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Halberg AllSports
Halberg’s Community-Based Disability Sport Programme
AllSports is the Halberg Disability Sport Foundation’s community-based programme to enable physically disabled young people to participate in sport. AllSports also acts as a quality assurance mark - meaning if a community, club or event promotes its activities in partnership with AllSports, families can expect quality, inclusive and professional sporting opportunities. The AllSports programme has a number of components to [read more]
Inclusion Policy Guidlines
Inclusion Policy Guidelines 2010By Helen Johnson, Sport opportunity Advisor Sport Manawatu €œInclusion policy € As noted by the NZ Disability Strategy (2001), one in five New Zealanders has a long-term impairment. Many are unable to reach their potential or participate fully in the community because of barriers they face doing things that most New Zealanders take for granted. The barriers range from the physical, [read more]
Manawatu Sport Disability Expo
When: Friday February 15thWhere: The Square, Palmerston NorthTime: Any time between 4-8pm   At the Manawatu Disability Sport expo, regional sports clubs will be showcasing disability sports opportunities. The expo will offer the chance for physically disabled people to play, watch and find out how and when they can keep playing their chosen sport. It is open to everyone and the poublic are [read more]
Sport Ability and AWD Game Rules
links to other websites Rules for disability Sports Table cricket: click herePoly bat: click herePendulum bowling: click hereZone Hocky: click hereLacross: click hereBoccia equipment: click hereAWD - Athletics with Disability event rules Basketball rules: click hereBocce Rules ; click hereSwimming : click hereAthletics: click hereFootball: click here Special OlympicsSpecial Olympics International Rules:click here Paralympics Paralympics NZ - sports: click here COACH TRAINING INFORMATION: Coaching Athletes with a Disability: [read more]
Sport Opportunity Programme
Click on the following links for additional information: Halberg Disability Sport Foundation Photo Gallery Special Olympics Lower North Island Special Olympics Manawatu ParaFed Manawatu Paralympics New Zealand Success Stories Sports Ability Games Manawatu Disability Sport Expo Inclusion is not just a disability issueInclusion is about our abilitiesInclusion is about all of usInclusion is about living full livesInclusion treasures diversity and builds communities.Contact details are below for the range of [read more]
Success stories
Great Forest Event 2012 I beautiful fine day brought 2500 runners and walkers out to the Waitarere Forest. The Westpac Halberg team of almost 40 people  stood out wearing their bright red Westpac Tee shirts.   Carl Dryer can now do Snow Boarding Carl used the Halberg Activity Fund to  fund snow board lessons with Bob Williams, the adaptive snow sports  instructor on the Turoa Ski field, [read more]