Rotarians are involved in a considerable number of community projects.  The Rotary Club of Whanganui North assists local schools and community groups with their projects or helps to fund deserving exploits which would otherwise prove difficult to achieve. 

You can select and be involved in any number of these projects.

  • Tongan Medical Project - Theatre and surgical upgrades
  • Annual City Mission Food Bank Drive
  • Bushy Park - Resurfacing Moore's Ride Track
  • Carols by Candlelight
  • Christmas Trailer Raffle
  • Riverside Market Parking
  • Youth Programmes
  • Nano Girl - Science presentations to year 8 students
  • Life Flight Trust
  • Hipango Park - Upgrading the facilities
  • Emergency Response Kits for South Pacific disasters
  • Dictionaries in Schools
  • Polio Eradication - Supporting Rotary efforts world wide
  • ABC - providing newborns with their first book
  • Student Assistance - Sponsoring top performers

Tonga Medical Project

Tonga Project 1, to upgrade  orthopaedic services at Vaiola Hospital, Nuku’alofa,Tonga. Commenced January 2022 and due to end December 2024.


 Tonga Project 2, to upgrade the two operating theatres at Vaiola Hospital in 2024 and following the upgrade carry out hip and knee replacement surgery in the two upgraded operating theatres in 2025 and 2026.