Aside from wharf-jumping for a few months in the summer, what, if anything is there for teens high school age+ and young adults to do in and around Mapua Waterfront – the Wharf or waterfront park?
Nothing at all actually .. if you ask teens hanging out around the wharf during school holidays and/or at the weekends. Of course no one ever asks this demographic…and they don’t (yet) know how to organise and engage with “the system” to register their interest. So I decided to ask a group of high schoolers down at the wharf, suspiciously carrying and bouncing a basketball , they answered : Why not a half-court basketball court like the one at Tahunanui ?
Might look something like this: