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Inside RDU in FEBRUARY | THE SMITHS: Four-year Smith run for NZ Club | MOVE OVER OPRAH! Rotary to break Sydney Harbour Bridge Record | 10 TIPS: For Membership Development  | 90 YEARS OF ROTARY: In South Australia  | GLOBAL OUTLOOK: Rotarian's Guide to Ending Polio

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Meet the Smiths:
same name, same club, four presidents in four years

The Rotary Club of Albany, located on the North Shore of Auckland, NZ, has experienced something special. All of the Presidents for the past four years has been a Smith! Read more >

New fridge launches mass vaccination campaign in Vanuatu

On October 8, 2013 Rotary Club of Santo, Vanuatu, representative AG Rufina Pineda and Joseph Mape from Rural Health Department witnessed the start of a mass vaccination campaign at Stone Hill in the interior of the island of Espiritu Santo. Read Story  >

ROMAC needs help from every Rotarian during 25th year

For the first time Rotary Oceania Medical Aid for Children is launching a special appeal to help generate funds quickly to take advantage of great offers from Australian and New Zealand Hospitals to help save more children's lives. ROMAC Chairman, PDG, Brendan Porter writes a letter to all Rotarians seeking your invaluable support in the coming months. Read Letter >


Cromwell Primary School brings polio eradication 'this much' closer

Cromwell Primary School in Central Otago, NZ, recently organised a Polio Awareness Day to raise funds for Rotary’s worldwide campaign to eradicate the disease. Read Story >

Get interactive using the NEW RDU APP

Welcome to the New Year! To kick-start 2014 we've soft launched the new Rotary Down Under app in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store. RDU content is now interactive and you can share stories online and keep RDU on your device at all times. We'll even automatically update each issue for you! Read step-by-step instructions or sign-on here.

ANZAC Centenary Cruise
Stand in the Gallipoli dawn and mark 100 years

Embark the elegant Azamara Journey for a voyage of discovery. Boarding in Athens and cruising to Istanbul, the Epic Cruise follows a 10 day itinerary of archaeological wonders, cultural encounters and battlefield pilgrimage.

The only Anzac Centenary travel endorsed by Australian Geographic, new bookings attract a deposit refund guarantee*.

Priced from $6,990. BOOK NOW or phone 1300 766 595 to learn more.

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New kindergarten builds hope for Dili's future

When 37 Northern Region RAWCS clubs adopted an earlier RAWCS project in Timor Leste, they created a $90,000 educational gift of inestimable value.
Read story >

Discover Alaska Aboard
Silver Shadow

Rotarian Exclusive Tour - Depart Australia 26 August 2014

Visit a remote land where caribou outnumber people and where glaciers and raging rivers rival towering mountains for sheer spectacle. Be taken to places untouched by time but touched by the glories of Mother Nature.

Fly/Cruise Holiday fares from $7,599pp* twin share ex Sydney/Melbourne/Brisbane

* Conditions apply Visit > Ultimate Cruising

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RDU Magazine New Digital Edition

Follow the link to access the full NEW online February issue of Rotary Down Under RDU Online Magazine.  Download the RDU APP from GooglePlay or iTunes to keep each issue up-to-date on your device (Go to step-by-step instructions).

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Life and Leisure Magazine

Celtic Thunder | Dietary Fibre Does More Than You Think | Grape Expectations| Book Club Read Life and Leisure online magazine >

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Traveller Magazine

Maili - Start of Darkness | The Alluring Streets of Lisbon | Win a Weekend at Sandy Bay Read Traveller online magazine here >

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Ron Burton

Celebrate our successes in Sydney

It was 109 years ago this month that Paul Harris and three of his friends founded the first Rotary Club. His goal was simple: to create an oasis of friendship amid a city of strangers, with those who shared his values. Read President's message >

Rotarians raise your flags and climb for a cause - End Polio Now

Book early to secure your place in this world-record breaking event. For every Rotarian who books a climb as part of 'Climb for a Cause - End Polio Now', BridgeClimb will donate 50% of sales back to End Polio Now. Book online >

Position Vacant: Rotary Coordinator

Interplast are looking for an energetic person to work in Melbourne to build links with Rotary clubs and districts across Australia and New Zealand. View Job Advertisement here >

Your guide to what's happening near you

What's what and what's hot throughout Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands this February - April. Download Events >

Global Outlook

A Rotarian's Guide to The Race to End Polio: What does it mean to "end polio"? Zero reported cases around the globe is the goal, but that's not all it will take to ensure that the world remains polio-free forever. Read Global Outlook >

Download Top 10 Membership Development Publications

Are you looking to re-invigorate your membership recruitment and need some fresh ideas? We've compiled our Top 10 list of Publications for Membership Development for you to access and download from here.
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