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Movie fundraiser 

Spectre 24 Nov 2015 Fundraiser

Thank you Judith and the International team for an enjoyable evening at the movie fundraiser on 24 November to see Spectre – held at the Light House Pauatahanui. 

The fundraising proceeds from this event hosted by Tawa Rotary's international committee are going towards water tanks for Solomon Islands.


Upcoming Events 

Date (2015)



1 December AGM  
5 December (Saturday) Tawa Christmas Parade  
Monday 7/Tuesday 8 December Toot4Tucker - Tawa FoodBank collection Community Service
12 December (Saturday) Pot Luck Progressive Christmas Dinner Club Service
15 December Hangi hosted by Te Rito Gardens, Porirual Hospital grounds Andrew Watson

22 December to  19 January 2016 inclusive

No Meetings  

26 January

Johnston Connolley - Volunteer Co-ordinator, IHC NZ Chris Black

02 February

Vocational Visit to Vega Industries. Hosting Rotary Club of Karori Malcolm Andrews

09 February

Jay Robinson, Head Librarian Tawa, & WCC Team Leader  

16 February

Bill Day- Wellington Hospitals Foundation Visit Pat Waite


Tawa Rotary AGM

The Rotary Club of Tawa AGM will be held on Tuesday 1 December at the Tawa Bowling Club. 

Please help - Community events

5 December – Tawa Christmas Parade:

Tawa Christmas ParadeTawa Rotary has been asked to supply a minimum of 6 members to assist Tawa Lions with the Xmas Parade on Saturday 5 Dec. The meeting time is 1.40pm at Mexted Motors. Can anyone able to help please e-mail Chris Black.

Photo courtesy of TawaLink

7 and 8 December - Toot4Tucker:

Toot4Tucker Notice - Dec 2015Our annual Toot4Tucker - street collection for Tawa Foodbank is happening on Monday 7th and Tuesday 8th December. 

Can all Rotarians please keep these dates free as we are looking to have a large turnout. This collection, led by Tawa Rotary, is being undertaken in conjunction with local service organisations, family and friends. Hoping for great weather as we go through the streets of Tawa!

We will be taking an indication of numbers at the 1 December meeting.

Stadium Fundraiser

A special thanks to the following people who helped out at the Elton John Concert last week:

  • Marion Patchett
  • Steve Martin
  • Richard Herbert
  • Robert Armstrong
  • Gaylene Lines
  • Tony Heyward

A great evening to work and the music was fantastic. $700 was raised for Tawa Rotary Charity Account.

Christmas – Pot Luck Progressive Dinner

Christmas progressive dinnerBack by popular demand is the “Pot Luck Progressive Dinner” on Saturday 12th December 2015, from 6.30pm.


  • Attendees do the cooking and keep us all guessing!
  • ‘progressive’ - attendees go from house to house.
  • Event outline - three homes for entrees, three homes for mains, and then a central home for dessert and coffee.
  • Each couple will be allocated their venues (and timetable) to attend, and one of those venues to provide their ‘pot luck dish’.

Being as we are responsible drivers, and conscious of the new drink driving laws, the emphasis of the event is food and fellowship, but you are welcome to assist with BYO.

Malcolm invites offers of hosts, and Club Service believes hosts don’t need to provide a ‘pot luck dish’, but perhaps a few drinks. Otherwise there is no cost.

Hope you are all able to attend - we will be contacting you all in the next few days to see if you able to join us.

Any questions please contact Malcolm Andrews.

Longview Roster

Drivers rostered for Longview:

  • 6 December: Paul and Trish Drummond

Fundraiser for Water Tanks, Solomon Islands

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