Category Archives: Community

On Saturday 4th June Johnsonville Rotary hosted the Winter Craft Market at Churton Park Community Centre. A steady stream of people visited the market to visit stalls offering plants, cakes, , clothing, gift cards and a variety of artwork for sale. Rotary Club member John Apanowicz, Johnsonville Rotary Market organiser, said “Our club was very […]

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Dulce Piacentini, the manager of Citizens Advice Bureau Johnsonville, happily sitting on one of the new chairs that have been kindly donated to CAB by the Rotary Club of Johnsonville, represented above by Geraldine Needham-Girven. “The office really needed new chairs as the ones we had were too old, seat and back not staying in […]

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Due to the cancellation of the Johnsonville Christmas Parade in December 2021 , Johnsonville Rotary was unable to run the Christmas Market that normally took place the same day. So, instead we decided to move to a virtual market hosted on this website. The website was very busy and we were very pleased to support […]

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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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