Sunday, 26 October 2014

This Week's Chronicle: Friday 31st October


Understanding & Moving Towards a Sharing Economy


Olivier Lacoua and fellow Wellington Rotarian


  • Setting Up: John C.
  • Projector: Stephen DB.
  • Host Visitors: Marten Y.
  • Grace: Don H.
  • List Visitors: Wayne J.
  • Sergeant: Wayne M.
  • Intro: John M.
  • Thanks: Len K.
  • Last Word: Arthur Y.

"In The Meantime" 

- Bernard and John attended the Charities Service Seminar on the new accounting standards for Charitable Trusts. 

- The good news is that the Rotary Club of Courtenay Place Charitable Trust is well-placed to comply with the new standards that apply from 2015 awards

Last Meeting - Friday 14th October

Speaker: Iona Pannett, Wellington City Councillor

Visitors: Alex A. (Rotaract)
Apologies: Colin C., Paul C., Yvonne & Kraft DS., Nicky B., Wayne M., Ern & Norma P.


  • Duck Race - DUCKS-IN-A-LINE-Please. By now members should be advanced in securing sponsors for the Rubber Duck for the race on 30th November
Corporates can buy their ducks for $200 and dress them up in their unique way to promote their business

  • Rotary Foundation - next month is Rotary Foundation Month and it will be a reminder for those who are not Centurian Club members, please give this serious consideration

  • Christmas Function - will be held on Thursday December 11th at the Bay Plaza Hotel.  Please clear your diaries.

  • President Elect - President Bryan announced that the Board of Directors had resolved to elect John M as the incoming President for 2015-6.

  • Rotary Conference - Request for Transport pick up from Wellington Airport for attendance at Rotary Institute and Conference in December from David W. Please see Marten Y. if you can assist.

  • Rotaract Function - Alex visited to alert members to Rotaract's forthcoming Quiz Night and seeks our active support. Please burn November 17th into your diaries and support them!

Future Meeting Date - 7th November

Title: Saving Orangu-tans
Speaker: Debbie Mair 

(Note: there are three ways of spelling the name of these wondrous simians) 


  • Setting Up: Dave E.
  • Projector: Ben B.
  • Host Visitors: Ern P.
  • Grace: Wayne J.
  • List Visitors: Ron H.
  • Sergeant: Brian F.
  • Intro: Bernard W.
  • Thanks: Gladwyn G.
  • 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.  

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