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Terrace@12 International Speech Contest 2020

Terrace@12 International Speech Contest 2020

Toastmasters run contests to bring out the best in speakers. Why is it that contests bring out the best? Perhaps it is head to head with other speakers, perhaps it being judge by a panel of judges, or perhaps it the large audience with visitors from other clubs. What ever the reason there is no […]

Terrace@12 Evaluation Contest 2020

Terrace@12 Evaluation Contest 2020

Congratulations to the winners of Terrace@12 2020 Evaluation Contest. 1st Richard 2nd Rachel 3rd Ruth Well done too John and Chris for taking part in the contest. A big thanks to the many people involved in running the contest and the visiting judges from other Area G3 Clubs.

Fearbusters Evaluation Contest 2020

Fearbusters Evaluation Contest 2020

Table top drum roles built up the excitement for the announcements of the winners of Fearbusters 2020 Evaluation Contest. The three competitors had concentrated and made notes on the guest speakers 7 minute speech; a speech that took us on a journey to the  far off land of Zimbabwe. That took us to a time […]

Area G3 International Speech Contest 2020

David, Naimh and Peter

You have to admire those Toastmasters that are willing to stand up and speak at contests since they know that they are being judged and being placed. However, this pressure has its benefits too. That is it brings out the best in the contestants as they take on the challenge. Today Area G3 had the […]

Congratulation Hazel – 1st place G3 Area Humorous

Congratulation Hazel – 1st place G3 Area Humorous Contest

“Fellow Toastmasters and distinguished Club Presidents. Last Wednesday, MBIE Toastmasters held the G3 Area Humorous contest. No laughing matter, we managed to pull a successful event and even shed a happy tear or two J A huge thank you all our contestants, Jonathan Cotton (Te Puni Korero), Amy Williams (Five Crowns) and Hazel Bidmead (Terrace@12), […]

Humorous Speech Contest Report

Humorous Speech Contest Report

Cat antics and Retirement Villages were the topics of todays Humorous speech Competition at Terrace@12  Toastmasters. Hazel was first up and with a Cat named Tensing she he or it certainly takes after its namesake with antics relating to getting in and out of the house though a tight cat door. What I loved about […]

International Speech Contest

International Speech Contest

“We had an awesome International Speech Contest today. The 3 speeches were of superb quality. It was an absolute pleasure to listen to them. ” — Zaine You can just see the speaking order on the white board behind: Hazel Bidmead Chris Ashley Peter Scholten But what was the order of results? We all had […]

Super Hazel – two area trophies!

Super Hazel – two area trophies!

“Hazel was presented the Area G3 Evaluation and Humorous speech contests winner’s plaques today by Area G3 Director Chis Ashley for winning these contests earlier this month. She will represent Terrace@12 Toastmasters in these contests at the Division G conference on Saturday 16 March at Lifepoint Church, Hopper Street. Peter Sholtens will also be contesting […]

Area G3 International Speech Contest 20th Feb 2019

A self improvement symposium could not have done better than we did with the Area G3 International Speech Contest, for the speakers were uplifting and challenging us to overcome fears, become better people, kinder people with their multi-dimensional content and brave, vivid, and compelling deliveries that had the power to effect they way think and […]

Area G3 Table Topics Contest

Area G3 Table Topics Contest

The room was packed with 30 different faces, some familiar, some unfamiliar, all Toastmasters,  for first of four Area contest. This one, the Table Topics contest was kindly hosted by 5 Crowns Toastmaster club. Hugh Hill, was the contest chair, his strong stentorious voice made the rules clear to all. Then all but the first […]

Terrace@12 International Speech Contest 2018

Terrace@12 International Speech Contest 2018

“Today we held our T@12 International Speech Contest. Peter Scholtens and Hazel Bidmead were our contestants, and both delivered thought-provoking speeches. Peter spoke about suicide, a challenging topic, and he presented it in a very informative way. Hazel spoke about the courage of the first follower, of a leader, who opens the opportunity for others […]