Tuesday 22 March 2022
5 April 2022
Club Gear and Attendance
Johnston, Stephen
Speaker Hosp/Intro & Vote of Thanks
Low, David
Thought & Wine of the Week
Barsby, Ann
What's Up
Campbell, John
19 April 2022
Club Gear and Attendance
Keniya, Mikhail
Speaker Hosp/Intro & Vote of Thanks
McLean, Grant
Thought & Wine of the Week
Campbell, John
What's Up
Chapman, Pip
26 April 2022
Club Gear and Attendance
Low, David
Speaker Hosp/Intro & Vote of Thanks
Muir, Ashley
Thought & Wine of the Week
Chapman, Pip
What's Up
Duncan, Steve
Meals On Wheels
If you are changing your date please advise John Block, who will advise Age Concern.
Monday 4 April 
David Polson
Thursday 7 April 
Russell McDougall
Friday 8 April 
Lloyd Reddington 
Monday 11 April 
Keith Rosecki- Pollard
Thursday 14 April 
Chris Rowe 
Thursday 21 April 
Pete Smith 
Friday 22 April 
Annette Tiffen 
Monday 25 April 
Greg Verhoef 
Thursday 28 April 
Les Wilson 
Friday 29 April 
Suzanne Arthur 
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Ann Barsby
April 13
Ashley Stevenson
April 15
Grant McLean
April 19
Join Date
Jill Walker
April 6, 2021
1 year
Last week
 23 Members
This Week-Tuesday 22 March at Cobb and Co.
 A meal before a visit to the Sports Hall of Fame. No business, heads and tails etc. Tour at 6.45 with comments by Ron Palenski. Cost $5 
Tuesday 29 March 
Club Meeting 
Tuesday April 9 
Tracey Pleasants,  Marketing Manager for the Foleys Group of Companies 
Rotary Speech Contest 
We have one participant from Columba so far so will need to organise a contest sometime this month.
Last weeks Speaker 
Assoc Professor Dr Ben Wheeler, an endocrinologist, spoke on his research work with young type 1 Diabetes sufferers. Type 1 patients, normally young people do not generate insulin which is needed to control blood sugar levels.  Insulin  needs to be injected and then the blood sugar levels need to be monitored to ensure that patients do not have either high or low sugar levels, both of which cause problems. In the past it might require figure pricking to assess the blood sugar levels up to 6-8 times a day. Young people have difficulty with this strict regime. 
Ben has been working with automatic insulin delivery with insulin pumps attached to the body with monitoring provided with smart watch technology. Generally this works but does create some issues for the patient. It is not cheap.  
President Elect
Pres Phil says it is just about sorted and will be announced shortly.
Wasp Eradication Project.
Les says the project was completed last Sunday successfully 
Firewood Project 
Weather permitting it will be on this Saturday from about 9.30am.
Take the turn into Gladstone Road at the Z service station by the railway line then head south.125 Gladstone Road entrance is at the white pickets with the Liberton Sign. Left at the first fork and then right at the 125 Chapman sign. Drive past the house and park around the side. Then walk past the white outside table and down to the trees.
What's Up 
John Block with regards to Meals on Wheels mentioned that coming statutory holidays would not require deliveries.  When delivering to 75 Albert Street just knock and leave the meal on the doorstep. 
Personally he said his golf is getting worse and is musing about paying $1,000 for a Ping driver. Wife Eileen is coming up for a hip replacement. A sister in South Africa is enjoying living in a retirement village set up by Rotary He met up with past member, Lindsay Hall who passes on his regards.  
Son George is a crime journalist with Stuff and he was down in Wellington for the Occupation. The journalists, some police and some protesters all shared the same hotel.  Four days before the the evacuation everyone was aware there would be some action shortly as police preparations became obvious. On the day the police left the hotel at 3am the journalists at 4am and the protesters at 5am!
Thoughts of the Week from David Goodchild ( not delivered, until now)
"The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings. The inherent vice of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries " Churchill
"Bankruptcy is scary the first time you do it.  But once you have done it 5 or 6 times its the easiest most beautiful thing in the world " Trump
Meals on Wheels Changes to Roster
Age Concern has advised that to avoid any confusion, if you are changing,  please advise John Block 
who will advise them. 
021 02317931 or 
Please remember to swap if you are unable to make the meeting. 
Thought of the Weeker brings the wine for Heads and Tails
Rotary Club of Dunedin Harbour , University Staff Club, Dunedin,    
5.30 for 6.00pm. Tuesday .
Apologies to Markhams Clarke Craw by noon on prior Monday
Phone 477-0032