Boaters Toastmasters

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

Archives for March, 2024

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What a friend we have in cheeses

Today’s cheese themed meeting was a terrific example of how and why AI and Zoom can be welcome additions to the Toastmasters whānau. So why cheese? Well, because as Kori our Toastmaster of the week stated as a matter of fact at the start of the meeting, “Who doesn’t like cheese?” Sharing the joys of ... read more.

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Go on, back yourself!

  Whāia e koe te iti kahurangi ki te tūohu koe, me he maunga teitei Pursue excellence – should you stumble, let it be to a lofty mountain This week’s blog is a reflection on our Open Day meeting, or – because in reality every meeting is open to anyone who’s curious to see what ... read more.

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And Now For Something Completely Different…

This was the theme for our meeting with our Toastmasters sculpting the meeting with Monty Python and John Cleese quotes and skits. There was an Icebreaker from one of our new members titles ‘40% Jorge’… who is 40 and living until he is 100! Lots of laughs, fun and a wonderful slide presentation. A speech ... read more.