Our Staff


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


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 four. 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, Acting General Manager / 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 to ensure that every physically disabled Aucklander has a suitable opportunity available. Where possible this is through developing relationships and working collaboratively with new and existing organisations. 

Contact Lizzie if you are wanting to develop new or existing Para sport opportunities or take part in sport yourself.

lizzie@parafedauckland.co.nz, 021 084 90637


James Forsyth, Community Engagement Coordinator

James coordinates physical activity classes across Auckland, establishes relationships within the community and links inpatients to sports groups/services.

Contact James to find out more about getting involved with Para-Sports or Pasifika Strength & Conditioning groups

james@parafedauckland.co.nz