Kiwanis: Making a world of difference on our doorstep

Kiwanis: Making a world of difference on our doorstep
  • Written by
  • Deepika Sulekh

No, it’s not an extinct relative of the Kiwi. Kiwanis is in fact an active, community-based service club in the heart of Taupo. This hardworking bunch gather forces on a mission to create a better future for children, young people and communities worldwide.

Kiwanis International is a global organisation with the goal of ‘serving the children of the world’. With more than 8000 clubs over the world, many smaller communities have the opportunity of being a part of the big picture.

As part of the wider Kiwanis group, Kiwanis Taupo service the local community – marshalling at events like the Ironman and the Taupo Harriers. Recently the team renewed the garden at Taupo Hospital and sent resources to help school kids in Vanuatu.

Become a part of young lives

The group would love to grow its Taupo club and strengthen its impact worldwide, one child and one community at a time. As a Kiwanis member, you’ll be part of a global organisation and directly involved in opportunities to change young people’s lives.

If you’re keen to learn more, here’s how you can contact them:

  • Join their fortnightly meetings on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at the Taupo Cosmopolitan Club, 6pm
  • Visit
  • Contact Rex Crenfeldt at 07 378 6204 or
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