Parafed Taranaki

No limits for young disabled surfers
March 20, 2018 This doesn’t look like your usual surfing, but who’s watching? Surfing with young people of different abilities was a different sight at Oakura Beach during an event run by Parafed Taranaki, Halberg Disability Sport Foundation and the Oakura Boardriders Club. Some were standing, some sitting, a ...
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Blind rider on the road again thanks to Te Karaka Foundation
February 15, 2018  Riding a bicycle is a popular pastime that most people find a breeze. But have you ever wondered how you plant your bicycle pedals to the metal on busy streets if you can’t see? For New Plymouth’s Teena McEwen, who is legally blind, the answer is a bicycle made for two. “I’m sure lots of ...
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A hand powered trip around Mt Taranaki
January 26, 2018 Jack Brown’s main focus for competing in his first around the mountain cycle challenge is to beat his best mate. And he’ll be doing it on three wheels instead of two. Ben Hekenui’s focus for the race is to stay fit for wheelchair basketball which he represents New ...
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