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Changeover to 2019-2020


At a glittering evening spent in the Grand Hall at Parliament to celebrate the end of a successful year and the exciting start of a new one, outgoing President Donna Reed covered the many successes and achievements that had occurred during her year which you can read about in Mike Doig's précis here. Throughout the proceedings, an excellent presentation of Donna's year, produced by Phillip Reidy, ran on the big screen.  Highlights_2018-2019  You can see the power point presentation that accompanied her speech, ably produced by Peter Sinke, here. 2018-2019_achievements 

Following dinner, the Changeover occurred and President Euon Murrell presented outgoing President Donna with a well-deserved bouquet. After he had introduced his Board for the coming year, President Euon briefly explained the ways in which he expected his year to unfold and a few of the changes he would like to introduce. You can read some of the 'things you may not know about our new President here, as well as some of the things covered in his speech and captured by Mike Doig here.  


There were heaps of visitors, partners, guests and members of Inner Wheel - too many to mention but delightful to see.

This week's happenings

This is a special Changeover edition so a large number of 'happenings' that have occurred during the past week will move forward to next week's edition.

What's coming up in July and beyond?

On Tuesday 2 July we will have the first Planning Meetings of the year.

On Tuesday 9 July, Chris Durno will be talking to us about Z's strategy of meeting New Zealand energy and fuel needs and transition to a zero carbon world.

You can find all future events here.

Parting thought

In view of the political and very splendid venue in which we found ourselves for the Changeover celebration, Bruce Couch gave us a parting thought from Groucho Marx, 'Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies'.

Who’s on duty for the next month?

Unable to do your duty? Please find a replacement and inform Philip Mottram.
If you're a late 'no show' please tell President Donna.
Please arrive at 5.45 pm if you're on Door duty or on Introduction duty to greet the Guest Speaker and be his/her host for the evening.
Need to apologise or bring additional guests?
Advise the Receptionist at Professionals before 10.00 am on the Monday before the meeting on 233 9955 or email if you prefer.
Please provide the name (and spelling if necessary). The same applies if you're going to be late.

Weekly Update - Changeover - 25 June 2019

Guests are welcome to our Dinner Meetings. 
For apologies or additional guests, please phone or email Phillip Whearty before 10.00 am on Mondays (or before 10.00 am on Tuesdays if Monday is a statutory holiday) on 027 448 9094 or email


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