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What a year! So much has happened in a space of 6 months our summer season which started in October brought new families, Existing families, and basically our community together.

Before I talk about what we achieved as a club I would like to first thank my family wife and kids for letting me spend that extra time at the club or at events travelling. Family is so important so if your losing time with them try your best to replace that time lost. I be honest it has been challenging but my Why? Has always been about our Next Generation of kids giving them the opportunity to shine.

Within our club whether it’s a podium or a personal best of gaining confidence. I am all for that, and when you receive support from our families and community it’s all worth it.

To my committee team Vaughan,Sonia,Alison,Gabby,Apaula,Josh,Marleen,Kyle,Richard,Nadine,Joshua a big thanks whether you have contributed towards the club big or small you still added value within our club. We don’t often catch up as we should but when we do, we all play at our strength. I still believe it takes a Village.

Vaughan our club treasurer has been my encyclopedia if I’m wanting assurance or wanting to know something I don’t understand or maybe looking for a good laugh Vaughan will be the first person I would contact to bring me back down to earth. Thanks Vaughan still waiting on your autograph.

Ok Drum roll let's get started ……. Results and achievements speak for itself please see our timeline.

October 2022.

 October 9th Community free “Have a go day” we had close to 200 + people turn up and enjoy this day big thankyou to a few community partners we collaborated with “Out the box fitness”. Hunger ball, Kevin Mealamu ,John walker field of dreams, Papakura patrol

Crimewatch, Hampton downs and CLM, Counties Manukau Education.

 Month of October we had approved funding of 18k that come through to our club by Active and CLM Tu manawa for equipment and for our coaches.

 October 12th First club night most numbers from our young superheroes we have had in the past 5 years.

 October 19 th numbers increasing on club nights special mention to our Coaches Jade, Evie, Liam, Avah, Robert,Richard.

 October 24th Club survey for volunteers.

 October 30th Counties Manukau Girl power

 5th November Ron Keat Ribbon Day (Most numbers from our club) A great turn out.

Great feedback from all clubs also Papakura Local board Brett Catchpole and Auckland council Daniel Newman who is wanting to support our club in the future.

November 25 th Papatoetoe ribbon day Papakura Athletes 2nd most athletes from a club also our

parents 2 nd overall for their president cup.

November 26 th Paige Fletcher 13G Breaking club record for Shotput & Discus.

November 27 th Counties Manukau relays Team Papakura 40 + Medals for ages 7-14 From Gold, Silver,


November 28th Rafe Coulliault (17 years old) massive High Jump of 2.03m

December 3 rd Auckland relays Championship 20 + Medals for TEAM PAHC.

Papakura Athletes competing at the NZ Secondary College Championship in Taranaki.

Paige Fletcher

Avah Sila

Evie Maclennan

Riley Couillault

Aidan Platts

Blake Platts

Levi Puapalii

Callum moss

Oliver Barnett

Joseph Dunn

Zachary Orbell

Robert Fitzpatrick

Most Medals at a NZ Secondary Championship.




Joseph Dunn & Levi Puapalii making the NZ Secondary Team. selected-team-tfrr-2022.pdf


Jan 2023 – Colgate games great results from our small team who turned up.

Here is a few results. Medals

Paige Fletcher GOLD 13G Shotput

Braxton Fletcher BRONZE 10B Shotput

Jorja Postill BRONZE 10G 400m

Harper Tuhimata BRONZE 14G Racewalk

Top 8 Finalist Ribbons

Braxton Fletcher 10B HJ

Adi Siliasau 12G 200m

7-9 Division Placings

Emmalyn Tuhimata 9G 2nd 60m & 3rd Discus

Bayley Stewart 7G 1st 60m

Maddison Stewart 9G 2nd 60m

Jan 2023-We have our very own Papakura Athlete and co-founder Lifting Women

Jennie Hauke, who will present and facilitate the workshop.

Jan 21 Potts Classic - Liam Ngchok-Wulf placing second in the Shotput. First season

with the Senior men’s weight of 7.26kg!!! Improving all the time. Well done, Liam.

March Day 4 NZ Track champ Champs 2023

A great haul of medals for our PAHC Athletes all as National Champions!

Levi Pupualii U20 Hammer

Douw Botes U20 Javelin

Douw Botes SM Javelin

Jennie Hauke 4x400m SW

Joseph Dunn U20 110m Hurdles

A fantastic four days and so great to see our athletes continuing on after Juniors with


PAHC total medal tally

The best in a very long time!

April - PAHC athletes at the College sports Auckland athletics championship yesterday.

Super results representing your school a great way to finish the summer season strong.

Junior girls

Adi Siliasau 5th 100m,6th 200m.

Emma Bentley 10th Long Jump.

Intermediate girls

Avah Sila 80m Hurdles,High Jump, 4 x 100m relays.

Senior Girls

Riley Couillault High Jump.

Intermediate boys

Aidan Platts 400m

Jacob Clarke High Jump

Oliver Barnett 4th 200m,4th 4 x 100m relays.

Senior boys

Joseph Dunn 300m Hurdles, 100m Hurdles.

Brayden Dissmeyer 400m

Harrison Agnew Triple Jump,100m

Robert Fitzpatrick 800m, 4 x 400m relays.

Blake Platts 4th 400m.

Papakura Proud day within our community over 1000 people turning up to celebrate

the positive of Papakura. Many thanks transformative whakamanahapu Maddie, Kura cares Charity Richie, Papakura community, Legacy.

So many more results we couldn’t fit everything in (More results will be on our Facebook page.)

A true testimony of your hard work and your effort you are willing to put in.

It has been a privilege and honor to be President for our proud club I know there is lot of history.

since 1937 never reinventing the wheel but add to it. Leave it in a better shape than it was. The

future looks bright for the club, and I know one day our Next Generation will someday lead this club.

To our super coaches who have assisted and inspired our athletes in our club John Eden , Richard Kee, Jennie Hauke keep up the great work!

To a good friend Rob Ward, a big thank you for turning up to the club at times 6 x a week.

whether to check the gear shed or training our athletes your effort and commitment I see mate.

Here is to many more PAHC Moments in the club. If you wait a little longer the MAGIC will happen. (Just like that photo below :)

Next on the agenda: Cross country

Lastly, I would like to acknowledge our volunteers and also our 14-year-old athletes their last year as a junior I wish you well and hopefully you come back as a senior.

Flynn Healy, Georgina Lautua, Harper Tuhimata, Aidan Platts, Jason Radd, William Campbell.

"If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself."


Eric Sila

Papakura Athletes Harriers Club

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