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
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.
Event: Para Sport Pop Up – Christchurch
Date/time: Friday 5 March 2021, 10am–4pm.
Location: Bridge of remembrance, Cashel Street, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8011
Contact us to book your slot with your students. We would recommend groups of approximately 20 to ensure your students can enjoy the full experience. So you may want to bring various groups throughout the day!
It is a great opportunity to learn about the Paralympic Games, disability, inclusion, diversity and Para sport in New Zealand.