Adele Hauwai | A message of Hope

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(click to view the video) Member spotlight – Public Relations Manager Elizabeth Viljoen interviews Adele Hauwai of Dinsdale Toastmasters in Hamilton, Toastmasters New Zealand North, District 112. Adele has been the second place winner of the International Speech Contest of the District 112 FOCUS 2020 Online Conference, and recently participated in TEDxRuakura. During the TEDx … Read more

Speech Contests | WHAT’S IN IT FOR ME?

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(Click to see the video) – by Neil Stichbury, DTM, Immediate Past District Director TOASTMASTERS NEW ZEALAND NORTH, DISTRICT 112 Missing a learning area in your Toastmasters educational portfolio? Have you ever entered a Toastmasters speaking contest? Does your club engage in contests? Contests can be an important learning exercise, not only for the contestants … Read more

TOASTMASTERS NEW ZEALAND NORTH NEWSLETTER | DECEMBER 2020

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The December 2020 Newsletter for Toastmasters New Zealand North District 112 is now available online. In this newsletter District Director, Sharon Kerr-Phillips, DTM: Flourishing members – personal, membership, and club growth; Call for Nominations for 2021-2022 District Leaders; Holiday Greetings Program Quality Director, Stephen Budai, DTM:  Area Director Peer Group, Pathways Progress to 10 December 2020, Club Officer … Read more

MOUNT ALBERT MOCK WEDDING

On 12 November 2020 Mt Albert Toastmasters club held a mock wedding and invited the local community. They wanted to have fun and demonstrate Toastmasters skills. Everyone got dressed up as if for a real wedding – there were flowers and flower girls; an “offical photographer”; cake; a celebrant; a walk down the aisle after petals … Read more

Botany Toastmasters

Our District’s Programme Quality Director Stephen Budai, DTM, recently visited Botany Toastmasters. The club described the evening as a fantastic and fun evening with quality speeches and evaluations. Budai, an outstanding speaker, shared some of his wisdom and helped as evaluator. Their Vice President of Public Relations, Ngaire Pham, asked the president about the success … Read more