Saturday, September 27, 2014

Get ready for World Polio Day

Woman chalking house

Watch the End Polio Now: Make History Today Livestream event, including a global update on the status of polio eradication, on World Polio Day, 24 October, at 18:30 Chicago time (UTC-5), at Your club or district can organize a viewing party or incorporate the viewing into your existing World Polio
Day plans. The archived video will be available following the live program.

Also, your club meeting during the week of World Polio Day can focus on Rotary's work to end polio. Community fundraisers scheduled on or around the day will raise public awareness of the need to eradicate polio and remind government officials to support the global commitment to a polio-free world. 

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Taking e-clubs to next level - Facebook ones

When you think we can't look at other ways of forming clubs, this is the next level from e-clubs, a Facebook based club. Makes for a very interesting story.......

Illness leads former Navy code breaker to form world’s first Facebook-based Rotary club | My Rotary

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Looking for ideas for Polio day???? Look no further

Polio Day 24th Oct - if you are looking for a great project that is easy to get involved in, look no further. The Rotary Club of Otahuhu, D9920 did such a great job last year, they are doing it again & that is involving their local primary school.

They have a letter that is easily used to send out to your local schools. All you need to do is add all your details, the rest is done for you, so if you are interested, please get in touch with your District PR Chair who has all the details.

Friday, August 29, 2014

You can still have your say

Not much time left, but your opinions count & will be a huge help in shaping our Rotary future. No time to lose......
We have had over 1,000 respond and the results will be reviewed and will assist the Zone Communication Group in future planning.  As well as determining the impact of past media campaigns, questions have been asked on the use of current web sites and how they benefit members.  Thanks to all of you who have already completed the survey.  If you have not already done so, the survey will remain active through to 31 August.

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Hot off Press 2nd edition of Public Image Newsletter

Do you want to know what your zone, District & club is doing? If so read the attached link to inform you of what is happening in & around your patch.
Please remember to send your stories & articles to myself & Colin Robinson

September  2014

Friday, August 22, 2014

How are you celebrating Red Nose Day????

Some are going all out, others are just texting NOSE to 933. Whatever you are doing, Happy Red Nose Day.

Check out Rotarian Dave Hawke of Rotary Club Botany East Tamaki. Those that know him, this is typical of Dave........

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Red Nose Day is tomorrow & we are going to make TV. Spread the word.....

Great news straight from the Red Nose Day Head Office..........with Rotary’s support, this year we have $10, 000 in the bank for our Red Nose Day campaign and we are going to announce it on our Red Nose Seven Days TV Special at 9.30pm on TV3 on Friday 22nd August.

Red Nose Seven Days Special

Make sure you're tuned into watch the Red Nose 7 Days Special on Friday 22 August at 9:30pm on TV3. It's a one hour special episode of 7 Days complete with a little mischief from our mates, Jono and Ben, from Jono and Ben at Ten.

Those Rotarians that haven't done anything with their club & would still like to help with this campaign, you can text NOSE to 933 to donate $3. Now how easy is that........

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Quote of the week.

"Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember you have within you the strength, the patience and passion to reach for the stars, to change the world" (Harriett Tubman) 

Friday, August 8, 2014

Your opinion counts, make it count......

We value your opinion, so why not help out for less than 10 minutes doing a survey that could help us go in the right direction. This is your time to shine, & your opinions to count.

Please use the link & you are half way there......