Melbourne Cup DayOn Tuesday 1st November we are hosting the annual WIZO Darom Melbourne Cup fundraiser. 10am for 10:30am start, morning tea and luncheon, with the race being shown at 3pm. ADVANCE BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL - book by calling Riva 9389 2671 or Estelle 9389 8769.
Congratulations to AshleyOne of our members, Ashley Bach, has had several recent successes. In the just-concluded New Zealand National Congress, he and his partner were 3rd in the Pairs and 1st in the Teams (beating Liam's team in the final). This takes Ashley almost into double digits in number of wins at the NZ Teams.
More significantly, however, Ashley and his partner Michael Cornell have finally been jointly awarded the gold medal at the Open Pairs at the recent World Bridge Games, New Zealand's first gold medal in a world championship pairs event. This was after significant controversy surrounding a scoring error. The saga made the NZ news - read the full story here!