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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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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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Lawrence Pithie Continues to Shine

Last month, young Christchurch based Double Junior World Champion Laurence Pithie provided an update on his recent cycling achievements. Lawrence who was nominated as a finalist for the Emerging Talent category at the 2020 Halberg Awards held recently has also been...

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Letters of Appreciation – Burnside Primary School

Students show appreciation for Rotary Support. For a few years now our Rotary club has supported two low decile primary schools in our area. One of the schools, Burnside Primary, recently received a large order of 'Duffy Books' funded by our club and hugely...

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Talented Youth

Over several weeks in September and October the Rotary Club of Bishopdale Burnside conducted its 2019 Junior Speech Competition. We had a record number of entries this year. 114 entrants from 15 schools participated in the Semi-finals at Isleworth School on Wednesday...

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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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Many Rotarians give their time in schools to help children read and to listen to stories. We give Rotary Dictionaries to low decile schools, we give books to babies, donate books to school libraries and help families struggling to buy school stationery .We donate books to the children and families in the Pacific Islands. Rotarians give the gift of words to make sure every child has the opportunity to read. #library #children #reading #ServeToChangeLives #rotarypacific ... See MoreSee Less

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Within Rotary, each calendar month is assigned a theme. The theme for September is "Basic Education and Literacy". One of our projects that helps with literacy is "Books in Schools". Working with local schools and Duffy Books our Club has provided funding for books including dictionaries. ... See MoreSee Less

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