Parafed promotes welfare and sporting opportunities for physically disabled persons in NZ.
Affiliated to Paralympics NZ. Paralympics New Zealand support and encourage opportunities for people with disabilities 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.
Wheelchair basketball and Boccia available in Gisborne - ring to check days and times or look on Facebook - Parafed Gisborne Tairawhiti.