Tuesday, 3 March 2015

This Week's Chronicle: Friday 6th March

Title: NZ's Election to the UN Security Council 

               - How was it accomplished and what does it mean?

Speaker: Colin Keating


Roster:

  • Setting Up: John C.
  • Host Visitors: Yvonne DS.
  • Grace: Len K.
  • List Visitors: Jean P.
  • Sergeant: Wayne M.
  • Intro: Brian K.
  • Thanks: Colin C.
  • Last Word: Don L.

Last Week's Meeting - Friday 27th February

Title: A few small changes to your daily activities could help you survive aging
Speaker: Morice Crandall



Morocco's talk was well received.
       
She spoke about the benefits of:
  • Squatting
  • Sitting on the floor 
  • Breathing from the belly 
  • Smiling
  • Stretching
  • Sitting
  • Standing in a balanced manner with equal weight on both feet

A visit to her studios could be great.

Visitors: Speaker Morice Crandall
Apologies: Colin C., Don L., George B., Jean P., Marten Y., Paul C., Nicky B.

Notices



Please come and help with sorting the prizes at Egley Electrica
(usual venue Hopper St) Wednesday 4th March from 3pm

  • Wanted - 2 young men to go to Rotary, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA - all expenses paid
  • DISTRICT GOVERNOR 2017-18 - Nominations sought by 14th March 2015
  • Goal-setters Awards 2015 - Promises to be a great, fun night!


Next Week's Meeting - Friday 13th March

Title: How We Can Support Gifted Young New Zealanders
Speaker: Deborah Walker (CEO Mind Plus Programme for Gifted Education)




Roster:

  • Setting Up: John M.
  • Projector: Stephen DB.
  • Host Visitors: Ben B.
  • Grace: John C.
  • List Visitors: David G.
  • Sergeant: Arthur Y.
  • Intro: Wayne M.
  • Thanks: Gladwyn G.
  • Last Word: Yvonne DS.


Please Note:
  • If you are unable to attend, please send your apology to President Bryan or Secretary Bernard.
  • If unable to fulfill your roster duty, please arrange your own replacement.
  • Any notices or Chronicle inclusions, please send to the Editor no later than Sunday lunchtime.

Many thanks for your cooperation.

Tuesday, 24 February 2015

This Week's Chronicle: Friday 27th February

Title: A few small changes to your daily activities could help you survive aging

Speaker: Morice Crandall



Roster:

  • Setting Up: Ern P.
  • Projector: John M.
  • Host Visitors: Len K.
  • Grace: David E.
  • List Visitors: Ben B.
  • Sergeant: Brian K.
  • Intro: Stephen DB.
  • Thanks: Jean P.
  • Last Word: Bernard W.

Last Week's Meeting - Friday 20th February

Title: 

Middle England to Middle Earth 

'A presentation on the Rotary Club of Coventry Phoenix and its activities' 


Speaker: Patrick Bermingham - a fellow Rotarian from England



  • Coventry is the twin city to Volgograd, Russia.  
  • Center for World Peace and Reconciliation.
  • Historically best known for Lady Godiva in 1067 riding through the city naked on a horse.
  • Coventry has 5 Rotary Clubs.
 

  • International Projects include "Vision Aid" in Uganda, and  the Jubilee Sailing Trust (soldiers with war injuries)
            


We enjoyed having you speak to us Patrick and learnt a lot about the old country! 


Notice




Next Week's Meeting - Friday 6th March

Title: NZ's election to the UN Security Council

- How was it accomplished and what does it mean?


Speaker: Colin Keating



Roster:

  • Setting Up: John C.
  • Projector: Stephen DB.
  • Host Visitors: Yvonne DS.
  • Grace: Len K.
  • List Visitors: Jean P.
  • Intro: Brian K.
  • Thanks: Colin C.
  • Last Word: Don L.

Please Note:
  • If you are unable to attend, please send your apology to President Bryan or Secretary Bernard.
  • If unable to fulfill your roster duty, please arrange your own replacement.
  • Any notices or Chronicle inclusions, please send to the Editor no later than Sunday lunchtime.

Many thanks for your cooperation. 

Wednesday, 18 February 2015

This Week's Chronicle: Friday 20th February

Title: Middle England to Middle Earth


"A presentation on the Rotary Club of Coventry Phoenix and its activities" 

Speaker:

Patrick Bermingham - a fellow Rotarian from England



     

      


We are fortunate to have Patrick from the Conventry Rotary Club in the UK, who is traveling in NZ with his wife.

Patrick has had an illustrious career:
  • Applied Economics graduate from Coventry University
  • A career initially in Metallurgy followed by a career in asset finance and leasing
  • Married to a fellow Coventrian who was a Chartered Surveyor before working in a management role in the Inland Revenue
  • 26 yr old daughter in the 2nd year of a PhD in Linguistics at Cambridge University
  • Currently Foundation Chairman of Coventry Phoenix Rotary Club
  • Now retired, enjoying walking our rescue Collie Cross, and of course traveling!

Roster:

  • Setting Up: Dave E.
  • Projector: Nicky B.
  • Host Visitors: Don L.
  • Grace: Gladwyn G.
  • List Visitors: Ern P.
  • Sergeant: Brian F.
  • Intro: George B.
  • Thanks: Ben B.
  • Last Word: Wayne M.

Last Week's Meeting - Friday 13th February 

Title: Addiction: Everyone's Business
Speaker: Sue Paton




Sue gave us plenty to think about with respect towards addiction:
  • Devising an Intervention Plan
  • Early Intervention 
  • How to Shift Thinking
  • Adapt to a Low Key Approach 
  • Being empathetic in our relationships

Love the way Sue involved and engaged members in the discussion, the experiences and solutions. 

Well Done Sue!

We loved having you speak to us!

We are certain that your work with Dr Moriarty will bring rich rewards to many!


Friends of Rotary: Mary E., Norma P.
Visitors: Sue Paton (Speaker), Lynne T. (Ahuriri Sunrise Club) and Tony T.
Apologies: Bernard W., Stephen DB., Nicky B., Paul C., David G., Arthur Y.

Next Week's Meeting - Friday 27th February 

Title: A few small changes to your daily activities could help you survive aging
Speaker: Morice Crandall





Please Note:
  • If you are unable to attend, please send your apology to President Bryan or Secretary Bernard.
  • If unable to fulfill your roster duty, please arrange your own replacement.
  • Any notices or Chronicle inclusions, please send to the Editor no later than Sunday lunchtime.

Many thanks for your cooperation. 

Tuesday, 10 February 2015

This Week's Chronicle: Friday 13th February

Title: Addiction: Everyone's Business

Speaker: Sue Paton



Roster:

  • Setting Up: Brian F.
  • Projector: Nicky B.
  • Host Visitors: Len K.
  • Grace: Don L.
  • List Visitors: Marten Y.
  • Sergeant: Colin C.
  • Intro: Yvonne DS.
  • Thanks: John M.
  • Last Word: David G.

Last Meeting - Friday 30th January 

Title: Keep Your Computer Happy and it Won't Byte You
Speaker: Eugene Ng



Eugene Ng explained the steps needed to look after one's computer:
  • The environments in which it should be used
  • The virus and malware traps
  • The checkups needed to safeguard
  • How to generally look after 
  • And prolong its life

He also offered members form our Club a substantial discount when they shop with him.

Visitors: Michael F. (Karori), Henk R. (Karori), Russel L. (Karori), Linda R. (Port Nich.)
Friends of Rotary: Mary E., Wayne & Joanne J.

Apologies: George B., Ron H., Gladwyn G., Stephen DB., Nicky B., Don L., Bede C., Ern & Norma P.

Next Week's Meeting - Friday 20th February

Title: Middle England to Middle Earth 

'A presentation on the Rotary Club of Coventry Phoenix & its activities'  


Speaker:  Patrick Bermingham - a fellow Rotarian from England


 
     

      


We are fortunate to have Patrick from the Conventry Rotary Club in the UK, who is traveling in NZ with his wife.

Patrick has had an illustrious career:
  • Applied Economics graduate from Coventry University
  • A career initially in Metallurgy followed by a career in asset finance and leasing
  • Married to a fellow Coventrian who was a Chartered Surveyor before working in a management role in the Inland Revenue
  • 26 yr old daughter in the 2nd year of a PhD in Linguistics at Cambridge University
  • Currently Foundation Chairman of Coventry Phoenix Rotary Club
  • Now retired, enjoying walking our rescue Collie Cross, and of course traveling!

Please Note:
  • If you are unable to attend, please send your apology to President Bryan or Secretary Bernard.
  • If unable to fulfill your roster duty, please arrange your own replacement.
  • Any notices or Chronicle inclusions, please send to the Editor no later than Sunday lunchtime.

Many thanks for your cooperation. 

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

This Week's Chronicle: Friday 30th January

Title: Managing Your Information Systems

Speaker: Eugene Ng




Roster:

  • Setting Up: Bernard W.
  • Projector: John M.
  • Host Visitors: Brian F.
  • Grace: Yvonne DS.
  • List Visitors: Dave E.
  • Sergeant: Arthur Y.
  • Intro: Kraft DS.
  • Thanks: Stephen DB.
  • Last Word: John C.

Last Week's Meeting - Friday 23rd January

Forum Session - Covered the extensive use of Google Chrome for sharing Club Information, Data, and Planning for the Big Dig, Big Dig Sponsers.




Friends of Rotary: Norma P.
Apologies: George B., Ben B., Dave & Mary E., Brian F., Ron H., Gladwyn G., Stephen DB.



Article on our very own Paul C. and what a grand job he's doing! 



Next Lunch Meeting - Friday 13th February

Title: Addiction: Everyone's Business
Speaker: Sue Paton




Roster:

  • Setting Up: Brian F.
  • Projector: Nicky B.
  • Host Visitors: Len K.
  • Grace: Don L.
  • List Visitors: Martyn Y.
  • Intro: Yvonne DS.
  • Thanks: John M.
  • Last Word: David G.

Please Note:
  • If you are unable to attend, please send your apology to President Bryan or Secretary Bernard.
  • If unable to fulfill your roster duty, please arrange your own replacement.
  • Any notices or Chronicle inclusions, please send to the Editor no later than Sunday lunchtime.

Many thanks for your cooperation. 

Thursday, 22 January 2015

This Week's Chronicle: Friday 23rd January


First Formal Meeting for the year:
Friday 23rd January at 12 Noon 
at the Bay Plaza Hotel

It will be a Forum and Planning Session.
Bryan will also give us a rundown on on Google Drive.

So please come prepared with your ideas of what you would like us to do,
and how we should go about it.

We will discuss:

  • The Big Dig
  • Sponsors
  • Beneficiaries 
   and all your suggestions for 2015.

Forum and Planning Session led by President 

Roster:

  • Setting Up: Bernard W.
  • Projector: Gladwyn G.
  • Host Visitors: Nicky B.
  • Grace: Len K.
  • List Visitors: Jean P.
  • Sergeant: Wayne M.
  • Intro: Bryan H.
  • Thanks: Paul C.
  • Last Word: Marten Y.

Next Week's Meeting - Friday 30th January 

Title: Managing Your Information Systems
Speaker: Eugene Ng 


Roster:

  • Setting Up: Ern P.
  • Projector: John M.
  • Host Visitors: Brian F.
  • Grace: Yvonne DS.
  • List Visitors: Dave E.
  • Sergeant: Arthur Y.
  • Intro: Kraft DS.
  • Thanks: George B.
  • Last Word: Don L.

Burns Night Supper 


Come celebrate Robbie Burns Night with the Rotary Club of Karori 
6pm Tuesday 27th January 2015

We are inviting members and partners from a number of the smaller
Wellington Rotary Clubs to join us for a rollicking Scottish evening.

We will have all the necessary ingredients for a truly special Burns Supper:  
  • The Selkirk Grace 
  • Haggis with mashed keeps and tat ties (turnips/swedes with potatoes)
  • Main Course includes Lamb Shanks followed by raspberries and cream
  • Scotch Whisky
  • A Piper 
  • Participation of representatives of Wellington Scottish Clan Members
  • Traditional Scottish Music
  • Speakers/Entertainers

     - a Master of Ceremonies for the evening and three or four willing friends!
               If you can beg or borrow, and wear a tartan gear - kilts etc.


      



When: Tuesday 27th January 2015 
(Robbie Burns Birthday is actually on 25th January)

Costs: $30 - drinks are additional

or phone: 021-450-3861
by Friday 23rd January


Please Note:
  • If you are unable to attend, please send your apology to President Bryan or Secretary Bernard.
  • If unable to fulfill your roster duty, please arrange your own replacement.
  • Any notices or Chronicle inclusions, please send to the Editor no later than Sunday lunchtime.

Many thanks for your cooperation.