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Bring a kite to Omana Children’s Day


Bring a kite to Omana Children’s Day

This year’s Omana Children’s day promises to be the most colourful yet with hundreds of colourful kites expected to fill the skies above the park.

Visitors to this year’s Omana Children’s Day are asked to bring a kite to help transform the sky over Omana Regional Park into a sea of colour.

The kite theme is a first for the popular day out for children and their families which attracts a crowd of at least 5000 each year.

ARC Parks and Heritage Committee Chairman Bill Burrill says Omana Regional Park continues to be the perfect setting for family activities.

“It is picturesque with easy walks, a safe beach and the friendly farmyard animals which are always popular with the kids,” he says.

“The park is popular all year round but never more so than on Omana Children’s Day which is now in its twelfth year.”

Added attractions for the kids this Sunday include tractor-trailer rides, face painting, sheep shearing, wagon rides, pony rides and lots more.

Admission and parking are free.

To reach Omana Regional Park turn of State highway 1 at East Tamaki, follow East Tamaki Rd to Ormiston Rd and follow the signs to Whitford. Take the Whitford Maraetai Rd and the park is about 12km beyond Whitford.

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