AUCKLAND (NZ Punjabi News Service):
Second New Zealand Sikh Games will take place on November 28 – 29 in Bruce Pulman Park, Takanini. Registration for these games will start on October 26. Registration can be done by visiting the page http://www.nzsikhgames.org/. The poster of these games will be released on October 25 during the ongoing games in Sports and Cultural Club of Bay of Plenty.
The games were started last year and had received huge response from the people. Those who had missed the opportunity to take part in these games last year can do so this year. Representatives of different sports bodies of New Zealand, organizers of these games and sports officials will remain present during the launch of poster of these games on October 25.
The two days event will see competitions in 16 types of games including: football (men and women), kabaddi, cricket, hockey (kids), volleyball (men), shooting, kho - kho, golf, netball (women), badminton, rifle shooting, wrestling, athletics, gatka, tug of war, dastar competitions.
There will be arrangement of recreation for children during the games which included “water sliding, sea - saw, horse - riding, jumping and bouncy castle. Cultural events will also take place during these games in which kids and artists will perform bhangra, and gidha. Local Punjabi singers will also enthrall people during these games.