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Chartered 1962
"Rotary Making a Difference"
Ian Riseley, International President 2017-18
Nau Mai Haere Mai!
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Barry Rassin,
International President 2018-19
For the first time, Rotary Porirua will be at Creekfest 2018 Whoop Whoop!  
RI President, Ian Riseley is visiting District 9940.  Click here for details. 
This will be such a good opportunity to meet the RI.  He'll only be a 90min drive away.
As New Zealand prepares itself for Cyclone Gita, in it's aftermath the people of Tonga have commenced the gruelling clean up after being hit by Gita in the early hours of Tuesday 13 February.
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Within two days the Rotary New Zealand World Community Service in partnership with Rotary Tonga had provided 550 Emergency Response Kits (ERK) to those in need without duplication.  Cash is still a major need to replenish stocks. 
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There are four options to donate: quote Activity No. 333
Internet Banking:      03 1702 0192208 01 
Cheque to:  RNZWCS Limited (Rotary New Zealand),
                     PO Box 20309,
                     Christchurch 8543
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What's in an Emergeny Response Kit (ERK)?

Each ERK holds 60+ items packed in a 78-litre container: 
Shelter - Tarpaulins: hammer and nails
Digging - A folding shovel for digging trenches.
Food - Fishing gear; a hunting knife; cooking equipment
Basic clothing - Bed covers; 
Hygiene - a medical pack; soap; painkillers; antiseptic cream: purifying tablets to treat drinking water. 
The contents of the Kits are reviewed regularly based on feedback from partners in the Pacific and communities that have received the boxes. 
A complete ERK costs $600 but every dollar helps towards assembling the Kits with their life-saving contents and having them airfreighted.
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Executives & Directors
President Elect
Rotary Foundation
Director-Membership Entertainment
Clubrunner management
Director - Projects
Director - Youth
Meeting Responsibilities
Wednesday, 21 February 2018
Burton, Christine
Speaker Introduction
Pullan, Bronwyn
Speaker Thanks
Denz, Glynis
Last Word
Haddock, Steve
Wednesday, 28 February 2018
Grant, Gina
Speaker Introduction
Beattie, Gordon
Speaker Thanks
Creurer, Wendy
Last Word
Stewart, David
No meeting on the following dates:
Wed, 14 Feb due to club social outing on Thurs 15 Feb 
Wed, 7 Mar due to club visit to Zonta on Mon 5 Mar, 6pm.
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Rock n Roll Kitchen Duties
10 March - David Low and David Stewart
If you are unable to fulfill your rostered duty
please arrange with another member and inform the President 
    No meeting   Board Meeting
SPEAKER   Zonta 5 March    
GREETING David Patten   Bevan Smith Angela Blair
INTRODUCTION June Campbell-Tong   Jenny Cardno David Low
THANK YOU Paula Williams   Ivan Govender June Murugan
SERGEANT Paula Williams   Steve Haddock Steve Haddock
FINAL THOUGHT Gurpreet Kaur   Diane Basile Tony Allum
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