summary

Auckland

28 February 2020 – 29 February 2020

Further information

Contact: Laure Gruffat

 (021) 220 6461

lgruffat@paralympics.org.nz

paralympics.org.nz/community/para-sport-pop-up