We enjoyed a stimulating talk from Chris Theobald, principal of Bishop Viard College, a provoking viewpoint on Pride and information about exciting events on the schedule ... Keep Reading
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Chris Theobald is now principal of Bishop Viard College, which has been through tough times of late. He is the sixth principal in seven years and the college is under statutory management ... Keep Reading
An opportunity to hear about the MenzShed and present Carol Brown with an award, lots to read and a heap of events coming up before the end of the calendar year ... Keep Reading
Gwyn Akeroyd gave us his Viewpoint and said, 'When I arrived in New Plymouth in the early ‘70s, life was peaceful, Grass was feed for cows – and Speed got you in trouble with Traffic Officers – not the drug squad ... Keep Reading
An evening with a difference, enjoying the running of the Melbourne Cup Race,celebrating fascinating fascinators and best-dressed men and explaining extraordinary language ... Keep Reading
Last evening we had the pleasure of hearing Ron Mark's story, in particular because, from the age of three, he had grown up in various foster homes, and made the best of it ... Keep Reading
We had a fascinating Viewpoint about Coeliacs Disease and a tear-jerking story about Ron Mark's childhood in the foster system and how he succeeded despite the odds, and much more ... Keep Reading
Rhondda Sweetman's viewpoint was about Coeliac Disease, a condition that has had a huge impact on the life of her family .... Keep Reading
A fascinating insight into Timor-Leste from Vicki Poole, former Ambassador, a thought-provoking Viewpoint about Captain Cook, lots of events to support and much, much more ... Keep Reading
Rob Wilson will talk about ‘Ghost Fishing’ - what fishing gear does when it has been lost, dumped or abandoned and continues to catch and needlessly kill marine life. Keep Reading
Thanks Tawa for your help with raising funds for charity at our recent bookfair and Spring into Tawa. Keep Reading
The meeting was bursting at the seams with young people from local colleges to international exchange students, both in and out, their hosts and counsellors. The young speakers had the audience laughing and cheering and people lingered long after it was all over ... Keep Reading
Paul Wah, a prominent member of the Chinese community in Wellington, was our speaker. He is a fourth generation migrant and former Principal at Taita College. Our Viewpoint suggested that languages other than Maori would be better taught in our schools .... Keep Reading
Come along - great selection of books at Tawa Rotary's Bookfair 2019! Where: Tawa Rugby Club, Lyndhurst Road When: 5 & 6 Oct; week sales; 12 & 13 Oct Keep Reading
Another thought-provoking Viewpoint and lots of events to put in your diary for the months ahead. There's also an updated membership list and minutes to read if you're keen ... Keep Reading