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about the Rotary Club of Taradale, and perhaps enquire about joining
the Club, then please ring
EIT Awards Night
10th May 2018
The Rotary Club of Taradale
recently presented awards of excellence to EIT degree students Anita Santos
and Jemma Russell. Both women received $1000 towards their EIT fees.
In 1989, Brian Nelson, President of
the Rotary Club of Taradale in that year, suggested establishing an annual
scholarship to encourage local tertiary students to continue their studies
making this association with EIT one of the longest the Club has been involved
Mark Oldershaw (EIT Deputy CEO) with Anita
Santos, Jemma Russell, Dean Natalie Waran and President Steve Winter
moved from Sao Paulo in Brazil to study idea school's Bachelor of
Creative Practice and is now in her second year at EIT. She chose EIT
because it aligned with her needs, and she also "really liked" its
lecturers, who described her as a high-achieving creative artist, said
that while Portuguese is her mother tongue, her very good grasp of
English allows her to converse critically with them and classmates.
in illustration and graphic design, the 20-year-old is also exploring
"I hope to
find a job anywhere in the world," she says. "I see myself most likely
working as a designer or tattooist."
is a third-year Bachelor of Social Work student. Social
work appealed to her because she enjoys interacting and working with
people to enable positive outcomes. The 20-year-old has been selected to
do her first field-work placement at Hawke's Bay Restorative Justice.
is broad is applicable and adaptable to various fields of work and one
of my long-term goals is to join the police and use my degree within
Passionate about te reo Māori, which she started learning at school,
to improve her language skills by studying Te Tira hou-Introduction to
te reo Māori as a second-semester elective program at EIT's Te Ūranga
had been a member of the Club for 40 years when he resigned on the 1st
November 2012. A plumber by trade, he willingly worked on projects where his
skills could be of use. This was never more so than on 1983 when he was part of
the Atawhai Flats building project where he was able to contribute his skills
Another area where his
skills were often needed was Camp Kaitawa where he made a number of visits after
Ron Ward had initiated the annual summer work programmes. He loved the work, the
fishing and the fellowship. He served on the Camp Kaitawa Committee during his
latter years with the Club
He served as a Club
Director for two years; in 1983 (Bob Twaddle pres.) and 1991 (Bob Knappstein
pres). He was married to Joan, and in 1987 they hosted RIYE student Gesa
Brinkman from Germany. In 2008 Ted gave a talk to the Club about how he and Joan
emigrated to NZ in 1958. Joan died about 5 years ago.
Club members extend
their commiserations to their two surviving sons, David and Martin and other
members of his descendent family.
Taradale Town Hall
The Town Hall is an attractive assembly hall
available for use by the local and wider Hawkes Bay community.
Hire the Hall
Puketapu Auction and Fair
The Club holds an annual Auction
and Fair (PAF) on the property of Roger Alexander at Puketapu. For more
information click the following link
The Trust supports the education and training
of therapist and nursing staff working with children and youth in Hawke’s Bay in
co-operation with the HBDHB. To learn about the Club's involvement in this
Dolbel Reserve is a passive Council
Recreation Park of some 18ha on the Western Hills of Taradale.
Memorial Education Trust.
Kelvin Tremain Memorial Education
Trust administers a fund for the benefit of students NZ wide and can partner
with other similar trusts globally.