Gain public speaking confidence and leadership skills today

Boaters Toastmasters is a friendly central Christchurch Toastmasters club where our members gain confidence in public speaking and leadership skills.

Visitors are welcome to attend any of our meetings.

What is Toastmasters?

Toastmasters is a non-profit organisation which provides a forum for you to improve your public speaking and leadership skills.

Our members come from all walks of life which offers participants a great opportunity for networking.

Boaters is part of Toastmasters International’s global network of over 16,500 clubs that meet in 143 countries around the world.

About Boaters

For over 20 years Boaters has offered our members a proven and enjoyable way to practice their communication skills to become better speakers and better listeners.

Our friendly, supportive club meets bright and early every Friday morning at Christchurch Community House.

Our meetings are non-political, non-religious, and open to anyone 18 years or older.

Come for a visit!

We welcome anyone who is interested in improving their speaking and/or leadership skills to visit a meeting and see what Toastmasters is all about.

Attending our club as a guest is free.There’s no pressure on you to speak, you are most welcome to simply observe if you wish. ​

View our meeting dates page to see when our next meeting is, and then contact us or just show up!

Where we meet

We meet at the Christchurch Community House every Friday.

Upcoming meetings

Guests are more than welcome to join us!

If you’re coming along for a visit, you are advised to arrive 5-10 minutes early, as meetings start promptly at 7am.

Recent club News

Gratitude… thanks for that
December 7, 2020
Lessons learned… or not!
December 2, 2020
A Healthy Balance
November 23, 2020

What people say about our club

After a warm greeting, I sat down to watch some great speeches with speakers of all levels. I decided to give Table topics a go,  I was a bit nervous at first but I felt great afterwards!