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Kia ora Members

Our speaker last Monday was André Lovatt from Auckland Airport.  Amongst the 800 projects he has to juggle over the next 15 years valued in excess of 28 billion dollars, he has to build a new International Terminal wing, rebuild the Domestic Terminal along-side the current International terminal and build the Northern runway.  It seemed a massively complex task, and we received insights into the many ways the Airport is changing its infrastructure to accommodate our future travel requirements.
This week Rotary International announced  Nigeria, as one of the three remaining Polio countries, has been declared Polio Free.  On 21st August, Nigeria reached the 3 year milestone of no reported cases.  The two remaining countries still to wipe out Polio are Afghanistan and Pakistan, who have had 133 cases in the last three years.  We are raising funds for "End Polio Now" on 1 November with collectors at Britomart Station.  Keep the date for your opportunity to volunteer for a hour or two.
Hei kona mai
Craig Brown                                  


Next Monday’s Speaker is Jay McLaren-Harris
Our speaker next Monday 30 September is Jay McLaren-Harris.  Jay is a dynamic young social entrepreneur, originally from Tokoroa who runs Tumeke Enterprise Limited.  Their goal is to build the Next Generation of World Leaders and their journey is inspiring.  The topic of Jay’s talk will be ‘Young & Disruptive’.
Rotary Walk for Spring – 29 September
Our District has organised a walk to welcome in Spring.  If you would like to be involved – family and friends are also welcome, then please show up on the day to participate.   This will be about a 5km walk, ending back where we started at the café, so those wanting to stay & socialize more can also enjoy refreshments.
Date & Time: Sunday 29 September, 9am start (and also the morning that daylight saving starts)
Venue: Cornwall Park Café (lots of parking)
End Polio Now – Fri 1 November
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.
RYLA Interest Meetings
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
Habitat for Humanity Nepal Build
Habitat for Humanity invites you to join Jay Davies on a Global Village trip to the Kavre region in Nepal in March 2020 to build a new home for a family in dire need.  No construction experience is required, only an open mind and flexibility.  Cost is $2,800 + airfares and this covers accommodation, meals, financial contribution to the project, insurance during the build and Habitat gear.  For more information, or to secure your place on the trip, please contact Jay Davies at or 022 677 0614.
District 9920 Conference 15 – 17 May 2020
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.
2020 Rotary International Convention
Next year’s RI Convention will be held in Honolulu, Hawaii from Monday 6 until Friday 10 June 2020.  For more information and to register, go to: