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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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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.

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