District Service Bulletin (DSB)
A District publication that includes information from your District Board and District Chairs, details of upcoming District Events, and updates from the Altrusa Clubs in your area.
|Latest District Fifteen DSB|
An International publication that includes information from your International Board and International Chairs, updates from the International Office, and details of International Convention.
|Latest Altrusa Compass|
Held annually in Autumn, our District Conference is an opportunity for fun, educational workshops, networking, sharing, skill building, electing leadership, and celebrating our accomplishments.
The next District Fifteen Conference will be held 3 – 5 May 2024 in Hamilton with the theme ‘One People: Celebrating our diversity’
Letha H Brown
1st = place
1 Box 2 Box 3 Box More
|This project is an ongoing collaboration with Te Awamutu Rotary, Menz Shed, Te Awamutu Paper Plus and Waipa Libraries, providing books to local children in need in 2023. We chose to continue to assist these organisations: Loving Arms, Kainga Aroha, Maori Women's Welfare League, Plunket and Women's Refuge. Working bees were held to organise books, bright boxes and reading events.|
Mamie L Bass
Altrusa International of Hawera
Project Heather 40454
|Our aim was to purchase an air mattress for Hospice nurses to use in homes in South and Central Taranaki. This would enable a terminally ill patient to stay in their home with the support of the Hospice palliative care. A finger food luncheon provided by members, in memory of a former member was held with tick sales of 115.|
Nina Fay Calhoun
International Relations Award
Altrusa International of Ashburton
From Afghanistan to Ashburton
|Showing we do care and offering support and acceptance to families of other cultures now living in our town as they settle and integrate into the community after fleeing their own country. We wanted folk to feel at home within our community as their lives have been so unsettled with many challenges in their journey to New Zealand|
Every second year, Altrusa International holds a convention for the entire membership, with a similar purpose to District Conference but on a larger scale. The four-day program includes business meetings, a variety of workshops, keynote speakers, service projects, recognition through awards, election of international leadership, opportunities to connect and socialize with Altrusans from across the world, and a lot of fun!
The next Altrusa International Convention is Wed July 23 – Saturday 26, 2025 in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada