Welcome to SeniorNet Eastern Bays

Learn Technology Together – Courses to keep you switched on

SeniorNet is a continuous training network that supports and motivates people aged 50+ to enjoy and use technology in their everyday lives. Experienced users are welcome as tutors and everyone is encouraged to help with the running of the club

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Our Learning Centre is located at the Seventh Day Adventist Church, 118 Apirana Avenue (Corner Eastview Road and Apirana Avenue) Glen Innes, Auckland, 1072. Our entrance is from Apirana Avenue.

Click or tap on the Courses/Calendar drop-down menu link and select Courses to see the list of scheduled courses and the list of courses which can be scheduled if enough interest is shown.

Click or tap on Courses/Calendar and select Calendar to view the scheduled activity of SeniorNet Eastern Bays (SNEB).

To Join SNEB, Enrol in one or more of the above courses or Join and Enrol at the same time, choose that option from the Join/Enrol drop-down menu.

At any time, you can click or Tap on Contact Us to send us a question.

Click or tap on Key Info to learn more about SNEB.

Click or tap on Guides for help with common problems and click or tap on our collection of handy internet Links to great resources of information on computing and other very useful topics.

If all that is too difficult …
Phone (09) 5282751 and leave a message on our VoiceMail to learn more!

Monthly Meetings

Our monthly meetings are normally held on the third Wednesday of the Month,
February – November, 10am – noon and are open to everyone.
Venue – our Learning Centre at the Seventh Day Adventist Church,
118 Apirana Avenue (Corner Eastview Road and Apirana Avenue), Glen Innes.
We may feature an invited speaker, generally from the Computing, IT or industry with a strong computing flavour or else hold a “Demonstration and Discussion” seminar on a computing topic.
The June meeting traditionally doubles as the Annual General Meeting.

Annual General Meeting, Wednesday, the 20th of June, 10am – noon, Seminar Room.

Members have already received details of this.  Afterwards, our guest speaker will be Lisa Cavanagh from St John Medical Alarms to update our training and support in this important area.

See you there!

May Monthly Meeting, Wednesday the 16th of May

Our guest speaker was Gerard Linstrom, Stakeholder Communications Manager, Chorus. For a full write-up, also containing a link to a PDF of his presentation, click here.

For the full write-up of Grant Sidaway’s presentation last month, containing a link to a PDF of his entertaining and informative presentation, click here.

Course Schedule

Please note a few changes marked thus more courses may be added later depending on demand.

  1. Apple iPad moving on with your iPad, Level 2, Tutor – Sheryn Preston
    Wednesdays, May 23, 30, Jun 6, 13, 20 2-4pm. $45
    For those who need a bit more after Level 1 … extend your knowledge and technique on your iPad.

The following courses will be scheduled according to demand …
do register your interest on the website;

If the website is not for you, phone the Voicemail  528 2751  and leave a message

Basic Word Processing with Copy & Paste, Level 1, Tutor – Janet Shaw
Extend your knowledge and pzazz in putting those messages together.

Email for all using Gmail, Level 2,  4 classes $30,  Tutor – Ken Norton,
Get sorted on the Gmail web-page; it becomes easier when you have attended this course with Ken.

MS Office2007/2010/2013/2016 Looking at the Ribbon, Level 2, one 2½ class $10
MS Word – Advanced – Picture Handling Level 3, 3 classes $22.50
MS Word – WordArt and Headings, Level 2, 2 Classes, $15
More Courses are available – go to the “Enrol/Join” page so we know you are interested

Put your name down for all courses that interest you even if they are marked as FULL.
We will schedule all courses which show enough interest.

 Level 1 Courses are for Beginners with little or no experience with computers or advanced office work.

 Level 2 Courses – more advanced, require knowledge of computer terms; participants to a standard of Level 1 courses.

 Level 3 Courses require familiarity with File Management, and all the basic Level 1 courses.

All courses are at the SNEB rooms at 118 Apirana Ave, Glen Innes.

Enquiries can be made through our monitored phone line 528 2751
where you can leave a message for our voicemail officer to contact you.

March Monthly Meeting

Our guest speaker was Vikas Vij, Tech Solutions specialist from Noel Leeming. He discussed both the latest developments of interest to us and fielded specific questions. The full write-up is here.

February Monthly Meeting

For a write-up of our first (February) monthly meeting for 2008, featuring Bill Potter, click or tap here.

Members Updated on eServices from Auckland Libraries at November Meeting

At our November Monthly Meeting (the last for the year) Hilary Arrowsmith and her assistant Clare, from the Remuera Library, conducted a very interactive session to update all present on how to install and use the latest library-related apps. The write-up is here.

October Meeting Hears How the Citizens Advice Bureau is Helping Many People

Click here for the full write-up.

Members Learn More About Tamaki MP, Simon O’Connor, at September Monthly Meeting

Click here for the full write-up.

ETNZ IT Manager, Marty Yates, Entertains and Informs August Monthly Meeting.

Click here for the full write-up.

Archives Page

You can see all the above write-ups and many more – going all the way back to 2000 – by just clicking on Archives from the main menu.

Emails apparently from friends or official sources but which are actually dangerous malware!

Our special page about ongoing security issues is rapidly filling up! Click here for the latest, this time about the way malware is concealed in an email apparently from a friend or else from official sources like the IRD.

New Zealand SeniorNet Federation

SeniorNet Eastern Bays (SNEB) is a Member of the New Zealand SeniorNet Federation. Click and browse the wealth of handy information, including many special deals with well-known firms for NZ SeniorNet members, including all full members of SNEB.

Acknowledgements

SeniorNet Eastern Bays gratefully acknowledges the assistance of the following major supporters: