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FINAL DAYS TO REGISTER FOR CONFERENCE

With only a few days left to register, check out the world-class speaker line-up ... and why this annual gathering is shaping up to be nothing short of deliciously delectable.  

 
Registrations close Friday 5 May at 5pm.

ARRIBA, ARRIBA ... GREAT NEWS!

Rotary District 9980’s latest story-packed edition of In Gear has arrived!

 
Hot, hot, hot off the press – we have the latest news and photos from Dunedin Next Rotary Generation’s super-spicy chartering.
 
Our district magazine also brings you a truly remarkable Rotarian who’s full of (coffee) beans when it comes to social enterprise, empowerment and disruption.
 
A 9980-sponsored mission to Asia is thought to be the most ambitious undertaken with Rotaractors anywhere, ever.
 
And, wow, so many more inspiring stories about wise and wonderful Rotarians investing in, and guiding, our young people, including world-class athletes, young health professionals, scholars and high school kids.
 

CLICK HERE TO READ ONLINE MAGAZINE

SHARE IN GEAR – AND SHOW YOU CARE

Please, SHARE this magazine and go to our District Facebook page push LIKE on our magazine post, then SHARE, so the message and spirit behind these stories travel far and wide.
 
Can I just finish with one more thank you – thanks to the many of you who provided information, imagery and support during the production of the third edition of In Gear.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Janice Hughes
District governor 9980
 
 
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ARRIBA, ARRIBA - Dunedin NRG Charters

They’ve thrown out the Rotary rule book – well, a few pages, at least. They’re growing a club that’s big on celebrating difference and leaping outside the square, is starting to spread its international wings … and is keen to attract more like minds who thrive on doing great things for good causes in sometimes unconventional ways.

 

AN ALUMNI RETURNS TO ROTARY ROOTS
It’s not lost at all on Dunedin Next Rotary Generation’s Robbie Francis, a Rotary alumni, how, by sheer virtue of birthplace, her life’s path could have been a dead end of little-to-no hope.
 
Why? She is a woman. And, she is a woman with a disability.
ROTARACTORS RETURN FROM WORLD FIRST
Our district should be very, very proud ...
 
It’s thought to be the most comprehensive, hands-on international humanitarian aid project ever undertaken by Rotaractors anywhere in the world.
 
Sure, the scorpions came as a bit of a shock. The spiders were, alarmingly, hand-sized ...
TRIP OF A LIFETIME ON OFFER
Southern New Zealand is about as far as you can get – quite literally – from Sweden.

But distance is no barrier when it comes to the shared values and ideals of Rotary’s global family, as our latest friendship exchange showcased.
LEADER CALLS ON KIWI NOUS
When Australian Ian Riseley was named Rotary International 2017-18 president, one of the first calls he made was to Cromwell’s Stuart Heal.
 
After consulting partner Adrienne, an accomplished Rotarian in her own right, Stuart accepted Ian’s invitation to take on the role of assembly moderator. And, so began a rigorous 15 months overseeing the conference’s organising team, which comprised both volunteers and staff from Rotary International’s head office in Chicago.