our Members

Mike Scarsbrook


I am a Environmental Scientist working for Waikato Regional Council. We moved to Hamilton from Dunedin 30 years ago. My wife and I have two grown-up children, Joshua and Lauren. 

Tony Dicks

Director – Secretary, PP, PHF, Trustee

Retired engineer and facilities manager, born African, Kiwi by choice. Married 46yrs to wonderful Nola and have 2 adult children. I enjoy our motorhome, biking, my Chevron car, making and fixing things around home.

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Heather Moore

Director – Public Relations, PHF, QSM

Social Services Manager, and passionate volunteer. Mother of two humans and one spoilt cat. You’ll find me on adventure walks all around the Waikato. I enjoy travel, music, cooking and a good whisky. 

Dick Breukink

Director – Rotary Foundation, PP, PHF – Sapphire, Trustee

Retired hotel GM, who managed properties around the world. Proud father of two grown-ups with ambitions to travel. Really like to volunteer in the community and a fanatic participant in half-, full and ultra-marathons.

Robyn Blake

Director – Treasurer, Trustee

My family are my why!!  Mum to two, Nana to three. Love my canine bestie – PJ the Cocker Spaniel. Forever student – recent MBA, long-time CA, aspiring private pilot; Orthobionomy practitioner-in-training.

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Cherie Julian

Director – Youth, Community & Distributions 

I am a proud Mother of three, and have four grandkids. I have completed a Parachute Jump at 20,000 feet. I work at Direct Group Uniforms as an Account Manager – and I love a good Gin.

Bryce Weal

Director – Club Services, PP, PHF – Sapphire

Born and raised on farms in the Waikato. I am a retired structural engineer. 
Married to Janet, we have 4 sons, 6 grandchildren who are a delight.

Tony Begbie


Business Broker with ABC Business Sales, and Chartered Director. Involved in other Waikato ‘for purpose’ organisations. Should be at Les Mills and MTBing more often. Often escapes to Lake Tarawera at Rotorua.

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Jeremy Brook

Member, PP, PHF

After 40 great and enjoyable years  as a lawyer I am now filling my days with Vintage Car motoring and valuable grand parenting activities reading and biking.

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Cecelia Brown

Member, PHF, Trustee

I am a proud Rotarian of 30+ years. I am part of a very close-knit extended family –  a devoted Mother, Grandmother, and friend. I enjoy travelling, reading, going to the theatre, and family time.
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John Cameron


I am a Retired Director of Facilities Management at the University
of Waikato. I enjoy motor-homing, biking, music, movies and family time with my 4 children and 10 grandchildren.

Lisa Clausen


Co-founder of Humanly and ekoYOU, businesses supporting and inspiring personal change with individuals and teams. Love time away with the family and friends at the beach, tramping and yoga.

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Chris Dare


I have a beautiful wife (past Canberra Sunrise President) and 3 kids who have now left home. Moved from Canberra Australia to the Waikato in April 2023. Enjoy sailing and have a 38 foot yacht in Launceston, Tasmania.

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Tim Densem

Member, PP, PHF

Outdoor adventures including cycling, kayaking, fishing and travelling. Family and friend sharing together. Community involvement, fruit and vegetable growing. Out and about!

Gary Fieldes


I am a retired accountant living in Cambridge. My partner and I have seven adult children and thirteen grandchildren. We enjoy running, walking, and generally being outdoors. 

Jim Galt

Member, PP, PHF

I am a solicitor, originally from Southland, migrated to Hamilton in 1990. My main area of interest is the Motor Caravan Association of NZ. I am married to Heather, with three adult children and four grandchildren.

Rob Gordon

Member – PHF

New Zealand Grandparents led me to bring my family to NZ. Wife, Stacy, has been an amazing support and is a regular feature at many WSR fundraising events. We love being a part of WSR, and it’s a real family affair. 

Ross Hargood

Member, PP, PHF – Sapphire

My wife and I are actively retired. Currently Chair of the Waikato Regional Property Trust. Love spending time with our great nephews, and love travel. 34 years with Rotary, enjoy the great people I have breakfast with each Friday.

John Higgins

Member, PHF – Sapphire

After insurance broking for over 40 years, now into a more relaxing lifestyle, including beaching and holidays with Gabriella. Also enjoy music, wine, classic cars and collecting certain old stuff.

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Margaret Jenkins

Member, PHF – Sapphire

In my seventh year of retirement with no dull days.  E-bike cycling in France, Central Otago, Waikato.  Short tramps around NZ. An avid reader. I love recycling, gardening, a variety of volunteering and other people’s kids.

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Aaron Kearney

Member, Asst DG, PP, PHF

Proudly Northland (Whangarei) born and bred. Married to Kerryn and live in Cambridge.  Currently AG and District Trainer. Works at LIC (ex English teacher). Runner & Knitter (not at the same time).

Linda Kelly

Member, PHF

I have two sons, and am mostly retired from exciting and challenging careers in publishing, hospitality and events industries. I enjoy reading, walking/hiking, Pilates, gardening, road trips and exploring other places.

Raewyn Kirkman

Member, PP, PDG, PHF – Ruby

Raewyn’s background is in HR, now the CE of DV Bryant Trust, who make grants to Waikato community groups. She is a doting Nana, loves the outdoors, her motor home and spending time with friends and family.

Joleen McKenzie


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Jex moore

Member, PHF

Manager of a charity, marriage celebrant, and keen volunteer. Passionate about arts in schools. I spend my downtime either with family, friends, or curled up with a book and a very needy cat. 

Dianne Pollard-Williams

Member, PHF, Trustee

Manaakitanga and whanaungatanga strong life guides. Honoured and loving Granny. 
A life long educator, leadership mentor and coach. Motorhome wanderer.  Music listener, gardener, reader and crafter. 

Gary Robertson

Member, PHF – Sapphire

Retired Insurance Adviser. Married to Jenny over 40 years. Keen walker. Mid handicap golfer. “Rotary is a great place to help the community while having diverse opinion fellowship”

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Carla Rule


Associate at Norris Ward McKinnon, Solicitors. Any spare time not spent with my fur baby, Walter the Jackapoo is spent with my nose in a book. Spends weekends tramping or travelling NZ in small camper.

Campbell Till


I am a retired teacher of Mathematics who has been blessed to be married to Sheridan for 45 years. We have three children and four grandchildren. I enjoy tramping, snooker and kayaking in the surf at Whangamata. 

Justin Vodane

Member, PP, PHF

Born in Hamilton, practicing in my own practice as a chiropractor. Married to Philippa, and we have two sons. I try to keep my fitness up with running, tramping and a bit of cycling. A very haphazard gardener, but an avid reader.

Willemien Wennekers

Member, PHF

Emigrated to NZ 40+ years ago. I have a wonderful family, children, grandchildren. Music plays a huge part in my life. I love travel, enjoy nature, reading, handcraft and spending quality time with friends.

Nicki Whyte


I am a proud mother of two adult sons. I am a primary school teacher. I enjoy walking, reading, watching movies and spending time with family and friends.