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New Rotary Year – the International Perspective

July 1st marks the start of a new Rotary Year.  It's also time for rotation (excuse the pun) of Club and District Officers and the Global Rotary International President. This year's World President is Mark Daniel Maloney. Mark hails from the Rotary Club of Decatur,...

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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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Are you aged between 18 and 25 and aspire to Leadership?

Then an Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA) might be just for you.

RYLA's objectives are to equip, instruct and encourage promising young people from varying backgrounds to better serve their communities, to provide participants with a stimulating and fun experience they will not forget.

The Rotary Club of Bishopdale Burnside is currently seeking prospective candidates for next years 6 day residential course to be held in Christchurch at College House 100 Waimairi Road from Sunday 12th to Friday 17th January 2020.

Phone Keith on 021 175 1701 for more information or the RYLA 9970 website ryla9970.org.nz/
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Tonight the Club welcomed District Governor Gary Hopkinson and Rae to the Rotary Club of Bishopdale Burnside. We were one of the many visits that Gary has made or still to make throughout our district 9970.

Gary hails from the Rotary Club of Greymouth and was first exposed to Rotary when he attended one of the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) programme in the 1970's.

He later visited Sweden as part of a Rotary Group Study Exchange (GSE).

Initially involved in Scouting on the West Coast, Gary joined Rotary 12 years ago.

Both Gary and Rae were warmly welcomed to the Club by President David Conroy.
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