Posted by Graham Rea on Jul 11, 2019

Welcome Elise Dubuche from Arras France
Rotary Youth Exchange Student

Elise is sponsored by the Lens Louvre Rotary Club in Arras France. Arras has a population of 41.000 people and is 50km south of Lille and  160km north of Paris.

Elise is 16 years old and accomplished in rhythmic gymnastics. She is learning Spanish and English at school and is looking forward to her exchange to improve her English and learn about another culture.

Elise will attend Pakuranga College and her first host family is Jodie & Terry Kidston whose daughter Mia is on exchange in France being sponsored by the Pakuranga Rotary.

Elise message for Pakuranga Rotary is “I really thank them (Pakuranga Rotarians) for welcoming me in their club and I look forward to meeting them and discovering your country. “

Elise arrived in New Zealand on the 11th of July and her counsellor is Graham & Sue Rea.  Contact them on if you have any activities for Elise to share.