Why join The Rotary Club of Dunedin Central?

Joining the Rotary Club of Dunedin Central can be a fulfilling and rewarding experience for several reasons:

  1. Community Service: Rotary is known for its strong commitment to community service. By becoming a member, you'll have the opportunity to actively participate in various local and international service projects. These projects could involve helping the underprivileged, supporting educational initiatives, promoting health and well-being, and addressing environmental issues. Being part of Rotary allows you to make a positive impact on the lives of others.

  2. Networking Opportunities: Rotary clubs are comprised of diverse professionals and community leaders from various industries and backgrounds. Joining the Rotary Club of Dunedin Central will provide you with an excellent platform to expand your network, build connections, and foster meaningful relationships with like-minded individuals who are dedicated to making a difference in the community.

  3. Personal Growth: Being involved in Rotary offers ample opportunities for personal and professional development. Through the club's programs, workshops, and leadership opportunities, you can enhance your skills, improve public speaking abilities, and develop a deeper understanding of social and cultural issues. These experiences can be valuable both within and outside of Rotary.

  4. International Reach: Rotary is a global organisation with clubs in almost every country. By joining the Rotary Club of Dunedin Central, you become part of an extensive network that can connect you to fellow Rotarians and projects worldwide. This international aspect provides a unique perspective and the chance to engage in global initiatives and exchange ideas with people from different cultures and backgrounds.

  5. Friendship and Camaraderie: Rotary clubs are known for their friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Becoming a Rotary member allows you to form strong bonds of friendship and camaraderie with fellow Rotarians who share common goals and values. Many Rotarians find lifelong friends within their clubs.

  6. Leadership Opportunities: Rotary provides avenues for you to take on leadership roles and responsibilities within the club and beyond. Serving in leadership positions can enhance your leadership skills and give you a chance to contribute more significantly to the club's projects and decision-making processes.

  7. Support for Youth: Rotary is deeply committed to supporting young people through various programs such as youth exchanges, scholarships, and leadership development initiatives. By joining Rotary, you can contribute to empowering and encouraging the next generation.

  8. Ethical Standards: Rotary upholds high ethical standards in all its endeavours, promoting integrity and fairness in personal and professional relationships. Being part of such an organisation can reinforce your commitment to ethical practices and values.


Before joining, it's a good idea to attend some Rotary club meetings or events to get a sense of the club's activities and members. This will help you determine if the Rotary Club of Dunedin Central aligns with your interests and aspirations for community involvement.

Upcoming Speakers

Fiona Jenkins - Partners & Friends night
Jul 23, 2024
Stitch Kitchen (Talk with "props")
"Night at the Museum" (Otago Museum/Tuhura)
Aug 06, 2024
A private tour for 20 people max - 5.45pm $15pp
Pow Wow Palooza
Aug 13, 2024
Upcoming Events
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How do I join?
The process is very simple! Come along for a visit or two, fill out and application form and then upon approval get inducted!
It really is that simple!