Tawa Rotary Book Fair will be held in the weekends, July 14/15 and July 21/2. Funds raised for charity, including Life Education Trust (Wellington North) Keep Reading
The wide range of club service and fundraising activities are displayed here - with updated content also captured in bulletin notices.
Rotarians, Nick and Christine Hurley spoke to Tawa Rotary on 27 May 2018 - Nick formerly a Diplomat in the Pacific Islands, has continued to be involved with Rotary projects in the Pacific and is Chairman of a Rotary District Committee concerned with the Pacific. Christine spoke about her work on the steering group of the Australasian... Keep Reading
Tawa Rotary received thanks for helping with the Blind Foundation Red Puppy street appeal in March 2018. Keep Reading
Want to know exactly what goes on at Centreport? Or how they are dealing with the aftermath of the earthquake? Join Tawa Rotary for dinner and presentation by Derek Nind, the CEO of Centreport on Tues 13 Feb. RSVP noon 12 Feb. Keep Reading
The following recipients have been supported by through fundraising undertaken by Tawa Rotary: Life Education Trust World polio eradication Medical research Youth Counselling Painting at Linden school Beautification Tawa CBD Foster Hope NZ Taw... Keep Reading
Our annual Book Fair will be held at the Tawa New World Mall spare shop over the weekends of 7/8 and 14/15 October 2017. This important event in the life of Tawa Rotary represents our largest fund-raising opportunity for charity. Keep Reading
Soft toys appeal - Tawa Rotary has added soft toys to their pyjama and beanie collections for Foster Hope, the charity that supports children taken into foster care, often at short notice. Keep Reading
Give your grown-out-of and surplus beanies a new lease on life by dropping them off at ITM Main Rd, Tawa. Tawa Rotarians have moved from collecting PJs to collecting beanies for Foster Hope Wellington, the charity that provides a backpack of essentials for children going into foster care. Keep Reading
From the Woolf bequest, Tawa Rotary has donated $200 to help paint Linden School. Keep Reading
Austen Rangi was jointly sponsored by Tawa Rotary and Porirua Rotary to attend the Rotary National Science & Technology Forum, held in Auckland, January 2017. Questions from the floor prompted interesting insights from Austen, particularly as Head Boy at Tawa College, and the opportunity that exists to raise awareness of these Rotary development... Keep Reading
June Matthews, Regional Co-ordinator, gave Tawa Rotarians insight into the activities of Foster Hope NZ - an organization set up in 2010. June’s role is a voluntary one, looking after an area from Taranaki, across to Hawke’s Bay and down to Wellington. Foster Hope supports families who take in children, and the children themselves.~ 5000... Keep Reading
Brian Colegate spoke to Tawa Rotary on 14 Feb 2017 about experiences over his lifetime after being diagnosed as suffering from Bipolar disorder in his mid-twenties.He is very passionate about mental health issues and has recently published a book “BI-POLAR EXPEDITION. An unlikely lifetime journey”. Keep Reading
Tony Hassed, Wellington Rotarian and Chair of Vibrant Tawa, shared really interesting insights into a vision that is happening for Tawa. Vibrant Tawa is the trading name for the Tawa Progressive and Ratepayers Association. This initiative involves Tawa-based businesses, property owners and local community. Included was the proposal for Tawa to be.. Keep Reading
Note of thanks from Salvation Army for Tawa Foodbank collection. Toot4Tucker led by Tawa Rotary was held on Thursday 1 December; 2nd day Mon 5 Dec 2016. Toot4Tucker involves collecting non perishable food items and donations for Tawa Foodbank. See more re: this year's collection results Keep Reading
Tawa Rotary held a World's Greatest Meal on Friday 11 November 2016 as a fundraiser for the End Polio Now Campaign. Thanks to all who helped and participated for a very enjoyable evening towards a very worthwhile course - to End Polio Now. Keep Reading
Requests for funding assistance are considered and allocated to individuals and groups from funds raised by the Rotary Club of Tawa. Considerations take into account:
- what are the measurable benefits?
- does the cause / project or person undertaking the program / project achieve the broad objectives of Rotary?
- is the request from an organization that is appealing to a wider constituency? E.g. Rotary International Projects (such as Polio Plus/Rotary Foundation), Rotary Club projects, Tawa community organisations and residents, national and international charitable organisations