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Off-Site Visit To BNZ

BNZ interiorBNZ viewThe off-site visit to the new BNZ building was very worth while. 

Hostesses Barbara and Jessica gave us the “Royal Tour” of the complex pointing out the various aspects of the building and the ways different areas were used by the many departments.



BarbaraThe building is of very modern design and built to 5 star green standard for maximum environmental efficiency. The concept is generally open plan office space with lots of break out rooms for meetings. Some of these rooms cantilever out into the massive Atrium.  The visit concluded with a visit to the BNZ museum which displays artifacts dating back to the 1800's.

Special thanks to Ross Garner for organising this visit.  


Next week is Committee Night although there will be a short Viewpoint by Don Johnston on his involvement in the administration of the recent elections.

Nursery plantingWorking Bee at Nursery: Don’t forget this Saturday 18 October at Paekakariki Hill Road for potting up plants 9.00am to 12.30pm. Bring your own gardening gloves and safety glasses. Morning tea provided. Those who want to help please contact Peter Jackson on: 235 8204 or 027 444 825. 

Melbourne CupMelbourne Cup Casino Night: It is not too late to volunteer to help as Croupiers.Those wanting to help, contact Alan Nichols on: 234 8415. This evening will be a social night / fund raiser with net proceeds to Cannon’s Creek Boxing Academy. Cost will be $20 per person with $10 to CCBA and $10 for finger foods served during the evening. A cash bar will operate from 4.30pm. The Melbourne Cup Horse race will run at approximately 5.15pm and the evening will conclude approx 7.30pm-8.00 pm.

5 star green standard for new BNZ building

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