You can view more blog items
by logging in

Blog – Whats New!

New Venue from November 15 2021

From Monday 15th November 2021 due to the Elms Quality Hotel becoming a COVID MIQ facility our Club will now be meeting just down the road at the Heartland Hotel Cotswold. The Heartland Hotel Cotswold is recognised for its dististinctive Tudor style architecture and...

read more

Rotary Facilitates Youth Leadership – RYLA 2021

One of our annual Rotary Youth projects is the sponsorship of one or more attendees to our Rotary District intensive leadership experience organised where you develop your skills as a leader while having fun and making connections. Known as RYLA we accept applications...

read more

Odyssey House New Facilities helped by Rotary

Established in 1985, Odyssey House Trust Christchurch has led the way in the local provision of therapeutic treatment and support for people affected by alcohol and drug addiction . . .Wednesday 21st October 2021 marked the official opening of a combined 24 bed male...

read more

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...

read more

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...

read more

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...

read more

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...

read more

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...

read more

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...

read more


This week was the annual Rotary District 9970 RYLA live-in programme, designed to help young people develop their teamwork and communication skills and fulfil their potential as leaders. Held in Christchurch this week's programme concluded today with a lunch and awards presentation.Rotary Club of Bishopdale Burnside President Keith, Chair of Youth Paul and Club Secretary Liz attended the lunch and are pictured with Bethany whom the Club sponsored.Bethany will be back at the club in a few weeks to give her feedback to the club. If you are interested in attending RYLA in 2023 please contact the club. ... See MoreSee Less

1 day ago  ·  

View on Facebook