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…

31 January 2014

Sergeant at Arms Kevin Cusack got us warmed up with some voice exercises before Toastmaster Kelvin Newman took to the floor. The theme this week was ‘Pursuit of Happiness’ and Kelvin peppered the morning with though-provoking quotes and thoughts about what constitutes happiness. Grammarian Deb McAlpine presented the word of the day…OOZE, and explained a…

Last meeting of 2013

Boaters Toastmasters meeting 722 Meeting report by Frank Ansell, Club President. This was the last Boaters Toastmasters meeting for 2013 held on Friday 13 2013. David Cooper was Toastmaster of the Day and chose the theme ‘So this is Christmas’ for the meeting. Prior to the meeting, I had suggested the theme be ‘Friday the…