Rotary Club of Queenstown

Needs fund tops $1m

By TRACEY ROXBURGH In just over six months more than $1 million has been raised for the Wakatipu Greatest Needs Fund. Established by Queenstown’s fundraising queen Kaye Parker during Alert Level 4 lockdown to provide financial support to front-line charities in...
By MATTHEW MCKEW Growing the membership and adding to the successful Tucker Beach project are the two key aims of the new Rotary Club of Queenstown president. Lee-Ann Lines moved back to her home town two-and-a-half years ago from Auckland, where...
A selection of the world's best TV and cinema ads will be shown in Queenstown as a unique Rotary Club fundraiser. 'The Night of the AdEaters', a global event that started in France in 1981, screens at the Queenstown Memorial...

New Trails, bigger plans

A new trail at Tucker Beach is under way after almost two years on the drawing board. Despite getting Queenstown council's thumbs-up in 2015, construction of the walking and cycling trail only started last week. The Rotary Club of Queenstown trail...
A Queenstowner has won an award for creating a cycling revolution. Queenstown Pedallers founder and organiser Peter Atkinson discusses what spins his wheels with Philip Chandler A 75-year-old is the pied piper of Queenstown cyclists. Fifteen years ago, Peter Atkinson formed Queenstown Pedallers after taking...
Rotary Club of Queenstown's new transgender president has thanked the man she used to be as she takes office. Monica Mulholland made national news last May when she was nominated as the club's president-elect, two months after coming out as...
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