Category Archives: Meetings

On 27th June, the club held it’s annual changeover meeting. Outgoing Club President William Nobelen reviewed the achievements and activities of the past year and then handed over his role. In 2022-2023 the President role will be split with incoming President Neil Haydon taking it on for the first half of the year before handing […]

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At our meeting on 13th June, Bridget Tunnicliffe; Sports Jounalist and News Planner at Radio New Zealand was our guest speaker. Bridget gave a really interesting presentation on how she originally got into Journalism with a Postgraduate Diploma from Victoria University Wellington then gaining early experience with an Auckland Community Newspaper before working as a […]

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On Monday 9th May, our guest speaker was Claire Bibby; President of Glenside Progressive Association. Clair explained the history of Halfway House and how Glenside, a reserve of about 12 hectares was established when purchased by the Wellington City Council in 1951 with money paid in compensation by Victoria University for encroaching on the Wellington […]

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At our meeting on 9th May we welcomed Ellie Haydon as a new member of the club. Ellie has been a friend of the club for some time and has support many of the clubs programs such as Toot-For Tucker, Childrens Day, and charity collections and she decided it was now time to get fully […]

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On Monday ,14th of February 2022 the club held its first meeting for the year. Our guest speaker was Dulce Piacentini Service Manager at the Citizens Advice Bureau in Johnsonville. Dulcie spoke about the important work that the Citizens Advice Bureau provides as well as proving an interesting overview of her early life in Brazil […]

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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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Our Rotary meetings were able to resume on 13th September and we very pleased to welcome Karin van der Walt who works as the Conservation and Science Advisor to Wellington City Council. Karen oulined her important work in identifying and preserving unique NZ plant varieties and why it is so important to preserve them for […]

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Just before Wellington entered its most recent COVID lockdown we had a timely presentation by Chris Tchernegovski: who looks after Rotary International’s “End Polio” program for District 9940. Chris gave a really interesting updates in the the End Polio program Just two countries still have Polio; Afganistan and Pakistan and even now it is hoped […]

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On 28 July Pooja Kulkarni was our guest speaker. Pooja is the Emergency Management Adviser for Wellington’s Northern and Western Suburbs. They have a major role in ensuring community resilience and to prepare communities for a major disaster. Pooja gave an interesting presentation outlining the work that the Wellington Region Emergency Management office (WREMO) undertakes […]

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On 14th July the club held it’s annual changeover meeting. Outgoing Club President; Neil Haydon reviewed the club’s achievements and activities during the last 12 months and thanked all members for their support. He awarded Alex Georgiades with the Presidents Award to recognize Alex’s special effort and work during the year. Assistant District Governor Kathryn […]

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