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Volume 58 Number 39 - 16 April 2012

The Rotary Club of Kaikohe
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Dinner Meeting
Guest Speaker
6:00pm - Wednesday 18 April The life and times of George Palmer
6:00pm - Wednesday 25 April Eric Alexander - Year Ten Farm


Members' Privileges

Cashier Reception
Meeting Closure
Five Minute Speaker Raffle Sergeant's Assistant Steward Steward Introduce Speaker Thank Speaker
18 Apr  Sue Ray Keith  Don Glenis Noel Valerie  Bruce G Saroja
25 Apr Ray Sue Elizabeth  George Valerie  Liz Don Saroja  Glenis 

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

News and Notices

  1. NZ Blood Service is at the Kaikohe Memorial Hall this Friday 20 April.
  1. Link to the form to volunteer to assist.
  2. Link to the spreadsheet.
  1. Northern Crossing - Saturday 21 April
  1. Link to website.
  2. Link to updated e-mail interchange between Owen Smith and Jim with full details for volunteers.
  1. Link to a letter from District Governor Brian Tuck - Nomination of District Governor 2014-2015.
  2. Link to a photo of the smart and efficient Barbecue Team at the Mayoral Cycle Challenge.
  3. Blood Pressure Awareness Campaign
  1. Link to a letter from the District 9910 Campaign Coordinator Tony Lewis.
  2. Kaikohe Rotary is manning the campaign site at Kaikohe New World from 10:00am to 2:00pm on Saturday 12 May.
  3. Link to the form to volunteer to assist.
  4. Link to the spreadsheet.

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 Kerikeri Club Bulletin.
  2. Link to the latest Bay of Islands Club Bulletin.

Regular Newsletters

  1. Link to the Rotary International Weekly Update.
  2. Link to Rotary International’s Rotary Service Update April 2012.
  3. Link to the District 9910 Regular Email.
  4. Link to the District Governor's Newsletter March 2012 (PDF 865KB).
  5. Link to E Mara - the weekly e-newsletter of Te Rūnanga-ā-iwi o Ngāpuhi.
  6. Link to the latest Northland College Newsletter.

11 April Meeting Report Reporter - Don

  1. Apologies - Tracy, Valerie, Roger, Julie, Bill, George, Adrienne.
  2. Guest - Kayla Tobin.
  3. Conference Registrations close 16 April.
  4. Presidential Citation details have been sent in. We may have missed the deadline.
  5. The club is sponsoring Parehuia Tito-Paraone from Northland College for the Science Extravaganza in Whangarei 11-13 July.
  6. Volunteers still needed for the Mayoral Cycle Challenge 15 April and the Northern Crossing 21 April (see above). Jim is coordinating the Northern Crossing effort.
  7. The Auction planned for 28 April is postponed. New date still to be decided.
  8. The new date for the Rotary Youth Driver Awareness programme is 10 May.
  9. Keith has received a card from John and Judy Ward, of the Iowa friendship exchange group.
  10. Elizabeth and Bruce’s guest from Iowa was pleased to get his passport back in time for his return home after it was found under the bed in Paihia. He made a donation of $50 that will go towards the cost of the water tank at the medical centre in Fiji along with another $50 from the Sunshine Fund.
  11. Five Minute Speaker Noel entertained us with his account of his annual sojourn to Canterbury to shoot Canada geese.
  1. The group have been going together for 20 years.
  2. Shooting up to 70 Canada geese on a good day.
  3. They also had time for salmon fishing on the Rakaia river.
    1. (No Guest Speaker - Committee Meetings).