Story: Disabled sport

Halberg Disability Sport Foundation

Halberg Disability Sport Foundation

Destiny Shelford-Green was able to play football for the first time thanks to support from the Halberg Disability Sport Foundation. The Papatoetoe local has cerebral palsy and has undergone multiple leg and spinal surgeries. The foundation helped establish an adapted football programme at the Papatoetoe United Football Club.

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Ian McDonald, 'Disabled sport - Promoting disabled sport', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 May 2022)

Story by Ian McDonald, published 5 Sep 2013, reviewed & revised 2 Aug 2017