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Volume 59 Number 09 - 27 August 2012

The Rotary Club of Kaikohe
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Dinner Meeting
Guest Speaker
5:45pm - Wednesday 29 AugustSecondary Schools' Speech Contest
6:00pm - Wednesday 5 September To be advised

Members' Privileges

Meeting Closure
Five Minute SpeakerRaffleSergeant's AssistantStewardStewardIntroduce SpeakerThank Speaker
29 Aug Roger-
5 Sep ValerieBill Don MoengaroaJim Roger Stan Keith Sue 
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News and Notices
  • Link to a message about the results of the Blood Pressure Awareness Campaign that our club was a part of in May 2012.
  • ShelterBox New Zealand
    • Link to the ShelterBox New Zealand website.
    • Link to a letter from the chairman of ShelterBox New Zealand to the club president.
  • Link to an email from Hospice Mid Northland seeking volunteers for the Hospice shop in Kaikohe.
  • Link to a message seeking support for Castle Duo, Kaikohe’s cinema.
  • Link to our very own slideshow of Dictionary Project photos.
  • Link to Rotarians With Conviction - 2013 District Conference - Norfolk Island. Early bookings are essential.

Calendar, Comments, and Blogs (where there is always something new - check these links every week)
  • Link to the Kaikohe Rotary Club Calendar.
  • Link to Rotary District 9910's Etcetera web page for regular district updates.
  • Link to the Rotary Down Under Blog.
  • Link to the Rotary Regional Public Image Resource Blog.
  • 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
  • Link to the latest Bay of Islands Club Bulletin.
  • Link to the latest Dargaville Club Bulletin.
  • Link to the latest Kaitaia Club Bulletin.
  • Link to the latest Kerikeri Club Bulletin.
  • Link to the latest Waipapa Club Bulletin.

Regular Newsletters
  • Link to the Rotary International Weekly Update.
  • Link to Rotary International’s New Generations - Interact - Rotaract - Ryla - August 2012.
  • Link to TRF News - Newsletter of the Rotary Foundation - District 9910 - Issue 1 - 15 August 2012.
  • Link to the District Governor's Newsletter July 2012.
  • Link to Rotary International’s Youth Exchange Newsletter July 2012.
  • Link to RI Resource Extra Regional News Update Rotary International South Pacific and Philippines July 2012.
  • Link to the latest Northland College Newsletter.
  • Link to the latest E Mara E Pānui.

22 August Meeting Report Reporter Don
  • Apologies - Tracy, Frank, Moengaroa, Roger, Julie, Liz, Saroja.
  • Guests - Cam Sutherland, Alan Maher.
  • A cheque has been received from the District 9910 Rotary Foundation for the Dictionaries in Schools project.
  • Keith is off on a Rotary Friendship Exchange to Northumberland leaving on 3 October.
  • The club sends its wishes for a speedy recovery to Barbara Holdem who is in hospital. Best wishes also to Liz and Malcolm Henley.
  • Volunteers needed to complete the Dictionaries Project. Cam and Glenis will go to Tautoro, and Ray to Omanaia. There are about 30 surplus dictionaries for sale at $20 each.
  • The Secondary Schools’ Speech Contest is next week 29 September. Early start for club members - 5:45pm. Speech contest to start at 6:30pm.
  • Frank, Bill, Adrienne and Jim met last week to plan the Okaihau Kaikohe Traverse.
    • The finish will be at Heritage Kaikohe.
    • We need a banner.
    • There will be a half-marathon section.
  • Some Subcriptions still to be paid. Click on this link to find out more.
  • Bruce Gillies reported that 31 people attended the Hongi Hika presentation at Heritage Kaikohe last Sunday. Disappointed at the small number of Rotarians. Bruce is prepared to make a donation to Heritage Kaikohe and asked that the club consider a matching grant.
  • President Noel is visiting the Rotary Club of Kerikeri on Monday 27 August to hear Penny Burridge. Others interested in going should contact Noel.
  • Reminder that we are meeting the District Governor at Kerikeri on Wednesday 14 September.
  • Secretary Elizabeth has received emails about ShelterBox and the Blood pressure Campaign. See News and Notices above.
  • A Cake Stall is planned for 5 September.
  • Ray and Noel have been busy cutting up grapefruit for marmalade.
  • Five Minute Speaker Valerie entertained us with an account of her trip to Rotorua and back on the Naked Bus.
  • Glenis was the main Speaker for the evening.
    • Glenis and Cam have recently returned from a holiday in Canada.
    • This evening they focussed on the time they spent in the Niagara Falls and Niagara Escarpment area.
    • Members enjoyed an interesting and informative presentation.