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Volume 59 Number 02 - 9 July 2012

The Rotary Club of Kaikohe
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Dinner Meeting
Guest Speaker
6:00pm - Wednesday 11 JulyCommittees
6:00pm - Wednesday 18 JulyPolice Team

Members' Privileges

CashierReception
Meeting Closure
Five Minute SpeakerRaffleSergeant's AssistantStewardStewardIntroduce SpeakerThank Speaker
11 July Valerie DonSue Bill Bruce GJimLiz--
18 July Sue KeithJim Roger LizValerieBruce KBillDon 
Remember to arrange a replacement if you cannot accept your privilege at this time

News and Notices

  1. Link to a picture of our Life Member George Palmer from the front page of Kaikohe and Mid North Town and Country June 2012.
  2. Link to Whangarei Rotary Quiz notice. Considering our success at Matakana, maybe we can do even better at this event - 6:30pm Saturday 21 July.
  1. Link to form to join the quiz team.
  2. Link to spreadsheet.
  1. Link to outgoing President Frank Duxfield’s Annual Report 2011-2012.
  2. Link to Rotarians With Conviction - 2013 District Conference - Norfolk Island. Early bookings are essential.
  1. If you want to do your bookings on-line you will find all you need on the website.
  1. Link to the conference registration page - scroll down to fill in your details.
  2. Link to travel booking form.
  1. If you prefer to print out a form to fill in follow these links:
  1. Link to download conference registration form (PDF 158KB).
  2. Link to download conference travel and accommodation form (PDF 1,452KB).

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.
  3. Link to the latest Dargaville Club Bulletin.

Regular Newsletters

  1. Link to the Rotary International Weekly Update - Celebrating the new Rotary year.
  2. Link to Rotary International’s Youth Exchange Newsletter July 2012.
  3. Link to Rotary International’s Rotary Leader June 2012.
  4. Link to RI Resource Extra Regional News Update Rotary International South Pacific and Philippines July 2012.
  5. Link to the District Governor's Newsletter June 2012.
  6. Link to Rotary International’s New Generations - Interact-Rotaract-Ryla - June 2012.
  7. Link to Rotary International’s Rotary Service Update - a resource for Rotarians interested in planning service projects.
  8. Link to the latest Northland College Newsletter.
  9. Link to E Mara - the weekly e-newsletter of Te Rūnanga-ā-iwi o Ngāpuhi.

4 July Meeting Report (Reporter - Moengaroa)

Kia ora everyone

  1. Welcome back to the very first meeting under the new president Mr Noel Birchall.
  2. The night started off with a prayer from Roger Floyed and we went and had our meal.
  3. After the meal the order of the day began.
  4. Apologies
  1. Stan, Tracey, Ray, Bruce Gillies, Valerie, Frank and Glenis and Bill. – If I have missed any out, please forgive me.
  1. Request for leave of absences.
  1. Frank - 11th July to 12th August
  2. Ray -  30th June to 21st July
  3. Stan -  1st July to 28th July
    Moved Keith seconded Roger
  1. Confirmation of Honorary members, that these numbers be approved. Moved Elizabeth and seconded Liz.
  2. Noel went to the Lions changeover. They have 18 members.
  3. Flyer for Quiz night at Tikipunga, this is a fundraising night. They are looking for teams of six and at a cost of $100 per team. See News and Notices above.
  4. DG’s visit will be a combined one with the other clubs at the Kerikeri RSA club at $25 per person for the meal to be held Friday 14th September 2012 – The talk will be membership related.
  5. Mckenzie Trust  has two scholarship to Outward Bound for any secondary school to the value of $3,000.00
  6. Don Edmonds to send Geoff McDonald from Town and Country a copy of our bulletin so he can keep informed about what we intend to do etc.
  7. Liz Henley was our five minute speaker. She spoke of the treatment she is undergoing and how she is handling them. An absolutely strong woman and we all wish her well.
  8. Raffle – Belgian Chocolates won by Moengaroa Floyed and she enjoyed them too.
  9. Sergeant – Bruce right on the button and finished with a very good blonde joke.

Forum Discussion

Noel has emailed everyone a copy of the list of Rotary Club Officers and their roles for the coming year.

Two main groups headed by Bill Holdem (Director – Community Service) and Keith Hingston (Vocational/International/Foundation and new generations).

  1. Subs – Jim working on a budget. It has been suggested that we pay our fees at the beginning the year and this puts us on par and to meet any deadlines we have to meet regarding foundations etc.
  2. We need to decide what the club needs to do socially.
  3. Spend time at the Monument Hill gardens.
  4. Fundraising efforts and what do we need to do, and what can be brought to the table. Not forgetting the age old ones like the catering at the two shows.
  5. Look for new members.
  6. What projects we can look at.
  7. Look for funding outlets to enable us to carry on our projects
  8. Time and date for the Traverse to be set.
  9. Maintain format of bulletin.
  10. Maintain our weekly meetings and we maintain great strength.
  11. Meeting closed with a thought of the day from Jim Shaw.