Congratulations to Raylene Bates, who has been awarded the Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) Order of Merit.
The PNZ Order of Merit recognises individuals who have given outstanding service to PNZ or Para sport.
Raylene has had an amazing 40+ years of service and dedication to Para Athletics and PNZ generally. She has contributed in many ways including as a competitor, administrator, official and coach in both voluntary and paid roles, working with children to veterans.
Raylene has transformed Para Athletics in New Zealand and worked tirelessly to offer increased opportunities for Para athletes. Photo credit: Alisha Lovrich
Hi to all Athletics Taieri members
I hope that you have embraced lock down by staying fit walking, jogging, biking and spending time with family.
As we are now in Level 2 , the Athletics Taieri Clubrooms will be open for training under strict guidelines. Any member found to not abide by the rules below will be suspended from using the clubrooms until such time as all restrictions are lifted by the government.
If you have questions or concerns please contact us via email or your coach.
Be sensible, stay safe and be kind.
Lyn & Raylene