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We meet Mondays at 12:15 PM
Stamford Plaza
22 Albert St.
Auckland,  1010
New Zealand
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Russell Brown OBE
Nov 04, 2019
Founder & Managing Partner, Lehman Brown International Accountants
Sharon Crean
Nov 11, 2019
James Davies
Nov 18, 2019
Habitat for Humanity
Speaker TBC
Nov 25, 2019
Speaker TBC
Dec 02, 2019
Bowls & BBQ Evening - Ak Bowling Club
Dec 09, 2019
No lunch meeting today
Speaker TBC
Dec 16, 2019
Last lunch meeting for 2019
Speaker TBC
Feb 10, 2020
First 2020 lunch meeting

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We have a number of speakers today (21 October), including two Outward Bound participants who were part of this year’s JR McKenzie Youth Education Fund / Rotary Outward Bound Course and RCA member Jayne Albiston, who will be talking about her recent participation in the Rotary Leadership Institute Seminar.  Please also note there is no meeting next Monday (28 October) as it is a Public Holiday – Labour Day.
District 9920 and 9910 are holding a Rotary in Action to End Polio Now event on Friday 1 November.  This is an opportunity to raise awareness for the End Polio campaign, as well as our Club and Rotary.  By riding the Auckland train network and/or being based at a train station, you will be able to raise awareness of the Rotary End Polio programme.  If you are interested in being involved in this project, then please contact Jacqui in the office.
Information about the 2020 Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) programme will be given at two November meetings, including application closing date.  Please come along to hear more about this life-changing week for those who attend.  For more information contact Mike Williamson 021 168 0231 or Jacqui in the office.
Date & Time: Wednesday 6 November, 6 - 7.45pm
Venue: Kolmar Recreation Centre, Sutton Crescent, Papatoetoe, Auckland
Date & Time: Tuesday 12 November, 6 - 7.45pm
Venue: Jack Dickey Community Hall, 174 Green Lane West, Epsom, Auckland
The Rotarian Action Group Against Slavery has organised a fundraising dinner to help children rescued from human trafficking and slavery.  Dinner will be at the De Grant Thai Restaurant in Ponsonby on Thursday 7 November and will include an auction with fabulous prizes.
Date & Time: Thursday 7 November from 6.30pm
Venue: De Grand Thai Restaurant, 42A Ponsonby Road (parking at the rear)
Cost: $90pp and includes a sumptuous Thai banquet, wine and soft drinks
Tickets: Contact Sharon Buckland E: or M: 021 742 766
In August we had the pleasure of talking at you about our upcoming art project: The Nomadic Art Gallery, which is being launched today and our goal is to raise NZ$9900.  This art gallery on wheels will hold multidisciplinary artistic events, shedding light on local artists and communities and pave the way for unconventional artistic exhibitions, workshops and cinematic screenings (official video).  Supporting our project is simple, transparent and reliable:
1.         Create an account and login on Boosted (fundraising platform)
2.         Go to our page on Boosted (here is the link)
3.         Press the donation button (indicate if you want to be anonymous) and follow the instructions
Once finished, this conceptual public artwork would be reflected upon and, ultimately, auctioned.  With the gathered funds, we intend to create a similar space in Belgium where Contemporary Pacific Art, which is hardly accessible to Europeans, is physically promoted.  By following our adventure on social media (FacebookInstagram and Youtube), you will be kept informed of the project and its progress.
Arthur Buerms and Eugénie Coche
Organised by the Rotary Club of Half Moon Bay, the Bangers to Bluff Car Rally is approximately 2500km travelling on ‘roads less travelled’, from 24 March to 4 April 2020.  The cars (bangers) need to have cost less than $2000 and will drive from Half Moon Bay in Auckland, through to Bluff and then back to Invercargill, where they will be auctioned off.  This event is now in its fifth year and the 12-day event raises funds for a number of charities.  For more information go to or email
This Conference will have a carefully crafted programme that will inspire and entertain you and will be held in the University of Auckland’s Owen G Glenn Building, which has superb facilities and plentiful underground parking.  There will also be an exciting pre-Conference programme whether on the harbour, on the golf course, exploring Auckland or relaxing on Waiheke Island.