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Volume 58 Number 42 - 7 May 2012

The Rotary Club of Kaikohe
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Dinner Meeting
Guest Speaker
6:00pm - Wednesday 9 MayCommittee Meetings

Members' Privileges

CashierReception
Meeting Closure
Five Minute SpeakerRaffleSergeant's AssistantStewardStewardIntroduce SpeakerThank Speaker
9 May SueGeorgeRae CollinsBruce GBruce KSaroja Glenis--
16 May RogerValerieElizabeth George Don MoengaroaKeith JimSaroja

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News and Notices

  1. Rotary Youth Driver Awareness (RYDA) is in Kaikohe now on Thursday 10 May.
  1. Rotary Volunteers needed.
  2. Link to information sheet -  Role of Rotary Clubs and Helpers.
  3. Link to Kaikohe Timetable.
  4. Link to the form to volunteer.
  5. Link to the Rotary Youth Driver Awareness Rotary volunteer spreadsheet.
  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. 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.
  1. Conference 2012 - Area One Success
  1. Link to a series of emails from President Frank and Assistant District Governor Chris.

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.(May RDU)

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

2 May Meeting Report

  1. Guest - Amanda Breton (Hospice Mid Northland).
  2. Apologies - Stan, Tracy, Valerie, Julie, Bill, Saroja, Adrienne.
  3. Makeups - District Conference attendees: Frank, Roger, Moengaroa, Noel, Elizabeth. Are One Presidents meeting: Noel, Frank. Northern Crossing Volunteers: Keith, Jim, Saroja, Stan, Liz, Ray.
  1. Matakana Quiz Night - Saturday 12 May - Need at least two more people for the team. See News and Notices above.
  1. Blood Pressure Awareness Campaign - See News and Notices above.
  2. Perehuia Tito-Paraone has been accepted for the Rotary Northtec Science Extravaganza. Frank has invited her to a club meeting. Don to check that she is receiving the e-mails.
  3. President Elect Noel reported on the District 9910 Conference.
  1. Good experience. Excellent speakers.
  2. Our Literacy Day display was well received.
  3. Link to photo gallery.
  1. President Frank reported on the recent Area One Presidents’ Meeting.
  1. Supporting Rotary Oceania Medical Aid for Children - See ROMAC site.
  2. Combined activity planned for challenge trophy.
  3. 2013 District Conference is on Norfolk Island. Flights cost $600, registration $275.
  4. Considering developing a Personal Rotary Youth Development Experience (PRYDE) for senior secondary students.
  5. District Governor visiting combined clubs meeting in September.
  6. Area One has contributed $1,050 for water tanks in Vanuatu.
  1. The Kaikohe Rotary Youth Driver Awareness day is Thursday 10 May. Volunteers needed. See News and Notices above.
  2. Guest Speaker Amanda Breton works for Hospice Mid Northland as Manager, fundraising and awareness.
  1. She has a background in retail management, and described her role with the hospice as the best job she has ever had.
  2. Most of the work of Hospice Mid Northland is supporting terminally ill people and their families in their own homes.
  3. 50% of their funding comes from the government.
  4. The hospice shops play an important role in fundraising.
  5. The organisation relies on volunteer support, especially in their shops in Kerikeri and Kaikohe.
  6. Link to Hospice Awareness Week flyer (14-20 May).