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Volume 60 Number 11 - 8 September 2013

The Rotary Club of Kaikohe


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Dinner Meeting

 Wednesday 11 September  Secondary Schools' Speech Contest
 Wednesday 18 September  Science and Technology Extravaganza Students

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News and Notices

  • Okaihau Kaikohe Traverse 29 September 2013

    • Link to the Information and Registration page

    • Link to Volunteer as a Marshall/Helper on the day.

    • Link to download a printable A4 Okaihau Kaikohe Traverse Poster for your noticeboard, shop window, etc (pdf 173k).

    • Link to view the Traverse Heritage Kaikohe Poster (Link to download a printable A4 version for your noticeboard, shop window etc - put it beside the traverse poster - pdf 811k).

    • Traverse Committee meeting at Don’s place - 5:30pm Tuesday 10 September.

    • We need Prizes/Vouchers. Members, check out all your contacts.

  • Link to Abysmal Neglect - a letter to the Northland Age editor.

  • Link to a letter from the Rotary Club of Patong Beach requesting financial assistance for their Banjo School Project.

  • Link to Past District Governor Lindsay Ford’s Vanuatu Projects Update.

  • Link to Past District Governor Lindsay Ford’s Poliomyelitis Update.

  • Subscriptions are $125 for 6 months or $250 for the year. Subscriptions can be paid direct to the treasurer or by direct credit to bank account number 12 3097 0118980 00.

  • Link to the webpage of the District 9910 Conference Waitangi - 25-27 April 2014.

  • Link to the webpage of the Rotary International Conference Sydney - 1-4 June 2014.

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 Shelterbox News - September 2013.

  • Link to Rotary International’s New Generations Newsletter August 2013.

  • Link to the September Rotary Down Under newsletter.

  • Link to the September Rotary Down Under webpage.

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

  • Link to the Kerikeri Rotary Bulletin.

  • Link to the latest E Mara E Pānui.

4 September Meeting Report

  • Guests - Helen and John Ellis, Leonie Bedggood.

  • The Secondary School Speech Contest is postponed to next week - 11 September.

  • The students who attended the Northtec Science and Technology Extravaganza will be our guests on 18 September.

  • The Daffodil Day Breakfast was a success with about 160 attendees (notwithstanding not being mentioned in the local paper!). $2,300 was raised for the Cancer Foundation.

  • The Traverse Committee is now meeting weekly.

    • We have four volunteer marshalls from Kerikeri Rotary and one (so far) from the Bay of islands.

    • More volunteers and more prizes needed.

  • The club has agreed to support outgoing Exchange Student Monita Skipworth from Tautoro. Monita is deputy head girl at Okaihau College.

  • The DARE annual meeting has been postponed to 25 September.

  • Guest Speaker Leonie Bedggood spoke about her early days in Whangarei and Wellington.

    • Leonie has lived in Waimate North for 30 years.

    • Genealogy is one of her many interests.

    • She displayed some interesting artifacts and photographs related to the recent demolition of the Bedggood Cottage at Waimate North.

    • The Waimate Mission House has a new roof and the reopening will be celebrated on the weekend of 14-15 September.