Help our Youth Group get to the Halberg Games
We want to send a team from our Youth Group to compete at the 3-day Halberg Games in Auckland.Wellington
Parafed Wellington's Youth Group is for young people aged 5 to 18 years who have a physical disability.
The Halberg Games are being held at Kings College in Auckland in October and we want to send a team of 12 young athletes from our Youth Group to compete at the Games.
The Games is an annual three day sports tournament open to 8-21 year olds with a physical or visual impairment.
The Games are a unique event in New Zealand and give athletes an opportunity to enjoy the thrill of competition, healthy comradery and make new friends.
Participants experience an authentic Games village environment and can try new sports while pursuing further sporting goals. For some the Games may be a stepping stone towards future sporting goals and even representing New Zealand in their chosen sport.
The Halberg Junior Disability Games was previously known as the Independence Games and the Halberg Disability Sport Foundation took over the hosting of the event in 2015.
Providing sporting opportunities in archery, athletics, boccia, bowls, cycling, sailing, skiing, swimming, table tennis, wheelchair basketball, wheelchair rugby, wheelchair tennis and our Youth Group.
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To assist with the costs of travel to the Games.
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This page was created on 4 Jul 2018 and closed on 30 Sep 2018.