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

Chorus’s Gerard Linstrom Gives Comprehensive Presentation to May Meeting

At the May meeting, our guest speaker was Gerard Linstrom, the Stakeholder Communications Manager of Chorus, who gave us a very comprehensive view of the amazing and innovative job they have done and are still doing all across NZ – and leading the world while doing so! You can download … Continue reading

Grant Sidaway Entertains and Informs April Monthly Meeting

At our April Meeting, SeniorNet NZ founder and long-time CEO, Grant Sidaway gave a presentation to a packed Seminar Room. As always, it was both entertaining and informative. A PDF of his slide show can be downloaded by clicking here but you really needed to be there because Grant’s many … Continue reading

Vikas Vij, Tech Solutions Specialist from Noel Leeming, Explores Many Issues at March Meeting

At our March Monthly meeting, we met Vikas Vij, from the 12-year-old Tech Solutions division of the Noel Leeming chain. That division continues to do installation and troubleshooting work but has now expanded into more educational and on-going support roles as well. This comprehensive service covers all the devices and combinations … 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