Friday 13 June

Meeting 740 – Friday 13th June – with nothing superstitious about it as Deb McAlpine as Toastmaster led us through a fantastic Friday morning meeting with the theme of LUCK. Garry Musson as Speaker 1 –  gave Boaters our own comical version of Grand Design taking us on the journey of The Happy Conversion of…

Boaters Toastmasters Friday 23 May

This morning’s theme was ‘culture’ Toastmaster, Geoffrey Robinson spoke throughout the morning about his experiences travelling, the cross-cultural experiences he has had while travelling, and about his workplace being cross-cultural. Grammarian Steve Kennelly shared with us some of the history of the word ‘grammarian’, challenged us to mind our umms, ahhs and fillers, and gave us…

Boaters Toastmasters AGM 2014 The 2014 Boaters Toastmasters AGM will give you the opportunity to: Enjoy a full buffet breakfast Celebrate Boaters highlights and successes duirng the past year Farewell the current leadership team Elect a new leadership team 7am till 8.30am Friday 9th May Speights Bealey Ale House Bring:  $10 for breakfast (valued at…

Meeting 734 – 2 May 2014

It was great to be back at Boaters again after a 2 weeks of public holidays on Fridays. David Clarkson led the meeting with a topical theme for Christchurch of “Go with the flow”. Nicola gave an entertaining Icebreaker, Esther gave another excellent storytelling speech, and Deb educated us on volunteering with Orangutans. Reece took…

By Brett Snow

Congratulations to Brent Ruru for taking First Place in the International Speech Competion for Area G7 of Toastmasters New Zealand (District 72). Also a congratulations to Sandra Smith for her second place finish in the Evaluation Contest for Area G7. Also a thanks to all who came and supported the Contests. 19 March 2014 by Brett…