About Us

Parafed Bay of Plenty is a not-for-profit organisation that enables sporting and recreation opportunities for physically disabled people. We are involved with a range of sports for people to try at grassroots level with pathways through to Paralympics.

Parafed Bay of Plenty is a growing organisation that assists with providing sport and recreation opportunities within the Bay of Plenty, as well as advocacy for its members. Becoming a Parafed member will ensure you are kept up-to-date on all developments.

Our Vision

Enabling opportunities for physically disabled people to be active.

Our Mission 

Promote and deliver pathways for physically disabled people to participate in sport and recreation.


Our friendly and dedicated team cover the Bay of Plenty region, providing sporting opportunities for physcially disabled people. Get in contact with John or Jo if you're interested in finding out what opportunities are available for you. 

Ian McDonald
Executive Officer
John Sligo
CoachForce Sport Development Officer
Jo Jackson
CoachForce Sport Development Officer
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