Posts in “Hybrid meeting” category

Thank God It’s Friday

We were in hybrid mode again this week with members in the room and on Zoom. Alana Vickery our toastmaster set the theme of the day as Thank God It’s Friday. We received some education about the weather along with the pro and cons of swimming in the Lyttleton Harbour. Our two introducers Stephen McConnachie ... read more.

Learning New Language

Member blog by Gerald Hartley. The ‘buzz’ was in the air at meeting #1078, as Toastmaster Jacqui led our ‘Demo Day ‘ with the theme ‘What’s Your Buzz’. Our Grammarian Max was simply ‘elated’ this week. Not only did he bring along his partner Ashley as a guest, but also shared the news that he’s ... read more.

Is AFG Restaurant Open?

Member blog by Jacqui Anderson. You just never know what topics and conversations will be covered off at Boaters on a Friday morning but it is always worth jumping online (or going to a live meeting) to get your fill of new conversations. This week we began with Helen reading a poem by Winston Churchill ... read more.

Spring is in the Air

Member Blog by Alannah. Spring is in the air with daffodils full, Christchurch’s parks and gardens proving that summer is on its way. Spring change was the theme at Boaters Friday morning via ZOOM. Toastmaster Steve did an excellent job at keeping us entertained with stories of Spring. Gerald spoke about Gamblers Guide to Negotiation, ... read more.

International connections with Toastmasters…

Member blog by Colin Hampson. Bravo to all who attended our meeting last week including our visitors both online and in person. We were lucky enough to have a visitor join us over Zoom all the way from Japan. He was interested to see how we run toastmasters meetings in New Zealand. Hopefully, we have ... read more.

Man taking photo of person presenting on a large screen via Zoom

Saving the world, one speech at a time

Member blog by Max Delaney. Steve Kennelly was our Toastmaster for the morning, exploring the meeting theme of the Winter Solstice. He presented different winter themed facts and got us looking forward to the longer days as we head towards summer! Corinne Bataille started us off with a research speech on food systems that can ... read more.