Due to the improving situation relating to Covid 19 restrictions, Johnsonville Rotary Club plans to resume its program of Events and Meetings in June. The next Club Meeting will be an on-line meeting using Zoom, and is on Monday 8th June at 6pm Our normal meetings will resume at the Johnsonville Club on Monday 29th […]
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 […]
On 13 July 2019 Johnsonville Rotary donated $1000 towards a new defibrillator at the Alex Moore Park sports-grounds to replace the one that was stolen. Grant Stephen, President of the North Wellington Football Club, thankfully accepted the cheque from Johnsonville Rotary President, Pravind Singh. The $1000 was all that was outstanding after the insurance was […]
On 24 June 2019, Rotary Johnsonville had its changeover of presidents. Neil Haydon handed over the presidency to Pravind Singh. Above Assistant Governor of Rotary District 9940, Adrienne Murray, outgoing Johnsonville Rotary President Neil Haydon, and incoming President Pravind Singh share a lighter moment. Outgoing president Neil awarded the president’s award to Michael Hodgen for […]
On 10 June 2019 Caitlin Weich thanked Johnsonville Rotary for sponsoring her to attend “Outward Bound”. She loved the challenges and how she “grew” from the experiences and gained confidence on overcoming the challenges. Team work helped overcome challenges on the mountain climb especially.
On 8 April 2019 Kath Henderson told the club and guests of her experiences on 10 April 1968 when the interislander ferry, the Wahine, sank in Wellington Harbour. Kath was travelling alone. She was a 19- year-old third year student from Canterbury. The Wahine left Lyttleton Harbour near Christchurch at 8.43 pm on the night […]
Kellie Benner of Conservation Volunteers NZ (CVNZ) was our guest speaker on 25 March 2019. She is the Wellington Regional Manager of CVNZ. See photo of Kellie addressing the Club. Since 2006 CVNZ has performed one million volunteer hours, worked with 500 community groups, planted one and a half million trees, propagated 500,000 plants, weeded […]