On Wednesday March 10th, the club welcomed Cathrine Khafula who gave a very interesting and personal presentation covering her life entitled “My Life in Zimbabwe and New Zealand”. Kathrine described her life journey starting with being raised by her grandmother in rural areas Zimbabwe, later moving to South Africa with her young family, and then […]
On 28 October 2020 Johnsonville Rotary were welcomed by Porirua Rotary Club for a Halloween themed fun evening. We were bewitched by the hospitality and fun and it was most enjoyable evening for everyone. We thank Porirua Rotary for making us so welcome and all their hard work setting this event up..
On 12 October 2020, we were privileged to host and have as our guest speaker, Gillian Jones, the District Governor of Rotary District 9940. Gillian gave us an inspiring talk on Rotary, the plans for the future, and a report on key activities in our District (the lower North Island of NZ).
On Monday 14th September, Andrew Hopgood was the guest of the club. Andrew spoke passionately about his life and work in helping others overcome all forms of addition (drugs, alcohol, etc.). Andrew has worked as a Senior Clinician with Red Door Recovery, an agency established to assist people (including members of the Mongrel Mob) from […]
On 31st August the club were the guests of Johnsonville Lions. Lions President Angela Amber welcomed members of the club to their club meeting. The Guest Speaker was Rebecca Priestley from Victoria University who gave a presentation on her experience visiting Antartica and also share some insights about climate change from her research.
On Monday 13th July the Club had its a changeover meeting where it President Pravind Singh reviewed and celebrated the activities of the past year. At the end of the meeting, Founding club member of Johnsonville Rotary, Arthur Avis, congratulated Neil Haydon on his election as President for the 2020/2021 Rotary Year.
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 […]
On 14 October 2019 Johnsonville Rotary welcomed Sebastian Grodd from the Life Flight Trust. Sebastian outlined how the Life Flight Trust was set up and explained the very important role it plays today. The Life Flight Trust has helped over 30,000 people in need of urgent medical attention, saving many of their lives, including Johnsonville […]
On 23 September 2019 Rotary District 9940 Governor John Mohi was welcomed to Johnsonville Rotary Club by President Pravind Singh. John was joined by his wife Lane, Assistant Governor Adrienne Murray, and District Secretary Ross Forbister. John and Adrienne updated he club on the latest initiatives to support Rotary International’s world-wide “End Polio Now” campaign.
Edwin Hermann was our guest speaker at Johnsonville Rotary on 22 July 2019, speaking about himself and running a community music radio station from Grenada Village. The music is mainly from the 1970s-1990s. But is happy to take requests. The station is one of his hobbies. The radio station is Mix FM, broadcasting for 24 […]