2021 Programme

Please note the programme may be subject to change

FRIDAY 9 APRIL Copthorne Hotel courtyard
4:30–5:30pmRegistration desk open in hotel lobby
5:00–7:00pmWelcome drinks
Powhiri & Governor welcome
Own arrangements for dinner Refer www.rotaryconference9910.org.nz/local-dining for recommendations
SATURDAY 10 APRIL Treaty Room 1, Copthorne Hotel
8:00Registration desk open in hotel lobby
9:00MC calls the conference to order
Opening addresses
- Rotary International President, Holger Knaack (video)
- Zone 8 Rotary International Director, Jessie Harman (video)
- NZ District Governors Representative, DG 9970, Mark Yaxley
Governor Elaine - Honouring Our Past
Rotary Norfolk Island - club activities
Vicki Hill, Rotary Henderson - Waitakere Hospital Pond project
Rotary Port Vila - club activities
Dr Marie Doole - Waste Management and the Circular Economy
11:00MC welcomes back conference attendees
Rotary New Caledonia
- club activities
Peter Fraher and Geoff Pownall
- Abilities Group
Surviving to Thriving
- Thamdanda Water & Sanitation Global Grant (video)
MC and ARRFC Peter Garnett
- Charity of Choice Interview
Tazmina Crisp, Rotary Whangarei South
- Everything's Coming Up Orchids
Betsy Young
- Restoring Pīngao
13:00–17:30Support local businesses and activities
18:00Conference Dinner & Dance - ‘Saturday Night Fever’
SUNDAY 11 APRIL Treaty Room 1, Copthorne Hotel
8:00Annual General Meeting
9:00MC calls the conference to order
President Jenny Grace, Rotary Birkenhead
- Adapting to the situation
Charlie Thomas
- Kure Atoll Environmental Restoration
Hannah Stoddart, NRG North Shore
- Milford Sea Bin project
Sheridan Waitai
- Te Ara Whanui- the many pathways
Rotary Youth Exchange
- Hayley Brown, 2020 RYE
- Saana Ramaekers, 2020 RYE
- Rachel Boyd, 2012 RYE
- Gabe Schoonderwoerd , 2013 RYE
11:00MC welcomes back conference attendees
Ian Riseley
Past Rotary International President (2017-18), Rotary Foundation Trustee
- Environment, our new Area of Focus
Rotary Santo
- club activities
Jackie Hinchcliffe
- Give Every Child A Future
Centenary Project - Cure Kids, Rotary Birkenhead
Dr Malvindar Singh-Bains
- Brain Health Sustainability
District 9970 Governor Mark Yaxley
- Conference review
Governor Elaine
- Conference Thanks
12:30MC closes conference