Disability Sport


About Disability Sport

There are many local opportunities for Athletes with Disability to participate in Sport. 

Parafed Taranaki

Parafed Taranaki partners with Sport Taranaki to ensure there are quality opportunities for youth with physical or visual impairment to participate in sport and recreation. Wheelchair basketball, Cycling & Athletics are currently on offer - see here for more information

For more information contact Tracy Coker - 

Parafed Taranaki Sporting Dates 2019

  • 7th January, 14th January, 21st January  – 6:00pm - Cycling, Bell Block Cycle Park
  • 8th January till 19th March – TuesdayS 6:00pm - Wheelchair basketball, TSB Stadium
  • 23rd January till 13th March – Wednesdays 4:00pm – Yoga. Alchemy Yoga and Wellbeing
  • 4th March – 15th April – Mondays 4:00pm – Swimming, Todd Energy Aquatic Centre
  • 28th March – 6:00pm – Table Tennis, Methodist Church Hall

Special Olympics New Zealand

Special Olympics New Zealand offers a year-round programme of sports training and competition for youth with intellectual disabilities.

2019 events include:

Athletics, TET Athletics Track Inglewood, Wednesday 6th March

Basketball & Boccia, TSB Stadium NPL, Wednesday 3rd July

Football & Boccia, TSB Stadium NPL, Wednesday 25th of September

Swimming, Stratford Aquatics Centre, Wednesday 30th of October

Contact Jayden Richards or see here for more information -


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