Kia Ora and Haere Mai!

Welcome to the Rotorua Bridge Club’s website. Formed in 1955, Rotorua Bridge Club is one of the strongest bridge clubs in the region, with about 150 members ranging from novices to grandmasters.
The club is situated not far from town, in Neil Hunt Park, on Tarawera Rd, just near the Te Ngae roundabout. (See map)

Learn Bridge
If you've never played bridge and are interested in learning, Rotorua Bridge Club runs a series of lessons each year. See the beginners’ page for more information about learning bridge.

Playing Sessions
There are four playing sessions each week – on Monday afternoons, Wednesday and Thursday evenings and Friday mornings. Visitors are always very welcome to all sessions, with the  exception of team competitions, where it is often not possible to fit in an extra pair. If you’re in Rotorua alone and would like a partner, please contact a partnership steward – we can nearly always find you someone to play with. Most members use the Acol system, but Standard American is also played by some.


Monday night lessons

It is good to see so many coming along to these, and on 27 September and 4 October we will be covering play of the cards. Details on further lessons here.

Congress postponed

NZ Bridge have announced the postponement of the 2021 Congress until February next year. The 2022 Congress will still go ahead as planned. Click here for a detailed explanation and details of the new dates.

Ib Thulin 2021

A very enjoyable and successful tournament was held on Sunday. Congratulations to Maryann and Paul Burrows and all other prizewinners. Photos and report here

Session floats

Floats are now attending Monday evening, Wednesday evening and Friday afternoon sessions. This means if you are have no partner you can still play bridge at these sessions. If you are able to be a float at any of these sessions, please contact Rowan Friend.

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