Welcome to Rotary District 9970
District 9970 provides 'back-office support' to the 33 Rotary Clubs in the upper South Island of New Zealand and coordinates activities in which many or all of these clubs participate...
Rotarians are improving lives in communities around the world every day, through thousands of service projects, and have been doing so for over 100 years.
 
Browse such projects to explore the good work that Rotary clubs are doing locally (in NZ and close by) and globally.
 
Following are some recent projects undertaken by District 9970 Rotary Clubs:
What better way to spend Father’s Day than planting trees in Nelson City’s beautiful Maitai Valley?
On Sunday, 3 September members from four Nelson clubs responded to International President Ian Riseley’s challenge to enhance our natural environments by planting a tree for every Rotarian.
In addition to the planting started by the four Nelson Clubs, Christchurch Sunrise and Bishopdale-Burnside, a number of other clubs have embarked on their tree planting, as follows:
For the last three years Whakatu Rotary has been cleaning up Nelson City's Saltwater Creek in partnership with the Nelson City Council and Nelmac.
Ferrymead Rotary has been running a Lego competition for school children since 2009 and this year it will be held on 9 July at Heathcote Valley School. Open to children from any primary and intermediate school, most entrants come from the eastern area but some have traveled across town to enjoy the fun...