Charter night is our club’s birthday celebration, held in October every year. The birthday party is often a themed event which is greatly anticipated by members and their partners, organised by the Club Service Committee.
A Brief History on our Club
Our club was chartered by the Rotary Club of Rotorua North on 21st October 1998 and the Charter President was Kerry Murphy. Charter members included:
Kerry Murphy – Roger Hall* – Debra Bell* – Rex Merrick* – Peter Stein – Sandy Hall* – Lynne Joseph – Anne Tregilgas – John Visser – Turi Ngatai – Cyril Pepper – Dianne Klomp – Neil Cardno – Wayne Lee – Frank Emirali – Mark Beech – Graham Brownrigg – Len Pemberton.
* Charter members who are current members today.
Club Officers in 1998 – 99 were:
President: Kerry Murphy
Senior Vice President / Membership Development Officer: Roger Hall
Junior Vice President / Club Service Director: Debra Bell
Rotary Information: Rex Merrick
Youth / Vocational Director: Dianne Klomp
International / Community Director: John Visser
Secretary / Attendance and Fellowship Officer: Len Pemberton
Sergeant at Arms: Peter Stein
Corporal: Anne Tregilgas
Treasurer: Frank Emerali
Bulletin Editor: Roger Hall
Programme Coordinator: Lynne Joseph
Charter Night 2013 – theme Wild Food Festival.