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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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Celebrating Excellence in Business and Community

On Monday 1st October 2018, the Rotary Club of Bishopdale Burnside celebrated the achievements of local business and community people when it conducted its Community Award Presentations. Guest Presenter was former All Black and now Company Director and Pilot - Richie...

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2018-19 Rotary Scholar – Bernie MacKenzie

The Rotary Foundation and clubs invest in our future leaders and philanthropists by funding scholarships for undergraduate and graduate study. The Rotary Foundation is a not for profit corporation enabling Rotarians and their partners to achieve sustainable solutions...

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ARTarama 2018 – Austen Deans Exhibition

The Enable Fibre Broadband ARTarama 2018 will this year, feature works of art from the collection of the Late Austen Deans. ARTarama 2018 will be held at St Andrew's College on 12th to 14th October 2018. ARTarama 2018 is an exhibition and competition featuring works...

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End of an Era

The start of the 2018 Super 15 Rugby season earlier in the year was also the end of a long time fundraising opportunity for the Rotary Club of Bishopdale. Since 1996, our Club has been responsible for selling the match programmes at Crusaders home games and has been...

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New Paul Harris Fellow – John Lamb

This year, in 2018, the Rotary Club of Bishopdale-Burnside recognises an individual who has put others first. This person exhibits a strong sense of  community and over many years has displayed a desire, both privately and publically, to ‘help’ others across a wide...

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Good Night Sleep Tight

To ensure children in the greater Christchurch area go to bed warm This is the objective of The Good Night Sleep Tight Charitable Trust which has been operating since March 2017. To do this, they will provide winter sleepwear and bedding to children in need who have...

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In an previous post we have mentioned our Rotary Associates Programme run in conjunction with the University of Canterbury.

Tonight, three of them were presented with their certificates to recognise their involvement in community service.

They have contributed to a number of our Club Projects - such as Artarama, Street appeals, and City Mission.

They were presented with their certificates by Club Youth Chair Matt Ellery and Tony Blackler who has been co-ordinating the Associate Programme.

Guest speaker, was Eden Skipper, a former Associate and Rotary Youth Leadership (RYLA) participant who spoke of his participation at the RYLA North America Conference in Washington DC.

"Leaders of Tomorrow"
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The weekend has just ended with the completion of another highly successful ARTarama.

Proceeds will be going to Nurse Maude Hospice.

A huge congratulations to the winners of this years competition and thanks to the artists who have supported us. Entries this year were 20% up on the previously held event. We look forward to this continuing in the future.

View the winning entries at bishopdale-burnside-rotary.com/artarama/artarama2018/

Thanks to our Sponsors for your support in providing the prizes and also donating items to our auction on the Gala Opening.

Of course a special thanks to our members, friends and families who have volunteered their time to enable the smooth running of this event.

They have helped out with a variety of tasks such as arranging sponsorship, artist liaison, advertising, signs placement, setting up, operating the sales and cashier desks, assisting and of course the inevitable dismantling and clean up.
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