Work-shopping

An evening of tips, tricks and traps – tonight’s workshop evening had something for everyone. ¬†Running two concurrent tracks, we went from session to session, learning, discussing and taking notes along the way. Dave Y ran a practical… Read More

Parihaka & The Nod

From the powerful to the light-hearted, tonight’s session was engaging, fun & educational. Toastmaster Dave Brierly had punctuality in mind from the outset and with a concise introduction we were straight into Dave Young’s Bard, an account of… Read More

New Zealand Champion!

Dave Young of Cathedral City is the Toastmasters New Zealand Humorous Speech contest winner for 2013

Engineering, new leaves & a ginger cat called chocky

The agenda was action-packed with three speeches, a 20 minute supper and a presentation to boot – and it was well worth every minute.¬† For those who haven’t heard, Dave Young took out the Toastmasters New Zealand Humorous… Read More

Growing without notes, African icebreaking & Taiaha action

In the words of our general evaluator Dave Young, tonight was “professional, well presented and well prepared”. Well done all! It was a special occasion for Tim tonight, as he presented his final CC speech, “Growth”. Speaking on… Read More