Speaker Date Topic
All members Feb 02, 2023 7:00 AM
Club members Holiday Highlights

Please send a couple of holiday snapshots that you can talk about to members as we reconnect after the holiday break. 

Peter Lester Feb 09, 2023 6:00 PM
An update on the America's Cup and all things about sailing

Peter Lester,  is a familiar voice on television and radio, and at our Rotary meetings on the America's Cup and all things related to sailing. His views are widely respected in the competitive sailing world and by the public alike. He is also a world-class sailor who has won the New Zealand Yachtsman of the Year award, in both 1977 and 1987, and competed in three America’s Cup campaigns. 

He will provide us with an update on what is happening with the America's Cup and other sailing events. 
Visit to the Mens Shed Feb 16, 2023 7:00 AM
Projects and activities that the Men's shed are involved with

Rotary Club of St Johns has been invited for a Vocational Visit at te Auckland East Men's shed to have a look around and hear abvbout the interesting projects they are involved with. Breakfast will also be supplied.  

The Men's Shed is a community workshop where members share their interests and contribute to projects for the benefit of our local community.

They work to improve the health and wellbeing of members while benefitting those organizations around us, to build a better world. have contributed volunteer time towards projects for many community organizations. Including schools, business associations, churches, and local theatrical societies. 


Spencer Cooper - Superintendent Remuera Golf Club Feb 23, 2023 7:00 AM
Utilising environmentally friendly and sustainable practices to manage the Remuera Golf Club Greens

Spencer is the Superintendent of the Remuera Golf Club which is set within 72 hectares of stunning woodland park reserve you are constantly surrounded with an abundance of nature, birdlife and tranquil beauty at all times. They were the first and one of only a few courses in New Zealand to be fully Geo-Certified for our environmentally sustainable practices.

Spencer will explain how he does it and what sets Remuera GC apart from the rest

Mike Potter CEO Disability Connect Mar 02, 2023 6:00 PM
Mike will share his perspective of Disability and his involvement with our "Breaking Barriers" Day

Mike is an experienced leader with a demonstrated history of working in the Not-for-Profit Sector. Prior to a motor vehicle accident in 2008 that left him with a spinal cord impairment he was a competitive international runner and a Senior Lecturer in Marketing at AUT. Mike is a reflective thinker whose upbringing, vocation, life experience and understanding of the disability paradigms are helping him to advocate for an inclusive world for people with disabilities and their families. He is a proud husband and Dad to two teenage daughters, one of whom has a learning disability and is an advisor for The Cookie Project. He has an MCom (Hons) in Marketing and International Business from the University of Auckland.

Mike was a key resource inthe instigatipon of the Breaking Barriers disability Day which Ainie Kwok ran.

Tania Thomas DEI Chair Mar 09, 2023 7:00 AM
Diversity Equity and Inclusion