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Volume 58 Number 34 - 12 March 2012

The Rotary Club of Kaikohe
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Dinner Meeting
Guest Speaker
6:00pm - Wednesday 14 MarchCommittee Meetings
6:00pm - Wednesday 21 MarchSpeaker: Owen Smith - Northern Crossing and Shelter Box

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
14 Mar  GeorgeDon  SarojaNoelRay KeithBruce G  - -
21 March Bruce GKeithGlenisSarojaLizRayBruce KDonJim

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

News and Notices

  1. Link to the updated Kaikohe Rotary Literacy Day page.
  1. Only two weeks to the Kaikohe Rotary Literacy Day.
  2. Volunteers are needed to help pack the prize bags on Wednesday 21 March at Kaikohe East School.
  3. Volunteers are also needed to help on the day:
  1. Set up gazebo with table and chairs next to the bus.
  2. Give out passports.
  3. Exchange passports for prize bags.
  4. Keep an eye on parking.
  5. Help tidy up at the end of the day.
  1. Link to the form to volunteer.
  2. Link to the Kaikohe Rotary Literacy Day volunteer spreadsheet.
  1. Link to a Special Invitation to the Bay of Islands Club  22 March to hear the British High Commissioner Vicky Treadwell.
  2. Link to information about the Rotary Northtec Science Extravaganza.
  3. Link to an offer of Two Weeks in a Luxury Villa in Bali.
  4. Link to message from Chicky Rudkin re the Northland College Gala Day 17 March 2012.
  5. District 9910 Conference
  1. Link to the latest Conference Flyer.
  2. Link to a letter from District Governor Brian Tuck - please read.
  3. Link to the updated conference web site.
  4. Link to the Conference Registration page.
  5. Link to message about Wives’ and Partners’ Programme.
  6. Link to spreadsheet of Kaikohe members who have expressed interest in attending.
  7. Link to form to add your name to the list of members considering going to the conference.

Calendar, Comments, and Blogs (where there is always something new - check these links every week)

  1. Link to the Kaikohe Rotary Club Calendar.
  2. Link to Rotary District 9910's Etcetera web page for regular district updates.
  3. Link to the Rotary Down Under Blog.
  4. Link to the Rotary Regional Public Image Resource Blog.
  5. 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

  1. Link to the latest Dargaville Club Bulletin.
  2. Link to the latest Kaitaia Club Bulletin.
  3. Link to the latest Kerikeri Club Bulletin.
  4. Link to the latest Waipapa Club Bulletin.
  5. Link to the latest Bay of Islands Club Bulletin.

Regular Newsletters

  1. Link to the Rotary International Weekly Update.
  2. Link to the District Governor's Newsletter February 2012 (PDF 92KB).
  3. Link to the Rotary Foundation's Rotary Leader March 2012.
  4. Link to Rotary on the Move newsletter February 2012.
  5. Link to Rotary International's New Generations Newsletter (Interact-Rotaract-RYLA) February 2012.
  6. Link to the Rotary International's Youth Exchange E-Newsletter January 2012.
  7. Link to the 21 January District 9910 Regular Rotary Email.
  8. Link to E Mara - the weekly e-newsletter of Te Rūnanga-ā-iwi o Ngāpuhi.
  9. Link to the latest Northland College Newsletter.

7 March Meeting Report Reporter - Don

  1. Guests - Sue Hingston, Cam Sutherland and the Iowa Friendship Exchange team: Gary and Karen Murphy, Ev Laning, Tom and Judy Ward, Bob and Pat Freeman, Jack and Jill Schreiber and John Tone.
  2. Apologies - Stan, Tracy, Liz, Bill, Sue, George, Jim, Adrienne.
  3. Makeups - Members that attended the meeting at Keith’s on Monday.
  4. Thanks to Keith and Sue for hosting the barbecue for Iowa visitors and their billets on Monday.
  5. Thanks to those who hosted the exchange team: Keith and Sue, Elizabeth and Bruce, Cam and Glenis, and Saroja and Stan.
  6. District Conference Reminder (see News and Notices above). Conference speakers include Graham Henry and Barbara Kendall.
  7. RYLA entries must be in by 15 March.
  8. Dictionaries for Schools - We have received financial support from the Takapuna Club, and other Auckland clubs may assist.
  9. Noel attended the South Pacific President Elects Training Seminar last weekend and reported on a very full programme for about 300 participants.
  10. Heritage Kaikohe Open Day Saturday 10 March 11:00am to 2:00pm. Vivienne made the scones for Devonshire Teas and six members volunteered to assist.
  11. RYDA is not far away - 22 March.
  12. Moengaroa is meeting the Northland College principal on Friday regarding the proposed Student Exchange.
  13. Noel is off on his annual Canada Geese control excercise in South Island.
  14. The visiting Rotary Friendship Exchange team from District 6000 Iowa USA took the guest speaker slot.
  1. After introductions and some background on each team member we were entertained and informed by an illustrated presentation about their home state of Iowa and District 6000 and its various clubs.
  2. Link to Facts about Iowa and District 6000.
  3. Link to 2012 Rotary Friendship Exchange District 6000 Iowa, USA, District 9910 New Zealand (Biographical notes).