Parafed Wellington
Inspire, Enable, Achieve

Welcome to Parafed Wellington

At Parafed Wellington we inspireenable and achieve.

We do this through our members and supporters being involved in sporting, 

recreation or leisure opportunities.  

We work with a range of organisations and partners to make our members 

sporting and recreational lives as great as possible.   

Liam Melvin collects the Parafed Wellington certificate for the inaugural Accessiblity Awards 2018.  We came runner-up in the Customer Service Award.

Check out our Fundraising Charity Auctions & Givealittle pages

2 x tickets to the Constellation Cup in Wellington in October click here

Givealittle page click here

Youth Group Wheelchair Rugby

  • Eli WC Rugby
    Eli WC Rugby
  • Erin WC Rugby 2
    Erin WC Rugby 2
  • Galloways WC Rugby
    Galloways WC Rugby
  • Grandpa & Erin WC Rugby
    Grandpa & Erin WC Rugby
  • Liam WC Rugby
    Liam WC Rugby
  • Lincoln and Alan WC Rugby
    Lincoln and Alan WC Rugby
  • Nathan WC Rugby
    Nathan WC Rugby
  • Ruck WC Rugby
    Ruck WC Rugby
  • Simone, Sean, Eli & Taffy WC Rugby
    Simone, Sean, Eli & Taffy WC Rugby

 Click here to check out our Youth Group



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Kate Horan appointed to NZ Artificial Limb Service Board

Paralympian Kate Horan has been appointed to the New Zealand Artificial Limb Service Board for three years.

Kate who has represented New Zealand in Para athletics, winning a Silver at the Beijing Paralympics and now in Para cycling, said “I am delighted to accept this appointment onto the Board. As an amputee myself, I am fully aware of the importance of the Service and how it provides life changing prosthetics to New Zealanders.”

Kate was born with a congenital leg deformity which resulted in her lower left leg being amputated at the age of 5. Despite this, Kate has excelled in sport and continues to train towards representing New Zealand at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.

In addition to this Board role, Kate works part-time for Parafed Wellington as Sport Coordinator providing sport and recreation opportunities for young people with physical disabilities.

“Working with young people with disabilities resonates with me personally having experienced a similar journey myself. Being able to give back in a variety of ways, such as sitting on the Board, means I am able to make a difference to others lives. I see bringing my story to the Board role will provide a real context in the decision-making around this Service. I look forward to working with the Chair George Reedy and the other Board members, and CEO Sean Gray.”

The Board’s first meeting with Kate in attendance is next week, so she is literally jumping in with two feet.

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Parafed Wellington 2017 Annual Report

Check out what we got up to in 2017 in our Annual Report
Annual Report 2017.pdf (4.9MB)
Check out what we got up to in 2017 in our Annual Report
Annual Report 2017.pdf (4.9MB)