Newsletter – July 2019

Term 3 Courses and Workshops

Term 3 starts Monday 22nd July and we have a great lineup of both Courses and Workshops for you to attend. Thought about writing your memoirs? Keen to make better use of Google Maps? Still uncomfortable about Internet Banking or OneDrive? We have a Workshop coming up for each of these. How about learning to properly use the camera on your Smartphone – the Course starts Monday 29 July.

Why not plan ahead now and make some bookings with Elaine (ph 021 169 6256).
The Courses can be found here and the Workshops here.

Changes around The Learning Centre

We’ve been working closely with our Landlord (KCDC) to get a variety of problems and issues resolved with the building. It’s never a quick process but Barry (our Facilities Coordinator) is persistent and patient! Continue reading

Newsletter – May 2019

Annual General Meeting Wednesday 26th June

Please make a note in your diary to attend our AGM at The Learning Centre on Wednesday 26th June at 1.30pm.

We are very privileged to have Grant Sidaway, the Executive Director of SeniorNet Inc as our Guest Speaker. Grant is retiring at the end of this year so this is probably your last chance to hear him speak.

New Executive Committee Members

We are looking for several new people to join the Executive Committee this year.

This is a very rewarding role working with a  motivated and supportive group of people. If you would like to help steer SeniorNet Kapiti, please ask a friend (member) to nominate you. An Online Nomination form is available for you to use on our website if you click here

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Newsletter – March 2019

Our thoughts and prayers go out to all those affected by the tragic events in Christchurch.


New Member

At SeniorNet Kapiti, we have a very special new member. His name is Yates, he has his own membership card and he’s the guide dog for Elizabeth East. Elizabeth is visually impaired and she regularly updates us on IT developments for the visually impaired. Yates now attends meetings with Elizabeth and listens attentively to our discussions!

Reminder: When Yates is wearing his walking harness, please don’t engage with him – he’s busy working!

2nd Reminder: If you want to discuss anything with Yates, please ask Elizabeth for permission first… especially if it involves food!!! Continue reading

Newsletter – February 2019

Term 1 is Underway!

We are now into 2019 and have a number of Courses and Workshops for you to choose from to keep your IT learning up to speed. If you go to our Website you will see the programme for Term 1 (Courses here and Workshops here). When you have made your selection please phone Elaine at  021 169 6256 to make a booking.

Open Days

Earlier this month we held the Coastlands Day, where we had over 40 enquiries and then the two Open Days which attracted 7 new members which brings our total membership to 307.

We are currently reviewing our promotion plan so if you have any ideas on how to  ‘Spread the Word’ then please let us know.

Membership Renewal for 2019-20

It will soon be time to renew your membership and Veronica will be sending you a reminder early next month. You can of course pay us now by Internet banking and take advantage of our “Early Bird Discount”. Details on how to pay us Continue reading

Newsletter – December 2018

Welcome to the final days of 2018.  Senior Net Kapiti Inc has closed its doors for the remainder of the year, but we are back in late January with our Coastlands Day event on the 29th.  If you are at the mall that day, drop by the table and have a talk with the volunteers about what’s coming up. Our courses and workshops will be commencing in February.

As always, our schedule for the upcoming term is on our website for when you have a spare moment to check it out (Courses here and Workshops here). And, also don’t forget to browse through our other offerings on the website Continue reading