Hall of Fame - Barbara Wheadon (nee Douglas)
As a player, coach and referee Barbara has more than 30 years involvement with North Harbour Basketball Association, Auckland. Barbara’s interest in basketball began at Te Awamutu College in the mid 1960’s with her coach and teacher, Mr Dee. Playing at school level, she played representative basketball for Waikato Schools and the National School’s team.
However, it is at an administrative level in basketball, where Barbara’s commitment and service to a sport she loves, are outstanding. Barbara’s administrative and leadership roles in New Zealand basketball include:
- President Basketball New Zealand
- President FIBA Oceania
- President North Harbour Basketball Association
- Secretary, Treasurer, North Shore Stadium Trust
- Tournament Coordinator, Chairperson North Shore Stadium Trust
- Convenor National Leagues Sub- Committee
- Co Ordinator of the Miniball Development Sub –Committtee
A Trustee of Sport North Harbour.