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

Tony Batistich Explains Geo Spatial Techniques to February Meeting

Our February Speaker, Tony Batistich, had been a longtime schoolteacher of Social Studies and Geography at Onehunga High School but, in 1987, he finally got fed up with the dumbing-down of the examinations. So he got a job with the Auckland Regional Council and worked on its Geographical Information System … Continue reading