Monday Night Bridge

Great news to announce – Monday Night Bridge is back! After much discussion, we are re-introducing Monday night bridge for an 8 week trial. The purpose of this extra night session of bridge is to accommodate recruits and Wednesday night players (or anyone else for that matter) who are looking for an extra night of play. This is considering the …

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Upcoming Events Winter 2021

Mid Winter Dinner/Welcome to New Recruits Wednesday 9 June 6pm Social hour 7pm Dinner – members to bring a plate of ‘sit down’ dinner food 8pm Social bridge Rotorua Open 5A Tournament Saturday 19 June All entries now being accepted Lunch provided Morning and afternoon sessions Bay Teams Tournament at Rotorua Sunday 25 July Reminder to get your partnership pairs …

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Kelly Peirse Tournament Results

Once again the Club had a very successful Kelly Peirse 10A Teams Tournament on Saturday 20 March. We had 30 teams entered with a very high calibre of entrants. A huge thank you to our Director, Allan Joseph and Scorer, Jan Spaans. However, no tournament happens without the help of many in the club – to Wendy Fraser, director of …

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Beginner and Refresher Lessons 2021

REFRESHER LESSONS We see these lessons as an opportunity to re-introduce players to the Bridge Club, especially those who have been to lessons and not joined the Club, those who have some experience of the game, or Novice/Junior players who may want to refresh their knowledge. The refresher course will include topics covered in the lessons. There will be four …

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News from AGM

Our Bridge Club AGM was held on 26 November 2020 Elected committee members for 2021 President: Colleen Allen Treasurer: Kathryn Morgan Secretary: Jody Richardson Committee: Suellyn Caldwell, Alan Dick, Wendy Fraser, Rowan Friend,Heini Lux, Marie Milsum, Jim Morgan, Margie Robbie. Colleen said her main goal as president was to improve the culture of the Bridge Club, and make the Club …

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Farewell to Ian and Pam

It is with great regret that we must say farewell to Pam and Ian Moore, both Grand Masters, who have been hugely instrumental in setting the standard to which we bridge players should aspire. They have been members of the club for 35 years and during that time have done so much to support club activities. This includes Pam’s highly …

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End of year news update

The year is rapidly drawing to a close and what a strange year it has been. Of the 37/38 playing sessions scheduled this year for each playing day, 18 or 19 have been cancelled due to Covid 19 lockdowns. We are fortunate that we are able to play our club championships which conclude this week. A big thank you to …

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Upcoming events and news

• Babich NZ Wide Pairs We need more entries for this competition to be held on 30 October at 7.30 pm in the Rotorua club rooms. The same cards are played simultaneously across the country so you are competing with pairs nation-wide. It is a very enjoyable competition and you can enter online or at the club rooms. • Saturday …

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Ib Thulin 2020

Despite the change in date and the ‘stop-start’ nature of bridge in these Covid times we had a very enjoyable and successful tournament on Sunday. We had 9 tables, a little down on previous years, but in the circumstances not surprising. On Handicap the winners were: First: Colleen Allen and Rowan Friend Second: Shirley Gainsford and Gill Nelson Third: Mark …

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Covid-19 update 7 September

The goalposts do keep changing! We are now in Level 2 lockdown until at least 16 September. Our last communication on 25 August indicated that club bridge and the Rotorua Restricted Tournament on 12 September would not go ahead unless we were in Level 1. The committee has again reviewed the situation by email over this weekend. *ROTORUA RESTRICTED TOURNAMENT: …

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