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The Newsletters  (Click on any blue text below for more info)

Date Guest Speaker Newsletter Photos Comments
Mar 2018 Matu Booth, Manager at Ngā Manu Nature Reserve pdf Photos AGM.  New members: Christine Blick, Jenny & Ross Garner
Feb 2018 Lisa Webber -  Holiday in India pdf Photos Forgotten World Trip Report      More photos
Dec-Jan 18 Christmas Lunch Meeting pdf Photos
Nov 2017 Brigadier (Retired) Roger Mortlock - “The Gallipoli Story - Behind the Legend”
(click here to view presentation)
pdf Photos Club Speaker – Jacqui Campbell
Oct 2017 John Goddard - “Organised Crime and Gangs” pdf Photos Club speaker - Don Quirk "Ship’s Boy aboard the MV Nikau"
Sep 2017 Ian Johnstone “That Joker on the Telly” pdf Photos Wendy Betteridge - member's profile.
Aug 2017 Dr Deborah Stevens - Bioethics Education pdf Photos Anthea Levy described Life in Manapouri in the 60s
July 2017 Wendy Betteridge - The De-Merits of Driving pdf Photos Derek McDonald presented us with a summary of his career in aviation
June 2017 His Excellency Mr Mario Alzugaray Rodriguez, Ambassador of Cuba pdf Photos Derek Oldershaw - member's profile.  New members: Jan Fleming, Shannon Pakura
May 2017 Mary Fisher MNZM, New Zealand para swimmer pdf Photos Peter Cox - member's profile (Outward Bound).  New members: Lorraine Cummings, Bill Gilbert
Apr 2017 Craig Nicholson - History of Transmission Gully pdf Photos Lew Jillings - member's profile.  New members: Jacqui Campbell, Dianne Roberts, Wendy Betteridge.
Mar 2017 Johnny Douglas - "The Changing Face of 50 Plus Years of Radio in New Zealand" pdf Photos AGM
Feb 2017 Maureen Zaya - Senior Adviser, Refugee and Migrant Enablement Support pdf Photos Peter Rushworth - member's profile
Dec-Jan 17 Christmas Lunch meeting pdf Photos
Nov 2016 Denise Carnihan - Pilgrimage to Africa pdf Photos

Our Club's 5th Birthday celebration.  Allan Nicholls spoke to us of the origins of our club

Oct 2016 Dr Lew Jillings -  “Globalisation: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly" pdf Photos Brian Greaves - member's profile.
Sep 2016 John McBeth - Sports' Commentator pdf Photos Barry Hay-Chapman - member's profile.
Aug 2016 Dale Williams - working with youth in Porirua pdf Photos Carolyn Amos - member's profile. New members; Peter and Shona Rushworth
Jul 2016 Sir Anand Satyanand - The Relevance of the Commonwealth to New Zealand pdf Photos Chris Garrett - member's profile.
Jun 2016 Dame Beverley Wakem  - the role of Chief Ombudsman pdf Photos Lindsay McIsaac - member's profile.  New members; Kathy Wall, Barry and Ann Hay-Chapman
May 2016 Linda Hansen - An Unexpected hero pdf Photos Diana Kelly - member's profile.  New member; Brian Greaves
Apr 2016 David Dell - NZ Songs and their composers

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Photos

Roy Bowman - member's profile.  New member: Jenny Williamson
Mar 2016 Professor Swee Tan - A New Way of Looking at Cancer

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Photos

AGM
Feb 2016 Ken Douglas - "Challenges Facing the Future - Citizens’ Rights and Responsibilities" pdf Photos Bruce Menzies - member's profile. 
Dec-Jan 16 Christmas Lunch meeting pdf Photos
Nov 2015 Craig Utting and Liz Sneyd - The Virtuoso Strings Charitable Trust pdf Photos Clive Solomon - member's profile
Oct 2015 Sir Bruce Ferguson - Return of the Unknown Warrier
(click here to view presentation)
pdf Photos Dale Williamson - member's profile.  New member; Sheryl Levy
Sep 2015 Dr Lew Jillings - "Globalisation – Inequality, Social, Religious, Cultural, and Population Implications " pdf Photos John Bathurst - member's profile. New members; Lew Jillings and John Sigsworth
Aug 2015 Pat Martin "Two years in Timor-Leste" pdf Photos Gwyn Akeroyd - member's profile. New members; Derek and Lou Oldershaw.
July 2015 Dale Williamson - NZ Coast Watchers in WWII 
(View Slideshow here)
pdf Photos Peter Lillico - member's profile
Jun 2015 Jason Pine - Newstalk ZB Sports Broadcaster pdf Photos Angus Langbein - Gallipoli. New member: Barbara Stephens
May 2015 Deborah Battell - Banking Ombudsman pdf Photos Jim Dearsly - member's profile
Apr 2015 Nick Leggett- Vision for Porirua 2015-2025
(click here to view Nick's presentation)
pdf Photos Anne Miller - member's profile
Mar 2015 Kim Workman  "Rethinking Crime and Punishment" pdf Photos New members; Dale Williamson, Dorothy Crook, Cyril and Pauline Butler, and Jim Dearsly
Feb 2015 Michelle Robinson, Partners Porirua "Developing Youth for the Working World" pdf Photos Shona Bowman - member's profile
Nov 2014 Dr Robbie Cheyne - Chiropractic, the Key to Good Health pdf Photos Jill Merrick - member's profile.  New members - Aileen Craig, Margaret Alexander, and Jenny and Brian Turner
Oct 2014 Beverley Cathcart, "Mrs Parliament Protocol" pdf Photos Carole Penty - member's profile
Sep 2014 Terence O'Brien,  International Affairs pdf Photos Mike Allen - member's profile
Aug 2014 Frank Torley - Country Calendar pdf Photos Julia Spinks - member's profile
Jul 2014 Duane Kale, paralympian pdf Photos John Antliff - member's profile
Jun 2014 Hon Winnie Laban - Her life pdf Photos

Anthea Levy - member profile.  New member - Shona Bowman

May 2014 Judge John Walker & then Carol Lillico from St John - Defibrillators pdf Photos New member: Aureen Coshan
Apr 2014 Alan Dodson, local historian pdf Photos Don Quirk - member's profile.  New members: Joe Perera, Warren Thom, Carole Penty
Mar 2014 Bill Bevan - The background of The Treaty of Waitangi pdf Photos Colin Edwards - member's profile.  New members: Sandra Lockwood & John Bathurst.
Feb 2014 Stephanie Drew  -  How to record your life history pdf Photos Fae Johnson - member's profile. 
New members: Jill and Bob Merrick, Rae Denize, and Dinia and Mike Allen.
Dec 2013 Christmas Lunch meeting pdf Photos
Nov 2013 Sue Chetwin, Chief Executive, Consumer New Zealand pdf Gaye McGill  - member's profile.  New member - Anne Bennison
Oct 2013 Graham Kelly - My Life with Music pdf Beryl McGovern - member's profile.
Sept 2013 John Granville, Commander RNZN (Rtd) - Things Nautical pdf Graham Millar - member's profile.
Aug 2013 Wilbur Dovey - International Whaling Commission pdf George Bright - member's profile.   New member - Diana Kelly
July 2013 Dr David Lowe - Climate Change pdf Photos Bev Marsden - member's profile.   New members - Alan and Jean Bulleyment
June 2013 Christine Stanley - Chair of the Pauatahanui Inlet Community Trust pdf Photos Angus Langbein - member's profile.  New member - Sue Jenkins
May 2013 NZ Police Superintendent John Price pdf   New members - Beryl and George Bright.
Apr 2013 Kris Kirk-Burnnand, National President of the Life Education Trust pdf   Dave Kerse - member's profile.. New members - Don & Margaret Quirk, Julia Spinks, Glenys Greaves, Bruce & Jeanette Menzies, Peter Chisholm, Anthea Levy.
Mar 2013 Taku Parai - Ngati Toa pdf   Val England - member's profile
Feb 2013 Margaret Faulkner pdf   Bill Moller - member's profile 
Dec 2012 pdf
Nov 2012 Mohammad Ali Amiri, a refugee from the Tampa pdf Ian Webster & Bevan Tong - member's profiles.  New Member - Margaret Baird.
Oct 2012 Emma Whiteside - Industrial Designer pdf Val Hellberg & Sue Gore - member's profiles.  New members - Graham & Anne Miller.
Sep 2012 David Pimblott - North South GIS Group pdf Jean Davidson, Basil Dome & Margaret Brown - member's profiles
Aug 2012 Robin Gunston - Real Release for Captives. pdf Pauline Robb, Jill McDonald & Derek McDonald - member's profiles.  New members - Chris Garrett, Marion Allard
July 2012 Trevor Farmer - Wellington Regional Emergency Management Office pdf Charlie Stobert & Alan Barkus - member's profiles.  New Member - John Antliff.
June 2012 Don Campbell, CEO for Whitireia Polytechnic pdf June Campbell-Tong & Julie McLagan - member's profiles.
May 2012 Elizabeth Coluzzi - Mana Recovery pdf Sue Couch, Annette Craig & Bruce Carson - member's profiles
Apr 2012 Nick Leggett - Mayor of Porirua pdf Peter Cox, Diana Paris & Graham Craig - member's profiles
Mar 2012 Holly Thompson, Porirua Chamber of Commerce -  "Small Footprint – Big Impact" pdf
Feb 2012 Glenys Knight - ESR pdf
Jan 2012 pdf
21 Nov 2011 pdf
2 Nov 2011 pdf

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