As the Rotary Public Image Coordinators for New Zealand, the South Pacific Islands and Australia, we are keen to communicate regularly using this Blog. It will contain the latest Public Image news. We need to enhance our Public Image. It is our task to facilitate this and one method is using the Blog. We will be updating it on a regular basis. Do check it out and add the link to your Club web site and Bulletin. [PDG Leanne Jaggs (Zone 7b) & Wendy Gabroit (Zone 8)]
Sunday, April 8, 2012
Fijian Flood subsides and Rotary is there!!
Some Easter reading.
Continue to encourage your clubs, Rotarians
and the public to donate both to our general appeal or for
replacement ERK’s. Anticipate we will be putting together 800 in the
coming weeks. We are putting together a submission to MFAT for a grant for
second response in consultation with Rotary Fiji. AUSAID have also
provided a grant of A$40,000 to Rotary Fiji.
An update from New Zealand Government's Foreign Affairs and Trade Department:
Grateful Fijians receive an Emergency Response Kit
package of New Zealand support (NZ$500,000 or FJ$750,000) has been gratefully
received by Fiji authorities. The package consists of (a) NZ$310,000 to the
Fiji Red Cross to include the replenishment of its supplies; (b) up to NZ$117,000 to replenish
200 Rotary New Zealand emergency kits that are pre-positioned in Fiji and are currently
being distributed to severely affected communities; and (c) New Zealand relief