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Volume 58 Number 40 - 23 April 2012

The Rotary Club of Kaikohe
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Dinner Meeting
Guest Speaker
6:00pm - Wednesday 25 AprilNo Meeting
6:00pm - Wednesday 2 MayAmanda Breton - Hospice Mid-Northland

Members' Privileges

Meeting Closure
Five Minute SpeakerRaffleSergeant's AssistantStewardStewardIntroduce SpeakerThank Speaker
2 MayRaySueElizabeth GeorgeValerie LizDonSaroja Glenis 

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

News and Notices

  1. Matakana Quiz Night - Saturday 12 May
  1. Link to the notice.
  2. Link to the form to register as a member of the Kaikohe team.
  3. Link to the spreadsheet.
  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 New Generations - Interact-Rotaract-Ryla - April 2012.
  3. Link to Rotary International’s Rotary Service Update April 2012.
  4. Link to the District 9910 Regular Email.
  5. Link to the District Governor's Newsletter March 2012 (PDF 865KB).
  6. Link to E Mara - the weekly e-newsletter of Te Rūnanga-ā-iwi o Ngāpuhi.
  7. Link to the latest Northland College Newsletter.

18 April Meeting Report Reporter - Don

  1. Apologies - Tracy, Julie, Bill, George, Adrienne, Stan.
  2. Guests - Cam Sutherland, Eric Alexander.
  3. Make-Ups - Mayoral Cycle Challenge volunteers - Adrienne, Don, Moengaroa, Roger, Frank, Noel, Ray
  4. Anzac Day - Agreed that the club will not meet next Wednesday 25 April.
  5. Jim finalised arrangements for the Northern Crossing on Saturday 21 April.
  6. President Frank completed a survey from Rotary International.
  7. Matakana Quiz Night is Saturday 12 May - See News and Notices above.
  8. President Frank was elected as our “Elector” at the District 9910 Annual General Meeting.
  9. The Blood Collection is in Kaikohe on Friday 20 April. Glenis and Liz available to assist.
  10. Ther application to the Mazda Foundation for funds for the dictionaries was unsuccessful.
  11. $150 received from the District Literacy Committee. $500 received from the Auckland Private Education Charitable Trust.
  12. Elizabeth Saroja and Don available for the Blood Pressure Campaign. See News and Notices above.
  13. Five Minute Speaker Keith rescheduled to 9 May.
  14. Guest Speaker Eric Alexander was born and educated in Kaikohe.
  1. He was a foundation pupil at Kaikohe Intermediate School, and Head Boy at Northland College.
  2. Eric went to University in Auckland where he tried several disciplines and settled on teaching after returning from overseas.
  3. He returned to Kaikohe to teach at Kaikohe Intermediate in 1990 and moved to Northland College in 1995.
  4. Over the last five years he has been running a special programme for Year 10 students.
  5. All Year 10 Students must participate.
  6. Each class has two weeks full time on the farm with Eric.
  7. The programme includes a range of activities designed to teach self respect and respect for for the land, for plants, for animals, and for the wider environment.