This Week in Rotary

Charles Ross from the Mt Somers Walkway gave us an interesting talk at our meeting on Wednesday about his passion for tramping and his envolvment with Mt Somers walkway. At the end of the evening President Bob Girvan presented Charles…

This Week in Rotary

An opportunity for another set of school leaders to participate in community service. Ashburton Intermediate leaders assisted the Plains Rotary Club to deliver meals during the week of 26 – 30 July. Seen here Rose Jackson and Liam Walker ready…

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Incoming President Bob Girvan had great pleasure in inducting Jaimee Blythe into the Club during the annual changeover. Congratulations Jaimee Jaimee with President Bob Brio: Jaimee Blythe Current employment: ASB Bank Position: Home Ownership Manager Time: 11 years Jaimee started…

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Plains Rotary along with Ashburton Rotary each donated $5,000 to the Ashburton Aviation Museum. The funds will assist with the museum’s new lighting upgrade for their hangar. Ashburton Aviation Museum president Stephen Johnston said the funding would be used to…

This Week in Rotary

The Ashburton Fire Brigade has through various means, developed a museum of a very high standard which attracts both local and national visitors. Their aim is to continue to show and develop the proud history of the local brigade as…

This Week in Rotary

Last night we had the pleasure of having Jessie Chan, Chair of the Ruralco Board of Directors, as our guest speaker. Jessie spoke about her journey to governance, and how her upbringing has shaped her view of what good leadership…

This Week in Rotary

Last week we were privileged to have Malcolm Hopwood speak to our Club. Malcolm shared his extensive experience as a journalist both in broadcasting and print media. Malcolm is pictured below with John Duncan. Thank you Malcolm.

This Week in Rotary

We were given an insight into the real world drivers of change in the world, energy. We were told how decline in oil prices was the prime mover of the collapse of the Soviet Union. How alternative energy technology and…

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An Ashburton Rotarian has been honoured with a Paul Harris Fellowship Double Sapphire Pin for his efforts on behalf of the Ashburton Plains Rotary Club and the community. At a recent meeting of the Rotary Club of Ashburton Plains, the…