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Rotary Club of Papakura Inc.
2018-2019 

September 20 2018 | Issue 13

 
From the President's Desk

Hello fellow Rotarians and other readers,
 
 
 
 
Kauri Dieback - the silent killer

Jeanie discussing Kauri Dieback with Roger Goldstone and Bernie Kay.
 
Kauri dieback is threatening one of Aotearoa's treasures with extinction. A sincere thank you to Regional council biosecurity officer Jeanie Allport for sharing her wealth of knowledge about the epidemic and obvious passion for Kauri, the giants of the forrest. 
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Rotary National Science and Technology Forum

Every year, Auckland University hosts the Rotary National Science and Technology Forum, a two-week event that draws in students from all over New Zealand. It takes place at the end of the Christmas holidays, when the students are preparing for their final year of high school.

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The Travelling Wilson’s
 

 

 
Anyone for carrots?
 
Read on the hear the latest news from George and Lyn about the adventures in Zimbabwe.
 
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Fellowship Event - Pot Luck Dinner

Please remember to accept or decline your email invitation to the dinner. So far, we have 15 people registered to attend.
Suffrage 125

 
2018 marks the 125th anniversary of women’s suffrage in New Zealand.  On 19 September 1893 the Electoral Act 1893 was passed, giving all women in New Zealand the right to vote.  As a result of this landmark legislation, New Zealand became the first self-governing country in the world in which all women had the right to vote in parliamentary elections.
 
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District Corner - RLI

 
Glendowie College on Saturday 22 September and Sunday 23 September 2018 
8.45 am - 4.15pm
 
We are offering you the chance to take part in this outstanding programme. This is of huge benefit to our Club, but as a personal skill set, this is just as applicable for you in your job and life in general. RLI provides an opportunity to enrich that learning through sharing experiences and ideas with other Rotarians and Rotaractors throughout our region in New Zealand and the Pacific Islands.
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Rotary International

 

 

Rotary unites more than a million great minds around a shared purpose. Check out the latest projects from around the world.

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Roger That!
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.

Meeting:

Thursday 21 February 2019

Papakura RSA 

5.30pm for Dinner @ 6pm

Meeting @ 6.45pm

 

 

Meeting Responsibilities

Duty Committee: Community

Greeting: Community

Attendance: Robin

 

 

 

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How to Break Any Habit
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UN Youth North America Leadership Tour
Mar 21, 2019
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