About Us

International Taekwon-Do
International Taekwon-Do was first registered in New Zealand as an Incorporated Society in 1981 and is today recognised as a “National Sporting Organisation” by Sport New Zealand.

Paul M Papakura
Paul M Papakura is a branch of International Taekwon-Do, formed in 1988. The school has won many awards such as Club of the Year and Instructor of the Year in 2010.

Our Instructors
Our Instructor is Master Paul McPhail, 8th dan and Technical Advisor for International Taekwon-Do, with nearly 40 years experience. In 2006 Master Steve Pellow took on specialist instructor role at the Papakura branch.

Our Black Belts
The Papakura branch has nearly 30 members who have achieved the level of black belt. Classes are held weekly for these senior members. Click here to see photos of all our black belts.