Welcome to the Rotary Club of Bishopdale Burnside 

Celebrating 50 Years of Service 2024

Join us in embarking on an inspiring and fulfilling journey as a Rotarian, where we strive to make a lasting positive impact on our beloved community.

With nearly half a century of dedicated support for Bishopdale Burnside and Greater Christchurch, our club is passionately committed to meaningful projects and highly successful fundraising events, driven by our collective desire to uplift and empower those around us.

We eagerly embrace inquiries from those curious about Rotary, extending a warm invitation to visiting Rotarians to join us in our meetings and projects.

Experience the warmth of fellowship at our venue, the esteemed Quality Hotel Elms, every Monday at 5.30 pm. Delight in a delectable meal, followed by a concise business section, and enriching talks by engaging speakers.

Be ready to be inspired!


Quality Hotel Elms
456 Papanui Road
Christchurch 8542

Rotary Club of Bishopdale Burnside Celebrating 50 years of Rotary Community Service

Distributed by our Charitable Trust since 2008

We are currently seeking new members

If you have time available to help out in the community and meet with like minded people.

More information also at Join Rotary

People of Action

Rotarians - People of Action

Our club has been active in a variety of Youth, Community and International projects both locally, nationally and overseas

About Rotary

We invite those who are interested in learning more about our Rotary Club and the programmes we support

BOOKarama 2024

BOOkarama has finished for this year.

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To all our supporters of our own BOOKarama. If you require topping up your reading material or jigsaws then why not head to our sister Rotary Club of Lincoln Book Sale being held this weekend at Rolleston Primary School 11 Tennyson Street, Rolleston5pm-8pm Thursday 11 July9am–5pm Friday 12 July 9am-4pm Saturday 13 JulyGo along and find some Books, Games, Puzzles and LPs/CDs/DVDs ... See MoreSee Less
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Changeover earlier this week saw a change of President with outgoing Rod Finch passing the role to Keith Walker. Keith will be one of four sharing the role during the 2024/25 year.At the world level, new Rotary International President Stephanie Urlich had previously announced her theme for her year "The Magic of Rotary".A token of appreciation was also extended to Rods wife Lou for her support.See our website blog for more bishopdale-burnside-rotary.com/rotary-2024-25-the-magic-of-rotary/ ... See MoreSee Less
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Changeover earlier this week was an opportunity to recognise members of our Rotary Community for services.A Club Outstanding Distinguished Service award was presented to remaining founder member Robin Mundy upon completion of 50 years in Rotary coinciding with our Clubs 50th Anniversary. In addition, a Paul Harris Fellow Sapphire Pin was awarded to BOOKarama organiser Garry Hampton for his work in running our annual Book Sale project.Read more on our website bishopdale-burnside-rotary.com/acknowledging-members/ ... See MoreSee Less
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