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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...

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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...

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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...

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ARTarama 2020 Kicks Off This Weekend

  Our House of Travel Rotary ARTarama 2020 kicks off this weekend at St Andrews College. Our Friday Night Gala Opening and Auction will take place at 6pm on Friday 9th October with the chance to preview the art and pre-purchase.  Entry for this event is by ticket...

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Dates Announced for ARTarama 2020

The Rotary Club of Bishopdale Burnside Charitable Trust is proud to announce dates for ARTarama 2020 to be held on the 9th to 11th October at St Andrews College. ARTarama is normally held every two years and provides a showcase to local Artists to display their works...

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A Little Bit Can Go a Long Way

Sometimes you can make a small amount go a long way. The Rotary Club of Bishopdale Burnside recently donated $1,000 towards the purchases of items for the Goodnight, Sleep Tight  Charitable Trust (GNST).  Club organiser and Youth Director Keith Walker, assisted by...

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Club Meetings Cancelled until Further Notice

Due to the Coronavirus Outbreak (COVID-19), it is with regret that the Rotary Club of Bishopdale Burnside have decided to cancel their weekly meetings until further notice. We are all facing some unusual challenges at present and hope that measures taken by all of us...

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BOOKarama 2020 Cancelled Due to the Coronavirus Outbreak (COVID-19), it is with regret that the Rotary Club of Bishopdale Burnside have decided to cancel their BOOKarama 2020 event that was scheduled to be held on the 17th to the 19th April 2020 at the YMCA Bishopdale...

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Odyssey House Rebuild

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. However, as a result of the the Canterbury earthquakes of 2010 and 2011 the main...

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WE LOVE IT WHEN FRIENDS OF GOOD NIGHT SLEEP TIGHT SHOW US THEIR SUPPORT! This week we were lucky enough to receive some amazing knitted hats from the lovely Alison, and Matt from Rotary Club of Bishopdale Burnside delivered lots of PJ's, Singlets, Dressing gowns and even Cash! 🧶 💵 A huge thank you to Alison and Matt for these very generous and gratefully received donations! 🙏🙌🏼So this week are you up for a CHALLENGE?! 🤔😱Get together with your work place, church, school, club, or organization and see if you can organize a PJ or singlet drive! ⛪️ 🏫 🏈 Set up a collection point and see how many new items you can collect for us to distribute to the children in our community!👀 ✅ There will be a prize for the most items collected! 🏆🥇 We can collect the items from you and come and talk to your group about what we do and how much your kindness helps the children we support!👧🏻👶🏻👦🏼If you wish to make a cash donation instead you can click on our learn more button on facebook which will take you to our givealittle page! 💙So challenge accepted?! 😬🤞🏼If so let us know in the comments below so we can follow your progress!#showusyoursupport#donations#challenge#pjdrive ... See MoreSee Less

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Most people have heard of Guinness but unless you have been to St James Gate in Dublin you may not know the history of Guinness and how it gets distributed globally.Tauranga based author Rod Smith spoke to members this week on the history of Arthur Guinness and his family legacy. With extensive research Rod published a book “Guinness Down Under”.Thanks to our programme organiser Alistair who ensures that we have interesting speakers come and speak to the club. ... See MoreSee Less

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