Speaker Date Topic
Peter Lester (in person) & Sam Lucas (via Zoom) Nov 05, 2020 6:00 PM
Updates on The America's Cup and ONJA Madagascar

Popular Sailing comentator Pete Lester will give us an update on what's happening with next year's America's Cup regatta.

Hoping technology will allow Sam to Zoom in and give us an update direct from Madagascar on phase two of ONJA.

Stacey Ayre Nov 12, 2020 7:00 AM
Operations Manager for St John Clinical Communications Centre

Stacey leads a team of Duty Centre Managers and Call Handler Team Leaders in the safe management and coordination of emergency calls. She is accountable for the delivery of high performance, high quality service in her role with St John New Zealand, based at Mt Wellington.

Stacey is the partner of member Chris Herlihy.


Club AGM followed by Tania Thomas Nov 19, 2020 7:00 AM
CEO Te Roopu Taurima

Tania is the Mana Whakahaere (CEO) of Te Roopu Taurima and is also the Immediate Past President of Rotary Club of Otahuhu and current D9920 Committee Chair for Rotary Clubs.

Tania has been invited to speak to us about her current work for Te Roopua Taurima; and to share ways our Club could seek to engage with Pasifika and Maori in our local community. 

What is Te Roopu Taurima:  We are a kaupapa Maori service that supports people of all ethnicities with intellectual impairments arounds New Zealand. We provide residential and vocational support to clients, known as tangata, as well as out of family respite care, caregiver support, high and complex needs support, and choices in community living.


Dennis Millard followed by Club Committee Meetings Nov 26, 2020 7:00 AM
Trees for Survival

Dennis has been with Trees for Survival as their National Manager for 6mths now, and had a presentation Ito share about Trees for Survival and the work they are doing. Dennis is a members of Rotary Club of Auckland East and is Past Assistant Governor. 

Holly Sutich Dec 03, 2020 6:00 PM
Phoric Co-Founder & Co-CEO

Phoric is the brainchild of Bradley Hagan and Holly Sutich. The duo first-hand, witnessed thousands of University students consuming countless, artificial energy drinks to keep up, but feeling guilty for it. So, they made it their mission to create a natural, clean alternative. The pair were the Overall Supreme Winner and Winner of the Social Enterprise category at the AUT X-Challenge, landing a $35,000 investment to develop their idea. Phoric will donate five cents from every bottle sold to mental health and their ambition is to increase that to twenty cents over four years.

Promoted as a natural energy drink for the new generation, Phoric is now widley available in many supermarkets and convenience stores.

Holly will talk about her journey since leaving school, going to university and starting Phoric.



Club Christmas Breakfast Dec 10, 2020 7:00 AM
$10 Secret Santa

This is the final meeting for the year.  Members are cordially invited to bring along a Secret Santa Gift ($10 value).