Club Notices

  • There is Rotary training day coming up.

  • 2020 RLI 101 Programmes:

    This is a four-hour programme, enabling

  1. Newer members, to really engage with Rotary and make the most of Rotary opportunities.
  2. Longer standing members to start to get far more out of their Rotary membership.

    9.00 – 2.00 pm.  Cost is $25.00 per head. Lunch is provided.

    Wellington   (Avalon Fire Station) 13th September

    Manawatu  (Location tbc)          20th September 
  • The Rotary "Clusters" (ours is from Paraparaumu to Foxton) are going through a name change and will be know as the Rotary 'Network'. If anyone hears that term that is what it means.

  • The District Governor Gillian Jones (partner Kevin) is coming to visit on the 9th of September and we will be having a board gathering for 45 minutes beforehand. it will be a partners evening.



  • 12 August - Keith Gully-Davies "Principle of Business Risk"
  • 19 August - Committee/Project meeting - No Speaker
  • 26 August -  TBC


The meeting

Members enjoyed the usual high standard of ,meal provided by our caterer Ingrid.

Immediate Past President Steve stood in for President Robert who was unable to make it at short notice.

As this was a Club Forum and there was no speaker, President Robert asked for the following topics to be discussed by members:

  • Explore and agree what a 'committee' evening might look like. 

    It was agreed we would have Committee/Project meetings on the second meeting each month.  No speaker.

    Need to focus on membership development.

  • Discuss the project we have coming up

    A wide ranging discussion was held including:

    Nga Manu signage project
    Healthy Heroes
    Model Rail project
    Summer Science Forum

    Lifting the Lid

  • Agree the structure for club meetings i.e. How many speaker nights, When do we have the Committee night? etc.

    It was agreed we would have:

    Speaker on the first and third meetings of each month

    Committee/Project meetings on the second meeting each month.  no speaker

    If there is 5 Wednesdays in a month, the 4th meeting would be a social night.  No speaker



Meeting Host, Sergeant, Introduction, Thanks, Parting Thought.

12 August - John Algar
26 August - David Bruce
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