The Rotary Club of Timaru North, formed on 4 Oct 1969, and incorporated 21 Oct 2005, maintains a membership of around 60 (including honorary members), enabling support to many community initiatives at local, district national and international levels. Special emphasis is given to youth projects.

Strong emphasis is placed on all avenues of Rotary service, but especially on our members friendship and events that strengthen the club's ability to provide a growing list of support and service.

Funds are distributed via the Rotary Club of Timaru North Charitable Trust

The usual club calendar includes:

Local projects

Annual club events

  • Wanaka Fishing week - for members, family and friends
  • 4x4/SUV weekend for members, family and friends

Rotary Pacifica and International projects

  • PDE Personal Development Exchange, replacing GSE, - teams visit each other's Rotary Districts.
  • RYLA - Rotary Youth Leadership Awards - for young adult leaders
  • RYE - Rotary Youth Exchange with clubs internationally
  • RYPEN - Rotary Programme of Enrichment guidance weekend for local kids ready to step up.
  • RYDA -  Rotary Youth Driver Awareness safety programme for students starting to drive or travelling with novices.
  • Science School sponsorships for exceptional science students
  • Support to Polio Plus - a vaccination programme to end polio world wide

About Rotary International

The Rotary Club of Timaru North's projects are just several of thousands of Rotary projects, large and small, international and local, occurring in the world right now. Rotary International is the world's first service club organisation. It is made up of more than 46,000 clubs in almost 170 countries. Its members form a global network of business and professional leaders who volunteer their time and talents to serve their communities and the world. Rotary's motto, Service Above Self, exemplifies the humanitarian spirit of the organisation's more than 1.4 million members. Strong fellowship among Rotarians and meaningful community and international service projects characterise Rotary worldwide.

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The Rotary Club of Timaru North Charitable Trust was registered 30 June 2008 - Charties_Certificate.pdf

The Rotary Club of Timaru North was incorporated as a society 21st Oct 2005 - Certificate_of_incorporation.pdf

Resident withholding tax exemption on interest and dividends was given 16 Oct 1989. - Tax-exemption.pdf