HOT NEWS - Bookfair results - see below
Weekly Rosters and Duties
Please register guest attendance and apologies for non-attendance by 8pm on Sunday evening to:

Do you have job? Please check if you're on duty (list below) and arrange a substitute if you're unable to attend.

Any queries about meetings and duty rosters, please contact Richard Hutchinson 021 192 2130 
President Karyn Notes
Update from Karyn:
A great result on the Bookfair, great work from all involved.
PLEASE NOTE: This week (Tuesday 13th July) we are meeting at Beanstalk at 6pm to clean up - $10 Dinner Fish and Chips
Please let Richard Hutchinson know if you can help out
Our thoughts are with Malcolm and Lyn as Malcolm is on the road to recovery
No meeting 27th – social night to the Tawa College of New York New York – Liz will be managing ticket orders
Thanks to all for coming to changeover (full update next week)
Our 50th Ann Grants were presented (full details next week) 

COVID vaccination volunteers. 

Call for Volunteers to assist with COVID-19 vaccination roll out.

As additional vaccine supplies become available CCH DHB are ramping up their three large COVID vaccination clinics located in Porirua, Kapiti and Lower Hutt.

Wellington Hospitals Foundation is coordinating the supply of volunteers to support people during their visits to local community COVID vaccination clinics – and they need your help.

If you are a friendly, outgoing and helpful person and would like to assist people during their visit to a COVID clinic in a discreet and respectful way, they would love to hear from you!

They are looking for people that are available for 3-4 hours, once a week on a regular roster. 

If interested please complete the application form from the link on the Wellington Hospitals Foundation website at

Elsewhere around the world Rotary has been active in assisting with the COVID vaccine rollout.   Now this opportunity has come to New Zealand.

New Rotary Year 2021/22 
2021/22 Rotary International President Shekhar and Rashi Mehta at their home in Kolkata.
Meet our new International President by clicking here
Notices and Events
Please let Elizabeth Sutton know if you are interested in going to the Tawa College production on Friday 30 July 2021
Email Liz on if you require tickets
There will be no formal Rotary meeting that week
Good to support Tawa College production.  See attached.

Stuff the Trailer - Foodbank collection event.  

Call for volunteers to staff a roster at Tawa Coundown during Saturday 31st July 8am - 4 pm.   

This is a twice yearly Rotary event run in conjunction with Tawa InnerWheel who man the Tawa New World site, the Tawa Salvation Army food bank, and One Agency.   Please contact Richard Herbert, at  or 0274455942 if available for any part of this time.

Rail Safety Week awareness event.   

Call for volunteers to staff a roster at a couple Tawa rail crossing on Monday afternoon 9th August and Tuesday morning 10th August.   

This event is being run in conjunction with Tawa Community Patrol and Tawa Community Board members, and Tawa College Volunteer Army students, to help create safe behaviour awareness to pedestrian students and commuters as part of the national Rail Safety Week.   Please contact Richard Herbert, at  or 0274455942 if available for any part of this time.  

Book Fair 2021 Update
Brilliant team effort by many members and supportive friends of Tawa Rotary
End of Book Fair (at least at Beanstalk)
Today was our $1 sale.  It was very quiet - at least from number of customers.
Total sales today (net of float) $452.30 (Eftpos $238, cash $214.30)
SO total sales from the Book Fair over 9 days is (Drum roll) $11,334.60.
Less radio advertising $600 and book marks approx. $350 means that net funds raised is $10,384.60.
Thank you everyone.
We are grateful to Tawa College for allowing us to use the Beanstalk building, Harcourts who sponsored the updating of our signs and also loaned us a Gazebo.
The two other Gazebos came from Rotary and Presbyterian Support. EFTPOS NZ once again provided two terminals at no charge for us to use. We will write to these organizations to thank them for their support.
The two Young Enterprise Groups had good sales of organic tea and candle holders - both virtually sold out their products. Overall a good profile for Tawa Rotary!!
I will provide the Board with a report on the project. Future Book Fairs are dependent on storage of our approx. 200 boxes of books left over and a sales venue. Any suggestions are welcome.
Thanks again everyone
Cheers Pat

Generation Link programme.  

Call for additional volunteers to support a new pilot programme in Tawa.  

Over lockdown volunteers from the Vulnerable Support Charitable Trust saw a need for a greater connection between generations and have initiated a project called Generation Link.

Generation Link aims to connect the seniors of our communities with local tamariki in school, during school hours. Hampton Hill School Tawa are excited to be part of our Generation Link Pilot Program.  We are looking for Volunteers who would like to be involved with the project and are able to offer 2 hours of their Wednesday afternoon to take part in facilitated activities with the senior children from Hampton Hill School.
If this is something that you are keen to be part of please email or call or text Ali on 021 665433.



Pride in Work Awards 2021
Pride in Work Awards 2021
Tawa Rotary will soon be inviting nominations for a Pride in Work Award from Tawa employers who have outstanding performers in their employment.
This is the 2nd year that the Awards have been available for nominations in this format. In earlier years the Club held Pride in Workmanship Awards but after a number of years not being held it was reintroduced as Pride in Work Award by Don Rushworth in 2019.
After the Book Fair, the Club will start to promote the Awards with employers and the community. Nominations will close on 20 September and Awards will be presented at a dinner on Tuesday 19th October.
The Committee of Judith Gray and Pat Waite would welcome volunteers to help both distribute information around employers and also in the planning of the Award evening.
cheers Pat 
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