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Norm Winterbottom

Norman R. Winterbottom “1905 Society” 2010

A Rotarian since 1970, when he joined the Rotary Club of Auckland East (D-292) Norm Winterbottom has been a member of Glenfield, Devonport (charter member) and Milford clubs (all D-9910) and is currently a member of RC of Milford 9910.

He has served as club secretary, treasurer, bulletin editor, webmaster, public image and has served for many years on District Committees both as a member and as chairman.

The founder of the Rotary International New Zealand Science & Technology Forum, of which he was the Director for six years, and also RDU Rotary Supplies New Zealand. Norm holds Service awards from District 9920 and the Milford Club. He is a multiple Paul Harris Fellow. His Classification is “Shipping & Customs.”

“I am a Rotarian because I had the great good fortune to invited to join the Rotary Club of Auckland East (D-292) in 1970. I had little knowledge of what Rotary was, but very quickly learned the meaning of Rotary’s Fellowship and just how unique it is. I soon found that being involved with others in Service projects is both satisfying, and sometimes humbling.

Rotary has become a way of life. Rotary has given me precious friendships with people of similar attitudes from all over the world that I should have been the poorer for not having their friendship.”