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Volume 59 Number 43 - 6 May 2013

The Rotary Club of Kaikohe



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Dinner Meeting

Guest Speaker

Wednesday 8 May

No meeting - Movie Fundraiser in Kerikeri - see below.

Wednesday 15 May

To be advised

Members’ Privileges











15 May Saroja  Don JimBruce G Bill Stan Glenis FrankKeith

Remember to arrange a replacement if you cannot accept your privilege at this time

News and Notices

  • No regular club meeting in Kaikohe this Wednesday 8 May. Instead members are asked to support a Movie Fundraiser for young cancer patient Darcy Wilson. 7:00pm at the Cathay Cinemas, Kerikeri. $25 includes a glass of wine or “mocktail” and movie entry.

    • Link to Darcy Wilson’s Facebook Supporters Page.

    • Link to Details of the Movie (but note that we are going to a special showing on 8 May not  9 May).

    • Link to Add Your Name of those who are going (the names of those who have spoken to Valerie have already been added - check below).

    • Link to the Spreadsheet List of those who are going.

  • Link to a message from Murray Neighbour about the Vocational Service Leadership Award he received in recognition of the  Rotary NorthTec Science and Technology Programme.

  • Link to News from the Global Vaccine Summit: $4 billion pledged through 2018.

  • Link to Kaikohe Rotary’s new Facebook page - Go in and “Like” our page and add your comments.

  • Link to our Norfolk Island Conference Diary. Be sure to follow some of the links as well as checking out the pics.

Calendar and Blogs (where there is always something new - check these links every week)

  • Link to the Kaikohe Rotary Club Calendar.

  • Link to the Rotary Down Under Blog.

  • Link to the Rotary Regional Public Image Resource Blog.

Regular Newsletters

  • Link to the Rotary International Weekly Update - 3 May 2013.

  • Link to the District Governor’s Newsletter - 28 April 2013.

  • Link to the Kerikeri Rotary Bulletin.

  • Link to the Norfolk Island Rotary Bulletin.

  • Link to the May Rotary Down Under webpage.

  • Link to the latest E Mara.

1 May Meeting Report

  • President Noel welcomed back Elizabeth, Glenis, and Don, who attended the District Conference on Norfolk Island, and our regular visitor, Jessie (Valerie’s Mum).

  • Bill is in Thailand right now.

  • Primary Schools’ Speech Contest confirmed for 19 June.

  • President Noel has received a message about the Global Polio Vaccine Summit - see above.

  • Members are encouraged to support the Community Planting Day - Monument Hill - 1:00pm - 1 June.

  • The Traverse Committee has met, and will meet again at Don’s place, 7 Rankin Street, 5:30pm 20 May 2013.

  • Northern Crossing volunteers -  18 May.

    • 9:20-10:30 Taheke Bridge - Noel, Bill(?)

    • 10:15-1130 Old Bay Road/SH1- Frank, Keith

    • 10:15-11:40 Old Bay Road Bridges (2) - Jim. Valerie

  • Dictionaries

    • Frank has volunteered to do the final deliveries.

    • Glenis has arranged for Kaitaia to purchase surplus dictionaries.

  • Rotary NorthTec Science and Technology Programme - Glenis advised that Murray Neighbour has offered to fund four students. Glenis is assisting with travel and supervision and will make further enquiries at Northland College.

  • Valerie told us about the Movie Night Fundraiser for young cancer patient Darcy Wilson. Agreed that there will be no club meeting next Wednesday 8 May and members are encouraged to support the Movie Night Fundraiser (see above).

  • Five Minute Speaker Keith told us about their trip to Auckland to see the opera, Madame Butterfly. Beautiful music, terrific singing.

  • Elizabeth, Glenis, and Don reported on a very successful and enjoyable District Conference Experience on Norfolk Island.