Christmas Quiz

Quiz Time

Who dreamed of a White Christmas? Who sang of mistletoe and wine? Of which Jewish king was Jesus a descendant ? Why was Joseph going to Bethlehem? Who was Snoopy’s nemesis?

From the President – December 2015

From the Board, Uncategorized

Special thanks to all our members who led and participated in our display at the A&P Show. I saw many people talking to us there and this is an important part of our outreach programme. Christmas is almost upon us and we are all planning family events. There is no better environment for this than … Read More

Get to Know Richard Smith

Member of the Month

[one_half] Where were you born and where did you spend most of your childhood? Born in Christchurch and spent most of my childhood in what was then the small country town of Rolleston. Where do you live now and with whom? I live in bishopdale with my 10 year old ginger tom Beefa, who is … Read More

Christmas Eve Spiced Nut Cake with Caramel Frosting


[one_third] Ingredients 250 g butter 1 cup sugar 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup fruit mincemeat 1 cup apricot jam 4 eggs 3 cups flour ¼ cup cocoa 1 tsp ground nutmeg 1 tsp ground cinnamon ½ tsp ground cloves 1 cup natural unsweetened yoghurt 1 tsp baking soda 1 cup raisins 1 cup walnuts, … Read More