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Tawa Rotary Board Meeting by ZOOM
Mar 31, 2020
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
 
Club Meeting on-line by ZOOM (details coming)
Apr 02, 2020
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
 
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New World Tawa

Our thanks to New World Tawa for their sponsor of our weekly raffle and support of Rotary fundraising projects.
 
Please register guest attendance and apologies for non-attendance by 8pm on Sunday evening  to:   tawa.rotaryapologies@gmail.com,
or you can TXT before midday Monday please text to Malcolm Andrews 027 472 9837
 
Do you have job? Please check if you're on duty (list below) and arrange a substitute if you're unable to attend.
Any queries about meetings and duty rosters, please contact Malcolm Andrews 027 472 9837 or email:  ml.andrews@xtra.co.nz

 
Weekly Rosters and Duties
 
Roster Schedule is currently on hold
 
 
Presidents Piece - 30 March 2020
from President Judith
 
“What a pretty pickle”…my late father used to say. And its seems that’s exactly where we all are – in a pretty pickle.
 
However we all are making best efforts to cope with this situation and many believe we will be here for some time. So what are you doing to cope? How are you filling your days? Do you need some assistance or just a friendly person to chat with on the other end of the phone?

I hope you’ve heard from someone in Rotary in the last few days and if you haven’t then make the effort to call them. It is up to all of us to keep in touch.
 
The Board are having a Zoom meeting on Tuesday evening at 7pm and we are planning a Zoom Club Meeting for later in the week. If you have a camera and microphone then I will send instructions to log in. If you haven’t then I believe you can join via your cell phone. It will just be a short ½ hour get together perhaps over a BYO drink at 5pm  this Thursday. A trial run anyway, lets give it ago.
 
Thank you to those who have sent condolences on the news of my uncle passing away, most appreciated.

Stay well and stay home.

All the best 
Judith
 
 
 
 

                                 
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Office Holders & Responsibilities 2019/20
This Weeks Meeting 

A meeting with a difference

COVID19 Pandemic: While our country is fighting this coronavirus and we are self-isolating, our formal weekly meetings have been suspended.  However, we are hoping everyone who has a computer or device technology will join our Zoom meetings. 

Thursday 02 April 5:00pm 

details will coming in the next few days on how to log-in, it promises to be fun.

 

 

 

 

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Recent Meeting Update
 
Review of address by Nick Hewer-Hewitt, Manager, Network Performance for Wellington Water,
kindly provided by Miss Daisy
 
Our guest speaker was Tawa resident Nick Hewer-Hewitt from Wellington Water. Nick gave us an insight into 'Wellington's above ground emergency water network' and what we as residents must do and can expect to happen with our water supply in the event of a major earthquake.
Firstly we should have 20 litres of stored water for every person, every day for at least 7 days. More if we have pets, unwell people or small children in our home. This new quantity is because surveys of the network and supply show most areas won't get emergency supplies until at least seven days or longer after an event.
 
Nick outlined the above ground network that will be the main source of water from day 8 onwards, until repairs can be made to the damaged pipes. We'll get our water from a 'water collection point' within a kilometre of our home, which in turn will be supplied from 'community water stations'. There are two 'community water stations' in Tawa - one at the Tawa Fire Station and the second at Linden Park, adjacent to Tawa Cricket clubrooms.  
 
Thanks Malcolm 
 
 
 
General Notices:  PLEASE READ
General Notices, please read, you never know there could be something of interest to you and may require some action:
 
Fundraising events -  Mark following events in your diary

Car Run – New Date Coming Soon

Fill your car for a fun afternoon.  

Quiz Night - New date will be advertised as soon as we can 
 
 
The Bulletin – a Change of Frequency
 
After discussion with the current editor it has been decided to make The Bulletin a fortnightly publication.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Presidential Message March 2020

Mark Maloney  -  President 2019-20

Rotary is closely monitoring the pandemic of COVID-19, the illness caused by the novel coronavirus, and continuously assessing the potential impact on Rotary operations, events, and members.

Your health and safety are always our top priorities. Look below for information on Rotary activities that may be affected. We will update this page as new information becomes available.

In the near term, Rotary International recommends that districts and Rotary and Rotaract clubs meet virtually, cancel, or postpone meetings and events following the advice of national and local health officials. 

Rotary encourages members and their families to take precautions to protect themselves from contracting the virus by: washing your hands often and thoroughly, putting distance between yourself and others if COVID-19 is spreading in your community, and staying home if you are sick.

Editor Note:  please go to Rotary.org for more information and updates

 

Club Information
The Rotary Club of Tawa has been helping local and overseas communities since 1969.
We meet Tuesdays at 6:15 PM
Tawa Bowling Club
Grasslees Reserve
Davies Street
Tawa,
New Zealand
Phone:
0274 406 098
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ABOUT Rotary Tawa

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