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2008 Group Study Exchange between Brazil, District 4540 and New Zealand, District 9940.

The Incoming Team leaving Brazil on 17 April and our outgoing team who leave late April
  Click here to go to the outgoing team's website

The Brazilian team arrival at Wellington Airport on Friday, 18th April 2008.  They were greeted by a large number of Rotarians
and given a Maori welcome performed by the Kapa Haka group from Mana College.
(Click on any image for a larger view)

Videos of the welcome.  The large files are only suitable for Broadband use as they are quite large, however the small files are suitable for dial-up connections (they are poorer quality though!).
If your connection is too slow to watch these live on line, then right click them and save to your hard drive and then run them from there.
     Team arriving:                          large     small
     Meeting the assembled group:    large     small
     Maori Dance 1:                         large     small
     Maori Dance 2:                         large     small
     Watching the Maori Welcome:    large     small
     Maori Welcome:                       large     small
     Photos with the Dance Group:    large     small

On April 19 a dinner was held at the Police College in Porirua to welcome the visitors.  All the outgoing New Zealand Team were present together with our DG, The Mayor of Porirua and our local MP.

Our outgoing team arriving in Brazil on 28th April

On May 15 the Team from Brazil was farewelled at the Rotary Club of Plimmerton.  The entertainment was provided by the Barbershop Quartet from Bishop Viard College.

Videos of the entertainment.  The large files are only suitable for Broadband use as they are quite large, however the small files are suitable for dial-up connections (they are poorer quality though!).
If your connection is too slow to watch these live on line, then right click them and save to your hard drive and then run them from there.
     Pokarekare Ana (song):                                           large     small
     The Brazilian Team helping with a Samoan Dance:      large     small
     Barbara Ann (song):                                               large     small

Four Wheel off-road trip on 17 May for the Brazilian Team (photos from Gareme Blick)

Luiz with Graeme Blick on a Mazda Rally on 18 May

And the departure on May 19 from Wellington Airport (photos from Graeme Blick)

 

 

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