To sustain a club that has a growth mindset, that caters for all athletes and their whanau, ensuring they enjoy a safe, happy, inspiring culture that allows all stakeholders to be the best they can be.
PAHC exists to serve the needs of its members and the wider community, to advance the love of athletics, promote wellbeing and resilience, foster lifelong friendships and provide an opportunity for all to succeed.
Papakura Athletic and Harrier Club (PAHC) has been at the heart of community sport and recreation since it was originally established 1937 (under a different name).
PAHC is situated in Massey Park, Papakura which has been deliberately developed by successive Papakura Councils as an intensive active recreation reserve for organised sports, since 1930. It is now home to PAHC, Papakura Rugby Club, The Papakura Swimming Complex and an established gym.
The Exec Committee
Melissa Brearley -Tipene
President: Melissa Brearley-Tipene 021 464 801
Vice President: Eric Sila 021 558 335
Secretary: Bridgette Reid
Treasurer: Vaughan Couillault 027 454 7995 Registrar: send us an email
Angela Bimler, Bridgette Reid,
David Van Den Bogaard, Dean & Becky Ogilvie,
Eric Sila, Gavin Healy,
Glen Millen, James Kuegler
Joe Tipene, Melissa Brearly - Tipene,
Ranbir Pablo, Rex Allen,
SELUONE Seluone, Sue Millen,
For a full list of committee members and duties download our
Friends of the committee: Noeline Hodgins, Lydia McClennan, Gavin McClennan,
Lachie McClennan, Vanessa Couillault,
Rafe Couillault, Allison Millen
Russell Brearley, Ron Brearley, Mira Ralph,
Rona Varney, Rachel McAleer, Sian McAleer, Brook Hainsworth, Donna Tumai
Jenny - May Clarkson, Rob Ward
Lara Camage, Sharon Keat,
Eric O’Brien, Alison Fletcher
Life members: Bruce Pulman,
Julian Castle, Rex Allen
Bruce Pulman, who is a life member of PAHC, has now honoured our club by also becoming our patron.
Mr Pulman is a driving force behind community development in Papakura and South Auckland, contributing both time and sponsorship to encouraging high-achieving sportspeople, sporting organisations and community facilities.
A few of his major undertakings have been the Bruce Pulman Park sports and recreational facility, Counties Manukau Gymnastics Club and the Counties Manukau Sports Excellence Awards. Mr Pulman has also given financial support to the building of a community theatre for the Papakura Theatre Company and the development of the Redhill Community Centre. A life member of the Papakura Athletic & Harriers Club and Counties Manukau Gymnastics Club.
Mr Pulman received the Queen’s Service Medal in 1997. and became the PAHC Patron in 2018.
So proud, thanks Bruce!