The Rotary Club of Canterbury has been serving our local & international communities since 1987. We have an active social and project program. Our members love being part of our Club and enjoy participating in all our activities. You are invited to come along to:

Once you get to know us, you might like to become a Rotary Friend or even to join the 1.2 million Rotarians as a club member. We will make you feel very welcome.


Austin King joins our Club

Austin King was inducted by Club President Steve Wylie into the vocational classification of Project Manager. Austin has already been a very active contributor to the Club as a Friend of Rotary. At the FORaMEAL food packing night, Austin brought along a whole group of friends that were sufficient to man one of the Teams on the food packing lines.

John McCaskill, Austin King and President Steve Wylie

Tony Laycock joins our Club

Tony Laycock was inducted by Club President Steve Wylie into the vocational classification of Executive Search Consultant. Tony is well known to many Club members through his friendship with Doug Hawley and his attendance at Club meetings.

Wendy Laycock, Tony Laycock, John McCaskill and President Steve Wylie

Three new members joins our Club

In 2017-18 then Club President Rob Simpson had the pleasure of inducting three new members. George Dolezal in the vocational category of Pastoral Care Minister; Janet Hay in the vocational category of Social Business Coach; and Ryan Bartlett in the vocational category of Personal Trainer.

Ryan Bartlett, Janet Hay, George Dolezal and 2017-18 Club President Rob Simpson

Gilly Swinnerton joins our Club

In 2017-18 Gilly Swinnerton was inducted by then Club President Rob Simpson into the vocational classification of Health Care. Gilly was a member of the Rotary Club of Prahran and Susie Cole, the immediate Past President of that Club, came with Gilly for her induction. For 2018-19 Gilly has taken on the role of Program Director.

2017-18 Club President Rob Simpson with Rosemary Waghorne and Gilly Swinnerton

Amir Salehi joins our Club

amirIn 2017-18 Amir Salehi who was inducted by then Club President Rob Simpson into the vocational classification of Financial Planning Adviser.  Amir was warmly welcomed together with his wife, Narges Sabok-Routh.

Narges Sabok-Rouh, Amir Salehi, 2017-18 Club President Rob Simpson and Kyle Wightman

Sarah Prossor is our youngest Rotarian

Sarah joined our Club in 2017-18 and was inducted by then Club President Rob Simpson into the vocational classification of Scientist. Sarah is one of the youngest Rotarians in District 9800. Sarah is an Honours Graduate and a leader in the John Gardiner Rovers. Our Club has been fortunate to develop a close relationship with the scouting movement. Sarah and other Rovers have been huge supporters of the Club’s activities.

Sarah Prossor and 2017-18 Club President Rob Simpson

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