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For Businesses

Build the confidence to
speak in any business setting

For Schools

Developing Confident Communication
Skills in Students

For Individuals

Improve your speaking
skills in our interactive programme


Speak Confidently Programme

We all want to be able to be a confident speaker, whether for work, study or in social settings. But for many of us, anxiety and fear get in the way, even when talking with people we know. 

The good news is you don’t have to overcome this anxiety and fear to become a confident speaker. You can learn how to manage and work with it to your advantage and gain the ability to be a persuasive communicator through the Speak Confidently Programme.


Our programme is interactive, in small groups, and provides everybody with the opportunity to give talks to the group and receive supportive feedback. 

Through the programme you will:

  • Learn strategies to manage anxiety about public speaking.
  • Learn how to design and structure an engaging talk
  • Learn how to use your voice and body to increase the impact of your talk.
  • Give prepared talks and receive supportive feedback on them.
  • Meet and network with a motivated group of people
  • Learn how to use visual aids effectively in both an online and face-to-face environment
  • Learn strategies for impromptu speaking and have lots of opportunities to practice
  • Have lots of fun!

Our In-Person Programme runs for six weeks at locations around Auckland. You will give three talks over the six weeks and receive significant amounts of feedback and support. Our upcoming programme starts on Tuesday 4 August in Parnell. The investment is $350 plus GST.


For schools

Develop confident communication skills in students

For Businesses

Build the confidence to speak in any business setting

For Individuals

Improve your speaking skills in our supportive and interactive course

What Our Programmes Cover

Writing an engaging speech and connecting with audiences.
Managing speaking anxiety.
Using body language and voice to add impact to your speeches.
Speaking in impromptu situations.
Giving and receiving feedback.
Finding your voice and developing your own personal speaking styles.

What our clients say

Gaye worked with our AA High Achievers Programme. The group of 12 needed to present their key learnings from a six month long personal development programme to a panel of our General Managers. Gaye had just one day to not only help the team write and practise their 5 minute long speeches but to teach them the fundamentals of great public speaking for future use. Gaye understood what was at stake for our people and for the success of the programme. She is a master at quickly working out what is important and relevant for the business group she is working with and that adaptability is a very valuable skill.

Siobhan Tetenburg  –  AA Organisational Capability Manager

Gaye and her team at Speak Confidently ran workshops with our Team Leaders. At our recent Awards Ceremony there was a noticeable difference in the speaking skills and speech delivery of all those that had attended the workshops. I would recommend the Speak Confidently team to anyone wanting to develop their speaking confidence and skills whatever their speaking situations and current levels of confidence and experience in public speaking.

Adam Brown-Rigg – YMCA North Youth Programme Manager.

Students found the course very useful and worthwhile. They mentioned their confidence levels improving and they felt much more at ease speaking in front of their peers after the course. Many students were very nervous before the course but they were soon put at ease and involved themselves fully in the exercises. We would recommend the course for any senior students.

Andrew Mackenzie – Deputy Principal Macleans College

In such a short amount of time I already feel a lot more confident writing and presenting. The programme has helped me consider the way an audience views a speaker and made me think about how I project my voice.

Student – Macleans College

In the 6 hours we have spent in this workshop have gained so much confidence in speaking and have learnt a lot of useful tips I have learnt a lot and feel more confident when speaking. I have taken away a lot of tips to help me with writing and delivering my presentations.

Student – Macleans College

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When and How


Our Auckland in-person courses run for six weeks. Investment NZD 350+GST
Upcoming dates are:

Tuesday 4 August - Tuesday 8 September
6.15 PM - 8.30 PM
Venue: The Icehouse, 125 St Georges Bay Road, Parnell
A few spaces are still available.


We do not currently have any Online Programmes scheduled.
We can run them for groups on request.