RotaPacific
 
Study Tour to Auckland
 
Students and young people 20-28 years from the Islands
 
Date: June to July 2019
Venue:  Home hosted in Auckland
 
What is Rota Pacific?
 
A Rotary International District 9920 educational program which brings a group of young people from the Pacific Island nations of the District to Auckland for two weeks of vocational and leadership training.
 
Objectives:
 
1.  To encourage the young people of the Pacific Islands to develop leadership qualities and to accept the responsibilities of good citizenship
2.    To develop understanding between the countries of the South Pacific by allowing young people to meet and live together in a spirit of friendship.
3.    To build confidence and maturity
4.    To participate in RYLA
 
Applications:
 
Applications are made on the forms which will be available to Rotary Clubs inFiji, Western and American Samoa, Tonga, the Cook Islands and Tahiti. The age range is 20-28 and all young people within that age group are eligible including relatives of Rotarians.
 
These forms and letters will also have the final application and acceptance dates
 
Costs
 
This program totally relies on financial support from clubs across the district.
 
Sponsoring Island Clubs must meet costs of return airfares visas and passports for each participant sponsored by their club.
 
District 9920 will raise the funds from the Auckland based Rotary Clubs to meet additional costs of the first week and attendance at RYLA
 
Contacts 2019-2020:
 
Co-chairs:
Stewart Littlejohn
Phone: 021572565
Rotary Club: Half Moon Bay
 
Peter Wilcock
Phone: 0272851763
Rotary Club: Papakura