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Volume 58 Number 37 - 2 April 2012

The Rotary Club of Kaikohe
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Dinner Meeting
Guest Speaker
6:00pm - Wednesday 4 AprilThe Life and Times of Bruce Killen
6:00pm - Wednesday 11 AprilCommittee Meetings

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
4 Apr Liz KeithBruce GDonSaroja JimMoengaroaGeorge Ray 
11 AprDonBruce KNoel George MoengaroaRay Keith--

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

News and Notices

  1. Meals on Wheels
  1. Members of the Rotary Club of Kaikohe are offered the unique privilege of delivering Meals on Wheels in Kaikohe next week (9-13 April).
  2. Link to spreadsheet to see which days are already taken.
  3. Link to form to volunteer (be sure to check the spreadsheet first).
  1. District 9910 Conference
  1. Link to the latest conference e-mail.
  2. Link to the Conference Web Site.
  3. Link to the Conference Registration page.
  4. Link to spreadsheet of Kaikohe members who have expressed interest in attending.
  5. Link to the form to add your name to the list of members considering going to the conference.
  1. Link to the programme for the opening of the Kohewhata Marae - Saturday 7 April 2012.
  2. Link to a notice about the Mayoral Cycle Challenge 15 April 2012.
    1. Link to the form to volunteer to assist.
    2. Link to the Mayoral Cycle Challenge Rotary volunteer spreadsheet.
  3. Link to the Kaikohe Rotary Literacy Day page. Many thanks to all those who helped to make it another great day. Thanks also to special guests District Governor Brian Tuck and his wife Glenna who travelled all the way from Warkworth, and to Assistant District Governor Chris Burrows and Jenni Wilson who came from Kerikeri to join the action.

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 March 2012 (PDF 865KB).
  3. Link to the District 9910 Regular Email.
  4. Link to Rotary International's New Generations Newsletter (Interact-Rotaract-RYLA) March 2012.
  5. Link to the Rotary International's Youth Exchange E-Newsletter March 2012.
  6. Link to the Rotary Foundation's Rotary Leader March 2012.
  7. Link to E Mara - the weekly e-newsletter of Te Rūnanga-ā-iwi o Ngāpuhi.
  8. Link to the latest Northland College Newsletter.

28 March Meeting Report Reporter - Jim

  1. Apologies: Stan A., Noel B., Tracy D., Don E., Bruce G., Bill H., Sue J., Elizabeth K., Glenis S., Adrienne T.
  2. Visitors: Pat Ross.
  3. Make ups: Don, Frank, George, Glenis, Jim, Keith, Ray, Sue, Valerie.
  4. Raffle: Nil.
  5. President Frank advised the club that Glenis had felt unwell on Saturday and ended up in Auckland hospital. She is now home and the club members all send their best wishes.
  6. Literacy Day went well and ended up a great day. The club's thanks to Don for all his hard work organising it and the great report on it in the bulletin last week.
  7. Keith H. advised the next Rotary Friendship Exchange is to Yorkshire, England from Sept 3rd to 17th. He and Sue are planning on going on the exchange and hope to take the opportunity to also visit Hanne, our club's ex exchange student from Norway. This led President Frank to report that he and Jeune were planning to attend ex exchange student (here 2000) Lindsay Smith's wedding in Canada on August 3rd.
  8. Ray Dadvised that R.Y.D.A. is now scheduled in Kaikohe for the week of May 7th.
  9. Five minute talk: Saroja spoke on the principles of Transactional analysis, which is based on a form of psychology from the 1970's, and used nowadays for self-analysis, to be more aware of things you normally do automatically. She has now been booked for 2 full-length talks on this subject.
  10. Main Program: Our scheduled main speaker couldn't get to the meeting, so our visitor Pat Ross told us a little of what she & David had been doing since they left us and moved to Townsville in Australia 5 years ago. This included 2 trips to Las Vegas, and a major eye operation. Thanks Pat.