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Volume 58 Number 32 - 27 February 2012

The Rotary Club of Kaikohe
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Dinner Meeting
Guest Speaker
6:00pm - Wednesday 29 FebruaryArthur McLean - Kaikohe Police Sergeant
6:00pm - Wednesday 7 MarchIowa Friendship Exchange Team

Advise Noel Birchall of apologies and guests by noon on Wednesday
Members will be charged for the meal if no apology is recorded.

Phone 4011700 (24 hours)
Fax 4011704
E-mail admin@birchalls.co.nz

Members' Privileges

Meeting Closure
Five Minute SpeakerRaffleSergeant's AssistantStewardStewardIntroduce SpeakerThank Speaker
29 FebSaroja
LizMoengaroaValerieJimBruce GRayNoelDon
7 MarGlenisSaroja-JimBruce GGlenisNoelDonKeith

Remember to arrange a replacement if you cannot accept your privilege at this time

News and Notices
  • Link to news item: Mary Celebrates 106 Years.
  • Link to Shelter Box News - New Zealand Earthquake One Year On.
  • Link to a chance to see Rod Stewart.
  • Link to an invite to a Rotary event in Sicily
  • Heritage Kaikohe Open Day 10 March 10:00am to 2:00pm
    • Link to form to volunteer to assist.
    • Link to spreadsheet.
  • District 9910 Conference
    • Link to the latest Conference Flyer.
    • Link to a letter from District Governor Brian Tuck - please read.
    • Link to the updated conference web site.
    • Link to spreadsheet of Kaikohe members who have expressed interest in attending.
    • Link to form to add your name to the list of members considering going to the conference.
  • Link to a notice about the Henderson Rotary Golf Tournament - 22 March 2012.
  • Half yearly Subscriptions are due. Pay your $120 to treasurer Jim or by internet banking to bank account number 12 3097 0118980 00.

Calendar, Comments, and Blogs (where there is always something new - check these links every week)
  • Link to the Kaikohe Rotary Club Calendar.
  • Link to Rotary District 9910's Etcetera web page for regular district updates.
  • Link to the Rotary Down Under Blog.
  • Link to the Rotary Regional Public Image Resource Blog.
  • Link to the Rotary Down Under site where you can read the latest Rotary Down Under magazine and lots of other interesting stuff that is constantly updated.

Club Bulletins
  • Link to the latest Dargaville Club Bulletin.
  • Link to the latest Kaitaia Club Bulletin.
  • Link to the latest Kerikeri Club Bulletin.
  • Link to the latest Waipapa Club Bulletin.
  • Link to the latest Bay of Islands Club Bulletin.

Regular Newsletters
  • Link to the Rotary International Weekly Update.
  • Link to Rotary on the Move newsletter February 2012.
  • Link to the District Governor's Newsletter January 2012 (PDF 1,205KB).
  • Link to Rotary International's New Generations Newsletter (Interact-Rotaract-RYLA) February 2012.
  • Link to the Rotary International's Youth Exchange E-Newsletter January 2012.
  • Link to the Rotary Foundation's Rotary Leader January 2012.
  • Link to the 21 January District 9910 Regular Rotary Email.
  • Link to E Mara - the weekly e-newsletter of Te Rūnanga-ā-iwi o Ngāpuhi.
  • Link to the latest Northland College Newsletter.

15 February Meeting Report Reporter - Liz
  • Guests - Maryanne Palmer and Roland Whyte, our speaker.
  • Consider going to Conference  - see News and Notices above.
  • Centurions - Please join when you can.
  • Emergency Response Kits (ERKs) - We have been asked to contribute to another ERK Box or to pay for another box. The directors will discuss this tonight.
  • A tree is to be planted in the setting of the Christmas tree site by Rotary.
  • Guest Speaker Roland Whyte spoke on the need to be aware of the neurological diseases and disabilities that affect our society. He spoke of how we can make a difference in the funding of the research that is done each year as well as the small things that we can do to maintain our own nervous system.

22 February Meeting Report Reporter - Liz
  • Guests - Sue Hingston, Cam Sutherland, Maryanne Palmer, Vivienne Davies, Lil Day, David Hope-Lewis (speaker).
  • Consider going to Conference  - see News and Notices above.
  • Iowa Friendship Exchange
    • Monday 5 March - Arrive by bus to Ohaeawai and Kaikohe - Barbecue at Keith’s.
    • Tuesday 6 March - Hokianga.
    • Wednesday 7 March - Bay of Islands - Club meeting.
    • Thursday 8 March - Meet Whangarei South Club at the Kawakawa Railway Station.
    • Contact Keith if you can help with transport.
  • Heritage Kaikohe open day (see News and Notices above). We are on the BBQ and in the kitchen, supplying morning tea etc.
  • Kaikohe Rotary Literacy Day 2012 - 24 March - see link.
  • Guest Speaker David Hope-Lewis was bought up in Pakaraka. His dad had the store in Pakaraka and at Waimate North. He didn’t move far from home.
    • David has had the pleasure of sailing the South Pacific while helping to deliver yachts to new owners.
    • David has been commodore of the Bay of Islands Yacht club and is currently the Patron. This Club was formed on 10 June, 1950 as the Paihia Yacht Club. This club has gone from strength to strength over the years and today has a small flotilla of small boats to teach young people how to sail and enjoy the water. This is  an arrangement where the whole family must attend and help in any way they can.
  • Ray thanked David for an interesting history lesson.
  • Ray also thanked Elizabeth and Bruce for the beautiful Rotary meal.
  • Keith won the raffle of one of Bruce’s fine pieces of woodwork.

President - frank.duxfield@xtra.co.nzBulletin Editor - editor@kaikoherotary.org