The “Rotary 100 Forests of Peace and Remembrance” project is an NZ-wide project to celebrate the centenary of Rotary commencing in NZ and Australia ... Keep Reading
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COVID-19 Information and Updates For the source of truth and to find out what help is available and get the latest updates, please go to the following website: https://covid19.govt.nz/ This website has everything you need to know about COVID-19 in one place. Learn the simple steps you can take to unite against... Keep Reading
Future Rotary meetings suspended, Level 4 self-isolation imposed, a very different world to live in and the need to be kind, thoughtful and caring to others ... Keep Reading
We were warmly welcomed by President Judith of the Rotary Club of Tawa and enjoyed the company of Tawa Rotarians, the lovely catering and the effervescent speaker, Jo Thomas, who talked about her life working with chimpanzees all over the world ... Keep Reading
Members enjoyed an evening of lawn bowls, with some talent apparent, and a great meal put on by the ladies of the Whitby Bowling Club ... Keep Reading
Tonight we had news from committee chairs about projects and activities that are keeping them very busy, a thought-provoking viewpoint and a large number of reminders ... Keep Reading
David Pine gave us the Viewpoint tonight. He said, 'We succeed or fail in this life through the quality of our relationships with other people. I’d like to talk to you this evening about relationships ... Keep Reading
Joy Allcock, leader of the Shine Literacy Project, and Deborah Grover, developer of the beagle software application used in the Shine Project, have both been accepted to present the results of the Shine Literacy Project at the World Literacy Summit in Oxford U.K., in April this year. They will be sharing the work they have done ... Keep Reading
Members were treated to an excellent political overview by Colin James, the Principal and SENCO from Rangikura School came to give their thanks and there are heaps of ways to volunteer if members have the time ... Keep Reading
Colin James has been reporting and commenting on New Zealand politics since 1969. His face and voice are familiar to all of us, and last evening he delivered a most thought-provoking address. Although his title was ‘After Jacinda’, he reviewed the trends and developments in our policy over the last 50 years ... Keep Reading
Eleven families have been working with their e-Learning tutors over the past six months to gain digital skills to be able to learn and participate more easily in New Zealand society. All refugees have a story, some are extremely traumatic, and (almost without exception) they are very grateful to be in New Zealand and safe! ... Keep Reading
Although many students choose to do the 10-week course to get a free computer and internet, it is not long before they realise that the learning they can access is worth so much more for both themselves and their families ... Keep Reading
This is one of the most enjoyable events in our Rotary calendar. The best speakers from the nine primary schools in the Paramoana cluster (schools in northern Porirua) compete for trophies and impressive cups for the winning schools. It began in 2002, with our club sponsoring it continuously from 2003 ... Keep Reading
Theo Sutorius took the Viewpoint slot tonight. He thanks the club for the sponsorship and told members a bit about himself and his forthcoming, life-changing trip to the Netherlands for a year l... Keep Reading