In 2000, Fairfield Rotary’s Millennium Project
created a dramatic Portico to transform the Hamilton Gardens glasshouses into an attractive Music Conservatory. Recognising a need for specialist operating equipment for very young children, the club funded paediatric laparoscopic surgical instruments for Waikato Hospital. Club Members have visited Fiji with hands-on help to provide water supplies, renovate school buildings and construct Rotahomes. Over many years the club, with wonderful community support, has successfully targeted graffiti in its Fairfield area, an activity since taken over by the city council.
to fine gardens and native bush, running successfully for many years and was subsequently adopted by Hospice themselves. Today club support is strong for Polio Eradication and for Shelter Box, while at the local level every week club members provide a reading recovery programme for Fairfield Primary School juniors. Hundreds of children have benefitted from this and every senior child now receives from the club a dictionary for their own personal use.
Submitted by the Rotary Club of Fairfield, District 9930 www.fairfield.rotarysouthpacific.org