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Welcome To Terrace@12 Toastmasters, Wellington 201...

Welcome To Terrace@12 Toastmasters, Wellington 2015

At a Glance Founded in 2002, the Terrace@12 Toastmasters club is dedicated to improving its members communication skills, which in turn enhances confidence in leadership and success in a variety of fields. Terrace@12 is a lunchtime Toastmasters club, it is also a non-profit, non-religious, non-political volunteer organization open to all members of the community 18 […]

Club International Speech Contest 2013

Club International Speech Contest 2013

Congratulations to Evans (1st place) and Chris (2ndPlace) who participated in the Club’s international speech contest on Wednesday, and a big thanks to Phil for his grand job of chairing the event. Also a big thank you to all the Club members who supported our contestants and enjoyed two very different speeches. Evan’s “The Movie […]

New Zealand Toast Master of the Year

New Zealand Toast Master of the Year

Peter Scholtens 2011-2012 New Zealand Toast Master of the Year A huge congratulations goes to Peter Scholtens for winning the New Zealand’s top Toastmaster award this year. The award is presented to the person whom has made the most significant and outstanding contribution to Toastmasters in New Zealand. It covers all aspects of TMs including […]

Humorous Winner

Humorous Winner

Area E9 Humorous speech contest   Tonde receiving his certificate Tonde with his certificate  “On Friday night Tonde blew us all away with a fantastic performance – he really pulled one out of the bag – playing to the audience – including his children who along with the rest of us were mesmerised from start […]

Club Leadership Training (CLT)

Dates for the second round of CLT have been set. The dates for Division E are: Thursday 24 January, 5.30pm Wednesday 30 January, 5.30pm Saturday 9 February, 9.00am Venues are times are to be confirmed but the night-time events will be in the CBD and the Saturday event will probably be in Brooklyn at the […]

Tonde wins the Area Hummorous Speech Contest

On Friday night Tonde blew us all away with a fantastic performance – he really pulled one out of the bag – playing to the audience – including his children who along with the rest of us were mesmerised from start to finish. In just the two days since the practice at the club Tonde […]

Dennis wins 5 Crowns TM club contest

Dennis wins 5 Crowns TM club contest

Area contest held in 5 crowns toastmaster club. Dennis came first and will be going forward to the district level contest to represent area E9. The whole club firstly congratulates Dennis on her win, and secondly wishes her the very best of luck in the next round.  

Terrace@12 Humorous Speech Contest 2012

Terrace@12 Humorous Speech Contest 2012

Terrace@12 Humorous Speech Contest 2012 Congratulations to the winners: 1 st  Russle, 2nd Tonde, 3rd Denise And a big cheer to the other contestants, chair, judges… whom all pulled together a thoroughly entertaining, funny, and fun competition. The standard and diversity of speech was to the great credit of all the contestants and the club. […]

Alex Dean, farewell, we will miss you !

Alex Dean, farewell, we will miss you !

Alex Dean our esteemed VP Public Relations webmaster has come to the end of his journey at Terrace@12 Toastmaster’s club. In the short period of time that he was with the club, he motivated us with his heart-touching speeches. His enthusiasm and smile were absolutely infectious. It was his leadership and commitment that saw Terrace@12 […]

Toastmasters, a Journey

Not two weeks ago I completed my 9th speech. And it left me stunned afterwards. I could hardly believe how well it went. For weeks I had been searching for a topic that would do the project justice. Convincing my audience and calling them to action. Nothing I came up with seemed to fit my […]

Division E Toastmasters Top Ten Conference

Saturday 8th October 2011 8:30am for 9:00am ~ 1:00pm Petone Baptist Church 38 Buick Street PetoneLower Hutt Only once per year will you get a chance to see Wellington’s best Humorous and Impromptu speakers in Wellington – and this is it!  So come and get involved. Book your seat now – you won’t be disappointed and you will get a […]

Paula wins humorous speech contest

Paula Barnett won the humorous speech contest at our club and will be representing Terrace@12 at the area level competitions. The competition was a fierce battle between Paula and Ratna throwing around witty punch lines and making the audience laugh throughout. Paula’s stories about “The Hat” kept the audience gagging for more and I guess […]

Tactics for captivating your audience

I just came across this great post on how to open your speech thanks to the TM Twitter feed. Stephen Shapiro has some great insights on how to best open and conclude any kind of speaking engagement. An absolute must read for those who wish to leave an impression with their speech. To read more […]

How to Win an Evaluation Contest

By someone who just lost a contest to three other more experienced contestants… There are many factors that influence an evaluation contest from the order in which the contestants speak to the attention span of the judges. Obviously the personal performance has the greatest influence on it all. But before I go into the details […]

Area E9 Contest Tonight

ANZ Toastmasters will be providing the venue for the Area E9 speech and evaluation contest tonight. The contest will be chaired by Peter Scholtens at 175 The Terrace. Check the venue link for more information on how to get there. The planned agenda for the contest:

Ratna wins club speech contest

Ratna Bose inspired and entertained the crowds with her story of an indian tea merchant who looked after first one homeless child, then two, then dozens, then hundreds! While Alex’s recollection of Kosher food on an airplane was amusing and Margreet’s speech on how to prepare for an earthquake had lots of great tips in […]