Welcome to Waikanae Rotary - Kapiti, New Zealand

News & Projects

The Nga Manu Education project wins prestigious award


Each month, Past President Steve Botica of the Rotary Waikanae, is interviewed by Coast Access Radio host Todd Zaner on activities in Rotary across the district, from Paraparaumu to Levin.

Rotary National Science and Technology Forum is a 2 week live in programme for outstanding Year 12 students, held in January each year and based in Auckland.


Waikanae Rotary Club support Nga Manu Sanctuary with new signs















(L to R) President Robert Nugent, Rotarian David Bruce (Project Manager), Past President Steve Botica and Nga Manu Reserve Manager Matu Booth at one of two new signs provided by Rotary.


Waikanae Rotary assists with annual food bank appeal.

Lucy Goldman  Matched Twin exchange Student helps with Foodbank Collection
Lucy Goldman  Matched Twin Exchange student from Glenn Innes NSW helps with Foodbank Collection at Countdown Waikanae.

Join Rotary’s 1.4 million neighbours, friends, leaders, and problem-solvers who see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change – across the globe, in our communities, and in ourselves.


Becoming a Rotary member connects you with a diverse group of professionals who share your drive to give back. Through regular meetings and events, you’ll:

  • Discuss your community’s needs and develop creative ways to meet them

  • Connect with other leaders who are changing the world

  • Expand your leadership and professional skills

  • Catch up with good friends and meet new ones

Who can join?

Anyone.  Specifically, we are looking for people who want to give back to their communities, with a focus on youth.

Waikanae Rotary Information

Visitors welcome

We meet In Person
Saturdays at 9:30 AM
Relish Cafe
Elizabeth Street
Waikanae,  5036
New Zealand
We usually meet at Relish Café on the second Saturday of the month. If you're planning to attend, please call Steve on 021 0278 4641