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Back to School

,It's been a few years since Rotary Member Keith Walker attended Primary School, but recently he represented the Rotary Club of Bishopdale Burnside at Bishopdale Primary School. As one of a number of schools in our local area, we have supported Bishopdale Primary...

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No More Books! Christchurch you have been generous

No more Books please Since late March the public have been very generous with donation of items for this year’s BOOKarama 2019 Book Sale to be held next week. We have been inundated with donations of Books, Records, DVD’s, CD’s and Jigsaws to the extent we have had to...

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Collection and Sorting for our Book Sale well underway

Yesterday marked the third of eight scheduled sorting sessions as preparation for our 3 day Sale later this month of Books, Records, DVD's, CD's and Jigsaws increases in intensity. Our Community has once again warmly responded to our request for donations for this...

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Impact of Rotary Youth Exchange

Over the years the club has often assisted our Youth in our various Rotary Programmes. We often wonder where some of these people have ended up. Hayley Westenra was one of our Primary Schools Speech Finalists and ended up on the World Stage. One of Rotary programmes...

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BOOKarama 2019 Underway

Last weekend signalled the start of a busy period of time for the Rotary Club of Bishopdale Burnside Charitable Trust with the distribution of our collection bins for receiving donations of books, records, dvd's, cd's and jigsaws from members of the public. Bookarama...

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Rotary Science and Technology Forum 2019

Burnside High School Student Henry Smythe joined us last Monday to inform and give members feedback on his sponsored involvement in the 2019 Rotary Science and Technology Forum that was held in January in Auckland. This is a programme for Outstanding  all round...

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Christmas Giving

It's that time of year when everyone is busy with work and personal commitments in the lead up to the Christmas break. However, Club President Garry Hampton and Charitable Trust Chairperson Alistair Coleman took time out to visit the Nurse Maude Hospice and make a...

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Cycling NZ Future

Christchurch based Laurence Pithie is at the early stages of a promising career in road and track cycling having recently completed and won medals at the Oceania Track Cycling Championships in Adelaide. Laurence recently spoke to members on his achievements and...

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Talented Youth – Speech Contest

Junior Speech Competition in its 32nd Year The Junior Speech Competition first run by the Rotary Club of Bishopdale-Burnside  in 1986, thanks to an initiative by one of our most endeared members Bill Chudleigh who unfortunately died some years ago, is now a highlight...

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Successful ARTarama

ARTarama was held during the weekend of 13-14th October 2018 preceeded by a Gala Opening, Preview, Auction and Prize Giving on the Friday night attended by about 200 people. This year's artarama included a special exhibition of the works of the Late Austen Deans with...

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1 in 5 people in New Zealand experience infertility and a number of these people will require medical intervention to get pregrnant.

This was one of the facts that Juanita Copeland, current President and Regional Representative for Christchurch for Fertility NZ informed club members at a recent club meeting.

Fertility NZ is a registered charity dedicated to providing information, support and advocacy to people experiencing fertility issues.

Juanita was suitably qualified to speak on this topic having been through the emotional roller coaster ride that comes with first facing the issue of infertility and then the process of in vitro fertilisation (IVF) treatments.

Now the mother of a six year old, Juanita is giving back as part of the organisation providing support and advocacy for people wanting to get pregnant.

For more information check out www.fertilitynz.org.nz/
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