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Fairfield

We meet In Person
Mondays at 5:30 PM
Waikato Innovation Park (black Gallagher Building)
1 Melody Lane
Ruakura
Hamilton, Waikato 3216
New Zealand
Meetings - 2nd and 4th Mondays of month at 5.30 PM. If the Monday is a holiday, the meeting will be held on the Tuesday.
June 2024
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Club Executives & Directors
President
President Elect
Secretary
Treasurer
Executive Secretary/Director
Immediate Past President
Bulletin Editor
International News
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Learn how Rotary clubs are taking action in the United States, Canada, England, India, and Malaysia.

Connect With Us
 
Welcome to the Rotary Club of Fairfield, Hamilton, New Zealand. Rotary District 9930.
 
Are you someone who wants to make positive changes in your community and the world? Our club members are dedicated people who share a passion for community service and friendship. Becoming a Rotarian connects you with a diverse group who share your drive to give back.
 
CREATE HOPE in the WORLD
 
If you are interested in joining or maybe becoming a Friend - learn more -
Contact Jonathan Bennett - Mob: 021 178 6448 or
 
Club Stories
We are counting down to the 2024 Rotary Run the Runway Event... ONLY 4 WEEKS TO GO!
Help us to support GoBabyGo who are the 2024 charity of choice.
 
FAIRFIELD ROTARY QUIZ NIGHT
 
The Cook, 7 Cook Street, Hamilton East.
 
7.00pm 6 December 2023.
 
This is a charity event organised by the Rotary Club of Fairfield, Hamilton.
 
Quiz categories include,General Knowledge, Movies, Music, Sport, Science etc.
 
Great prizes and a fun evening for all the family. No minimum or maximum amount of tean members.
 
Spot prizes and prizes for first, second and third places.
 
Door ticket sales also available. 
 
Bookings can be made via the QR code or through this link: https://www.trybooking.co.nz/PVX
 
In response to the deepening humanitarian crisis in Ukraine, The Rotary Foundation has created an official channel for donors around the world to contribute funds to support the relief efforts underway by Rotary districts and has designated its Disaster Response Fund  which can be  found here:  https://my.rotary.org/en/disaster-response-fund  as the main avenue for contributions.
Contributions to the Disaster Response Fund in support of Ukraine can be made online at:  https://my.rotary.org/en/disaster-response-fund
 
All funds need to be received into the Disaster Response Fund by no later than 30 April 2022 in order to qualify for use in support of the Ukrainian relief efforts.
 
Donations can also be made locally directly to Fairfield Rotary Club using the following bank details; 
SBS Trust Account No: 03-1355-0509839-00    Please clearly mark your deposit  -  ‘UKRAINE’
 
For all other questions and to obtain more information, please contact Fairfield Rotary Club at rotarynz@xtra.co.nz.
 
 
Last Saturday, Rotarians from Cambridge and Hamilton assisted with the unloading of approximately 90 boxes of items donated by The Warehouse to Kids in Need Waikato. They are a registered charity based in Cambridge, that supplies care packs to children in foster care, or any child being cared for by someone other than their biological parent. See more HERE and HERE.
Yesterday at the Hamilton Lake, Dick Breukink a Rotarian from Waikato Sunrise Rotary club ran the ‘2021 London Virtual Marathon’ around the Lake to raise funds for a Rotary charity, Hospice Nepal.
The run involved 11 laps of the lake and Dick was supported by a number of friends from the Hamilton Roadrunners Running club. Our thanks go out to the club and its members for their wonderful support (and the sausages) in helping to get Dick across the line!
Below are a few of the pictures taken on the day… If you would like to donate you may do so at: <www.gogetfunding.com/hospicenepal>
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Part of the 70 plus members of the community who  came along to the Fairfield Project (adjacent to Fairfield College), on Saturday 31 August, to help with the planting of 2500 native trees in around 2 hours. Fairfield Rotary was represented by 8 members of the club. Information on the Fairfield Project can be found HERE.
VOLUNTEERS WANTED FOR SPECIAL OLYMPICS
Hamilton  8 - 12 December 2021
 
Up to 600 volunteers will be needed to cover 2000 shifts across 5 days of competition, health screenings and ceremonies.
 
Roles will include general event volunteers, sports officials, marshals, health professionals, IT management and more.
 
Rotary is a Special Olympics New Zealand Summer Games partner and we are asking all Rotary Clubs across the Waikato to help promote this event in their social media.
If you’re interested in volunteering you can sign up at:  specialolympicsnz.rosterfy.co/invite/Rotary_Volunteers
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mike Cahill being presented with the District 9930 Club Bulletin Award, by the District Governor Grant Spackman. It is very appropriate that Mike was present to receive the award, as he was the Club Bulletin Editor for the 2020-2021 Rotary year. Congratulations Mike.
 
Science Box Lockdown Challenge can now be found on the Science Box website and Facebook page:
 
  
 
 
 
Science Box is a project supported by Fairfield Rotary aimed at sparking an interest in science in kids at a young age. Founded by Shalini Guleria in 2018, it is ever expanding and looking for volunteers. Science Box currently focuses it's work in the Waikato region of New Zealand, and hopes to grow this reach to a global level one day.

Check out their website here: <https://www.sciencebox.co.nz/>

Please pass on this link to Teachers and Schools and anybody with primary school children! Thank you.