Zone 8 unites to Say NO to Domestic Violence
All 20 districts throughout Australia, New Zealand and the South West Pacific have joined forces to combat the disturbingly common crisis of domestic and family violence.
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The Barossa Airshow thrills the valley
Proudly hosted by the Rotary Club of Barossa Valley, SA, the Barossa Airshow reached new heights in 2023.
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Foundation announces new type of grant
The Rotary Foundation has just introduced a new kind of grant for deployment in Australia and Brazil – Corporate Social Responsibility Grants, or CSR Grants. The goal is to attract financial backing for Rotary projects from for-profit organisations.
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Blue and Yellow Hearts
District 9685 is a proud supporter of Blue and Yellow Hearts, a charity supporting displaced Ukrainians as they settle into life in Sydney.
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World Press Photo Exhibition returns to NZ after three-year hiatus
The highly acclaimed global World Press Photo Exhibition, which is seen by millions each year, returns to Auckland, NZ, for the first time since 2019 to showcase and celebrate photojournalism and documentary photography of the past year.
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Napier Rotary Pathways
Harnessing the power of working collaboratively, six Napier Rotary clubs have turned a grand idea on paper into reality, with the creation of more than 50km of pathways and cycleways around the Hawkes Bay city.
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Taking to the skies to End Polio
Two pilots will fly a single engine Cessna aircraft around the world to raise awareness and funds for Rotary’s End Polio Now campaign, stopping in Darwin, Cairns and Brisbane this July.
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Drain Socks to Protect Waterways
Protecting our oceans from waste has been the focus of the Rotary Club of Tauranga Sunrise’s environmental program recently, installing drain socks on two major storm water outlets that drain into the beautiful Tauranga Harbour.
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Middle-earth Halfling Marathon
Dressing up is nothing new for members of the Rotary Club of Matamata, but in March they took it to the next level – all in the name of community service.
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Revolutionising nesting boxes to save Little Penguin populations
New Little Penguin (or Fairy Penguin) nesting boxes, made by members of the Rotary Club of Palm Beach, WA, have the potential to revolutionise artificial nests worldwide, according to club member and bird specialist Rick Dawson.
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Hastings Karamu Cocktail Party
From sausage rolls to a major cocktail auction, the Rotary Club of Hastings Karamu Cocktail Party has supported the local community for three decades, pumping much needed funds into a number of charitable endeavours.
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A new chapter for domestic violence survivors
The Rotary Club of Brookfield, Qld, has been an avid supporter of the charity Broken to Brilliant over the years. The organisation assists domestic abuse survivors on the road to recovery.
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Run the Runway
Getting up at the crack of dawn to complete a five-kilometre fun run might not be some people’s idea of how to spend a Sunday morning, but add in the fact that you get to do so on an airport runway and the Rotary Club of Fairfield’s event certainly has a novelty factor.
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