Covid Update 7 September

With the announcement of the ‘rest of the country’ (other than Auckland) moving to Alert Level 2 from midnight tonight, we are able to re-commence bridge play at the Club starting this Wednesday evening 8 September – 6.30 start time. If you qualify for the Covid vaccination but have not had the injection, please consider whether you should be attending. …

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BOP Interclub Teams 25 July

Rotorua hosted BOP teams from Tauranga, Mt Maunganui, Te Puke, Taupo and Whakatane Bridge Clubs to contest the Interclub Ib Thulin Trophy. Unfortunately, we were not able to hold on to the shield, which we had won last year. In the three divisions, our Intermediate Team won their division, with the Senior and Junior teams outside the top two. Congratulations …

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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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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 lessons at …

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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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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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