About Us

International Branches

Deputy Chief Instructor Brian Barnett & Senior Instructor Shelley Barnett

Tauranga Branch

As teenagers, they were inspired by their favourite action heroes on TV. When they first joined Nam Wah Pai, their ultimate goal then was to obtain a black belt. But over the years, their experience showed them that attaining a black belt was but the start of their journey.

Nam Wah Pai has become a way of life for them as they’ve grown to love the variety of the art, the rewarding sense of self, and the extended family they’ve become a part of.

*Nam Wah Pai New Zealand also has active branches in Lower Hutt, Mangapiko, Matakana, Invercargill, Whangarei and Dunedin.