Our Staff


We are a small staff tasked with growing the capacity and capability of ourselves and our partners.

Hamish Meacheam,CEO

Hamish’s role is to oversee the implementation of the boards strategic and business plan, with a particular focus on collaboration and partnerships.
Coming from a Regional Sports Trust, Hamish has broad experience and knowledge across sport and health; having managed contracts on behalf of three local councils, the District Health Board, Ministry of Health and Sport NZ. Hamish’s passion for Para-Sport began as a coach and has developed as a member of the national Parafed leadership group.
Contact Hamish if you or your organisation wants to partner with Parafed Auckland. hamishm@parafedauckland.co.nz


Tina Harris, Administration and Office Manager

Tina is responsible for the day to day management of Parafed Auckland’s financial administration, booking of the gym and all equipment in addition to many other duties.
Tina is a very proud mother of two and Nana of three. Tina has over 20 years’ experience in administration across a number of industries.
Contact Tina if you have a financial enquiry, or want to book the use of the gym, van or any of our equipment. office@parafedauckland.co.nz or 09 270 2503


Lizzie Edgecombe, Para Sport Sector Development Manager

Lizzie’s role is to develop and create sustainable structures and programmes to increase participation in Para-Sports, whilst also improving the quality of sporting experiences.
After studying Sport and Exercise Science at Loughborough University (UK) and volunteering at many national sporting events, Lizzie is excited bring her expertise in executing high quality sporting events to get more Aucklanders active.   

Contact Lizzie if you are wanting to develop new or existing Para-Sport opportunities. lizzie@parafedauckland.co.nz