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.

September Monthly Meeting

In the first half of our September Monthly Meeting, Dennis Millard talked to us about Telecommunications Technology and its increasing influence and importance in our lives. Dennis is a local resident, with over 40 years’ experience working for various telecommunication companies from NZ Post to the high-speed Fibre  & mobile networks that lay the foundation for the future way we will conduct our lives. We all learned many new and exciting things.

After this, there was a special meeting about the ongoing future of SNEB

The committee is weighing all the feedback that this very well attended forum provided and we shall be reporting more soon.

Course Schedule

Apple iPad for beginners, The free Q & A session has finished … a new stream of …
Course #120 Apple iPad for beginners (Level 1) $45
Thursdays,10:00-12noon Aug 23, 30, Sep 6 13, 20, 27

Monthly Meeting 118 Apirana Ave, Glen Innes 10 am-noon, Wednesday 15 August

Amo Ieriko, Community Development Coordinator, Age Concern Auckland Inc. gave a very important presentation to us about Staying Safe. The full write-up is here.

Clare Russell Talked about the Neuro Connection Foundation to the July Meeting

The full write-up is here.

AGM, 2018

This was held on Wednesday, June 20th. Charman Noel Thompson’s Annual Report is here.

The new Committee, comprises Noel Thompson (Chairman), Janet Shaw (Treasurer), Jeanette Beckett (Minutes Secretary), Don Shaw, Pamela Kay and Peter Young.

Lisa Cavanagh details St John Medical Alarms and related services to members after the AGM

The full write is here

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.


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.


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