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

Following the Annual General Meeting, 23 of our members were treated to a very interesting message delivered by Lisa Cavanagh, representing the St John Charity, famous for its Ambulance, Paramedic and Medical Alarms services, plus several other social services. St John provides ambulance services to 90% of New Zealanders and … Continue reading

Bill Potter Brings a Message of Youthful Outlook

The Guest Speaker at our February Monthly Meeting was Bill Potter, Mentor and Maverick. The main thrust of Bill’s address was that, in spite of our ages (as individuals), we shouldn’t regard ourselves as “old” but rather as a “hot young crowd”. It is just that we have been “hot … Continue reading

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. Members had brought their various Apple iPads or Android Tablets but … Continue reading

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

The meeting was attended by 23 members and the guest speaker was Jim Clark, who is a volunteer adviser with the Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) for the Remuera and Eastern Bays districts. Jim presented an interesting and comprehensive summary of the work undertaken by CAB, free of charge to all residents, … Continue reading

Paul Caldwell Presents the Internet of Things and Big Data

At the April Monthly Meeting, Paul Caldwell presented a far-reaching overview of the latest consumer and professional IT technology. His excellent and detailed PowerPoint presentation was entitled The Internet of “Things” and you can download and view the PDF of it here. Paul started by recounting Moore’s Law, first stated … Continue reading