Welcome to the Rotary Club of Palmerston North
Are you a motivated person who wants to make positive changes in your community and the world? Our club members are dedicated people who share a passion for community service and friendship. Becoming a Rotarian connects you with a diverse group who share your drive to give back.
Please explore our website to get involved and learn about opportunities to make a difference.
Our club accepts new members.
Our club meets at the Palmerston North Function and Conference Centre, 354 Main Street. We meet weekly, except for Public Holidays, from noon until 1.30pm. The meeting includes a catered lunch from 12 until 12.30, followed by a guest speaker, and then Rotary business.
Guests and visiting Rotarians are very welcome to join us. Please email our Club Secretary to make arrangements: firstname.lastname@example.org
Upcoming Dates and Speakers
Please click on the “Club Bulletin” link at the left to see the most recent newsletter for upcoming meeting details and speakers.
Rotary at a Glance
Rotary brings together a global network of volunteer leaders who dedicate their time and talent to tackle the world’s most pressing humanitarian challenges. Rotary connects 1.4 million members from more than 200 countries and geographical areas. Their work impacts lives at both the local and international levels. Click on the “What is Rotary?” link to the left to find out more.
Become a member
Are you wanting to make positive changes in your community and around the world?
Our club members are dedicated people who share a passion for both community service and friendship.
Becoming a Rotarian connects you with a diverse group of professionals who share your drive to give back.
- Discuss your community's needs and discover creative ways to meet them
- Expand your leadership and professional skills
- Catch up with good friends and meet new ones
- Connect with leaders from all continents, cultures, and occupations
Our club welcomes new members. Contact us to find out more about attending a meeting or joining.
We have a special programme for Corporate Membership which encourages businesses to support Rotary, to give back and sponsor their staff to join to develop connections and assist in their personal development.
Visiting Palmerston North?
Our club warmly invites Rotary members visiting Palmerston North. Please click on the “Club Bulletin” link at the left to see details of upcoming meetings. Contact our Club Secretary so we can make arrangements. We would be delighted to see you.
Celebrating 100 Years in 2024!
In May 2024 the Palmerston North Rotary Club are proudly celebrating 100 years of serving the Palmerston North Community. Mark your diary for Saturday 25 May, 2024 when we will celebrate our centenary in style!
“Join a Project” – Key current projects and activities
Our club run a number of community and international projects and we welcome people who would like to be involved. Here’s a snapshot of some of our projects:
- Kahuterawa Bush Restoration
- Youth Music Festival
- Circus Quirkus
- Rotary Youth Leadership Programme
- Rotary Youth Driver Awareness Programme
- Brave Thinkers Programme
- National Science and Technology Forum
- Other Projects
Click on the “Club Projects” link to th
Club Executives and Contacts
President: Dave Gaynor email@example.com
Secretary: Steve Paterson firstname.lastname@example.org
Treasurer: Ron Schalkwijk email@example.com
Immediate Past President: Nigel Withell firstname.lastname@example.org
Steve Parsons email@example.com
Liam Hehir firstname.lastname@example.org
John Freebairn email@example.com
Nick Kaspers firstname.lastname@example.org
Mark Buxton email@example.com