Boaters Toastmasters

Toastmaster club. District 72, New Zealand. Rakaia Building, Ara Institute of Canterbury, Madras Street, Chch.

Archives for August, 2023

Childhood Dreams: When I grow up I want to be…..

Starting from a chilly morning of -2, it was nice and warm in the Rakaia room. Sergeant at Arms Roydon got us started with the matter of facts interspersed with a bit of humour. Toastmaster Kori welcomed us, along with new member Aaron and visitor Julian, with the theme of “Childhood Dreams: When I grow ... read more.

Loud Clothing Friday

A cold Friday morning got a vibrant splash of colour at the recent Boaters Toastmasters meeting. The theme of ‘Loud Clothing Friday’ was led by Richard Smart, who donned the Toastmaster’s hat for the first time. The meeting was entertaining with stories of Boaters members fashion mishaps… you had to be there. Shaun Jacob revisited ... read more.

Man presenting a speech while standing at a lectern

Reflections on my Pathways journey

Ever wondered what goes in to completing a Pathway? For his final speech as a Boater, outgoing member, Gerald Hartley gave us a stunning overview of the projects completed and lessons learned throughout the course of his Dynamic Leadership Pathway. Here’s a transcript of his speech, along with the timings he used as a guide. ... read more.