The team at South Wairarapa Rotary provide a base for widening personal and business networks while making a difference in the lives of many groups and individuals, and embracing humanitarian causes from Featherston to Fiji.
At its core, it's people -
People working with people to help people.
From planning and executing the Martinborough Fair, to driving around Wairarapa towns picking up food for the food bank appeal
People looking out for people
The work of the club is split among smaller special interest groups
Responding to community-wide needs. Funding community initiatives and hosting recognition awards
Providing Youth engagement and nurturing programmes. Providing Bursary and scholastic assistance fundinglearn more
Maintaining wildlife and environmental projects and programmes throughout the Wairarapa.learn more
Investigating and responding to international needs. Providing Emergency Response Kits and Shelterboxes.learn more
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The Club's main fund-raiser for over 35 years. 500 stalls attract over 50,000 people to two fair days each yearlearn more
Encourages young women to explore science, tech, engineering, maths and hi-tech manufacturing – fields we call the STEMM sector.learn more
All the Wairarapa Rotary clubs team up with emergency services to collect food for the area food banks each year
South Wairarapa Rotary is looking to increase awareness and to facilitate service to Wairarapa's "at risk" seniors.learn more
The club strives to embrace the wide range of lifestyles, beliefs and time constraints represented in the South Wairarapa community, developing ways for members to collaborate in innovative ways using modern communication tools to achieve common goals.
We are excited about the future of the Wairarapa and want to make even more of an impact over the coming years
There's more to life than taking care of business.
Our community needs your knowledge and experience
Team up with other like-minded individuals who care about what happens to their community and its people
Have you ever run a committee, raised funds, organised a project, run a meeting or designed a project plan. It's never too late to start learning.
Your opportunity to meet new friends and expand your horizons
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There are many ways to support the Rotary effort.
And much to gain in the process.
Attend dinner meetings with interesting speakers from around the country
Be part of one of the club committees and have direct input into how we help others both near and far
Meet others in business and out and expand your horizons
or simply make yourself available as a periodic volunteer at one of the many events and projects we embark upon.