Fun for the whole whānau celebrating our unique native blue duck - the whio. This year we've decided to double-up - it's also Children's Day, so come along for some extra kid-friendly fun. Free entry.
What's on? - rubber ducky race! Gold coin donation | 1pm - conservation dog & whio talk | 11am & 12pm - scavenger hunt | all day - whio-themed face painting | time TBA - obstacle course | all day - conservation displays and demos | all day - build a trap to take home | all day - kai for purchase - competitions and prizes
Hosted by freshwater education programme Taupō for Tomorrow as part of Whio Awareness Month. This event is also part of He Piko He Taniwha - the Waikato River Festival