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Mission Statement

To foster the Rotary International theme, "Service Above Self"

To maintain good fellowship within the Club and ensure all visitors are made welcome.

Encourage the Rotary principle of "Service above Self" by active involvement within the local and international community, through charitable and fund raising projects.

Club President Derek Hughes

The Rotary Club of Kapiti

District 9940 Paraparaumu New Zealand
P O Box 1406, Paraparaumu Beach New Zealand, 5252

Where We Meet

The Rotary Club of Kapiti meets every Thursday at 6:00pm for 6:25pm meal at the Senior Citizens Hall, 45 Ocean Road, Paraparaumu Beach (Map)
Visiting Rotarians, friends, and guests always welcome.


Rotary Club of Kapiti is for active business and community leaders who enjoy the fellowship of others and who want to make a difference in their local community.

Rotary is a global organisation with around 1.2 million members in 34,000 clubs. Rotarians are people who:

  • Get involved with their communities
  • Connect with other professionals
  • Share their time & experience with young people
  • Support global causes, such as eradicating polio
  • Use their skills to help others

Rotarians adopt the principle of “Service Above Self” by being actively involved within the local and international community, through charitable and fund raising projects.


Liz Koh & Rod Lingard

A cheque for $170,000 is presented by Rod Lingard of the Kapiti Community Enterprises Trust to Liz Koh, Trustee of the Nikau Foundation.

In 2006, Rod and Carol Lingard of Raumati Beach along with four other residents founded the Kapiti Community Enterprises Trust, the purpose of which was to provide opportunities for people with mental health and developmental disabilities to have training for future employment.

In consultation with Dr Frances Hughes a well-known psychiatric professional, and who is now an associate professor at Auckland and Sydney universities, the Lingards quickly created a plan to assist the needs of local Kapiti disadvantaged people.   ... Read more

Rotary Exchange Student
Beth Turnbull
District 9940 Conference
Kapiti Workmanship Awards

The Rotary Club of Kapiti has selected Beth Turnbull, an accomplished Paraparaumu College student, to reside in France for one year.

She is now engaged in learning the French language...
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Regional Amalgamation Essential
Nick Leggett Mayor Porirua
Free Ambulance Donation

There is a very real case for change in the governance of the Wellington Region”, said Nick Leggett Mayor of Porirua, at a meeting of the Kapiti Rotary Club

Kapiti and Porirua are very close neighbours and  enjoy a good relationship ...
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The First 25 Years
Rotary Club of Kapiti The First 25 Years

This publication is a summary of the Rotary Club of Kapiti's history commemorating the first twenty-five years . The First 25 Years

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