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Volume 59 Number 48 - 10 June 2013

The Rotary Club of Kaikohe



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Dinner Meeting

Guest Speaker

Wednesday 12 June

Jim Luders - Northland College Principal

Wednesday 19 June

Primary Schools' Speech Contest

Members’ Privileges











12 June Sue KeithGlenis DonSaroja Jim Frank StanBill

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

News and Notices

  • Thanks to those who are delivering Meals on Wheels this week - 10-15 June.

    • Link to Meals on Wheels Spreadsheet.

  • Kaikohe Rotary Primary Schools’ Speech Contest - 19 June 2013.

    • Link to notice and entry form.

    • Link to rules.

  • Link to Dancing in the Wake webpage - a new play coming to Kaikohe - 20 June 2013.

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

  • Link to the Kaikohe Rotary Club Calendar.

  • Link to Kaikohe Rotary’s Facebook page.

  • Link to the Rotary Down Under Blog.

  • Link to the Rotary Regional Public Image Resource Blog.

Regular Newsletters

  • Link to the New Zealand ShelterBox Newsletter - June 2013.

  • Link to the June Rotary Down Under webpage.

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

  • Link to the Kerikeri Rotary Bulletin.

  • Link to the Norfolk Island Rotary Bulletin.

  • Link to Rotary International’s New Generations Newsletter - Interact - Rotaract - RYLA.

  • Link to Rotary International’s Youth Exchange E-Newsletter - May 2013.

  • Link to Hospice Mid Northland May Newsletter.

  • Link to the latest E Mara.

5 June Meeting Report

  • President Noel welcomed guests Jessie Wilson and Assistant District Governor Chris Burrows.

    • Chris brought news from Hospice Mid Northland where he is a board member.

    • The hospice has twice as many patients this year compared to last year.

    • This means that hospice staff are doing more travelling.

    • The hospice has had to step up it’s car replacement programme.

    • There is an urgent need for a new staff car, hence the car raffle.

  • Make Ups - Bill, Noel, Don - Monument Hill - 300 shrubs planted in two hours.

  • Notices

    • The club is to grant $250 to the Sousa family from Omapere. They recently lost all their possessions in a fire.

    • The club is funding the students going to the Rotary Northtec Technology Skills Programme and the Rotary Northtec Science Extravaganza.

    • Chris is going to follow up on the purchase of the Hospice flag.

    • The District Quiz has been postponed to some time in August.

    • Frank and Don delivered dictionaries to the Kura Kaupapa Māori o te Tonga o Hokianga last Friday.

    • Sue and Val have delivered dictionaries to Waimā School, and Val has arranged for residents from the Kaikohe Care Centre to be entertained at the school.

    • Dictionaries are to be delivered to Kaikohe East School on the last day of the term - 12 July.

  • Assistant District Governor Chris Burrows brought us up to date with District and Rotary International changes.

    • The club is going to receive a district citation.

    • The 2013 Council on Legislation has approved some changes.

      • The avenues of service will no longer include “New Generations”. That is to be replaced with “Youth Service”.

      • Participation in club projects can count towards attendance:  “...a member must attend or make up at least 50 percent of club regular meetings or engage in club projects for at least 12 hours in each half of the year, or a combination of both.”

    • Area One clubs are working together and there is potential for working together even more

    • Chris explained changes in the grants programmes.

    • Chris thanked the club for their support during his term as Assistant District Governor

  • President Noel thanked Chris on behalf of the club.

  • Bruce introduced Sue as our “Guest” speaker.

    • Sue gave us an interesting and entertaining insight into her life journey from Wellington to Kaikohe, including her term as Mayor of the Far North District.