Category Archives: Community

On 6th December, members of Johnsonville Rotary assisted the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET); one of the premier professional engineering bodies in hosting a fun Robotics Workshop at Newlands College School. 20 Year 9 students from the college got an opportunity to personally transform a set of electronic components into a Robot using a […]

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On Tuesday 2nd and Tuesday 9th November Johnsonville Rotary and Johnsonville Volunteer Fire Brigade collected over half a ton of food to support Kiwi Community Assistance and Newlands Food Bank over the holiday period. There were also several cash donations made. We would like to thank the residents of Johnsonville and Churton Park for their […]

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The Innovative Young Minds (IYM) program is designed to encourage young women to explore science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and high-tech manufacturing – fields. The program provides the students with the opportunity to experience potential career paths in technology and science. Johnsonville Rotary was very pleased to sponsor Emma Cooper on the 2021 IYM program and […]

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On 27th September Judith Gray; Managing Direvctor of Nada Bakery was guest speaker at our club meeting. Judith outlined her career which started when she trained as a nurse and later how she met Peter Gray who started the family business that is Nada Bakery today. Originally, Judith looked after marketing, recruitment and general administration […]

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The Johnsonville Christmas Market will return on Saturday 4rd December between 9:00am and 2pm. The location will be in Johnsonville Road right next to the route of the Christmas Parade which is same day, same time. Please ‘contact us’ if  you would like a stall at the market. All money raised goes to charity

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Club Secretary Mike Wotherspoon recently visited Life Flight to see how their new Wireless Intercom System is working out. In 2020, Johnsonville Rotary donated funds in and arranged a Rotary District Grant to fund the purchase of the system. The new communication system enables the flight crew operating the Westpac Rescue Helicopter to improve communications […]

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Johnsonville Rotary’s Fun Day for families with young children – Teddy Bears Picnic was on 14th March at Rewa Rewa School. Teddies brought their families for a fun day out. The event was opened by Greg O’Connor our local Member of Parliament who also was part of the judging panel to choose the winners of […]

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The Johnsonville Rotary’s Christmas Market will return on Saturday December 5 2020 – the same day as the Johnsonville Christmas Parade. The market will be located at Countdown Supermarket on Johnsonville Road next to the Christmas parade route and promises to be bigger and better than in previous years. If you would like to run […]

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On 9 March 2020 Philippa Wells, Executive Manager, of “Dress for Success” and “StartSmart” was the club’s guest speaker. Philippa explained how Dress for Success empowers women to achieve economic independence by providing them with a network of support, professional attire and the development tools to help them thrive in work and in life. As […]

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Rotary is not just about doing charitable work and raising money for worthy causes. Over Christmas and the New Year break members, partners and friends all came together for some fun events.

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