Napier, New Zealand, D9930

Taradale is a suburb of Napier, New Zealand, and located on the edge of Hawke's Bay's world famous wine country.
The Rotary Club of Taradale meets every Thursday at 6:00pm
at the Taradale Town Hall, Lee Road, Taradale.
Fellowship starts at 5:15pm.

16th June 2016

EIT Awards Night at Scholars Restaurant

Patricia Emia Awardee in Te Oranga Waka

Sacha Pettitt Awardee in Viticulture and Wine Science.

Then the Rotary Club got a special mention. “You guys rock”. Read more...

2nd April 2016

Puketapu Auction and Fair


The Club's search for a profitable fundraiser may be over. Thanks to the promotion of an idea proposed by Merv Kite and with the support of a small and enthusiastic team, a highly successful Fair was held in in picturesque grounds of the farm of Roger Alexander. Early indications suggest a profit of $17,000 from the auction, stall rentals, and sponsorship. More to come...

17th March 2016

Change at the Top

Because his work circumstances have changed and he is unable to devote the time required to Club matters, President Paul Bee has asked Acting-President Richard Howell to assume full Presidential duties until the end of the Rotary year. This will be only the second time in the Club's history that a past-President has assumed the role of President for a second time.


6th May 2016

Three new members inducted.

First husband and wife couple to join the Taradale Rotary Club.

Phil Alexander (Director of Membership) introduces  3 new members.

Graeme (far right) and Barbara (next to Graeme) Thomson are the first husband and wife couple to join the Rotary Club of Taradale.The third member inducted that night was Hamish Goodwin.

21st April 2016

Paul Harris Medal Award to PP Warren Cooper

At a Club meeting Warren attended with his wife Raewyn and was greatly surprised to find he was to be inducted as a Paul Harris Fellow.Acting President RIchard Howell made the presentation.

For more, read on...

12th May 2016

Peter Sugden Retires.


President Richard Howell presented Peter  with a Certificate in recognition of the immense contribution he has made to Rotary over the 52 years he has been a member since joining the Club in 1964. He was President in 1981-82 and made a Paul Harris Fellow in 1988.

19th March 2016

Shakespeare in the Park

A good number of members turned out to assist Graeme Duncan and the Will Power Trust put on a very good production of  Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing". The Club earned $3000 from the event. Read more...


Oliver Smales Memorial Trust

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 Clubs involvement in setting up this Trust, Click here...


View the OSMT web page on the Hawke's Bay District Health Board web site.

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Dolbel Reserve

Dolbel Reserve is a passive Council Recreation Park of some 18ha on the Western Hills of Taradale.




Kelvin Tremain Memorial Education Trust.

The Trust administers a Trust fund for the benefit of Hawke's Bay students.

Earnings from the fund are distributed once a year prior to the start of a new academic year.


Click here for application forms. 

Legal Documents


Website last updated 20/06/2016