9920 Future Events & Important Dates:

The following events and dates are provisional only due to interruptions to the programme due to Covid-19

  2020

 

? Nov - ?  Dec 2020: South Island Trip

? December 2020: Outbound Pre Departure Debrief: 9:00 am sharp to 2:00 pm,  
(Bucklands Beach Yacht Club)

  ?  December 2020: Auckland Day (7:50 sharp - 8:00pm)

2021

2020 Outbound Return:

Depart London ? January,   Arrive ? January  2021 Flight: NZ?  ? :?? am

2021 Outbound Departure:    
Northern Hemisphere: Depart  ? January NZ? ? pm                                        
3 Nights LAX                             |
Arrive Europe  ? January   

South America: Depart ? January                              
3 Nights ?
Arrive ? January

 ? January   Farm Stay (Plus water sports)

? February 2021: 2020 Outbound Debrief Meeting
? Bucklands Beach Yacht Club

? February 2021:  Tongariro Crossing 

2021 Information Evenings:

? March 7:30 p.m. Auckland South                 Papakura RSA, 40 Elliot Street,  Papakura
? March  7:30 p.m. Auckland East                  TeTuhi Arts Centre, 13 Reeves Road,  Pakuranga
? March  7:30 p.m. Auckland Central              Jubilee Hall, 545 Parnell Road, Parnell
 

May 2021: Challenge Camp 

D9920 Conference, 

 Selection Weekend at Kokako Lodge TBC (from 4:30 pm) 

Youth Exchange Farewell  (7:30 pm Pakuranga Sailing Club) TBC

Inbound Orientation 

August 2021: Marae Weekend & Inbound Orientation (Commencing 1:00 pm sharp) 

    

 


 

Directions:

Willow Park

Te Tahawai Marae

Pakuranga Sailing Club.

Kokako lodge


Recent Events:

2020 Student Farewell

District 9920 said farewell to this year’s exchange students with an evening where the students each spoke of the value and learnings from their year on exchange in New Zealand. Touching accounts were given with many wise words from each student telling us that it is not what you do that is important; it is who you do it with, and telling of the personal growth and development that they had each realised thanks to the exchange experience and the support of their host families and Rotary clubs.

In thanks for the value of the programme and to make their own contribution to Rotary, the students worked during their year, to raise money to support the Emergency Response Kit (ERK) programme with a combined donation in excess of $6000

Events 2020 Farewell v2

Marae Weekend 2019

Our annual Marae weekend was held at Te Tahawai Marae. The Inbound and Outbound students were treated to a Maori cultural experience commencing with a Powhiri and then various cultural activities which included Waiata's and a Haka. Outbound parents and inbound counsellors and host families  joined the students on the Sunday for a welcome on to the marae and the chance for the students to perform some of their new found Maori cultural items. The weekend then concluded with a briefing on travel and insurance matters for outbound students.

EVENTS 2019 Marae

2018 Inbound Student Orientation

Welcome to our 2018 Inbound students. Our recently arrived inbound students gathered for the first time to meet each other at an orientation meeting to outline the districts exchange programme. It was a good opportunity to get to know each other and  to meet some of our committee members and RoEVENTS 2019 In Orientationtex.  

 

D9920 Rotary Conference 2019

D9920 Conference was held in Napier and our students participated presenting a focus piece for RYE. In addition to this the students attended mixed and mingled with attending Rotarians and attended the conference gala dinner

conference 20192019 Challenge Camp

Our Inbound Students were part of the team that assisted with this year’s Challenge Camp. This is a 5 day residential program for physically challenged youth. The week offers many social and educational activities with activities such as climbing and beach activities combined with motivational speakers and social events. The week was one of the highlights of the exchange year for the participating students.

challenge 2019

2018 Rebound Students

Our 2018 Outbound students arrived back from their exchange in January and caught up with each other for the exchange Debrief meeting. There was much conversation and many stories to be told. The common theme was that it was a great year away with so many new experiences and many friends made from all around the world.

2018 Events debrief

2018 Farm Weekend 

A fun weekend experiencing aspects of NZ farming life including a 4 a.m. start for milking and the chance to meet and shear the sheep, feed the lambs,  and make friends with the resident goat. A for a break also time to explore the coast line and take in the cave and be treated to the sight of a seal. A very enjoyable and memorable experience.. 

 Events 2018 Farm

Auckland Day 2018

Auckland day introduces our inbound and outbound students to many of the civic functions of Auckland city - a visit to the central fire station and police headquarters, followed by the Great Auckland Day Challenge. These interesting visits familiarise our students with their city and also engender an awareness of the support services that operate.

ak day 2019

South Island Trip 2018

D9920 inbound students joined with students from Rotary District 9930 for the annual South Island Trip which is part of the Inbound Student program

A contingent of students enjoyed the adventure which over 21 days took them around the South Island from Abel Tasman Park, to Queenstown and Christchurch. There were many exciting activities included Kayaking, Bungy Jumping, and LOTS of fun.

si 2019

 

2018 Selection Weekend

Selection Weekend was held at Willow Park. The applicants for 2019 exchanges were joined by the Inbound Students and returned exchange students (ROTEX). It was another excellent opportunity for young people from New Zealand and overseas to meet and discover the many things that they have in common. The exchange applicants were briefed on the Youth Exchange Program and provided with information and tips essential for a successful exchange.

2018 Events Selection

 

D9920 Rotary Conference 2018 - Fiji

D9920 Conference was held in Fiji and our students participated presenting a focus piece for RYE.

In addition to this the students attended the Rotaract conference and also enjoyed some sight seeing and their time there concluded with a cyclone delaying their departure causing them to say another day or two.

Events 2018 Fiji

2018 Boating Day

A combined D9910 and D9920 boating day was held providing the opportunity to cruise the Auckland inner and outer harbour and enjoy activities on the water and some of the harbours beautiful islands.
Events 2018 Boating

2018 Outbound Students

District 9920 Students joined those from the rest of New Zealand as they all depart for their 12 month exchange. One group are destined for South America and have a 3 day stopover in Buneos Aires, Argentina. The second group are destined for North America and Europe and enjoy a 3 day stopover in Los Angeles. Then for all it is on to their host country to meet their first host family and commence their exciting Rotary exchange.

Events 2018 depart