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  • Hurunui Schools Speech Competition

    Hawarden-Waikari Lions Schools Speech Contest On Wednesday evening at the Hawarden Hall, the Hawarden-Waikari Lions held their biennial school’s speech contest for the McIlwraith Cups, very well organised on behalf […]

  • Melvin Jones Award Presentation

    At our last Tea meeting the club presented Gary McCracken the Melvin Jones Fellowship award for his outstanding service to the club and community over many years. This is the […]

  • Change Over Evening 2022

    Last Tuesday evening we held our Changeover meeting when the new board of directors was inducted. The occasion was an opportunity to present awards to individual Lions members, induct the […]

  • Mt Benger Trailride

    Our Mt Benger trail ride was held on May 1 2022 in dry and windy conditions, but all riders enjoyed the 32km trip over the hills and contours of the […]

  • Doctors Hills 4WD

    On Sunday 3rd April our club, along with Amuri Lions, ran our 4WD event over the Waipara Valley – Doctors Hills region. The participants (109 vehicles) were treated to travelling […]

  • Waikari Super Sunday

    Today (Sunday) the Waikari Health Centre held their Super Saturday vaccination event, with our Lions Club operating the BBQ to reward the locals with a free sausage and biscuit for […]

  • Hawarden Forest Trail Ride

    After postponing the event because of high river levels the week before, the trail ride took place on the 25th July.  Held in conjunction with Adventure Trailride Events, the club […]

  • Change-Over Night 2021

    Last Tuesday evening the Hurunui hotel was the venue for the change over of officers for the 2021-22 year of the club. DGE Tracy Henderson performed the induction ceremony which […]

  • Balmoral Lookout Heritage Award

    Our Club was recently was recently judged the joint winner of The Public Realm Saved and Restored section of the Canterbury Heritage Awards for the Balmoral Fire Lookout, which was […]

  • Hossack 4WD Event

    Last Sunday the 4WD fund-raising event by both our club and Amuri Lions through the Hossack Station was held in lovely Autumn conditions with around 100 vehicles attending. The day […]