about us

Our Mission

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 well-being and resilience, foster lifelong friend.

Our History

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.

Our team

President

Melissa Leigh

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Treasurer

Vaughan Couillault

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Treasurer

Vanessa Bentley

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PRESIDENT'S REPORT 2020

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Our Patron

Bruce pulman QSM

Bruce Pulman, who is a life member of PAHC, has now honored 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 !

For a full list of committee members and duties download our

Club Members Booklet

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