|This page contains information about our 2013 district
convention, held on the 6th and
7th of September, 2013 in Hamilton,
New Zealand. The convention was hosted by the Kiwanis Club of
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Hamilton and the Waikato region :
The Waikato encompasses
some of the best agricultural land in New Zealand. The area is a major producer of
milk, meat, race horses and winning rugby teams.
About the Venue and Accommodation :
The convention was held at the Skycity Casino in
Hamilton. Accomodation was available at various venues in or near downtown
All workshops, meetings and social events (except as indicated otherwise) were
held in the Sky City Conference Centre.
Convention Program Highlights :
|Day 1 - Friday, 6 September,
District Foundation Trust meeting|
||2012/2013 district trustees meeting|
||Welcome and opening ceremony.|
||Business session 1.|
||Workshop - "I Love my Club" -
led by Governor-elect Graham Chick.|
||Function held at the
Waikato Diocesan School in Hamilton.|
||Theme - "Down on the Farm" - participants dressed for the
occasion and there was a country and western band and line
Day 2 - Saturday, 7 September, 2013|
||Business session 2.
||Keynote speaker. Dr. Assil
Russell DDS, will gave an inspiring presentation on her work caring for the
children of Iraq.|
||Eliminate workshop - led by Past
Governor Bob Reay.|
||Business session 3.|
||Election of officers. Laetitia Calvez was elected as
governor-elect and Duncan Gray as Foundation trustee.|
||Workshop - New Ways to Grow - led by
Faye Blank and Dean Tohill.|
||Gala, with presentation of
Griffen and Zeller awards and a fabulous two-piece band (Sparx).
|Post-convention - Sunday,
8 September, 2013|
||2013/2014 district trustees
Partners Program :
The partners program was held on Saturday, 7 September, 2013
for registered partners program participants. The program included a Hamilton
Gardens tour, galleries and antiques in Cambridge and wine tasting at Mystery
Club Display competition :
A new feature for this convention was a club static display competition
to share clubs' project ideas with other clubs.
Registration Fees :
The Kiwanis Club of Westside Hamilton did an excellent job of
providing the convention participants with an entertaining and fun experience.
The full registration fee for all Kiwanis members and partners
This included convention sessions, evening meals and functions on the Friday and the
Saturday and the partners program for partners.
Partial registrations were available for evening functions, business sessions
only and the partners program.
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(David Fentress) on 23 October, 2013.
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