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School Students Benefit from New Tables

School Students Benefit from New Tables

Earlier this year the Rotary Club of Bishopdale Burnside through its Charitable Trust were able to assist Bishopdale Primary School. We were able to partly fund the purchase of two additional outside tables for the students to sit at during their morning, lunch and...

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On the Move – Again Back to Quality Hotel Elms

On the Move – Again Back to Quality Hotel Elms

From Monday 16th May 2022 our Club Meetings will once again be held at the Quality Hotel Elms, 456 Papanui Road, Papanui, Christchurch on Monday nights. With a focus on helping in our community, the Rotary Club of Bishopdale Burnside has been serving Bishopdale...

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BOOKarama 2022 Rescheduled to July 2022

Due to the on-going uncertainties around the current COVID19 pandemic and the restrictions for events currently in place, with no planned dates for these to be lifted, our BOOKarama organising team this week made the decision to postpone our planned event at the end...

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Rotary Interplast: Do Our Programmes Work?

Rotary Interplast: Do Our Programmes Work?

Since 1983, Interplast and Rotary have been repairing bodies and rebuilding lives across the Asia Pacific region  As a direct result of support from Rotary clubs and individual Rotarians, before the pandemic Interplast:  Worked in 17 countries across the Asia Pacific...

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Back to School with Rotary

Back to School with Rotary

Most of us know the benefits of Education in this day and age. But what happens when death, sickness, family break up or economic hardship cause difficulty for young people and their caregivers to meet the costs of their education. One man, the late Sir John McKenzie...

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Hands on with Christchurch Foodbank

Hands on with Christchurch Foodbank

Once a month a small team of members, honorary members and partners assist at Foodbank Canterbury. Foodbank Canterbury is a  food rescue organisation with a singular mission in mind: to fight hunger, feed hope and reduce food waste. As you know Covid, increased...

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New Venue from November 15 2021

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...

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As you may have read in past posts a small dedicated band of Rotarians with their partners have turned up monthly at Foodbank Canterbury to assist in packing out boxes of food and other grocery items.This week CEO/Co-Founder of Foodbank Canterbury, John Milligan advised us that FOODBANK has distributed 1.600 tonnes of food in the past 12 monthsThey also distributed 8,000 HATS boxes. HATS refer to Hunger Action Teams.Of those 8,000 boxes – 1,000 boxes or 12.5% have been packed by our Rotary Club of Bishopdale Burnside team.We can be proud our small group has made a significant contribution to the community.Thanks Lindsay and Jillian, Liz, Keith and Janet, Keith and Carol, Garry and Anna, Shirley and Eoin, Noel, Jane. You are an awesome team. ... See MoreSee Less

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Last week our fellow Rotary Club, the Rotary Club of New Horizons celebrated its 10th anniversary. Founded just after the Christchurch Earthquakes in 2012 the club at that time was was the first to be founded in Christchurch in more than 20 years. Since then the Rotary Club of Rolleston and the Rotary Ōtautahi Passport Club have been established in Christchurch.Current New Horizons Rotary Club President Margie Lyons and Founder President Shirley Keith did the honours on the night and cut the celebration cake.Congratulations to all current and former members of the Rotary Club of New Horizons for your contributions to the community and Rotary over the last 10 years. ... See MoreSee Less

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