Causes and Projects
Disc Golf Course
The Rotary Club of Oamaru has partnered with commercial property maintenance geniuses K South to build Oamaru's first disc golf course. The preferred location is at Weston Domain, but this is subject to confirmation. Learn more about disc golf here.
There will be nine baskets and each basket will be sponsored to help towards the costs of building the course.
Basket 1: Ambler Contracting
To get your name permanently CNC machined into one of these holes email firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange sponsorship.
Waitaki Indoor Sports and Events Centre
The Rotary Club of Oamaru has pledged funding toward the building of the Waitaki Indoor Sports and Events Centre.
Lighting Up the Craig Fountain
Chemo Chair for Oamaru Hospital
The Bookarama book sale is our primary fundraiser each year and has grown to be a local institution marked firmly on the calendar of hundreds of readers all over the district.
Thousands of books are donated to the sale each year as space is made on the book shelf for the next bargain haul. Prices are kept affordable and quality is high.
Rotary Youth Leadership Award
Each year Rotary clubs from across the South Island sponsor young leaders to attend the Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA) where they access the knowledge and experience of successful Rotarians and other guests to further their leadership skills. If you are interested please contact us at email@example.com for details.
Rotary Youth Exchange
Students learn new languages, cultures and become global citizens on Rotary Youth Exchange. This program is open to 15-19 year old students in more than 100 countries and The Rotary Club of Oamaru is proud to take part in sponsoring our local students on the exchange, and we enjoy hosting students from overseas as they experience life in New Zealand.
Rotary National Science and Technology Forum
District and Global Grants
Rotary members contribute skills, knowledge and expertise to a wide variety of projects beyond those mentioned here. Projects can also be funded by Rotary either directly by our local club, or with contributions from the district through District Grants, or in the case of large humanitarian projects there are Global Grants. If you have the next big idea click here to apply, particularly if it aligns with Rotary causes and values listed below.
Rotary has seven areas of focus:
Providing clean water, hygiene and sanitation
Saving mothers and children
Growing Local Economies
Protecting the Environment