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Volume 58 Number 44 - 21 May 2012

The Rotary Club of Kaikohe
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Dinner Meeting
Guest Speaker
6:00pm - Wednesday 23 MayAnthony Warren - Gym

Members' Privileges

Meeting Closure
Five Minute SpeakerRaffleSergeant's AssistantStewardStewardIntroduce SpeakerThank Speaker
23 May Bruce KRoger SueGlenisValerieDonSarojaKeith Bruce G 
30 MayJimNoelBillKeithStanRogerDonSarojaGlenis 

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News and Notices

  1. Kaikohe Rotary Auction 26 May.
  1. We urgently need more items for the auction.
  1. Link to form to register items.
  2. Link to spreadsheet.
  1. Link to District 9910 Annual General Meeting Minutes.
  2. Link to Trash to Fashion poster - Kaikohe Memorial Hall 4 August 2012.
  3. Link to Rotarians With Conviction - 2013 District Conference - Norfolk Island. Go to the excellent web site for all the information you need.
  1. Early booking is essential.
  2. Link to form to express your interest in going to conference.
  3. Link to spreadsheet.
  1. Link to a message from Rotary New Zealand World Community Service about a Memorandum of Understanding with Volunteer Service Abroad.

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 - May 2012.
  3. Link to Rotary International’s Rotary Service Update - a resource for Rotarians interested in planning service projects.
  4. Link to the District Governor's Newsletter April 2012 (PDF 1,959KB).
  5. Link to Rotary International’s Rotary Leader May 2012.
  6. Link to Rotary International’s Youth Exchange Newsletter May 2012.
  7. Link to Rotary International’s Rotary Service Update April 2012.
  8. Link to the District 9910 Regular Email.
  9. Link to the latest Northland College Newsletter.
  10. Link to E Mara - the weekly e-newsletter of Te Rūnanga-ā-iwi o Ngāpuhi.

16 May Meeting Report

  1. Guests - Jill Gillies, Vivienne Davies, Helmut Siebreshg.
  2. Apologies - Tracy, Julie, Liz, Bill, Jim, Glenis, Adrienne.
  3. Makeups
  1. Elizabeth, Moengaroa, Stan, Don - Stroke Awareness Campaign - 12 May.
  2. Keith, Noel, Don - District Quiz - 12 May.
  1. Auction - 26 May
  1. Need many more items (see form above).
  2. Campbells can store items.
  3. Roger’s van available.
  1. Noel reported on the District 9910 Quiz at Matakana.
  1. Kaikohe had the smallest team.
  2. Gained fourth place and a prize of $875 from the Auckland Private Education Charitable Trust for literacy projects (it needs to be applied for).
  3. Noel won a basket of goodies raffle and has donated it for a club raffle.
  1. The club has received a request for financial support for an epilepsy alarm.
  2. Elizabeth reported that the Stroke Awareness event at Kaikohe New World went well to the extent that at times there were people lining up to have their blood pressure checked.
  3. Don is to liaise with Blue newport at Okaihau College for an e-mail contact for Parehuia Tito-Paraone.
  4. Five Minute Speaker Elizabeth gave us an interesting account of her 2 week luxury coach tour of Tasmania.
  5. Thanks to Elizabeth for the sponge cakes.
  6. George Palmer was the main Speaker for the night and he entertained us with many anecdotes from his life story.
  1. Born and raised in Epsom.
  2. Attended Epsom Normal School and Auckland Grammar.
  3. Interested in music from an early age.
  4. Navigator training for the Air Force.
  5. Auckland University.
  6. Worked his passage to London on the African Prince.
  7. Taught at a boys’ prep school in London.
  8. Worked as a lawyer in Auckland and was told that there were prospects in Kaikohe.
  9. Flew to Kaikohe to check it out.
  10. Enjoyed many years as a lawyer, and Rotarian, in Kaikohe.
  11. Planning to move to Devonport in June.