Stacey Roche #134
|Ethnicity||New Zealand / Maori|
|Date of Birth||14 March 1978|
|Occupation||Retired and Volunteer|
|Impairment (Disability)||Cerebal Palsy|
Originally from Katikati, Stacey was part of the New Zealand Paralympic Team competing to the Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games. She was the Captain of the Boccia Team of 4 Para athletes who placed 4th in Sydney. Stacey is highly involved in the Tauranga City Council, volunteering as the Vice Co-chairperson of the Disability Advisory Group and coaching at the Parafed Bay of Plenty Boccia Club. She is also a board member of Parafed Bay of Plenty and the Attitude Trust. Last year Stacey took on the challenge of scaling The Mount (Mauao) and also found time to write her autobiography called ‘The Ups And Downs Of A Dribbly Wobbly’.
Stacey officially received her ‘numbered’ Paralympic pin as part of The Celebration Project in Tauranga in July 2019.
|2000||Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games||-|