6 May 2017
Hot off the Press
This bulletin has been emailed to all 9940 Rotarians
Correction from May Bulletin
The correct link for the Facebook publicity campaign is:
Giving and Grants
Support projects close to your heart
The Rotary Foundation is grateful for its donors, whose support makes life-changing projects possible, locally and globally. Your gift to the Annual Fund brings about those impressive grants, which you read about here, to aid communities around the world. If you’ve already made your gift this year, thank you. If not, please consider doing so at before 30 June to help us reach our $300 million fundraising goal for our centennial year.
Police Vetting
Just over a year ago I was appointed as the Police Liaison Officer  for District 9940 following the untimely death of David Green.  I had recently retired from my law practice and it seemed people thought I needed something to fill in my time!
Since then I have been processing applications for police vetting and setting up a recording system which hopefully will be easier for me and subsequent liaison officers to access past vetting records. In the past twelve months there have been over 200 new vetting applications  processed.
Rotary’s work with young people and the leadership opportunities it provides are highly valued by our members and young people who benefit from our programmes and support. We want to make sure that we can continue to provide opportunities for young people who will be our future leaders.
New Zealand Business Week
 2016 was a year of change for New Zealand business week, with it  undergoing a whole review and restructure to emerge as a fresh ,updated, programme based on the good foundations that have been laid over the year ;emerged the Brave thinkers. We believe that this is the right direction for New Zealand business week to head in , given the dwindling number and the increase competition for the commitment of time and funds ( over the first week of the July school holidays ) . 
The New Rotary Year
Bulletin Editor
Adrienne Murray