Sport Bay of Plenty

Disability Sport

Sport Bay of Plenty staff ensure school and community events have opportunities for people with a disability to participate and compete.

Our organisation advocates for inclusiveness so that more people can be more active more often, no matter what their abilities.

 

Halberg Disability Sports Foundation

Halberg Disability Sports Foundation can provide funding to support physically disabled young people to access equipment, lessons and school camps. For information about the Activity fund, go to www.allsportsnz.co.nz/funding

There is also professional development training for teachers and coaches at www.halbergallsports.co.nz/no-exceptions-training or contact The Halberg Disability Sports Foundation Disability Sports Adviser Bay of Plenty/Gisborne Cherryl Thompson cherryl@halberg.co.nz or 0272902030.

For more information about the Halberg Disability Sports Foundation, please visit their website www.halberg.co.nz

 

Parafed Bay Of Plenty

Parafed Bay of Plenty is a sports activity provider for people with physical disabilities in the Bay of Plenty. Our aim is to create opportunities for disabled people to play sport, socially and competitively, formally and informally. Parafed coordinate and communicate opportunities within the sector to provide the best possible pathways for athletes, coaches, officials and administrators. Whether you are looking to make friends, get fit or are looking for that first step on the way to the Paralympics, Parafed BOP should be your first point of call.

For information on Parafed Bay of Plenty, please visit their website www.parafedbop.co.nz

 

Special Olympics New Zealand

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

More than 7,000 athletes train and compete in 13 different Olympic-type summer and winter sports throughout New Zealand. Each year, Special Olympics New Zealand runs more than 200 events in over 40 towns and cities around the country. These events are supported by over 3000 volunteers and are facilitated through a network of Regional Sports Coordinators.

Special Olympics New Zealand is first and foremost a sports organisation but it provides athletes with far more than the physical benefits of sport. It’s about fun, friendships and team spirit; it’s about a feeling of belonging, and ultimately improving quality of life.

Click here for more information

 

Blind Sport New Zealand

Blind Sport NZ Inc is NZ’s National Disability Sport Organisation for Blind, Deafblind and low vision sport and physical recreation, charged with leading sport and recreation, charged with leading sport and recreation opportunity and driving participation in blind and low vision sport.

For more information on Blind Sport NZ, visit their website www.blindsport.kiwi

 

Paralympics New Zealand

Paralympics New Zealand supports and encourages opportunities for disabled people to participate in sports, from regional, national and international levels. Sports are offered through a network of Regional Parafed Associations, National disabled & able-bodied Sports Organisations, clubs, coaches and individuals.

Paralympics New Zealand provides athletes and coaches access to international competitions, such as the Summer and Winter Paralympic Games and IPC World Championships. Click here for further information.

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