Children's Day 2020

Children's Day 2020

Children's Day 2020

Hokonui is proud to support Children's Day, back SUN 1 MAR at the Gore Multisports Complex. This year's theme is "put tamariki (youth) first". 

Bring the family down between 1pm-4pm for a huge range of fun, FREE events. See the map below. They include...

  • Rat Race inflatable
  • Merry Go Round
  • Bouncy Castles
  • Mini Jeeps
  • Face Painting (thanks Camp Colomba)
  • Swimming and Ice Skating inside
  • Mini Movers
  • Sausage Sizzle
  • Lolly scramble
  • Mataura Petting Zoo
  • Shadow the Clown
  • Bubbleman
  • Photobooth
  • Southern REAP with a special "Under 5's" area
  • Kids Hub - with the new playground now open, but also cupcake decorating, toy library and more!


Also keep an eye out for the new MLT Back of the Ute Sound Stage. Hosted by our very own Luke Howden. Featuring...

  • Otago Museum Science presentation.
  • Storytelling with MP Hamish Walker.
  • BMX stunt display with Levi Goodall. 
  • Lolly Scramble.
  • Jenny Mitchell. 
  • Sponge throw competition. 


Thank you to all the groups and organisations who donate their time and resources for Children's Day - to ensure it remains a fun-filled, free community event enjoyed by many local families. We would love to see you there.


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