President's Message

I am looking forward to Changeover. It is going to be a great night with around ninety Rotarians and guests making it one of the largest we have held in recent years.
We were privileged to have two speakers on Tuesday. The first was Marie Carette our exchange student who has spent the last twelve months learning to be a Kiwi with a lovely accent. It has been our pleasure to get to know her and to spend time with her during her stay. We will miss her cheery smile and it was evident that she will miss us from the emotion she shared with us during her speech. She has been a wonderful ambassador for her family, her home town, and for France. We wish her well and look forward to her return one day.
Perhaps she will be like another of our exchange students who came back some years later with her fiancée to get our approval before they got married!
A vote of thanks to David Fels for being Marie’s counsellor. This is an important role providing guidance and security to our exchange students. This is a great program that is great for the exchange students and great for our club allowing us to see a special young people sharing their adventures and excitement with us. Eight members of Marie’s host families and the district chair of the program joined us for the evening and listened to Marie share what her time with them meant to her.
Our second speaker was our other RYLA awardee, Sean Kerr.  Sean is 27 years of age and works for Rocketlab as a Composite Technician, tasked mainly with tank construction.
His time is divided between the company factory at Mangere and launch base at Mahia.  He became interested in RYLA through two work colleagues who have completed the programme. Not only is he an interesting person he also has an interesting job with a fascinating Kiwi based company. I’m looking forward to hearing about his RYLA experience when he comes back to the club in a few weeks.
My thought for the day:
“When you ask me what I am doing today and I say nothing
It does not mean I am free. It means I am doing nothing!
Thank you for the opportunity to serve ‘the Rotary Club of Howick”
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Kearney, Alison
Singh, Harjit
Clean Up
Abercrombie, Mike (Michael)
Abercrombie, Pat
Club Information
Howick (Inc)
We meet Tuesdays at 05:45 PM
Howick Bowling Club
33 Selwyn Road
Auckland,  2010
New Zealand
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Gavin with Marie
Sean Kerr – RYLA Awardee
Upcoming Events
Jul 03, 2018
5:30 PM – 9:30 PM
2018 Apprentice Awards
Jul 17, 2018
5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
RYLA Graduation Dinner
Good evening.
We are about to finalise the guest list and seating arrangements for next Fridays graduation dinner.
All club members are invited to the District 9920 Governor Changeover event
This is a last reminder that every club member is very welcome to attend our District Changeover on Saturday 7 July, 5.30pm - 7.30pm at Quality Hotel in Gladstone Road, Parnell.  This will be a cocktail party format, with food offered throughout the event, a welcome drink offered and then a cash bar.  There will be seating available for those who would like it during the formalities.
District 9920 Newsletter Issue 5: June 2018
Download the fifth and final issue of your District Newsletter for 2017-2018.
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Ian Fox
July 9
John Osborne
July 10
Rob Mouncey
July 17
David Teape
July 30
Stuart Armstrong
August 10
Garry Donoghue
August 24
Juergen Arndt
August 27
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Jane Percival
August 25
Alasdair Maclean
Rosemary Maclean
July 21
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August 3
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Lynne Green
August 6
Stuart Armstrong
Karen Armstrong
August 23
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