Maioro Barton

Maioro Barton is of Maori and European Descent, and lives in Cambridge in the Waikato.  He is an outgoing person with a great sense of humour.

Maioro was born with spina bifida and uses a wheelchair.  He is currently a Waikato and New Zealand Men’s Squad Member for Wheelchair Basketball and has a Diploma in Sport, Recreation and Exercise Science from WINTEC in Hamilton.

Maioro also coordinates an after school programme, helping youth with disabilities get active and involved with sports.  Maioro has experience public speaking and has been interviewed on TV many times, mainly on Maori Television.

“I dwell less on the disability and more on the possibilities.”

SPECS:
D.O.B: 28/11/1986
Height: 120cm (sitting in wheelchair)
Shoe Size: 6
Waist: 86.5cm
Chest: 120cm
Hips: 62cm

CATEGORIES:
Actor
Sportsman
Talent

SKILLS:
Public speaking
Sport > Wheelchair Basketball

TV EXPERIENCE:
February 2013: Interview on prime time news for the Halberg Sport Awards
Appearances on Maori TV, shows such as Te Kaea and the National Maori Sports Awards

LIVE PERFORMANCE:
Live interviews on Maori TV and prime time news. Also filmed playing wheelchair basketball live for Waikato

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