Workshop 2: Saturday, 22 June – Membership and Mentoring – 1-4pm The contest season will be arriving soon. Club contests will be run from July to October so be ready to run your contests well and give your members the best chance to shine. We’ll be looking at how to run a contest as well […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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. […]
Yesterday I felt like a proud Mum. The speeches were fantastic, and the support from all of you and our guests for both this and the evaluation contest unparalleled (for a contest) in my time at Toastmasters. For those of you who didn’t make it we were treated to four riveting speeches all of which […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 has it in the hat! She managed to keep the laughs coming and will now be competing at district level!
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 […]
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 […]
At the last district convention in Auckland we had the honour to receive the New Zealand Club Website of the Year 2011 award. Peter Scholtens who was competing on national level as evaluator received the virtual award on behalf of the club.
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 […]
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 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 […]