Rotary Club of Masterton South

Next Meeting 5th March 2019


Duty Committee


Thank Speaker
5th March
Roger Gardiner
Jeremy Hodson
Russell Carthew
Paul Greenlees
12th  March
Alan Bohm
Paddy Greville
Derek Bamford
Derek Daniel
Paul Greenlees
Ian Hollings
19th March
John Waddington
Graeme Tulloch
Alison Seta
Margaret Edwards
Brian Crump
David Esau
26th March
Blyth King
Chris Garland
Robert Milne
Roger Gardiner
Marilyn Bouzaid
Alan Bohm

Two minute speaker this week is Stephen Kerr

Car Boot Roster                      Lock Code 2604
Key to rubbish bin is in the money pouch
Rod Sutherland
Bex Johnson
John Waddington
Paul Joblin
Dick Hodson
Tiri Sotiri
David Esau
Percy McFadzean
Phil Sutherland
Robert Milne
If you are unable to do your Car Boot duty, please ring around and find a replacement or someone to swap with.

this Friday, March 1st
CBK Craft Beer Kitchen
7 Perry Street, Masterton

Masterton South Rotary

The rotary Club of Masterton South will be celebrating its 50th birthday in April.
The event is set to be held at The Copthorne on April 30th, with entertainment provided by the Rotary Singers.
To register your interest in attending the 50th anniversary celebrations, email Christine Brewster,

Rotary Youth Driver Awareness programme ( RYDA)

5 more volunteers needed.

It is that time of year again when our clubs have the opportunity to provide volunteer support for this outstanding Road Safety Education Programme. 
Masterton South Rotary has been allocated Wednesday 27th March  and 8 volunteers are required from 8.30 -> approximately 3pm for that day. 
The volunteer role is really to accompany groups of students around each of the 6 workshops to ensure a smooth flow for the day.
Teachers will also be with these school groups and have direct responsibility for student matters such as discipline etc;
All briefing takes place at the venue ( Solway Showgrounds )by Pearl Newman of the Road Safety Council.
Those who have volunteered on previous years will remember Pearl. She does a superb job.
Lunch is provided for volunteers, teachers and facilitators. Prior requests for dietary allergies etc need to be notified  - see Freya.
Freya will be overseeing the catering and needs a helper/s in the kitchen on Wednesday 27th, Thursday 28th and Friday 29th.This will be from 8.30 -> just after 1pm.
Also please let Freya know if you can provide food for morning tea and a bit extra for lunch. E.g. muffins, scones, slices, bacon/ egg pie, quiche.
 Derek Milne is our club RYDA coordinator so please let him know asap of your availability for the 27th
The programme cannot operate without Rotary support.
Thanks to the generosity of our club who have made an ongoing financial commitment to sponsor aspects of the programme.
Many thanks for your anticipated support
Freya Kerr, 
District 9940 RYDA Chair     

5 more volunteers needed.

Relay For Life at the Clareville Showgrounds in Carterton starting on Saturday, 16 March 2019 is a fun overnight fundraising event for the Cancer Society that brings communities together to celebrate and remember the lives of those who have been affected by cancer.

This inspiring community event gives everyone a chance to celebrate cancer survivors and carers; remember loved ones lost to cancer; and fight back by raising awareness and funds to support the work of Cancer Society. Relay For Life is for people of all ages and fitness levels - anyone can take part!

It involves teams of people who walk or run around a track. In a relay style, each team needs to have at least one participant on the track throughout the event.

Masterton South Rotary would like to have a presence at this event, can you spare a couple of hours, or give a donation to the Cancer Society. It is proposed that we will have a BBQ between 6-7 pm so if you can help please contact Juliet Palmer.


Nominations for Governor of Rotary International District 9940 for the 2021-22 year.

Dear Club Presidents and Secretaries
Past District Governor, Deb Gimblett, in her role as Chair of the District Nominating Committee is now calling for nominations for Governor of Rotary International District 9940 for the 2021-22 year. The nominated Rotarian will follow DG 2019-20 John Mohi, RC of Wellington North, and DG 2020-21 Gillian Jones RC of Wellington
Nominations should be sent to PDG Deb at
and must be received by 19 March 2019 for consideration
I have attached a copy of the relevant clauses of our District constitution relating to the selection of District Governor, and also the relevant section of the Rotary International Manual of Procedure. The full version of the District constitution is available on the District web site and the full RI Manual of Procedure is available at
Yours in Rotary Service
Marion Johnston
Governor, Rotary International District 9940, 2018-19
Constitution of District 9940
33             District Board
33.1         The affairs of the Society shall be managed by the District Board which shall be chaired by the Governor.
35             District Governor
35.1         The District Governor is the highest officer of the Society.  The Governor leads the District, supports the Clubs in the District, engages, inspires and motivates Members and Rotarians, ensures continuity within the District by working with past, current and incoming District leaders to follow through on long-term projects and plans, and promotes Rotary in the community. 
35.2         The Governor shall report to the Members annually.  The Report should include reference to the change in District Membership (by club and Rotarians), finances and issues involving the implementation of the District and RI strategy, and any other matters as required by RI Constitutional Documents.
35.3         The Governor is the contact officer for the Society.

Leave of Absence

David Howden                    02nd Oct to 02nd March 2019
Rod Sutherland                   02nd Oct to 30th March 2019
Phil Sutherland                    30th Sept to 7th April 2019
John Murray                         until 30th March
Joan Carter                           25th Feb to 13th March
Joan Carter                           8th April to 21st April
Upcoming Speakers
Mar 12, 2019
Masterton WEconnect Project
Mar 19, 2019
Mar 26, 2019
Returning exchange student.
Apr 09, 2019
Ex British Army Lt Colonal speaking on leadership through life.
Apr 16, 2019
Update on Masterton Lands Trust.
Apr 23, 2019
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