Are you confused about the value of The Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA)?   Those who attended the recent address at the Club by Charles Bolton are crystal clear about the history, the achievements of the negotiations, and the anticipated benefits to NZ .  Charles is the Chair of the NZ Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement Implementation Team. See our Recent Bulletin OR study the website http://www.tpp.mfat.govt.nz/


Bill Wakelin and Andrew Simm are President and Treasurer respectively of the Wellington Te Araroa Trust.  ThTe Araroa logoeir address to the Club explained the aim of the walkway, progress in its construction and ways that Rotary can be involved. The  cabbage tree is one of the few trees that grow naturally throughout NZ and this why it was chosen for the logo.  Read more in our recent Bulletin


In his address at the Clubs 50th birthday dinner Chris Laidlaw outlined his perceptions of the future.  He perceives three major challenges.  Read post for full text of address.


Join the Rotary team for the Round the Bays fun run/walk.  Feb 21 2016.  See post


Emma Anderson is the Director of Katherine Mansfield House and Garden. In her address to the Club Emma suggested that Katherine was more appreciated as an author else-where than in New Zealand. 

Read more in our recent Bulletin.

Visit the Mansfield website


The Board of the Wellington North Rotary Club has decided that the Clubs 50th anniversary project will involve working with the Te Araroa Trust to establish signs, seating and a Peace Grove of 50 trees on the Walkway in the Wellington area.  To read more see post


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The Rotary 4 Way test

Of things we say or do.

  1.  Is it the TRUTH?
  2.  Is it FAIR to all concerned?
  3.  Will it build GOODWILL & BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?
  4.  Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?
Jun
2
Thu
2016
Lunch Meeting This Thursday @ Wellington Bridge Club
Jun 2 @ 12:15 pm – 1:45 pm

Professor Wendy Larner is this week’s speaker on the subject of University and Community Engagement.

In July 2015 she returned to New Zealand from the University of Bristol to take up the position of Provost at Victoria University.

“The role of Provost, created at Victoria in 2014, is critical to the University achieving its ambitious plans to grow in both size and influence in the coming years.”

As Provost, Professor Larner will be responsible for driving the highest standards of academic excellence across Victoria University and overseeing the achievement of key goals in Victoria’s Strategic Plan. These include adopting a distinctive academic emphasis, enhancing research quality, quantity and impact, providing a student experience that is second to none and increasing enrolments of talented students from disadvantaged groups in society.

Professor Wendy Larner

Jun
6
Mon
2016
Board Meeting @ GFH
Jun 6 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

From December 7 back at GFH.

 

Jun
9
Thu
2016
Lunch Meeting @ Wellington Bridge Club
Jun 9 @ 12:15 pm – 1:45 pm
Jun
16
Thu
2016
Lunch Meeting @ Wellington Bridge Club
Jun 16 @ 12:15 pm – 1:45 pm
Jun
23
Thu
2016
Lunch Meeting @ Wellington Bridge Club
Jun 23 @ 12:15 pm – 1:45 pm