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Volume 61 Number 20 - 17 November 2014

The Rotary Club of Kaikohe Bulletin

Dinner Meeting
Wednesday 19 November - No Meeting
Thursday 20 November - Area One Combined Meeting - Paihia

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

26 NovStanValerieRayBruce KDonGlenisJohn EHelenNoelBruce G


News and Notices

  • Glenis is looking for help serving cups of tea at the Blood Collection at the Memorial Hall on Friday 21 November. Contact Glenis 4010381 if you can help.

  • Link to a News Release from Kerikeri Rotary regarding International Student Exchanges.

  • Link to a message from an Auckland Downtown Rotarian looking for Someone in Kaikohe with Carpentry Skills for a Kaikohe based project (with links to information about the project).

  • Link to email - Another Good Reason for Joining WASRAG!

  • Link to the Kaikohe Business Association website where there is information about the Kaikohe Christmas Parade and the Five Nations Mounted Games.

  • Area One Combined Dinner 20 November

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

  • Friendship Exchange

    • Link to update message.

    • District 1120 (UK) Friendship Exchange February 2015 (Four couples and two singles).

      • Link to Itinerary.

      • Link to the form to volunteer to assist.

      • Link to spreadsheet.

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 - 14 November 2014.

  • Link to Rotary Down Under - November 2014.

  • Link to Rotary Global History Fellowship Newsletter.

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

  • Link to Rotary Vocational Service Newsletter - October 2014.

  • Link to Rotary Service Update - October 2014.

  • Link to Membership Minute - October 2014.

  • Link to the latest Bay of Islands Club Bulletin.

  • Link to the latest E Mara E Pānui.

12 November Meeting (Reporter - Bruce K)

  • Apologies - Donna, Helen & John, & Don.

  • Guests - Nancy Shuker, David Laurenson, Nigel Ross & Adrienne & Malcolm Brown.

  • Spouses - Cam & Vivienne.

  • Bruce's graces are as inspiring as ever Thank you Bruce.

  • President Liz thanked everybody who worked so hard at the Waimate Show

  • Letters of thanks to Cam, Vivienne & Megan for all their help

  • Jim Shaw announced that we made $2,444.00 at the Show, slightly down on last year but a good result.

  • Noel asked for for feedback on the operation

    • Need some new ideas

    • Hardly any wastage, but ran out of meat early

    • Look at BBQ arrangements

    • Require a fan. Nancy Shuker has donated one. Thanks Nancy.

  • Raffle...The tickets sold well at the Show

    • Reminder that all tickets must be sold in the next 10 days

    • If anyone needs help selling their tickets, please see Noel

  • Reminders

    • Area 1 Dinner at Paihia next Thursday, $30pp. Carpooling at RSA at 5.30pm

    • No Wednesday meeting in Kaikohe

    • Kaikohe Xmas Parade Friday 28t Nov . Helpers required for Traffic wardens duties. Please see Noel or Ngaire

    • Waipapa Rotary 20th celebrations Sat.6th Dec. Theme is Black & White

    • Five Nations Mounted Games.

      • Organisers have ask if we could man the gates. At least 6-8 people required on 5th, 6th & 7th Dec.

    • Last meeting of Rotary will be celebrated with a Christmas Party at Wildspur on 17th Dec

    • First meeting for 2015 will be 14th Jan.2015

    • Reminder, that Kaikohe Show is on Sat 10th Jan,.2015

    • Blood Bank Day Friday 21st Nov. Please contact Glenis or Heather if you can assist

  • President Liz presented Nigel Ross with a cheque for $750 form PDG Merv Huxford for a hockey training & coaching day he held at Lindvart Park at the beginning of the Hockey season.

    • Nigel expressed his thanks to the Club & noted that there were a few ex-hockey players here in the club tonight

  • Bruce G. introduced David Laurenson, who is from St Helens, UK, here for 4 months on a House Exchange Scheme,where people swap houses & cars for an agreed period.

    • David is really enjoying his stay in the Bay of Islands joining in on most of the activities in the district. We then discovered he is a raconteur of some note and he entertained us mightily for the next 20 minutes with some somewhat risque and highly improbable stories. Thank you David.