A toast to Gisborne people

LETTER

Eastland Toastmasters of Gisborne organised and recently hosted the National New Zealand Toastmasters Convention. Of 220 Toastmasters from all over New Zealand who attended from Friday to Sunday afternoon, 17 were first-time visitors to Gisborne.

Attendees were asked to complete an evaluation form of the convention at the end of it, and there were numerous comments about how friendly, kind and helpful the people of Gisborne were. From bus drivers, to people on the street saying “hello” and courteous shop keepers, you all left a fantastic and lasting impression on the visitors. Well done Gisborne, you earned the name “The Friendly Convention”.

Helen Hunt

Convenor, NZ Toastmaster Convention

Eastland Toastmasters of Gisborne organised and recently hosted the National New Zealand Toastmasters Convention. Of 220 Toastmasters from all over New Zealand who attended from Friday to Sunday afternoon, 17 were first-time visitors to Gisborne.

Attendees were asked to complete an evaluation form of the convention at the end of it, and there were numerous comments about how friendly, kind and helpful the people of Gisborne were. From bus drivers, to people on the street saying “hello” and courteous shop keepers, you all left a fantastic and lasting impression on the visitors. Well done Gisborne, you earned the name “The Friendly Convention”.

Helen Hunt

Convenor, NZ Toastmaster Convention

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