We have different types of events throughout the year (details on the calendar above):

Fundraising Events

  • We fundraise throughout the year in a variety of ways to enable us to be generous to those in need in our community

 

Monthly Dinners

  • Soroptimist International members meet on the second Wednesday of each month excepting January at a designated venue on the North Shore.

  • A speaker is invited to speak on areas of interest.

  • Guests are welcome but booking is essential

 

Service Events

  • Sewing days for Days for Girls

  • Packing toilet bags

  • Packing underwear packs

  • Others as these are required

 

Advocacy Events

  • We work with NZ National Council of Women when submissions are created to respond to issues of importance to all women in NZ. This includes responses to proposed legislation.

  • We request information from Members of Parliament on issues of the day.

  • We write to individuals in leadership positions in local government to comment on actions taken or concerns we wish to raise.

  • We write to leaders in other organisations to comment on action that should/should not have been taken where we are concerned.

  • We maintain a watching brief on current issues of concern. This includes:

    • Pay Equity

    • Water care

    • Use of Plastics​