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Dream, Dare, Deliver: at the 2024 Zone 8 Conference

By PDG Leanne Jaggs Zone 8 2024 Convenor After rediscovering our ‘Moments that Matter’ in 2023, we can now ‘Dream, Dare, Deliver’ in 2024. Join us for the Australian, New Zealand and Pacific Island Zone 8 Conference at Rydges/QT in Queenstown, NZ, November 1-3, 2024. The dedicated Conference Committee is...

Improving the mental health of 0-12-year-olds

By Emeritus Professor Michael Sawyer OAM When planning your public relations campaigns, make it as easy as possible for people to get involved and say yes to Rotary. Over the past 20 years, recognition of the importance of good health for educational and later career success has encouraged substantial research...

Putting a stamp on humanitarian causes

A simple idea of salvaging used stamps has raised $150,000 for various humanitarian projects, including EndTrachoma. In 1992, Carrol Farmer, president of the Rotary Club of Bayswater North, Vic, had a club-changing idea. At the time, the club was broke, and her son’s school was raising good money from selling...

Mental Health First Aid

By Professor Anthony Jorm Back in the 1990s, my wife Betty Kitchener and I were walking our dog one evening and had a conversation about why first aid programs like those run by Red Cross and St John Ambulance don’t cover how to help people experiencing mental health crises. This...

World Press Photo Auckland 2024

The World Press Photo Exhibition will return to Auckland from July 20 – August 11, 2024. Brought to New Zealand by the Rotary Club of Auckland, the exhibition showcases the winning images of the World Press Photo competition, selected from over 60,000 entries from around the world. The World Press...