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Welcome to Rotary Cambridge
Service Above Self
We meet Thursdays at 5:30 PM
Resthaven Community Centre
The Views on Vogel
4 Vogel St
Cambridge, Waikato  3434
New Zealand
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Next Meeting 21st November

Next Meeting - Thursday 21November 2019 

Topic: Peter Loft
          The Archilles Foundation
Venue:    Resthaven Community Centre
Time:      5.30pm for 6.00pm start

this week's notices


Robyn Cricket opened proceedings by welcoming a prospective new member Nigel Salter from Australia and Bill McMillian back

Garden Festival

Wrist bands, maps and rosters were handed out

Carey Church issued instruction for the day and asked all volunteers to be aware of health and safety. Any incidents must be recorded.

Volunteers should take fluids, hats, suntan lotion and First aid kits if available along with umbrellas.

Some volunteers may be required to hand out tourism broachers.

It will be necessary for those on the last shift to return to Carey Church’s residence any Signs and or equipment left.

Life Skills

John Bullock announced that there are still some tickets available to the showing if Last Christmas on 20th November

Achievement House

The date for picking up platters is 3rd December


A thanks was given to all those who assisted with the firewood last weekend

Rural Support Trust Quiz Night Friday 22 November


Some members have expressed interest in forming a Rotary Cambridge team for this very worthwhile and entertaining fundraiser. I am happy to organise the registration of a team if members contact me directly. Cost is $40 pp. This can be charged directly to your club account if you give permission when you contact me. Please RSVP me to or phone 027 412 0668 by Wednesday 20th November. We have 2 people so far and can take up to 6 more for a team.



  1. Achievement House is now able to receive books for next years Bookarama. Notices will be posted on the Cambridge Facebook page and you are able to advise family and friends.
  2. Can you please advise your partner/spouse that we will commence sorting towards the end of the month depending on the number of books received – an email will be sent to anyone registering their interest with Ray Milner at raym65@outlook. Com
Cambridge Rotary Christmas 12 December – Party, Party, Party.
Our Christmas gathering for this year is being hosted by Ian Grant and his wife, Liz. We’ll be at Ian’s property at 151b Duncan Road Tamahere on Thursday 12th December.
There is no requirement to bring a chair this year.
However, please do remember to bring:
  • a gift to the value of $10 and if you’re a man, bring a man gift, if you’re a woman, bring a woman gift
  • your own crockery, glassware & cutlery
  • it’s BYO drinks
You must advise your attendance by Thursday 21st November please. Names will be confirmed during the next few club evenings, but feel free to email Ian if preferred
Cambridge Christmas Parade – Sunday 1 December, 12noon – 3.00pm
Volunteers needed for Crowd Control at the Cambridge Christmas Parade on Sunday 1 December.  Please let Ken Leatham know if you can help.  A sheet will be going around at club nights and also sent out via email.
9930 District News
Rotary D9930 Conference – 20 – 24 May 2020
  • A Conference that will inspire like no other
  • Registrations open 1 November 2019 at 6.00am
  • Bev Maul-Rogers as President-Elect will be co-ordinating the Rotary Cambridge attendees
More later – or look at the conference website –




Please take note of the Duty Roster and be in good time for your duties.

NOTE The Duty "Magic Moment" is: A short comment referencing something in our community, or within Rotary which you find inspiring, encouraging or adding to the joy and pleasure of life. It should be an uplifting story that takes no more than two minutes to deliver. Ideally it will be something from the last week or so, something others may not yet have heard about.
If you are unable to attend on the date you are rostered, please swap or arrange a substitute.
Here is a link to the duty responsibilities  
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Peter Fisher
Ian Rogers
Tom Pickering
Keith Rogers
Di Hopwood
Keith Rogers
Andy Newman
Bronwen Byers
Bill Wilson
Jeremy Irwin
Ken Leatham
John Bishop
Gavin Levesque
John Tarbutt
Ron Geck
Mark Hanlon
Brian Palmer
Don Wilson
Denis White
Dennis Finn
Don Harris
Jan Bilton
John Windle
Laurie Graham
Bob Teal
Bruce Hancock
Doug Lang
Elaine Ruis
Kevin Monks
Jono Gibson

Weekly Duties

A new description of the weekly duties has been published.  You can see the full description on ClubRunner using this link to the duties


Bar Duty
5-5.15pm  in time to set up before regular meeting.
Set up bar - sell drinks - clear up afterwards.
Set up table in kitchen of Resthaven Community Room.
Stock fridge in kitchen using supplies in equipment room from black cupboard and spare Rotary fridge.
Serve at bar before meeting from 5.30pm (if members can wait that long!)
Serve members after business sessions and before meal.
Place empty bottles in recycling bins in kitchen.
Bottle tops into rubbish bins in kitchen.
Return unused and part used bottles to fridge and float to cupboard and lock.
The treasurer will collect proceeds of sale and leave float for next time.
Drinks and float in cupboard in equipment room.
Glassware from kitchen in drawers, shelves and fridge..
Locking up:
Equipment people coordinate with President to lock building.
Nov 21, 2019
The Archilles Foundation
Nov 28, 2019
Speech Competition Winners (TBC)
Dec 12, 2019
Xmas Function
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Upcoming Events
Club meeting - formal
Nov 21, 2019
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Rotary Cambridge Garden Festival
Nov 24, 2019
Club meeting - informal
Nov 28, 2019
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
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