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Women's Centre Rodney extends an open invitation to all women (children welcome)
to join us in celebrating
International Women's Day
WEDNESDAY 8TH MARCH
at The Women's Centre 10 Morpeth St Warkworth
We invite women to bring food to share (not obligatory), and if you are an immigrant to NZ then a dish from your native country is most welcome. There will be a Blessing at 11.30 am followed by a Welcome and guest speaker, and an opportunity for women to share their stories of life in NZ today and then a chance to mix and enjoy a shared lunch.
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
or phone 0800 237 674 / (09)425 7261
The campaign theme for 2017 is #BeBoldForChange
Driving greater change for women and moving closer to gender parity
A huge thank you to Westpac and ANZ Banks in Warkworth for displaying Gifting Trees as a drop off point for Christmas donations. Heartfelt thanks to all the wonderful people of Rodney district for their generous donations during our 2016 Christmas drive. These gifts are passed on to families we have had the privelege to assist, so they may share the fun and joy we all take for granted at this time of year.
ART EXPO 2016 - Another successful fundraiser!
Thanks to the generous support we received from local businesses and the artists themselves, we raised $6500
In a collaborative project for social good the Women’s Centre Rodney and 40 local artists hosted a community led art exhibition at The Woolshed, Country Park, Matakana from 30th September to 9th October 2016. This ‘pop up’ exhibition organised by the Women’s Centre Rodney and local artists was a fundraiser for the Centre and an opportunity to support local artists in the community. With the support of well-known artists such as Star Gossage, Louise McGraw, Jenta Griffin, Awa Gillgren, Pat Betts, Alvin Ferguson, Rani Stigsdottir and Heather Owens exhibiting and many other prominent, new and emerging artists it was an opportunity for the community to come together and support a local charity and the arts.
The art exhibition included many differing mediums such as painting, sculpture, photography, jewellery, furniture, print and much more.
Opening night on 30th September was well attended by an enthusiastic crowd and with music provided by Dianne Morgan and Jade River Ukes, and Mark Lewington DJ. All proceeds from the exhibition went towards providing services for Women in the Rodney region.