ParaFed Canterbury is one of the leading regional Para sports providers in New Zealand.

Operating since 1967, we are a not-for-profit organisation, focusing on people with physical or visual impairments. We offer a variety of programs and services to our members including Para sports, adaptive equipment, sports wheelchairs and children’s after-school programs. In addition, we offer a number of non-sports based programs such as hydrotherapy pool sessions and taxi fare discounts. If you have always wanted to be involved in sport, but have been unsure where to start, then we are here to help you.

Our subscription is only $40 and runs from the 1st January - 31st December each year.



Training opportunities

Pathway into competitive sports

Adaptive equipment

Junior Sports Clubs

Classification advice

Academy support program (athletes, coaches, officials)


Recreational swimming

Fitness sessions

Total Mobility taxi discounts

Awareness in schools

Advocacy on disability issues