President's Message

We were pleased to welcome Jenny Naley-Manager of the Sowers Trust at our meeting tonight.
She was introduced by Garry Donoghue and illustrated her speech with an excellent Power Point presentation. The Trust was established in 1988 and is based at the Howick Community Church in Picton St Howick. It employs 4 full time and 2 part time Social workers and its goal is to provide Strength and Hope to Children,Youth and Families in our Community. They offer Social programmes, Mentoring groups and Family Support.  
Jenny was thanked by Jim Donovan . The contribution made in our Community by the Sowers Trust is outstanding and for many their help will be recognised for many years to come.
Colin Monk spoke to us about progress with this major fund raising project. Sorting is going well on Tuesday and Thursday mornings 9.30am to 12 noon at the RSA in Wellington St (downstairs in the basement). Remember many hands make light work so if you have not found the time so far to help then please give it some thought. Any help is appreciated-please don’t leave it to the few that are regular helpers. John Osborne has about 10000 leaflets for members to drop in letter boxes  Please make sure you take a bundle and indicate on the map the area you can cover. The good news this year is that we are only distributing 1 flyer which is double sided (last year we had 2 flyers dropped off in letter boxes 2 weeks apart so less walking for all of us!!).
Just a reminder to carefully read the Keyway each week to make sure you are prepared for the duties that may have been allocated to you. If you are unable to help then it is your responsibility to ask someone else to stand in for you. Please communicate the change to the Sergeant Glen Donaldson. To view the speaker programme in full simply clik on “view entire list”under the Speakers section on the front page. We have an excellent speaker coming up on the 11th September Richard Waugh- don’t miss this one-he is good!!
To those members lucky enough to be away on holiday, have a safe and enjoyable time and we look forward to seeing you on your return.
Club Liaison
Nothing to report.
Rotary Dine Out
Our next meeting will be at 6.30 pm on Sunday 9th September at Five Stags Restaurant at Whitford.
This is a character restaurant that has excellent food. It is a little pricy but on Sunday in addition to their full menu they also have a  Sunday Roast for $20.00 and Fish and Chips is $22.50. It’s not BYO and house wines are $42.00 a bottle or available by the glass.
Please join us for another enjoyable night out. Please let David or Adrienne Teape know if you would like to attend. Ph 533 6103 or preferably email
Pakuranga Rotary Trivia and Auction Evening
The Pakuranga Rotary Trivia and Auction evening on Oct 06, 2018 is only a few weeks away and tickets are selling fast.
District 9920 Bulletin - August 2018
Click here to view it online.
RYE News September 2018
A periodic update from the Rotary Youth Exchange programme, District 9920, New Zealand; download your copy here.
District Foundation Newsletter August 2018
Please download your District Foundation Newsletter for August here.
Sep 04, 2018
Committee Night
Sep 08, 2018
High Tea -a fundraising event 2.30pm
Sep 11, 2018
Pioneering NZ Airlines and their contribution to Auckland
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Next Meeting: Duties
Host 4th Sptember
Wylie, Dave
Host 11th September
Thompson, Geoff
Invocation and Guest Speaker Thanks 4th September
East, Madeleine
Invocation and Guest Speaker Thanks 11th September
Teape, David
Reception 4th September
Green, Gavin
Reception 11th September
Abercrombie, Pat
Peterson, Alan
Upcoming Events
Committee Meetings
Sep 04, 2018
Board Meeting
Sep 18, 2018
Charter Night
Howick Bowling Club
Sep 18, 2018
5:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Ed Chignell - CEO of Predator Free NZ 2050
Waipuna Lodge Exhibition Room
Sep 24, 2018
5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Committee Meetings
Oct 02, 2018
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Mike (Michael) Abercrombie
September 15
David Owen
September 16
Join Date
Mike (Michael) Abercrombie
September 2, 2014
4 years
Pat Abercrombie
September 2, 2014
4 years
Club Information
Howick (Inc)
We meet Tuesdays at 05:45 PM
Howick Bowling Club
33 Selwyn Road
Auckland,  2010
New Zealand
0210 267 2042
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