Boaters Toastmasters

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

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How did I get here?

Imagination flowed through this meeting led by Dee with some extremely interesting speeches. Louise had a six minute speech talking about neurodiversity and the autism spectrum. Just like there is vast diversity in the way humans look, there is also vast diversity in human minds. I think this is great! Life would be boring if we all ... read more.

Man speaking as he faces a seated audience

A winning meeting in so many ways

Member blog by Corinne Bataille. Meeting #1048. After coming to Boater Toastmasters for the past 9 weeks, I thought I had got a feel for what to expect from the 7am meetings. Well today proved me wrong!! We had surprise after surprise, starting with two guests extraordinaire who did no less than take on meeting ... read more.

A collage made up of six pictures of different groups chatting over a cup of tea


Member blog by Alana Bogart. Steve Kennelly was the Toastmaster running the meeting this week. With his theme of ‘Milestones’ as this week’s focus, he talked about the different milestones in life and where the expression came from. For example, did you know that the term milestone came from the fact that there used to ... read more.