The Rotary Club of Haenertsburg was Chartered on 16 February 2001 under the sponsorship of the Pietersburg 100 Club. There were 25 Charter members and over the years this number has fluctuated up and down, but now stands at 27 active and 1 Honorary Member. Three of the original Charter members – Maurice & Chrisna Stander and Deneys Barry are still serving Rotarians in Haenertsburg. Of the 27 active members,  20  are based in Haenertsburg/Magoebaskloof and the other 7 comprise the  Haenertsburg Rotary Satellite Club who are based in Tzaneen. There are 15 women and 12 men in the Club. The current President is Amy Taylor (youngest President of our Club!) whose year in office runs from 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022.

The club members come from a wide range of professions, from lawyer to civil engineer, teacher to financial and insurance managers, some retired professionals, marketing professionals, NGO administrators and a restaurant owner. With the relaxing of Covid restrictions on numbers at indoor gatherings, a restricted number of Club members meet in the Club House every Wednesday at 18h00 for 18h30 and the rest join for a hybrid meeting on Zoom. The Rotary Club House is the Rotary Moth Hall situated behind the Village Hall on Rissik Street, which is the main business street in this quaint little village. Fellowship is after the meeting when members socialise and enjoy a meal together. The Moth Hall is one of the oldest buildings in Haenertsburg, having originally been the Magistrate’s Court and later used by the MOTHS organisation in the area. 

  1. President Amy handing over a Certificate of Appreciation for tireless and dedicated work in the community (for food and other hand outs) to Michel Hughes. Other similar awards for outstanding service to the community (done virtually) were to Hans van Schalkwyk, past head and founder of the Haenertsburg Neighbourhood Watch group, and Quentin Hagens for his first response actions to road accidents in the area and mobilising required assistance and logistics at all hours of the day and night.










President Amy making her Induction speech
Past President Deneys Barry handing newly inducted President Amy Taylor the Charter of the Club
President Amy with her fiancé Adin Bennett
L to R: PDGA Chrisna Stander, PP Ann Luther – with her Award for Rotarian of the Year 2020/21, PP Deneys Barry and President Amy Taylor (2021/22)




On Wednesday, 29 September the Haenertsburg Rotary Club Past President, Deneys Barry, presented Honorary member, Tito Mboweni, with a Paul Harris Fellowship Recognition. This was awarded virtually at the District 9400 Africa Conference in June for his contributions to the Conference which celebrated 100 years of Rotary in Africa. The Certificate and Paul Harris Pin were presented at a happy gathering of members and guests.



At a special evening held at the Warriors Boma (in Magoebaskloof) 4 new lady members, 3 from Tzaneen, and 1 from Haenertsburg, were welcomed into the Haenertsburg Club by President Deneys Barry. The evening belonged to Pinkie Maponya, Betty Maselela, Shaun Mhlongo and Antoinette Ramaphoko.There were not only about 10 members physically present, but we were joined on Zoom by several other Haenertsburg members, our Honorary Member Mr Tito Mboweni, our DG Annemarie Mostert, DGE Stella and DGN Koekie, and other District office bearers. Thanks to all for the wonderful and much appreciated support for our exciting Induction Ceremony!

L to R: Pinkie Maponya,Shaun Mhlongo, Antoinette Ramaphoko, Betty Maselela








The venue for registration in TZANEEN prior to event day has changed. No longer at Unicorn School. Will be at LIFESTYLE CENTRE (near Checkers) on THURSDAY 14TH and THURSDAY 21ST OCTOBER from 16H00 - 18H00

Haenertsburg Rotary is happy to announce that the Iron Crown Trail Run for 2021 will be taking place on Saturday 23 OCTOBER 2021.. Download entry details HERE. All those who entered and paid for the previous postponed race will be guaranteed entries for this race.
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