District9940 Conference 2023
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Conference 2023 Programme

Friday 17 March:

Enjoy some local activities - find out more here
Registration from noon
6 – 8pm St Patrick’s Day cocktail function. Wear something green for a free first drink! Canapes and live entertainment, opportunity to see the car museum free.

Saturday 18 March:

Exciting programme of Rotary and external speakers, including:
  • Air Commodore Digby Webb: New Zealand’s response to the Ukraine War
  • Past CEO of WWF New Zealand Liv Philpott-Esterhazy: Focus on biodiversity
  • Global phenomenon Mary Haddock-Staniland: Diversity and Inclusion
  • Updates on Tongan Orthopaedic Surgical project, Roteract ‘Give Every Child A Future’ and LifeFlight Trust.
Evening: ‘Imagine’ formal gala dinner, then dance the night away to 2 live bands.

Sunday 19 March:

Starting at 10am, a family fun day, open to all, with entertainment, food trucks, kids’ activities, local Rotary clubs stalls and an introduction to mindfulness with the renowned Lance Burdett.
Proceeds of koha entry to LifeFlight Trust.