Meeting 29 November 2013

An amazing 26 people attended last week’s Boaters Toastmasters Friday morning meeting and were treated to a truly first class morning! Rachel Walton was our Toastmaster and the theme was ‘Time Travel’. Rachel spoke abut the movie ‘About Time’ and asked us to think about “What would we go back and change?” “What would we…

Humorous Contest

Boaters Toastmasters held their Humorous Contest on Friday. The level of talent was impressive, the range of topics was wide, the laughs were many…just another fun filled morning at Boaters! Brent Ruru was our ‘test’ speaker. Congratulations to all who entered: John Kelly, Frank Ansell, Alan Calder, David Clarkson, Tom Downs, Rodney Ford, Alana Bogart,…

Boaters meeting 2 August 2013

Wow, what a fabulous morning…28 people attended this week’s Boaters meeting! Dennis kicked us off as Sergeant at Arms. David was Toastmaster, returning after 2 months travelling in Europe. The theme for the week was ‘surprises’ Grammarian Colin challenged us to really listen and to particularly look out for interesting turns of phrase, something which…

Meeting 703 July 12 2013

Pauline kicked off the meeting as Sergeant at Arms, and introduced our Toastmaster for the day, Deb. Deb introduced us to the theme for the day, wealth. Throughout the meeting, Deb enlightened us with quotes and challenges about what constitutes wealth. It was great to welcome so many guests to the meeting…Brent F, Jerome, Brent…

Meeting 660

It’s always a pleasure to see members of the club taking on a role for the first time and doing a wonderful job. Scott B was excellent in his first evaluation yesterday as he evaluated an inspiring speech by Brent R. It’s also fantastic to see the number of guests we’ve had recently.

Meeting 656

It was a delight to see the large turnout at yesterday’s meeting which Kevin deftly led us through in his first endeavour as Toastmaster of the day. The highlights of the meeting for me included the excellent evaluations by Colin as TTE and Rodney as GE. Colin, when struggling to find recommendations for three exquisite…

Meeting 655

Another great Boaters meeting this morning. Alana did a wonderful job as Toastmaster and Dennis was a truly worthy recipient of the Toastie of the Week for his on-going work on the website: http://www.boaterstoastmasters.org.nz/ Thanks to everyone who willingly ran with my idea for the table topics session. There were some fantastic tales woven literally…