Rotary District 9970 provides 'back-office support' to the 31 Rotary Clubs in the upper South Island of New Zealand and coordinates activities in which many or all of these clubs participate...
Click on  Member Area  at the top of this screen to access your district support information and services.
For first-time users: On the login screen, select the 'New user?' link and follow the instructions. Your club secretary must have already added you to the database before you can login and you need to use the email address already held for you.
Rotarians are improving lives in communities around the world every day, through thousands of service projects, and have been doing so for over 100 years.
Check out some of the good work that Rotary clubs are doing:
  • in this district, which are featured right here on this page 
  • regionally (in NZ and close by)
  • globally
Have a think about assisting our work - by becoming a Rotarian, or volunteering for a specific project, or donating.
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Rotary's Pacific Island Vaccination Project

Rotary and Unicef partnershipRotary Give Every Child A Future is Rotary Australia and New Zealand’s centennial project to introduce three vaccines into nine Pacific Island countries. This project celebrates the 100th anniversary, in 2021, of Rotary International in the region. 
The project has just reached a significant milestone with the approval of nine Global Grants by The Rotary Foundation. These grants, one for each country for the first year of the project, have a combined value of US$1.3 million (NZ$2.1 million). 
For three years, Rotary will fund the introduction of rotavirus, pneumococcal and human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines for Pacific Island children in Kiribati, the Cook Islands, Tokelau, Niue and Nauru, and support the introduction of these vaccines in Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu. 
Rotary can now move to the implementation phase of this major public health initiative in the Pacific. Through our collaboration with UNICEF, 100,000 women and children will benefit individually, saving lives and saving families. In addition, the project will significantly strengthen health systems in each of the nine countries, providing a sustainable legacy of improved healthcare. 

With commitments from governments to continue funding these vaccine after three years, this project will see children protected from life-threatening diseases, and families protected from the  loss of a mother to cervical cancer, for generations to come.
For more information, or to donate, please visit .  
Rotary News & Projects From Around the District
Rotary PapanuiRotary Clubs around the world have been responding to local and international needs brought on by the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic.  For Rotary Papanui in Christchurch, that meant cans, cans and more cans!
In order to survive the impact of COVID-19, businesses are urged to 'pivot' and rethink how to use what they have in a different way, in order to capture new opportunities.  Rotary Richmond are no different...