Rotary Give Every Child a Future - 13 October 2020
Tue 13 Oct 2020, 06:00 pm - 8:30pm
Mana Cruising Club
Ngatitoa Domain (off Pascoe Avenue)
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Tonight we will hear from Christine Hurley who is a member of the Rotary Club of Wellington, one of the four Australasian clubs - Melbourne, Sydney, Wellington, and Auckland - that are celebrating their hundredth birthdays in 2021.
Christine represents Wellington on the steering group of the centenary immunisation project, Rotary Give Every Child a Future, and chairs its NZ engagement and fundraising committee.
Christine has a background in public service policy and NGO management. She holds a Master of Arts in English literature from the University of Canterbury and a Graduate Diploma from Victoria University of Wellington and is a life member of the Institute of Public Administration. She has worked in development aid with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and strategic HR management with the State Services Commission.
Later in her career, Christine joined the NGO sector, where she held the role of Chief Executive of Interpreting New Zealand which trains and employs new migrants and refugees for delivering professional interpreting services.
Christine accompanied husband Nick on his postings as High Commissioner to Samoa, where she headed up the Samoa Cancer Society, and then to the Cook Islands and Tonga. During these postings, Christine served on the boards of the Rotary Clubs of Apia and Rarotonga and took part in local and international community projects.