Auckland Central/North Shore
Welcome to the Central Auckland and North Shore centres
Central Auckland Local Secretary
T (09) 817 1419
North Shore Local Secretary
T 021 919 840
Celia Mannion BA, Dip Tchg, LTCL, ATCL (Music), TESOL, ECC
Celia teaches Speech NZ syllabus and Trinity College, London Syllabus. She has been a teacher for 44 years and is a trained secondary teacher of English.
17 Spencer St, Remuera
Deborah Farrell ATCL
T (09) 575 9886
M 021 228 8744
Del Costello MEd, BA, LTCL, LSB, RTSCA, Acc Examiner SNZ, Cert TESOL
Del is a Ministry of Education accredited facilitator, corporate trainer and private teacher of Speech, Drama and Communication. She offers classes nationwide online.
Diane Ripley L.T.C.L. Cert Eff Comm, Cert TESOL R.T.S.C.A.
I enjoy working with adults and children, encouraging them to be confident communicators and to believe in their own ability. I ran two Drama and Communication schools for many years. Taught at my home studio and worked in two private schools putting students through Speech and Drama examinations.
T (09) 4797618
- Full time professional effective speaking coach
- Develops confident, expressive and artistic voices
- Workshop facilitator: all aspects of theatre, public speaking, poetry, bible reading
- Theatre director
- A proven record of practical experience and examination success (every year over 90% @ Honours) in a range of courses
- President of Speech Communication Association. (SCA)
- Currently registered as a national adjudicator for public speaking, debating and performing arts.
- Theatre productions reviewer: Playshakespeare.com, Broadwayworld.com, Theatre NZ
- NAPTA regional assessor.
- Professional educator and workshop facilitator
Jacqué Mandeno BA Hons, PGDip International Communication, LTCL, RTSA
T (09) 473 5454
M 027 522 7836
Kate teaches in 20 different venues throughout south, central, west and north Auckland. She passionate about building the confidence, character and communication skills of people of all ages. She works with 3.5 year olds right through to adults.
Meredith Caisley M Mgt, BA, FSB, FTCL, ANZIM, CLTA, Dip Bus Admin Dip Pub Sp, Dip ATE, SNZ Examiner
Specialist in teaching public speaking, professional speaking, voice and speech to secondary school students and adults preparing for career development
Nina is a speech teacher, actor, film-maker, acting coach and voice artist. Her unique offering to students is her real-world experience and success combined with her proven ability to teach speech to the highest levels.
The Founder & Director of Shine School of Confidence, Nina is a dynamic, highly experienced speech tutor who creates a genuine chemistry with her students who love the experience of developing their speech skills and consistently achieve excellent exam results (honours and above).
Nina trained at the prestigious Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts and at Toi Whakarri NZ Drama School. Since graduating, she has won acting and films-making awards in film and theatre around the world.
Sarah started Ten Feet Tall with a passion to empower students with a variety of communication skills that contribute to school and career success. Teaching students from Year 1-13, Sarah designs and oversees the Ten Feet Tall curriculum. Sarah is on the West Auckland Performing Arts board and loves to create opportunities for her students to perform.