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The dozen or so Rotarians had a fantastic night at the glitzy Tauranga Gala Dinner on Friday night. The Charity Auction made $73,892 gross from 18 items!
The RYDA (Rotary Youth Driving Awareness) program was first introduced to the Bay of Plenty in 2019 - but what does this program cover?
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From SunLive 25 March 2019 - Preparing the next generation of drivers.
 
Tauranga students took part in an interactive learning experience with Road Safety Education on Monday.

Tauranga students attended the second Rotary Youth Driver Awareness (RYDA) programme on Monday, organised by Road Safety Education.

Year 12 students were taken through a series of workshops involving road safety, as 16 and 17 year olds approach the age to drive.

Road Safety Education Programme Manager Maria Lovelock says it is important for the next generation of drivers to be aware of hazards on the road.

I’ve been in New Zealand for just over two months now, and I’ll just tell you about the coolest stuff I’ve done so far.
 
Vanessa took me down to Rotorua, Whakarewarewatangaoteopetauaawahiao, (yes, really) one of the first weekend with her. I witnessed a beautiful Maori dance and singing concert, which I didn’t photograph cause I was too blown away in the moment to acknowledge my phone sitting in my pocket. They also had mini live kiwi birds, which you could see in the dark. The geysers were very impressive, and as the sun was setting the smoke turned a very pretty yellow/orange colour.
The autumn is so lovely although it’s really dry here and we haven’t had rain for maybe over a month. I changed to my last host family a few weeks ago and they are so lovely, I have two host siblings my age and we have 3 dogs. We live in the country side so I’m seeing a lot of cows lately (smelling them too). I have met all the new exchange students and it’s so strange being an oldie, I’m the only oldie and the only one speaking much German so sometimes it’s like I’m the mother of 17 teenage children. I go back to school for another year when I come home, I really want to finish NCEA. I have attached some photos below from me with the new exchange students.
 
About Our Club
Tauranga Te Papa

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Thursdays at 12:00 PM
Daniels in the Park
53 Eleventh Ave
Tauranga, Bay of Plenty -
New Zealand
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Nigel Tutt
Aug 05, 2021
Priority One Tauranga
Craig Nees
Aug 12, 2021
BOP Youth Development Trust
Scott Hamilton
Aug 19, 2021
CEO Quayside Holdings
Christina Finlayson
Aug 26, 2021
Innovations PM Ballance Agri-Nutrients
Karina Tabak
Sep 02, 2021
Port of Tauranga Traffic Controller
Diana Bomford
Sep 09, 2021
Active Nutrition
Club Forum
Sep 16, 2021
Outside Visit 10.30am Classic Flyers
Sep 23, 2021
Tour and Update
Tony Snow
Sep 30, 2021
Stratus Blue IT Support
Ross Pinkham
Oct 07, 2021
District Governor 9930
Jennifer Biggies
Oct 14, 2021
CEO Hieala Vanilla
Next Meeting Duties
05 Aug 2021
Greeter, Steward, Grace and Parting thought
Clark, James
 
Cashier
Cowper, Jerry
 
Assistant Cashier
Douglas, John
 
Speaker Host Introduction & Thanks
Carr, Mike
 
Raffle Donor
Dangerfield, Nick
 
12th Aug 2021
Greeter, Steward, Grace & Parting Thought
Hitchcock, Alan
 
Cashier
Fraser, Mike
 
Assistant Cashier
Holmes, Lyall
 
Speaker Host Introduction & Thanks
Jacobson, Grant
 
Raffle Donor
Hoppe, Uli
 
19th Aug 2021
Greeter, Steward, Grace & Parting Thought
Ward, Barry
 
Cashier
McIntyre, Jock
 
Assistant Cashier
Mark, Roger
 
Speaker Host Introduction & Thanks
Love, David
 
Raffle Donor
Miller, Roger
 
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