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Click here to read about the Halberg Foundation – A charitable organisation that enhances the lives of physically disabled New Zealanders by enabling them to participate in sport and recreation.

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Parafed Gisborne, Tairawhiti

Age: Adult, Junior

Contact Name: Lou Ellery

Contact Number: 020 4080 9069

Special Olympics Tairawhiti

The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of sports for children and adults with Intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.


Sports provided with regular training:

Athletics, Swimming, and Bocce

Age: Adult, Junior

Contact Name: Jemma Drake