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.   



Paralympics NZ Prime Ministers Dinner

Alan Signal and Kate Horan at the PNZ Prime Ministers Dinner in Auckland with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.


2018 Halberg Games

  • Erin running - Copy
    Erin running - Copy
  • Greta Tennis 3 - Copy
    Greta Tennis 3 - Copy
  • Libby running - Copy
    Libby running - Copy
  • Ari swimming 2
    Ari swimming 2
  • Corran rowing - Copy
    Corran rowing - Copy
  • Felix - Copy
    Felix - Copy
  • Harry discus - Copy
    Harry discus - Copy
  • Jack long jump - Copy
    Jack long jump - Copy
  • Joel Golf 3 - Copy
    Joel Golf 3 - Copy
  • Liam & Cat swimmign - Copy
    Liam & Cat swimmign - Copy
  • Josh WC touch - Copy
    Josh WC touch - Copy
  • Nathaniel discu
    Nathaniel discu
  • Lincoln
    Lincoln
  • Mitchell swimming
    Mitchell swimming
  • TP swimming - Copy
    TP swimming - Copy



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


 

News


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10/08/2018

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)