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BOOKarama 2021 Collection to End Early

This years donation of items for our BOOKarama 2021 has proven to be highly successful with volumes up at least 20% on our 2019 collection. As a result of this, the Rotary Club of Bishopdale Burnside has decided to cease collecting donations of Books, Records,...

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Support for Foodbank Canterbury

You may have seen the new Foodbank Canterbury Delivery Truck navigating the streets of Christchurch delivering food to those in need. In conjunction with 5 other local Rotary Clubs, the Rotary Club of Bishopdale Burnside was able to provide funding to Foodbank...

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BOOKarama 2021 Donation Collection Underway

Tuesday March 23rd marked the official start of our BOOKarama 2021 project that culminates at the end of April with a 3 day Book Sale.  After months of planning a group of our Rotarians spent the morning delivering over 33 wheelie bins to 17 locations throughout...

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BOOKarama 2021 Dates

Our popular BOOKarama Book Sale will be held once again at the YMCA Recreation Centre Bishopdale from Friday 30th April to Sunday 2nd May. Our event postponed last year due to COVID will feature Books, Records, DVD's and Jigsaws all reasonably priced. Proceeds from...

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New Year – New Venue – We are on the move!

From Monday January 25th 2021, our venue for Club Meetings will be at the Quality Hotel Elms, 456 Papanui Road, Papanui, Christchurch 8542  2021 brings some changes to the Rotary Club of Bishopdale Burnside not the least of which is a change of venue for its...

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Rotary’s Highest Honour Awarded

The highest award presented by Rotary world-wide is named after Rotary’s founder Paul Harris who started the organisation more than 100 years ago. Recipients of a Paul Harris Fellow are special people who have made a significant contribution in their community through...

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2020 Rotary Speech Contest Winners

The Rotary Club of Bishopdale Burnside Annual Junior Speech Contest is one of the key highlights of our club's Rotary year. This year was no exception albeit that COVID-19 had a slight impact in the preparation of the students that took part. This competition has been...

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ARTarama 2020 Winners

Best in Show The winner of Best in Show award at our recent ARTarama 2020 was Roberta Carvalho with her entry "Blooming" who was presented with her prize by Rotary Club of Bishopdale Burnside President Matt Ellery.Judges for this years ARTarama were Adrienne Pavelka...

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ARTarama 2020 – The Competition

Originally organised by long-term Rotarian and competent artist, the late Chris Turland, ARTarama has provided over the past 16 years; a forum for artists to show their work and to sell at a competitive commission recognition of established and emerging artists, with...

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A reminder that our BOOKarama 2021 Collection will cease this Sunday 18th April 2021. If you still need to donate good clean quality items for our Book Sale please ensure that are deposited in our bins by 10am on Sunday.We will have more than 3 full sorted containers of items (Books, Records, DVD's, CD's and Jigsaws) available for Sale over the 3 day sale commencing 30th April opening at 10am each day. The venue will be at the YMCA Bishopdale.Look forward to seeing you there. ... See MoreSee Less

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Due to the strong support from Christchurch for this years donation of items for BOOKarama 2021 we have decided to withdraw our donation bins earlier than scheduled. Bins will be withdrawn on Sunday 18th April. If you have books, records, cd/dvd's or jigsaws to donate please do so by 10am on Sunday 18th April.This bodes well with large quantity and quality of items received for our 3 day Sale commencing 10am Friday 30th April at the YMCA Recreation Centre in Bishopdale Mall.We thank you for your continuing support with special thanks to the supermarkets, service stations and other locations that have allowed us to place our collection bins at their premises. ... See MoreSee Less

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