Paralympics New Zealand Para Sports Pop Up

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A new and innovative initiative 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.

Different ‘have a go’ Para sport activities are available including:

  • Vertical jump test challenge
  • Handcycle challenge
  • Give Wheelchair basketball a go
  • Get a photo with Someity, Tokyo 2020 mascot
  • Blind football virtual reality experience
  • Play a Boccia game
  • 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

Sun 15 and Mon 16 Nov 2020
10:00am – 4:00pm
In front of Te Papa Museum