Don Harden Memorial Trophy

This page describes the Don Harden Memorial Trophy for the most outstanding contribution to the professionalism of Toastmasters in District 72. 

This Trophy is awarded at the November Convention by the Immediate Past District Director to a current District Officer or District Field Officer who has made the most outstanding contribution to the professionalism of Toastmasters in the previous Toastmasters year,

2017 Recipient

Don Harden Memorial Award - Kath Cherrie DTM.

Kath Cherrie DTM, receiving the award from Immediate Past Distinguished District Director Carol Mitchell DTM.

Previous Recipients:

  • May 2016: Sarah Bate DTM
  • May 2014:  Penny Coffey (Civic Toastmasters, Canterbury Connoisseurs)
  • May 2013: Laurel Francis (Pania Toastmasters)
  • May 2012: Judy Love (The Gourmet, Peninsula Presenters, Advanced Wellington)
  • May 2011: Lindsay Wright (Tabletalk Toastmasters, Gore Toastmasters, Oyster Orators)
  • May 2010: Serena Hing (Orakei Toastmasters, Silver Service)
  • May 2009: Diane Isherwood (The Gourmet, Capital Chatterers, Toast Health, Advanced Wellington, Porirua Central, Wainuiomata, Sunday Afternoon)
  • May 2008: Jann Meehan (ACE Toastmasters)
  • May 2007: Graham Gunn (Silver Service, Shortland Street, Eden-Epsom, Sylvia Park)
  • May 2006: Rob Julian (Capital Club, Ohariu Toastmasters)
  • May 2005: Peter Scholtens (Capital Chatterers, Statistics NZ Wellington, Terrace@12, Advanced Wellington, PN Advanced)
  • May 2004: Richard & Linda Watson (Whakatane Toastmasters, Te Puke Toastmasters, Kawerau Toastmasters)
  • May 2003: Dale Hartle (Spinnaker Toastmasters)
  • May 2002: Ray Wolken
  • May 2001: Kathy Webb
  • May 2000: Lynda Persons
  • May 1999: Wim van Schie (Dunedin Toastmasters, Dawnspeakers, Lunchspeak)
  • May 1998: Lorraine Brooks (North Shore Toastmasters)
  • May 1997: Richard Watson (Whakatane Toastmasters, Te Puke Toastmasters, Kawerau Toastmasters)
  • May 1996: Alan Sharr (Sunrise Toastmasters)
  • May 1995: Ian Mitchell
  • May 1994: Glen Murphy (Oaklands)
  • May 1993: Karen Watkins (H338)