Kids learn traditional Aboriginal games during NAIDOC Week

Plenty of fun, traditional Aboriginal games were held at Market Fitness during NAIDOC Week. Photo: Taylor Jurd.
Plenty of fun, traditional Aboriginal games were held at Market Fitness during NAIDOC Week. Photo: Taylor Jurd.

This week WINS Community centre have been holding various NAIDOC Week celebrations involving sport, art, food and more.

The community based organisation have opened their NAIDOC celebrations to the wider community and to children to participate in the activities that have included mural artwork, cooking traditional Aboriginal food and games.

On Wednesday, Market Fitness was the place to be with traditional Aboriginal games being held at the centre.

On the Thursday, Market Fitness was the place to be with traditional Aboriginal games being held at the gym. Photo: Taylor Jurd.

On the Thursday, Market Fitness was the place to be with traditional Aboriginal games being held at the gym. Photo: Taylor Jurd.

The Wellington Times spoke to Colleen Allen from WINS at the gym, who said the kids were really enjoying themselves.

"They love it. It makes them really proud of who they are," she said.

Helping to organise the games was Yvonne Hill from the Department of Education.

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