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Volume 59 Number 10 - 3 September 2012

The Rotary Club of Kaikohe
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Dinner Meeting
Guest Speaker
6:00pm - Wednesday 5 September Mary and Lindsay Johnson - A Week in Kazakhstan
6:15pm - Friday 14 September at the Kerikeri ClubCombined meeting with District Governor Lyndsay Ford

Members' Privileges

Meeting Closure
Five Minute SpeakerRaffleSergeant's AssistantStewardStewardIntroduce SpeakerThank Speaker
5 Sep ValerieBill Don MoengaroaJim Roger Stan Keith Sue 
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News and Notices
  • Kaikohe Rotary Cake Stall - Wednesday 5 September - help needed - bring your baking etc and come along to help with the stall. Set up 9:30am for a 10:00am start.
  • Link  to a message and photo from Keith and Sue in Norway.
  • 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.

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.World Water Week.
  • Link to the District Governor's Newsletter August 2012.
  • 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 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.

29 August Meeting Report Reporter Don
  • Guests - Lil Day, Leonie Bedggood, Alan Maher, Assistant District Governor Chris Burrows.
  • Makeups
    • Frank, Jim, Noel, Adrienne and Bill met on Friday - Okaihau Kaikohe Traverse planning.
    • Glenis, Ray and Lil - Delivering Dictionaries to Tautoro and Omanaia schools.
  • Members agreed that the club will donate $300 to the Clark family of Otaua who recently lost their home in a fire.
  • $1,588 has been received from the District 9910 Rotary Foundation for the Dictionaries in Schools project
  • A small group is meeting at Don’s place 7 Rankin Street each Friday at 5:30pm to continue planning for the Okaihau Kaikohe Traverse 30 September 2012.
  • Jerry Norman is the Guest Speaker at the Kerikeri Rotary Club on 10 September. He will speak about education issues in the Far North.
  • Cake Stall next Wednesday 5 September at the empty section in the centre of town. Helpers needed. Be there with your cakes etc at 9:30am for a 10:00am start.
  • Elizabeth is taking orders for Rotary Calendars.
  • Assistant District Governor Chris brought greetings from District Governor Lyndsay Ford.
    • A matching grant has enabled the completion of the Viseisei Sai Medical centre project with the installation of a solar power system.
    • Any members going to Fiji can arrange to visit the health centre.
    • All members encouraged to attend the combined meeting with the District Governor at the Kerikeri Club at 6:15pm Friday 14 September and to bring potential new members.
  • President Noel welcomed contestants and supporters to the Secondary Speech Contest which was organised by Glenis.
    • Winner Niveet Singh’s prepared speech topic was “Why are we seduced by materialism”.
    • Second place went to Raiha Brown. Her prepared speech topic was “Trust ourselves. We are powerful beyond belief”.
    • The impromptu speech topic was “Legalising marijuana would mean more control of its use”.
    • Judge Leonie Bedggood congratulated the two contestants, and gave some useful feedback.