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Rotary International President Elect visiting Auckland

Thursday, 8 May 2014, 2:34 pm | Rotary Club

Rotary International President Elect Gary Huang visiting Auckland to support charter of new multilingual Rotary club. More >>

Rotarians fight for a polio free world

Monday, 14 October 2013, 12:04 pm | Rotary Club

Thursday the 24th of October 2013 is an important day in the history of a disease that has crippled millions, but its complete elimination is now in sight. More >>

Be quick – or you’ll miss it!

Saturday, 23 February 2013, 12:27 pm | Rotary Club

Hundreds of Rotarians and friends are expected to trip the light fantastic in a Dance for Peace, at Mission Bay today. They will form a flash mob that makes a big statement about world peace today at 12.30pm More >>

Korean pop star Psy signs on to help Rotary fight polio

Saturday, 16 February 2013, 12:35 pm | Rotary Club

South Korean pop star Psy is taking part in a worldwide advertising campaign to raise public awareness about the fight against polio. More >>

World Polio Day on October 24

Monday, 22 October 2012, 8:20 pm | Rotary Club

Rotary New Zealand will be marking World Polio Day on October 24 with some muted satisfaction. Joining with Polio eradication partners around the world Rotary are marking the first World Polio Day since India was removed from the list of countries ... More >>

Rotary Responds to New Wave of Flooding in Fiji

Sunday, 1 April 2012, 12:34 pm | Rotary Club

Rotary New Zealand has once again been asked for support to assist the communities particularly on the western side of the main island of Viti Levu who are feeling the effects of the second major flood in eight weeks. More >>

Food and Supplies to Flood-Affected Families in Fiji

Tuesday, 31 January 2012, 9:36 am | Rotary Club

Rotary Steps Up With Food and Supplies to Flood-Affected Families in Fiji In the past week, over a thousand people in areas devastated by floods in Nadi, Lautoka, and Ba have received assistance from Rotary Clubs in Fiji. 120 Emergency Response ... More >>

Rotary Works In Fiji Floods

Friday, 27 January 2012, 3:28 pm | Rotary Club

Rotary in Fiji is providing immediate response to those severely affected by the recent and ongoing flooding. Rotary New Zealand World Community Service (Stuart Batty) and District 9920 Governor Alan Eyes are in regular communication with Fiji. More >>

Milestone reached in anti polio campaign

Monday, 16 January 2012, 5:35 pm | Rotary Club

Rotary club members worldwide are cautiously celebrating a major milestone in the global effort to eradicate polio. More >>

Shore Talent Quest – Live @ the Vic, Devonport

Tuesday, 13 September 2011, 10:04 am | Rotary Club

The Rotary Club of Devonport, in conjunction with The Victoria Picture Palace & Theatre (Vic), Devonport, is producing an exciting new talent quest: Shore Talent Quest – Live @ the Vic . More >>

New Initiative to clean up the countryside for RWC Visitors

Wednesday, 24 August 2011, 9:18 am | Rotary Club

A new initiative to clean up the countryside in preparation for the Rugby World Cup rolled out in Wairarapa and is now going nationwide. More >>

Rotary in New Zealand wants to return help to Japanese

Sunday, 13 March 2011, 3:17 pm | Rotary Club

Rotary in New Zealand wants to return help to Japanese Christchurch, March 13 2011 – When the devastating earthquake hit Canterbury on February 22, Japanese Rotarians were among the first to respond with a large donation to the Rotary New Zealand Canterbury ... More >>

Canterbury earthquake rekindles community spirit and drives

Sunday, 6 March 2011, 7:33 pm | Rotary Club

Auckland, March 6 2011 – The way people have responded to help each other and the people of Canterbury after the region’s devastating earthquakes has been welcomed by more than 350 Rotarians at a special conference in Auckland. More >>

Rotary helps earthquake victims in Christchurch

Friday, 4 March 2011, 10:17 am | Rotary Club

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (March 4 2011) – In response to the devastating 6.3 magnitude earthquake that struck Christchurch on February 22, members of Rotary – one of the largest humanitarian service organizations in the world – are assisting victims ... More >>

Earthquake volunteer just wants to deliver dignity

Tuesday, 1 March 2011, 9:27 am | Rotary Club

Ross Skinner felt too guilty to take a shower for a couple of hours after getting home. He had running water and power there. He had just left a couple standing in a home surrounded by the putrid smell of liquefaction sediment and stale water. More >>

Rotary Timaru’s Mainland Address features Dr Nick Smith

Wednesday, 1 December 2010, 12:44 pm | Rotary Club

Environment minister says Timaru is a clear leader in waste management Timaru has been a clear leader in waste management and is an example for other areas of the country, Environment Minister Nick Smith says. More >>

Xaver and Ollie’s big bike ride

Wednesday, 3 November 2010, 2:34 pm | Rotary Club

Two young men, a Kiwi and a German, are cycling from North Cape to Bluff to raise money for Rotary’s campaign to end polio. More >>

Quake Hit Families To Find Love

Wednesday, 13 October 2010, 3:04 pm | Rotary Club

Following the devastating earthquake that hit Christchurch on 4 September, the Rotary Club of Palmerston North put together a package that would allow families affected by quake to get away for a few days and relax. The packages, named "From Palmerston ... More >>

Rotary clubs celebrate supreme community award

Wednesday, 25 August 2010, 2:49 pm | Rotary Club

Rotary Clubs of South Canterbury are this week celebrating being named supreme winners of the TrustPower Timaru District Community Awards, describing the experience as turning a new page in their service to the community. More >>

Year 4 pupils receive a free dictionary

Friday, 26 March 2010, 3:06 pm | Rotary Club

Hundreds of South Canterbury Year Four pupils in primary schools across the district have each received a personalised illustrated dictionary courtesy of Rotary and the Community Trust of Mid and South Canterbury. More >>