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Volume 61 Number 18 - 3 November 2014

The Rotary Club of Kaikohe Bulletin

Dinner Meeting
Wednesday 5 November - Guest Speaker Trish Muldrock - Award Winning Power Lifter
Wednesday 12 November - Committee Meetings

Members’ Privileges (Be sure to arrange a replacement if you are unable to take up your privilege)



Five Minute Speaker 

 Introduce Speaker


Reception Meeting Closure 



Sergeant's Assistant



 Thank Speaker

5 NovValerieBruce GJohn VRayNoelDonnaBruce KElizabethStanNgaireHelen
12 NovRayDonna_HelenJohn EBruce KDonNoelElizabethValerie


News and Notices

  • Bay of Islands Pastoral and Industrial Show Waimate North - 8 November 2014.

    • Link to the form to volunteer to assist at the Rotary Canteen.

    • Link to the volunteer spreadsheet.

    • Link to the show website.

  • Area One Combined Dinner 20 November

    • Link to poster.

    • Link to form to register.

    • Link to spreadsheet.

  • Link to an Invitation to the Waipapa Rotary Club’s Twentieth Anniversary - 6 December 2014.

  • District 1120 (UK) Friendship Exchange February 2015 (Six couples)

    • Link to Itinerary.

    • Link to the form to volunteer to assist.

    • Link to spreadsheet.

  • Link to Kaikohe Christmas Parade flyer.

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 District Facebook page.

  • Link to the District What’s On Calendar.

  • Link to the Rotary Service Connections Blog.

  • Link to Monita's Facebook page.

  • Link to the Rotary Voices Blog.

  • Link to the Rotary Down Under Blog.

  • Link to the Rotary Regional Public Image Resource Blog.

  • Link to Rotary International’s Member News.

Regular Newsletters

  • Link to Rotary Weekly - 31 October 2014.

  • Link to download the District Governor’s Newsletter - October 2014.

  • Link to Rotary Vocational Service Newsletter - October 2014.

  • Link to Rotary Global History Fellowship - Our Foundation Newsletter 152.

  • Link to Rotary Service Update - October 2014.

  • Link to Membership Minute - October 2014.

  • Link to the latest Kerikeri Club Bulletin.

  • Link to the latest Bay of Islands Club Bulletin.

  • Link to the latest E Mara E Pānui.

29 October Meeting Report

  • Apologies:  Valerie, Ray, Glenis, Don

  • Guests:  Miranda Vriend, Ana Heremaia

  • Noel:  Briefed members re the Waimate show catering on the 8th November.  Members who can assist please enter names and attendance times on the web site link.  Ngaire advised that the Bunnings bbq is no longer lending their bbq.  Alternatives are required.  Judges’ catering is in hand.  Only fine tuning is now required.

  • A reminder that the fund raising movie “Pride” for exchange student Meghan will be screened at the Kerikeri theatre on Friday 30th 5pm.

  • Xmas parade is scheduled for Friday 28th November.  Ngaire to advise of details nearer to the date.

  • Bruce Gillies advised of a Heritage Kaikohe presentation about a little known historical land dispute on the Three Kings Islands to be held Sunday 2nd November.  Tickets available at $10 per head.

  • Friendship Exchange in February involving a visit of 2 couples and 2 singles from British Colombia; arriving June 15.  Another exchange is planned to visit Argentina late 2015/16.

  • President made a presentation, accepted by Sue on behalf of the Kaikohe Village, resulting from the recently held traverse.

  • Ana Heremaia provided the 5 minute talk.  Ana is involved in a new training scheme workshop producing furniture.  The training is run by Arco Training & Support.  Material supply focuses on sustainability.  The concept is designed to provide a skill base, jobs, and production, to improve the local economy.  Check the web site at  www.arcoworkshops.co.nz .

  • Noel presented the raffle courtesy of Bill who is now in Australia.

  • Miranda Vriend provided the talk on physiotherapy and how this discipline can help those suffering from concussion or dizziness. There is often no evidence of the cause of these issues on scans.  The talk was followed by a demonstration of the treatments assisted by Sue as the willing “patient”.