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Notices w/c 2 Dec 2019

  • Many thanks to those who contributed to a very successful working bee on Saturday. The Club looks great!
  • Just a reminder that table money for the prize-giving closing session of play is $4. You are welcome to pay by cash or direct debit.

Working Bee 2019


The club is holding a “working bee” on Saturday 30 November from 9am to 11am. Tasks will be allocated out on the day. If you are available please add your name to the list on the notices table or ... just pop in on the day :-)

Notices w/c 18 Nov 2019

  • We hosted Interclub on Friday night and once again it was a very successful evening. Thank you to Diana Pratchett and Madeleine Askew for their help on the night. Congratulations to Intermediate 1 captained by Simon Webber on their 3rd placing and the Novice team captained by Neil Sargisson on their second placing overall. Also, congratulations to the following teams on their wins: Open 2, Intermediate 2, 3 & 4, and Junior 1 captained by Marian Loader, Jill Herman, Hans Jorgensen and Joan Finley respectively.
  • The club is holding a “working bee” on Saturday 30 November from 9am to 11am. Tasks will be allocated out on the day. If you are available please add your name to the list on the notices table.
  • Wed: The last Super Social Sunday for the year will be held at Karori Bridge Club on Sunday 24 November. All beginners and novices are welcome. See the noticeboard for more details.

Notices w/c 11 Nov 2019

  • Congratulations to Dougal Watson & David Don (Karori) who won the Waikanae Intermediate Pairs tournament held on Sunday 10 November.
  • The club is holding a “working bee” on Saturday 30 November from 9am to 11am. Tasks will be allocated out on the day. We will ask for helpers closer to the date.
  • Interclub: The final night of Interclub for 2019 is this Friday 15 November. We are hosting, along with Wellington and Kairangi. See the noticeboard for your venue.
    Diana Pratchett is looking for one person to help her in the kitchen and on the bar. Time commitment would be 8pm to 11pm. Please let Megan in the office know if you can help.
  • Wed: The last Super Social Sunday for the year will be held at Karori Bridge Club on Sunday 24 November. All beginners and novices are welcome. See the noticeboard for more details.

Notices w/c 4 Nov 2019

  • Thanks to all who donated items to the garage sale on Saturday 2 November. Also, a big thank you to those who helped with preparation and on the day. $1560 was raised for the club. Items not sold at the garage sale have been donated to 4 local charities.
  • The club is holding a “working bee” on Saturday 30 November from 9am to 11am. Tasks will be allocated out on the day. We will ask for helpers closer to the date.
  • Interclub: The final night of Interclub for 2019 is on Friday 15 November. Hutt is hosting, along with Wellington and Kairangi. See the noticeboard for your venue.
  • Wed: The last Super Social Sunday for the year will be held at Karori Bridge Club on Sunday 24 November. All beginners and novices are welcome. See the noticeboard for more details.
  • Members are reminded that the outside door will be locked during all bridge sessions. This is to ensure the security and safety of all members and club property. The door can be manually unlocked from the inside when required.

Notices w/c 28 Oct 2019

  • Our garage sale is this Saturday 2 November 8:30 to 11:30 at the club. Items can be dropped off this week any time during office hours or when you come in for bridge sessions. Please place directly in the East room.
  • The club is holding a “working bee” on Saturday 30 November from 9am to 11am. Tasks will be allocated out on the day and include cleaning of cupboards, shelves, ovens, sweeping, replacing foam covers on playing tables, clearing paths and general tidying of areas within the club. We will ask for helpers closer to the date.

Notices w/c 21 Oct 2019

  • Interclub results from Friday night are on the noticeboard. Congratulations to Novice Hutt 1 (captain Neil Sargisson), Intermediate Hutt 2 (captain Jill Herman), and Intermediate Hutt 3 (captain Kathryn Badcock) on their wins.
  • It’s garage sale time! Saturday 2 November 8:30 to 11:30 at the club. In preparation for this we will be opening the club on Labour Day Monday 25 October from 10am to 12pm to receive any goods that you have sorted through over the weekend. After that you can drop off items any time during office hours or when you come in for bridge sessions. Please place directly in the East room.
  • The Babich NZ Wide Pairs are on Friday 1 November. Venues are Upper Hutt or Wellington.
  • Reminder: next Monday is Labour Day and a holiday from bridge. Have a great long weekend.

Notices w/c 14 Oct 2019

  • The Downton Abbey fundraiser on Monday night was a very successful night. Thank you to all who bought tickets or contributed to the evening. Also a big thank you to Bob Scott Retirement Village for providing delicious nibbles and transport. This event raised approximately $1000 for the club.
  • Wed: The next Super Social Sunday is this Sunday 20 October at Wellington Bridge Club from 1pm to 4:30pm. If you have attended beginner classes this year or you do not yet have a certificate of proficiency from NZ Bridge you are very welcome to attend. See the noticeboard for more details.

Notices w/c 7 Oct 2019

  • 2019 National Bridge Congress is over for another year. Congratulations to Neil Sargisson & Jacob Pilalis who won the Novice Pairs. Also congratulations to Russell Dive and Russell Wilson (New Plymouth) who won Congress Pairs.
  • Well done to the Hutt players who reclaimed the Challenge Cup against Upper Hutt on Friday night. Congratulations to Elaine Richardson & Jill Marsden who came first for Hutt! Thank you to Upper Hutt for being wonderful hosts.
  • Congratulations to Ellie Boyd who has received a certificate of proficiency from NZ Bridge.
  • Reminder: Please do not park your car in the 3 spots against the wall closest to BR Contractors Ltd. They own these car parks and they have 24 hour access to them.
  • The Downton Abbey fundraiser for next Monday 14 October is now fully booked. Thank you all who have bought tickets. Nibbles are being kindly provided by Bob Scott Retirement Village and will be available from 5:30pm with the movie starting at 6pm.
  • The office will be closed this Thursday 10 October and Friday 11 October.

Notices w/c 30 Sep 2019

  • The Paraparaumu Multigrade tournament was held Sunday 29 September. Congratulations to Hannah Revell & Phil Revell who came 2nd in both the morning and afternoon sessions and finished 4th overall.
  • Congratulations to the following members who have been awarded rank changes by NZ Bridge:
    ♠ Murray Gough – Club Master
    ♥ Hans Jorgensen – Local Master
  • Reminder: You can still get tickets for our movie fundraiser. The movie is Downton Abbey Monday 14 October at 6pm at the Petone Lighthouse.
  • The Hutt – Upper Hutt Challenge is this Friday 4 October at Upper Hutt. It is not too late to sign up. Please be seated by 7:15pm for a 7:30pm start.