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 […]
On 14th April, the Johnsonville Rotary Club welcomed Geraldine Needham-Girven as a new member of the club. Assistant District Governor Kathryn Beattie was also a guest of the club and she presented Geraldine with her membership.
“ANZACs of the air” was the talk and presentation by guest speaker Stephen Harris at the club meeting on 14th April 2021. New Zealand’s ANZAC imagery is shaped by the land battles of Gallipoli and the Western Front in the First World War, and by North Africa and Italy in the Second. But some of […]
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.