Rotary Club of Awapuni

Rotary Club of
Awapuni

(Club No. 18596 - Chartered 1967 - District 9940)
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1Awesome Awapuni Day 2017
Project Leader: David Chapple
 
Our next Free event will be held 4th November 2017 11am-2pm hosted by Awapuni Rotary Club. Reconnecting communities to celebrate diversity, family and pride in the area.
An annual community celebration of Awapuni. Walk to Alexander Park (behind Awapuni School) with your friends, neighbours and family to enjoy a day of fun.
Live entertainment on stage and games on the lawn. Food provided on site or bring a picnic to share with their wider community.

2NZ Business Week 2018
Project Leader: David Tweed
 
http://nzbw.com/home
NZBW is a week-long event designed for Year 12 and 13 students who are interested in furthering their studies at University in the area of business, finance, accounting and marketing.Students from all over NZ spend a week in the Mid-year school holidays �boarding� at Palmerston North Boys_ High School during the programme.

The programme involves working in small groups on business development and marketing projects. Each student in the group has a role to play in the overall development of the business, from Marketing Manager, to Production Manager, to CEO.

The week culminates in a business Trade Fair where invited local business people �vote� for the winning business team by choosing which of the businesses at the Trade Fair they will invest their allocated �investment money� in.

Other highlights of the week include insightful lectures at Massey University in Palmerston North on business subjects, and visits to a number of businesses in the Manawatu area.

Awapuni Rotary Club has sponsored students to NZBW for the past 20 years. Each year the sponsorship recipient has been able to come and talk to our Club about some of the key things that he or she has learnt or enjoyed through attending NZBW.

3Plant to Plate
Project Leader: Craig Ross
Project Team: Neill Haggarty
 
www.pncsc.co.nz/cms/page.php?view=plant-to-plate-home

tvnz.co.nz/volunteer-power/plant-plate-palmerston-north-3937441

Awapuni Rotary club was a founding partner for PLANT TO PLATE and continues to support their Gardening & Cooking in Primary Schools Programme.

PLANT TO PLATE is a community programme free to all primary schools across Palmerston North and district. PTP delivers a quality service led by teachers and assisted by experienced, enthusiastic volunteers who enjoy working with children. PTP go to school by invitation, and with them, plan a programme to meet their gardening and cooking needs Provide a team of volunteers to assist teachers and students to establish vegetable gardens, plant fruit trees and cook tasty food in three or more practical sessions over a school term. Ensure a low child-adult ratio so that their students have enjoyable and meaningful learning experiences. Supply all kitchen and gardening equipment. Locate community resources to support their school. Provide expert horticultural advice and guidance free of charge, and run workshops. Assist with applications for funding to support your gardens. Mentor the school for 6 months after the programme has finished, to ensure sustainability

THE PLANT TO PLATE VISION:
Gardening and cooking integrated into the school curriculum

- Children learning life skills around the growing of their food

- Children learning life skills around cooking food

- Children learning ways to care for the environment and the earth�s resources

�Connecting with the earth keeps children healthy and encourages independence�

4Raleigh St Reserve Upgrade 2017
Project Leader: Peter Shelton
 
http://www.pncc.govt.nz/facilitiesandparks/parksandreserves/raleigh-street-reserve/



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