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Changeover 2018

At the 2018 Changeover Dinner held on June 27, Zone Chair Jan Stonyer conducted the formal change of officers.  Incoming President Bruce Holmes introduced his new Board for 2018-2019: President: Bruce Holmes Past President: Bruce Sim Secretary: Bill Irwin Treasurer: Ron Smith 1st Vice President: Gary Rackham 1st Director: Roger Henderson 2nd Director: Peter Campbell […]

Golf Tournament 2016

On a balmy Autumn Thursday 5 May, 124 golfers from around the district participated in the annual Methven Lions Golf Tournament at the Methven Golf Course. Thanks to numerous generous sponsors, successful on-course raffles, food and drink stations and 3 successful evening auctions, plus a full field of participants, Methven Lions Golf Convener Allan Lock, […]

Dubliner Mountain Thunder presentations

At the monthly Lions dinner on April 27th representatives from the many community groups who assisted in some way with the running of the Dubliner Mountain Thunder race over Easter weekend were presented with cheques.  The donations are significant amounts for each groups’ annual fundraising needs.  The evening underlined what a wonderful community we have […]

Breakfast at the Bash

The Variety Bash roadshow hit Methven causing a very exciting start to the day for Methven Primary children (and a few adults!).  A group of Lions manned the barbecue, cooking a mountain of bacon, eggs and sausages.

Funds from 4WD trip benefit local groups

On Sunday 28th of February around 370 vehicles took advantage of beautiful weather and accessed private farm tracks in the upper Rakaia Gorge area in a 4wd safari organised by the Methven Lions Club. Project organiser Gary Rackham was very pleased with the public support for this event and said the day ran very smoothly […]

High Country 4WD trip

Sunday the 28th of Feb was a brilliant day for the planned 4wd trip through the upper Rakaia Gorge, Glenfalloch Station and Lake Heron Station.  There was an excellent turnout, with a panic printing of a few extra maps needed. People were able to see some beautiful back country, not far physically from the plains […]

Lions website !

Methven Lions have functioned well since 1967 using the community grapevine and phone for communication.  Many of the projects undertaken today have interest well outside Methven. Recently we opened a Facebook page to help spread information, this website is the next step.  As content from ongoing events is added the aim is to give the […]