The New Year
The Term 1 Classes and Workshops are underway. Our promotions at the Coastlands Day and at the two Open Days resulted in 20 new members joining and enrolling in our programmes. If you are considering that you need to improve your IT skills then look up our website SeniorNet Kapiti website for details on what’s available and contact Elaine 04 905 3744 to enrol.
If you have just purchased a new smart phone and are having some problems then why not consider enrolling for the Smartphone and Tablets Basics Workshop or the one for iPad and iPhone.
New Courses and Workshops – What would you like us to do?
If you have an idea for a Workshop topic then Continue reading
New Workshop: “Are you thinking of buying?”
You might find that your old printer is playing up. Should you try to get it fixed? If you decide to buy a new one, you notice that you can spend anything from $80 to $500 – how do you decide? And, what brand to buy?
What if your old PC has finally had it. Should you buy another, in which case how much should you spend, what do you look for, how do you understand all the specs? Or, should you be getting a laptop instead? Or perhaps a tablet? How to decide? Continue reading
Courses and workshops for the 4thTerm began on Monday 16 October. See the web site www.kapiti.seniornet.co.nz. for the details and times and if you plan to attend a course then make sure that you enrol with Elaine 04 905 3744 ( preferred option) as soon as possible.
If you have already completed a course and need some additional help to clarify a few points we are, as always, delighted to help at one of our How Do I…? workshop sessions, where the charge varies depending on how long we spend helping you (max $10 per hour).
Please Note: The email migration discussed below cannot be handled effectively at How Do I…? Workshops. Please enrol for the Vodafone Email Migration Workshop (a single session workshop costing a paltry $15) instead.
Specific Topic Workshops for 2018
The workshops on specific topics such as Scams and Google are becoming very popular and well attended. If you have a topic that you think that would be of interest to members then please email Sue our Tutor Coordinator at email@example.com. Continue reading
Come along, meet the Tutors and learn about the Courses we are running next term. Maybe it’s been a while since you attended a course and the Open Days will give you the opportunity to see what is on offer and to sign up for a course. You should also try to encourage your friends to come along.
If you’re affected by the termination of email services by Vodafone in New Zealand on 30 November 2017, check out our special Workshop discussed below Continue reading
Annual General Meeting
At the AGM on 19 July, Teresa Urutia was elected Chairperson, Sue Connor, Secretary and David Salter, Treasurer. The following SeniorNet members were elected to the Executive Committee for the ensuing year. Barry Bailey, Peter Bunkall, James Heron, Peter Jones, Veronica Kemp, Brian Milne, Shona Spicer, Patrick Stephens, Peter Thomson. If you want to see the various roles and responsibilities assigned to the Committee Members this year, click here. The Guest Speaker was Roger Currier, the President of U3A who reviewed the many interesting facts about YouTube.
Honorary Membership recognises those Members who have provided meritorious service to SeniorNet Kapiti and have been an Executive Member or a Tutor for a minimum of 10 years. Continue reading