Story: Disability sport

Halberg Foundation

Halberg Foundation

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

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Ian McDonald, 'Disability sport - Development of disability sport', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 2 March 2024)

Story by Ian McDonald, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 1 Feb 2022 with assistance from Catriona McBean