Upcoming Speechcraft Courses

This page is a summary of current and upcoming Toastmasters Speechcraft Courses around New Zealand and has frequently asked questions about Speechcraft. Its intention is to put you in touch with those who run these courses.

Speechcraft Course Schedule

This schedule lists upcoming Speechcraft Courses in New Zealand. If you are interested but a course has recently started, please contact the course coordinators for details of future courses, or to register your interest.

Christchurch (Harewood)

Club: Christchurch Speechcraft

Venue St Gregory's Church

Dates  Course runs on Mondays, 8 weekly sessions, 10 February 2020 to 30 March 2020, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm. 

Contact:  Phil Gourdie, ph 021-598-258 or email o2toff@xtra.co.nz or Maria Gear,  ph 021-197-8885 or email healthylifestyle@hotmail.co.nz

Additional information: To register for our next course (starting in May 2020), please download  and complete our form - available in Word or PDF format

Wellington (CBD)

Club: BBC Toastmasters

Venue:  Greater Wellington Regional Council Building, Level 2, 15 Walter St,Te Aro, Wellington

Dates: Course runs on Tuesdays, 6 weekly sessions, 11 February 2020 to 17 March 2020, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Contact:  Andrew Cameron, 021 085 33539, email andrewncameron@hotmail.com

Additional information:   Limited to ten participants.  Refreshments will be provided at each session. To reserve your space please download, complete and return our course registration form via email (available in .pdf and .doc formats)

Wellington (CBD)

Club: Mt Victoria Toastmasters

Venue:  St Andrews Conference Centre, 30 The Terrace, Wellington

Dates: Course runs on Wednesdays, 6 weekly sessions, 19 February 2020 to 25 March 2020, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm. 

Contact: John Stapleton 022 358 8962, email jstapleton6@gmail.com

Additional information:  Limited to ten participants. Please download our registration form

Wellington (Waikanae)

Club: Toastmasters of Waikanae

Venue:   Cardiff room at the Waikanae Club, 8 Elizabeth Street, Waikanae.

Dates: Course runs on Mondays, 6 weekly sessions, 17 February 2020 to 23 March 2020, 10:00am - 12 Noon. 

Contact: Pauline Cook  021 210 8719, email waikanae@toastmasters.org.nz

Additional information:  The full course will cost $85 and includes a course workbook. Toastmasters who would like to participate in one or more sessions are welcome; please contact as above.


Club: The Speechcraft Club

Venue:  Kohia Teachers Centre, Education Facility, University of Auckland

Dates:  Thursdays, 13 February 2020 - 2 April 2020, 8 weeks, 6.40pm-9.20 pm

Contact: Sarah Holderness, 027 530 0589, email webmaster@speechcraft.org.nz

Eight week course in a friendly atmosphere where all participants can learn at their own pace. There is a mixture of formal prepared speeches and other impromptu speaking opportunities. Included educational presentations from speech structure to controlling nerves to voice projection.


Club: Three Kings Toastmasters

Venue:   Staff Room, Mt ALbert Grammar School, Sainsbury Road, Morningside, Mt Albert, Auckland

Dates:  Mondays, 4 May 2020 - 8 June 2020, 5 weeks, 6.15pm-9.00 pm No session June 1 (Queen's Birthday)

Contact: Kevin Prohl, 027 493 3816, email kevin@speechworks.co.nz

A very popular Speechcraft course that will get you up and speaking with renewed confidence speaking off the cuff/impromptu and presenting speeches that entertain and inform your audience so that you and they will enjoy it.
To secure your spot please call me on 0274-933-186 or email kevin@speechworks.co.nz and include your contact phone number please. Be quick as places fill up quickly.



If there are no Speechcraft courses starting in your area and you are interested in organising or participating in a Speechcraft course, please contact speechcraftinfo@toastmasters.org.nz with your name, contact details (including town or city) and any other information which might help us help you. We will be back in touch with you. Thank you for your interest.

Speechcraft Course Coordinators: Please complete our Online Speechcraft Notification Form to have your next Speechcraft course listed on this page, and fill in the "Suggest Event" on the District 72 Events Calendar or District 112 Events Calendar as appropriate.

Then forward any information flyers and registration forms to webmaster@toastmasters.org.nz for linking on this page.


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