29th September , 2015

This year’s Kerikeri New World Rotary Garden Safari will feature 17 gardens, ranging from small urban gardens to spacious coastal estates and concentrated in a relatively small area within a 15 minute drive of the town centre. The annual Rotary fund-raiser …

03rd September , 2015

Kerikeri Rotarians want to hear from people who would like to get involved with its community development projects without the formality of joining Rotary. They also want residents of the town to use the group’s website ( to submit ideas …

31st March , 2015

About seventy students at the low-decile Paihia School unwrapped brand-new Chromebook computers today as part of a revolutionary new teaching system being rolled out across the Far North by a group of principals and educators with the support of a …

22nd March , 2015

People visiting The Old Packhouse Market in Kerikeri today (Saturday 21 March) put $643.20 into the Rotary Club of Kerikeri’s collection bucket for use in Vanuatu’s Cyclone Pam recovery effort. The money was raised in just five hours. The impromptu …

19th February , 2015

Kerikeri Rotarians and Vision Kerikeri supporters have been out in force to build bridges and clear a walking track from Pa Road to above the Wairoa Stream waterfall, re-opening public access to this previously inaccessible spot. The two organisations hope …

16th December , 2014

A $130,000 Rotary grant has enabled a Far North education trust to expand a revolutionary internet-based teaching system across the region. Paihia School, Kawakawa School and Northland College will join a group of low-decile schools leading the introduction of ‘digital …

02nd December , 2014

Kerikeri Rotarian and Past Club President Vicki Douglas was last night presented with a Sapphire Pin to her Paul Harris Fellowship, in recognition of her personal contribution to the work of the Rotary Foundation. The Sapphire Pin is an additional …

19th November , 2014

The 27th annual Kerikeri New World Rotary Garden Safari earlier this month raised a record sum of more than $30,000 and the Rotary Club of Kerikeri is calling for suggestions about how it should spend the money. The club uses …

14th November , 2014

Nine youngsters from Europe and North America descended on Kerikeri this week as part of a visit arranged by the Rotary Club of Kerikeri’s ‘inbound’ International Youth Exchange (IYE) student Max Lehner from Austria. Like Max, the visitors are all …

24th October , 2014

Kerikerians have helped put new desks into Vanuatu schools, possibly without even knowing about it. The Rotary Club of Kerikeri has contributed $3,000 from money it raised from the community to a US$59,000 ($75,500) pan-Pacific Rotary initiative to provide 1,200 …