The Club is one of four in the Christchurch area and one of over 1250 world-wide. Founded in 1919, Zonta International is a global organization of executives and professionals working together to advance the status of women worldwide through service and advocacy. With more than 31,000 members in 68 countries and geographic areas, Zontians all over the world volunteer their time, talents and support to local and international service projects, as well as scholarship programs aimed at fulfilling Zonta’s mission and objectives.

Learn more about Zonta International on www.zonta.org

Members of Zonta Clubs support women and girls in their local communities, run projects in many parts of the world that address some of the most pressing needs facing women, and advocate on women issues at all levels of society. Zonta International has a long and well respected history of partnership in conjunction with the United Nations agencies, and maintains consultative status on women issues with the UN, and Council of Europe.

In New Zealand, Zonta has been active for 50 years, and has 29 clubs from Northland, to Otago. We combine service and advocacy, with fun and fellowship. We welcome membership enquiries from women wishing to join us in this important work. Contact us for more information. Email: christchurch-canterbury@zonta.org.nz